Rooted Families

By Central Church

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A podcast to resource and equip families in Central to pray together and read stories from the bible.

Episode Date
Christmas Episode 3 - Just Christmas - Beware! Angel at Work
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Hey Families! Join us today as we dive in to episode 3 of our Christmas series...

Dec 03, 2021
Christmas Episode 2 - Just Christmas - A Giving Challenge
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Join us today as we explore giving in the second episode of our Christmas Series!

Nov 27, 2021
Christmas Episode 1 - Just Christmas - Zechariah's Silence
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Join us this week as we start learning about the New Testament!

Nov 23, 2021
The Big Story - Episode 30
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Hey Families! Join us today as we learn about Habakkuk.

Nov 13, 2021
The Big Story - Episode 29
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Welcome back! Join us this week as we hear about the book of Micah.

Nov 07, 2021
The Halloween Light Special
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Did you know that Halloween was started originally by Christians? Learn more about how we can think about Jesus and shine His light this weekend!

Oct 30, 2021
The Big Story - Prophets - Episode 28
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Hey Families, we're now moving from stories about Kings, to stories about Prophets - people who listened to God and shared it with His people.

Oct 23, 2021
The Big Story - Kings - Episode 27
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Welcome back families! We're doing so well on this big story journey together!

Oct 20, 2021
The Big Story - Episode 26
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David is now King! And he has made a HUGE mistake. Listen to what happens next on this week's rooted families!

Oct 11, 2021
The Big Story - Episode 25
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We're back!! Have you missed us? We can't wait to dig back into this incredible big story.


We're hearing about the life of David, and one of his most famous moments as he faced a giant called Goliath!

Oct 02, 2021
The Big Story - We want a King - Episode 24
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As we have started back at school/still due to start back at school join us as we explore how the Israelites wanted a king even though it wasn't what was best for them.

Aug 21, 2021
The Big Story - Samuel - Episode 23
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Today us as we hear and explore how Samuel listened to God.

Aug 17, 2021
The Big Story - Hannah - Episode 22
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Join us as we hear and explore Hannah's desperate prayer. 

Aug 07, 2021
The Big Story - Ruth - Episode 21
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Join us for part 2 of Ruth's story where we explore her big risk. 

Jul 31, 2021
The Big Story - Ruth - Episode 20
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Join us for part 1 of Ruth's story where we explore her big adventure.

Jul 24, 2021
The Big Story - Deborah - Episode 19
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Join us as we hear about one of the Judges called Deborah. She was a very wise woman. 

Jul 21, 2021
The Big Story - Exodus - Episode 18
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Today we're following the Israelites as the cross a BIG OCEAN to escape the Egyptians!

Jul 11, 2021
The Big Story - Exodus - Episode 17
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This week we're reading from Exodus 11 & 12!

Jul 06, 2021
The Big Story - Exodus - Episode 16
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Join us as we continuing exploring the BIG story of the bible. We are journeying our way through Moses as we see how God used him in his BIG STORY! 

Jun 27, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 15
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Join us as we continuing exploring the BIG story of the bible. We have been journeying our way through Jospeh for a few weeks now and today we come to the end of his story, I wonder what God will do next?

Jun 12, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 14
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Join us as we continuing exploring the BIG story of the bible. Today we continuing in the story of Joseph.

Jun 05, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 13
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Join us as we continuing exploring the BIG story of the bible. Today we are seeing what's next in the story of Joseph. 

Jun 02, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 12
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This week we're continuing in the story of Joseph!

May 26, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 11
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Today we are learning about an amazing person called Joseph!

May 20, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 10
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This week we're learning more about the life of Jacob! 

May 13, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 9
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Welcome back Families! What an incredible story this is isn't it?! We're hearing today about a time when Jacob saw something AMAZING

May 05, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 8
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Welcome back Families! This week we are following this same family and the story of 2 brothers, the grandkids of Abraham!

Apr 26, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 7
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Today we learn about a time in Abraham's life where he had to make a hard decision. Did God really come first in his life? Listen in to find out!

Apr 19, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 6
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We are back with the Big Story! Running right through this year, and today we're continuing in Genesis and hearing more about the life of Abraham

Apr 12, 2021
The Easter Story - Episode 6
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Happy Easter!! Join us as we talk about the resurrection of Jesus as families all around the city!

Apr 03, 2021
The Parent Podcast - Episode 9
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Hello! Welcome to the final week of The Parent Podcast Series. Our aim has been to provide a breath of fresh air as we encourage, reflect and pray together. This week Maddie Guy shares about the child like worshipful wonderful. What a way to finish- thank you Maddie!!! 

Mar 29, 2021
The Easter Story - Episode 5
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Welcome back families! It's getting close to Easter now! Join us as we continue to read the Easter story in the book of Mark

Mar 27, 2021
The Parent Podcast - Episode 8
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Hello! Welcome to week 8 of The Parent Podcast. We aim to provide a breath of fresh air as we encourage, reflect and pray together. This week Pam Lyall shares the real life prayers of parenting with such honesty and vulnerability. We are so thankful. 

Mar 22, 2021
The Easter Story - Episode 4
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Welcome back families! It's getting close to Easter now! Join us as we continue to read the Easter story in the book of Mark

Mar 20, 2021
The Parent Podcast - Episode 7
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Hello! Welcome to week 7 of The Parent Podcast. We aim to provide a breath of fresh air as we encourage, reflect and pray together. This week Claire Wilson is here to share some of her thoughts and poems with us as she reflects over significant times in her life. She speaks full of peace, love and vulnerability as she shares. 

Mar 15, 2021
The Easter Story - Episode 3
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Welcome back families! It's getting close to Easter now! Join us as we continue to read the Easter story in the book of Mark

Mar 15, 2021
The Parent Podcast - Episode 6
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Hello! Welcome to week 6 of The Parent Podcast. We aim to provide a breath of fresh air as we encourage, reflect and pray together. This week Sarah Johnson is here to share with us. 

Mar 09, 2021
The Easter Story - Episode 2
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It's the time of the year, we're so excited to explore the incredible Easter Story together as families this month!

Mar 07, 2021
The Parent Podcast - Episode 5
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Hello! Welcome to week 5 of The Parent Podcast. We aim to provide a breath of fresh air as we encourage, reflect and pray together. This week Fi Barber shares about the beauty of delight as she reads from the bible, shares about the real life and prays with us. 

Mar 01, 2021
The Easter Story - Episode 1
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Welcome back to this week of Rooted Families! We are very excited to announce that this week we start the Easter series with the Last Supper. Join us as we explore and reflect together. 

Feb 27, 2021
The Parent Podcast- Episode 4
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Hello! Welcome to week 4 of The Parent Podcast. We aim to provide a breath of fresh air as we encourage, reflect and pray together. This week Carol Clegg shares some encouragement, gets practical as she shares some ideas for this season and prays for us too. 

Feb 22, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 5
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Welcome to Rooted Families  Episode 5 of The Big Story

Have you ever told a Lie?

In Todays Story a Lie is told which results in a terrible disease.

This Story is called Abrams Doubt which can be found in

Genesis Chapter 12 verses 10-20

Feb 20, 2021
The Parent Podcast- Episode 3
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Welcome to week 3 of The Parent Podcast. We aim to provide a breath of fresh air as we encourage, reflect and pray together. This week Katie Backler is here to share with us. 

Feb 15, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 4
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Welcome back to this week Central Families! We're looking at the life of Abraham, he makes a big decision this week!

Feb 13, 2021
The Parent Podcast- Episode 2
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Welcome to week 2 of The Parent Podcast. We aim to provide a breath of fresh air as we encourage, reflect and pray together. This week The Parry's are here to encourage us as they share their reflections on being parents. 

Feb 08, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 3
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Welcome back! This week we're looking at the story of Noah and some new brilliant hosts!

Feb 06, 2021
The Parent Podcast - Episode 1
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Welcome to week 1 of the brand new Parent Podcast. We aim to provide a breath of fresh air as we encourage, reflect and pray together. This week Hannah introduces us to the new podcast and shares some thoughts around Letting Go. 

Feb 02, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 2
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Welcome to week 2 of this year's exploration of the big story of the bible! This week we're in Genesis 3, and hearing about a very crafty snake and God's people making a bad decision. 

Jan 31, 2021
The Big Story - Genesis - Episode 1
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Hello families! We're starting a new series looking at the big story of the bible! We can't wait to explore with you Today we're starting.. that's right.. at the beginning!

Jan 25, 2021
The Early Church - Episode 10
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Happy New Year! We're returning to our series looking at Acts, and we're very excited about it! This week we're learning more about Paul on his adventure sharing Jesus! We're reading from Acts 12:24-13:25

Jan 14, 2021
Advent - Episode 5
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Merry Christmas from all of us at Rooted Families! Christmas day has past, but the Christmas Story hasn't! Let's keep reflecting on it over the holidays

Dec 27, 2020
Advent - Episode 4
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It's almost Christmas! Things look very different this year, but the message of Christmas is still the same! We have a hope in Jesus! Let's listen to the story together

Dec 21, 2020
Advent - Episode 3
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Welcome back families! It's so good for us to explore the Christmas story together, remembering the real reason we celebrate Christmas - Jesus being born! Join us this week as we continue to look at this amazing story!

Dec 18, 2020
Advent - Episode 2
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Welcome back! This week we have the Clegg family helping us to explore Christmas together! Get ready to hear more about the incredible story of Christmas!

Dec 11, 2020
Advent - Episode 1
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Hey Families! It's that time of year!! We are very excited to be exploring Christmas again on the rooted families podcast. Join us as we hear all about Jesus, the Son of God, being born 2000 years ago!

Dec 02, 2020
The Early Church - Episode 9
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Hey Families! We're continuing in this amazing series reading through the book of Acts! This week we're in chapter 12:1-9, and it's quite the story! Grab a snack and join in!

Nov 21, 2020
The Early Church - Episode 8
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Hey Families! This week we're reading more about the story of how Paul started to follow Jesus! We're reading from Acts 9:19-31. Grab some snacks and get ready to ask some good questions!

Nov 14, 2020
The Early Church - Episode 7
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This week we're in Acts 9:1-20 and this is where we meet Paul! Paul wrote Loooadddds of the New testament books which tell us about Jesus!

Nov 12, 2020
The Early Church - Episode 6
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Hey Families! This week we're continuing on our exploration of the book of Acts, learning stories about the early church! We're reading from Acts 5:12-42 & Acts 8:1-18 and the title this week is... "The early church are unstoppable!".

Oct 24, 2020
The Early Church - Episode 5
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Welcome back to our series on the early church! This week we're looking at Acts 4:32-36, and it's called "The Early Church Shared".

Oct 17, 2020
The Early Church - Episode 4
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Welcome back! Isn't it exciting to hear more about the people who followed Jesus thousands of years ago?! This week we're reading from Acts 4:21-31. Grab a cuppa or press play as you eat family dinner together and join us as we read this week's story!

Oct 10, 2020
The Early Church - Episode 3
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Welcome back to this weeks episode! We're looking at Acts 3 verses 1-10 today and hearing more about the early church!

Oct 06, 2020
The Early Church - Episode 2
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Welcome back! This week we're in Acts 2:42-47 as we continue in our series looking at the early church! Take some time to sit together as family and listen to this week's podcast!

Sep 24, 2020
The Early Church - Episode 1
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Hey Families! It's a new term, and we've started a new series! All through this term we're going to be reading the book of Acts, and hearing about the stories and adventures of the first churches! Today we are reading Acts 2:1-13

Sep 20, 2020
WE FINISHED THE GOSPELS!!
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WHAT AN ACHIEVEMENT! If you have been joining us on rooted families since September last year, then together with us you have read through Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Well done guys! 

We wanted to finish off by looking at a few verses at the end of Matthew where Jesus calls us to go out and live for him! This term we'll be looking at the book of acts, learning all about how Jesus followers did exactly that. They went all across the world to tell people about Jesus. We're excited, I hope you are too.

Sep 10, 2020
Rooted Families Special! The lost Sheep
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Hey Families! We wanted to do a one off podcast to talk about God's heart and love for people.  We want to equip you to continue to talk about race as families, to think about how we can make sure to support and include others if they look different to us, and learn how to celebrate them better!

Sep 01, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 13
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Welcome back families! We're finishing the gospel of John soon! Today's reading is taken from John 21:15-19. Wherever you are, take some time to hear about the life of Jesus and pray together!

Aug 23, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 12
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Welcome back to rooted families! We're continuing to read through John together, this week we're in John 20, verses 24-29. Join us at the dinner table, on the sofa, in the car or wherever you can find a bit of space as we take some time to read stories about Jesus and pray together.

Aug 17, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 11
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Welcome back to this week's episode! We''re reading from John 20:19-23 this week and the title is called "A Special Gift"

Aug 10, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 10
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Hey families! Hope you're having a great start to this new month! As things start to look a little different we can all feel a bit uneasy with the changes, so it's so great that we can gather as families to journey with Jesus through our lives. So lets snuggle up, grab your favourite teddy, and look this week at what Holy Spirit has to say through a story in John!

Aug 03, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 9
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Welcome back families! This week the Rush's take us through some more of John, so why don't you get comfy and let's join them as they lead us through what Jesus is saying to us through the passage this week!

Jul 27, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 8
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Welcome back families! This week we're looking at how through Jesus we can know God, just amazing! So grab you favourite drink and teddy, and journey together as we listen into what Jesus is saying to us this week!

Jul 20, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 7
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Hiya Families! Hope you're all enjoying the occasional sunny moments together! Super excited to jump back into this weeks episode of the John Series and journey as family what Jesus is saying to us this week! So sit outside with an ice cold drink or inside with a cup of hot chocolate and lets get into it!

Jul 13, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 6
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Welcome back guys to another rooted families podcast! Looking forward to jumping into more of John's Gospel and hearing what God has to say to us through it, so snuggle up, get comfy and let's begin!

Jul 06, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 5
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Hope you've had a fun day families! Today we are looking at the beginning of John 10. Grab your favourite mug and blanket and let's journey with Jesus together!

Jun 29, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 4
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Welcome back families! Thank you for journeying with us as we read the Gospel of John together. Today we are looking at John 9:1-12.

Jun 22, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 3
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We are reading through the gospel of John together in this series! Today we're looking at John 6:14-24 together.  

Jun 15, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 2
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Welcome back to season 4! We're reading the gospel of John together as families, the passage this morning is John 4:1-20

Jun 08, 2020
The Gospel of John - Episode 1
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We are into a new series! For the next few months we are going to read John's gospel together and explore more about who Jesus is! Today we're reading from John 2:1-12 if you want to follow along in your bibles. We have the brilliant Backler family leading rooted this month!

Jun 01, 2020
The Gospel of Luke - Episode 8
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Welcome back families! This week we're looking at Luke 19:1-10. Thank you for joining us each week, and let us know how you're finding each episode!

May 25, 2020
The Gospel of Luke - Episode 7
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Welcome back to the podcast! This week we're in Luke 11 and we're learning, along with the disciples, how to pray. Thanks for joining us!

May 18, 2020
The Gospel of Luke - Episode 6
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This week's podcast is called "A special home for Jesus", and it's taken from Luke 10:38-42. Thanks for joining us!

May 11, 2020
The Gospel of Luke - Episode 5
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Welcome back! We're jumping back into reading through the gospel of Luke together for the next month, and are very excited to have some new guest hosts! This week we're looking at Luke 10:25-37

May 04, 2020
Easter - Episode 5
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This is the final episode in our Easter series! The episode is called "love wins" and we're reading from Luke 24:1-12.  We also encourage you guys to join in with the Lord's prayer at the end using actions. Here are the actions:

Our Father in heaven [hands above your head] 
Hallowed be your name [put your hands together in a prayer position] 
Your kingdom come, your will be done [stretch out arms to show Jesus on the cross] 
On earth [make globe shape with hands] 
As in heaven [point to the sky] 
Give us today our daily bread [bring your hands into bowl shape] 
Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us [pretend you are washing your hands] 
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil  [place hands on your heart] 
For the kingdom [make a crown shape on your head with your hands] 
the power [muscle pose] 
And the glory are yours [point upwards] 
Now and forever 

Amen

Apr 27, 2020
Easter - Episode 4
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Welcome back! We're continuing to reflect on the story of Easter throughout April. this week looking at Luke chapter 23, verses 26-49.

Apr 20, 2020
Easter - Episode 3
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Happy Easter! We are continuing to explore the Easter story all month with the Rozelle family, this week looking at Luke 22:63-23:25, and it's called "The Accused".

Apr 13, 2020
Easter - Episode 2
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Under Arrest.  We are continuing to follow the Easter story together as families, this week reading from Luke 22 and reflecting on Jesus' arrest. The Rozelle family are our guest hosts for this month!

Apr 06, 2020
Easter - Episode 1
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It's almost Easter, and while things might look different to what we're used to this year, we still want to celebrate the incredible truth that Jesus lived, died and rose again for us! We kick off this week in Luke 22:7-38.

Apr 03, 2020
The Gospel of Luke - Episode 4
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Hey Rooted Families! We realise that many of you are following new and different rhythms to your week as we all spend more time in our homes.  It's so important to keep making space to learn about Jesus and invite Him to speak! Thank you for tuning in, we want to continue to give you the chance to spend time praying and reading about Jesus together!

This week we're looking at Luke 9:10-17

Mar 30, 2020
The Gospel of Luke - Episode 3
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This week we're looking at Luke chapter 8:16-18, and the story is called "Where is your lamp?".  Come and join in the adventure!

Mar 23, 2020
The Gospel of Luke - Episode 2
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We're back in the gospel of Luke this week with special guest Kenny Roy! We're reading from Luke 4:1-13 today. Enjoy and be sure to ask lots of questions!

Mar 16, 2020
The Gospel of Luke - Episode 1
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Welcome back! We're following our rooted readings as a church family, and are now into the Gospel of Luke. This week we're looking at Luke 2: 41-52.

Mar 09, 2020
The Gospel of Mark - Episode 7
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Get ready for episode 7 of rooted families! This week is entitled "I Only Have a Little" and is taken from Mark 12:41-44. 

Feb 24, 2020
The Gospel of Mark - Episode 6
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Welcome back to Rooted season 2! This week we're looking at Mark 12:28-34. Sitting comfortably?

Feb 17, 2020
The Gospel of Mark - Episode 5
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This week we're reading from Mark 10:13-16, and the story is called "Little Children". 

Feb 10, 2020
The Gospel of Mark - Episode 4
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Welcome back and hello to all our new subscribers to the Rooted Families Podcast! This week we're in Mark 8:27-30. 

Feb 03, 2020
The Gospel of Mark - Episode 1
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Welcome to Rooted season 2! This term we're going to be reading through the gospel of Mark together, learning more about Jesus and what it means to follow Him. Today we're in Mark 2:1-12

Jan 27, 2020
The Gospel of Mark - Episode 2
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Welcome back to Rooted families! This week we're in Mark 4:1-20, and we're following a story where Jesus talks about planting different seeds!

Jan 27, 2020
The Gospel of Mark - Episode 3
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Welcome back to Season 2 of Rooted Families.  Today we're reading a story from Mark 7:31-37 and talking about what it means for us

Jan 27, 2020
Rooted Families Trailer & Intro
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Welcome to Rooted Families! We are so excited to journey with you, helping you as a family to engage with God together.

Jan 23, 2020