church activity

Nature Observation Walk

August 12, 2010

A nature observation walk with a group of friends gives us fresh air, fellowship, exercise, and a chance to sharpen our observation skills. It can deepen friendships by getting us out of our usual routines, and bring us closer to God. With this activity, you’ll look a little more closely at your surroundings and have a deeper experience of creation. It can be a short walk in a city park or an all-day event further afield.

Worshiping God in weekly church services is, for many of us, the only time we express ourselves to God in song. In song we praise God’s faithfulness, thank him for his unconditional love, and recount the history of his communion with us. But have you ever noticed how often we use references to creation in [...]