Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Blackwood

We aim to do what Jesus said: love God and love one another

Children and Families

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Welcome to the Children & Families page. This is the place to come to find out what is happening in our Children's Ministry.

Covid-19 Christmas 2020

As this year we are still unable to meet face to face, we are creating some online Advent activities that you and your children can do together at home.

Advent Action Calendar

Download this Advent Calendar with different actions for your child to do each day through December.

Advent Week 4 : Sunday 20th December

How can we show God's love at Christmas?

Christmas Prayer Tree Craft

Watch this video for instructions on how to make your Christmas Prayer Tree and to hear about how and why we pray.


You will need:

  • Sheets of different colour paper
  • A4 sheet of white card
  • Sharpie fine-point pen
  • Black marker
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors

Don't forget to email me a photo of your Christmas Prayer Tree, so that I can share them!

There are also different activities for you to do at home as a family this week learning about some of the prophets.

Home Scriptures & Discussions: Daily Readings & Bi-Weekly Discussions

Sunday Night Family Candle Lighting.

Kids Craft: Making the Manger - Part 4

Kids Puzzle: What Can We Do Today?

Download your handout file for this week here

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Advent Week 3 : Sunday 13th December

Celebrating with the Witnesses

Nativity Scene Decoration Craft

Watch this video for instructions on how to make your Nativity Scene Decoration and to hear about the Nativity story.


You will need:

  • 6 Large craft sticks
  • Utility or craft knife
  • Glue gun or Glue stick
  • Paint: if possible blue, orange, white, and yellow
  • Newspaper
  • Paintbrush
  • Water
  • Paper towels
  • Twine, or wool
  • Thin gold ribbon or gold embroidery thread
  • Sharpie fine-point pen
  • Scissors

Don't forget to email me a photo of your Nativity Scene Decoration, so that I can share them!

There are also different activities for you to do at home as a family this week learning about some of the prophets.

Home Scriptures & Discussions: Daily Readings & Bi-Weekly Discussions

Sunday Night Family Candle Lighting.

Kids Craft: Making the Manger - Part 3

Kids Puzzle: What Happened in Bethlehem?

Download your handout file for this week here

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Advent Week 2 : Sunday 6th December

Prophets: Voices through the Ages

Trumpet Craft

Watch this video for instructions on how to make your trumpet, and to learn about the Prophets.


List of Materials and Tools required:

  • Kitchen roll tube, or toilet roll tubes
  • Paper or plastic cup (or use this file to print a template)
  • Craft tape or coloured electricians tape
  • Markers and a pencil
  • Advent or Christmas stickers
  • Scissors
  • Glue or sticky tape 

Don't forget to email me a photo of your Trumpet, so that I can share them!

There are also different activities for you to do at home as a family this week learning about some of the prophets.

Home Scriptures & Discussions: Daily Readings & Bi-Weekly Discussions

Sunday Night Family Candle Lighting.

Kids Craft: Making the Manger - Part 2

Kids Puzzle: Names of the Prophets

Download your handout file for this week here

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Advent Week 1 : Sunday 29th November

What is Advent? (and why are Jesus' ancestors important?)

Advent Wreath Craft

Watch this video for instructions how to make your wreath.


List of Materials and Tools required:

  • 5 jam jars or tumblers
  • 5 candles
  • Large plate
  • Purple (or white) ribbon
  • Old Christmas cards or this file
  • Greens (evergreen fronds)
  • Twine or string
  • A hole punch
  • Scissors 
  • Pen
  • Blue-tac or a hot glue gun
  • Clear sticky tape

Don't forget to email me a photo of your Advent Wreath, so that I can share them!

There are also different activities for you to do at home as a family this week about Celebrating with Jesus' ancestors

Home Scriptures & Discussions: Daily Readings & Bi-Weekly Discussions

Family Craft: Making an Advent Wreath and Sunday Night Family Candle Lighting.

Kids Craft: Making the Manger - Part 1

Kids Puzzle: Forefathers of Jesus - Find the Secret Phrase

Download your handout file for this week here.