Worship and generosity

Sam Tyndall sharing the experience of creating a hamper for the Besom Project here in York

The Besom in York

This week Sam Tyndall from the new all age Afternoon Congregation at St Paul’s Church, Holgate shares about making a Besom Easter Hamper together.

We were looking at the account in John 12 v1-8 of Mary extravagantly anointing Jesus, and so we chose to make an Easter Hamper, trying to be inspired by Mary’s example of worship and generosity.

Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus’ feet and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. [John 12v3]

We all brought in things, wrapped the box and made a card together, which was a fun activity for young and old together.iPhone Feb '16 002

The Besom in York arranged for a couple of us to drop the hamper off ourselves. It was great to be able to go and meet the recipient of our hamper…

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