Rosalie May Sugrue is a wife, mother and grandmother. She is a retired teacher and motelier with a background in Bible study.
Rosalie has been active in Jaycees, the Methodist Women’s Fellowship, National Council of Women, the Churches’ Agency on Social Issues, Victim Support and U3A. She has plays, poems, prayers, Bible puzzles and articles published in many church magazines in NZ including a regular Bible Challenge puzzle in Touchstone. She also has work included in devotional anthologies in Canada, the UK and the US.
Do you want to learn how to preach and lead worship, but don’t know where to start? This practical guide by experienced Methodist Lay Preacher Rosalie Sugrue will get you going.
“This book is just what New Zealand churches need to support the emerging lay leadership in worship services.” John Thornley, Lay Preacher, Palmerston North.
Green, Ho! is an extended version of Greens and Greys that adds another dimension in the form of hidden disability.
Journey with Molly Sinclair through her 1950s childhood on the West Coast, her move to Christchurch for teacher training, drama-filled OE in the UK and Europe, and as she returns to NZ in the mid-1960s. This engaging tale sweeps us along as she meets unexpected joys and setbacks.
Journey with Molly Sinclair through her 1950s childhood on the West Coast, her move to Christchurch for teacher training, drama-filled OE in the UK and Europe, and as she returns to New Zealand in the mid-1960s. This engaging coming-of-age tale sweeps us along as she meets unexpected joys and overcomes life’s setbacks.
This revised and expanded edition of Theme Scheme offers you a wealth of creative ideas, activities, games, puzzles, plays and quizzes to help plan, organise and lead your group’s programmes. All are fun and practical, requiring minimal equipment, resources and time to prepare. Great for convenors, leaders, teachers and diversional therapists.
Lay preacher Rosalie Sugrue’s short plays and meditations are ideal to present in church. They encourage us to engage with Bible and historical characters and explore important themes. Staging is simple. Few props or costumes are required. Nearly of these play readings are suitable for children to present. Most work best with a combination of children and adults. The book was revised & expanded