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Nude selfies: how do we protect our children?

It’s not uncommon for young people to share a nude or nearly nude selfie of themselves via social media – and not to think twice about it. How do you help raise their understanding that this action might not be wise? CEOP have created four short videos to give parents a way into these awkward […]

Church of England training and development partnerships: Survey for children’s, family and youth workers

The Church of England’s Education Office is not only concerned with education within Church Schools, but also with the nurture and formation of children and young people in the Christian faith. They are currently looking at the provision of training and development across their networks, in line with their vision of transforming people for the […]

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Student Children’s Worker Wanted: Liphook

For the successful candidate we could offer: A structured and supportive environment in which they will be able to grow in their ministry and deepen their personal journey with Jesus. An initial focus on provision of strong resources and delivery of great children’s groups on Sundays at both churches (3-5 and 20-30 children aged 5-11 […]

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A Discipleship Year at St Jude’s

Discipleship year placement at St Jude’s Church, Southsea, Portsmouth Description: An opportunity for someone in their early 20’s or a post grad who is an enthusiastic potential leader wanting to explore your gifts and calling within a vibrant, growing family church. This position will be with our children, youth and family team – and will […]

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Reimagining Church with Young People

Steve Leach, a Pioneer Ordinand in Winchester diocese, has written on the subject of Fresh Expressions and young people in Premier Youthwork magazine.  Here’s what he has to say: Lots of churches are great. Lots of congregations which meet to worship in buildings up and down the land are genuinely forming communities of equipped disciples who are working, […]

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Kids in Church- Why Bother?

This is brilliant article by Ruth Meyer and well worth reading… it really shines a light as to why i think that children need to be in worship more than they are in “Sunday School”. The best quote from it is: Parents, please don’t give up.  Don’t fall for the lie that kids don’t get […]