Images of child, church and God

An excellent article by Beth Barnett from Crosslight. Children are imaged in a number of complex and sometimes conflicting ways in our culture. Children are seen as trouble, sexualised, unruly, cringe worthy, messy, time consuming, revenue consuming. They are a niche market, a set of consumers to be exploited. Conversely, they are also “special” and […]

Eastertide – Ascension – Pentecost – Trinity Sunday: Resources & Ideas

Eastertide Christ is risen! –  He is risen indeed! Alleluia! After the disappearance of Alleluia from the liturgy during Lent, I hope that there was great rejoicing as you celebrated Christ’s resurrection on Easter Day! The mystery of Easter is so great that it can’t be contained in one day – it spills out into […]

Grave Talk

Youth Leader & Youth Group Invitation to GraveTalk Launch – 19th May 2015

 You are invited to the national launch of a new resource to engage with death, dying and funerals – GraveTalk. It will take place on Tuesday 19th May between 2 and 8pm in Portsmouth Cathedral and you with some of your young people are more than welcome to come along if you can. The event […]


Celebrating Holy Week With Kids – Resources for 2015

Excellent ideas and resources for celebrating Holy Week with children on the Godspace website.  Click here. There are also other useful resources  here: Resources for Palm Sunday: Resources for Maundy Thursday: Resources for Good Friday: Stations of the Cross: Resources for Celebrating Holy Week With Kids:  Resources for Easter Sunday 


Breathe | a short film on anorexia made by a young person

You really need to watch this, Made by a young person and full of perspective and insight… please watch this and spread the word. It’s excellent. The young film maker writes: Last week was National Eating Disorder Awareness week. Although ‘Breathe’ was not filmed as a promotion for the NEDA charity, I thought it fitting […]


Called… video reflections by young people

The diocese of Bristol have produced some excellent video clips on the theme of being “called”. They explore young people’s views on aspects of life, church, mission and culture… they are really interesting and highly challenging. Here they are… Called to follow: Called to serve: Called to lead: Called to change: