Generations Together: Too often we seperate the generations in church settings – not just in worship. These sites offer some thoughts and resources to help church communities reconsider how we can become the whole body of Christ. Tea@3 where food and fun are bridging the generations Potties and purses 2s and 80s needing each other in worship […]
A new UK-based report from 4Children, ‘Britain’s families: thriving or surviving?’, covers six key areas of family life and makes recommendations for future developments: Stress and family time Opening doors Family in the digital age The gender split Families and engagement with politics Helping families help themselves The report begins: What is daily life really […]
BEST YOUTH GROUP GAMES: excellent advice from veteran workers via the youthspecialties.com website. Click here for youtube video and summary.
Digitizing your Kids: When thinking about the Digital Native generation it’s hard to know when younger kids should be given their first digital device. Graeme Codrington has some great practical advice for parents to think about in this video – https://youtu.be/cir4BmBmjpA . It’s a quick, two minute video, but I can assure you it will leave any parent of young-ish kids […]
The Servant Queen and the King She Serves – this might be worth getting if you highlighting are planning to get involved in the celebrations. Scripture Union will also producing schools materials to support this. Details: The Queen’s 90th birthday gives churches a great opportunity to bring communities together to celebrate her life and Christian […]
Here’s a look at what effective kids’ discipleship is and isn’t. How do you effectively disciple kids? Does filling their head with Bible facts ensure their faith will grow? Does having them memorize verses guarantee they will live them out? From a brilliant blog entry by Dale Hudson.
Celebrating the Queen’s 90th Birthday – Resources Looking ahead to the Queens 90th Birthday big weekend on the 11th & 12th June, it seems that with the promotion of community-based Street Parties, the huge event on Pall Mall etc., it will be undoubtedly a great national celebration and an excellent missional opportunity not to be […]
Is anyone going to the Hand in Hand Conference in early February? I am going to be there on Saturday 6th and would be happy to buy a coffee for anyone from Portsmouth Dioese. It would be great to see you there. Drop me an email so we can sort a time!