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Nursery Rhyme Christening

Inspired by Simon Rundell’s Nursery Rhyme Mass, I’ve had a crack at writing some Nursery Rhyme texts for a baptism. They’re copied below – feel free to use them in churches and share them with others, but please do credit me. 245 more words

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Starburst conference handouts and slides

This Saturday, I had the privilege of attending the Starburst conference in the Diocese of Peterborough, and leading workshops on All-Age Worship and Storytelling.

Below are the slides from the workshops, and all the handouts, in case you missed out. 104 more words

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Tools, not toys

This is a wonderful article on how to use the new craze for “spinners” productively, to help children focus, accept differences, and “fidget productively.”

It’s very applicable to churches – worship, including in Junior Church, often requires periods of sitting still, listening, and so on, which some children find difficult. 47 more words

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Palm Sunday and Children

A colleague of mine posted today on social media a picture of his very young son praying in a worship service at his congregation, and it reminded me of the wonderful discipline and blessing of having children in a church’s worship services.    416 more words

Simple Prayer Idea

My Sunday School kids often come in with friendship bracelets or beaded jewellery they’ve made, so I’m thinking I can turn that interest into a prayer activity. 215 more words

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Getting Started leaflet

We’re launching our mentorship scheme for getting started in children’s ministry in September, so now is a good time to get it on your PCC’s agenda if you’d like to take part!   20 more words

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Getting Started slides from 15th March

When I run training sessions, I often refer people to this blog to get the slides I used – these are for the “Getting Started in Children’s Ministry” training held on 15th March 2017 at St Andrew’s in Biggleswade. 71 more words

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