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Children’s & youth work links

Links from the world of children’s and youth ministry: Scripture Union produces simplified Nativity story to avoid confusing children who don’t go to church: A spokeswoman said the change had been prompted by figures in recent years showing the scale of the lack of knowledge about the Christmas story among many children. New Healthy Media Habits For […]

Scripture Union offering discount for new Church of England subscribers

Scripture Union is offering a discounted subscription on their Light materials for CofE parishes. The discount which is being offered for a limited period is 20% off an annual subscription, plus a free copy of the accompanying children’s magazine and free delivery. A special Church of England page has been set up on the Scripture […]

Grubby Faith training

Last May we hosted the really interesting Sticky Faith tour.  This year it returns in the form of the Grubby Faith tour run by Scripture Union, Urban Saints and the Centre for Youth Ministry on Tuesday 24th May at St. Andrew’s Centre, 7.00-9.00pm.   Active engagement in mission (in its broadest sense) is key to […]

It’s Your Move Early Bird Offer

One of the highlights of my summer is working with all our local year 6 pupils as they prepare to transition to secondary school. One of the resources we use to help them is It’s Your Move from Scripture Union.  It is a 64-page book that has already provided over 1,400,000 children with much needed support, answering […]

Training in Schools Work

A fantastic opportunity to be equipped and inspired once again in schools work by Scripture Union. All the latest information from the education and school perspective, tips on developing a strategy and good practice on working within schools are just some of the topics covered on this course. The course will run at: Wilson Carlile […]

Children wide open to God says survey

Great snippet from an article in the latest Connecting You from Scripture Union Children are open to spirituality and have a natural inclination for prayer, whether or not their parents have an active faith, says a new piece of research commissioned by Scripture Union as part of the Guardians of Ancora project. The survey of children […]

Assembly: It’s Your Move

Here’s a copy of today’s assembly linked to the It’s Your Move books we presented to Year 6: Chris is at the front of the assembly, waiting for Steph.  Chris apologises for Steph being late and explains that she is going on holiday straight after the assembly so she is probably still packing. At this point Steph […]

Digital Children: Children meeting God – in the digital realm

Maggie Barfield spoke on Children meeting God – in the digital realm “… people with a story to tell are finding: that to tell it, they need not only to entertain their audience, but to involve them, invite them in, let them immerse themselves.”  The Art of Immersion, Frank Rose (editor of The Wired), Norton […]