Reaching those who engage in youth and children’s work is paramount to the work of Dan Jones, the Youth and Children’s Adviser. ‘Newslink’ is a free newsletter produced by Dan three times a year at Easter, Harvest and Christmas, providing youth and children’s leaders with relevant articles, stories, ideas, new resources and training opportunities in and around the diocese. Read the latest and back issues here.
Published this year, Phil Moore's 'Straight to the Heart' series is accessible, full of useful application and backed by substantial scholarship. The books are a great resource for daily devotions, house groups or as a preaching aid.
features 188 Bible stories for very young children and adults to enjoy together. It’s Ideal for use at home or with your Bubbles group. To find out more or to purchase the book, click here.
A brilliant modern day monologue version of the what the Woman at the well said to Jesus. This story can be found in John 4:3-30 in the Holy Bible. This is worth watching!
This site might be of interest to those of you who wear a Youth hat – free on-line weekly Bible study resources with a creative/media twist.
Persona dolls are a great way to introduce young children to ideas like other religions. Elizabeth is a Christian persona doll. Downloadable here is a series of sessions designed for use with a persona doll to explore Christianity through special times (Baptism, Christmas, Easter, Harvest, prayer) special places (nature/creation, church), special books (the Bible) and special people (Jesus). Also available here is a PowerPoint presentation of Elizabeth's church.