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.
In this day and age, churches are frequently being reminded to take responsibility for the care and well being of children and young people within the life of their church, and be accountable for the work they do. "Child Friendly Church" is a scheme to help with this.
Exploring the admission of children to Communion before Confirmation can be a tricky one for any church. If you would like Dan to help you and your congregation discuss children and communion, please contact him. You may also like to read the diocesan guidelines ‘Communion before Confirmation’.
Read more: Dan Jones on "Creating An Inclusive Church"