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.
Three interactive stories for the whole congregation! Click here.
The latest edition of Newslink is now available here!
As well as a wide range of plans for sessions from very young to young adult, graphic and illustrated Bibles, and help for children's and youth leaders, and much more - all available to borrow - there is also equipment for hire like a PA with microphones and indoor/outdoor games (click here to browse).
This article from the Youth Ministry and Spirituality Project looks at the practice of 'lectio divina' - a forever fresh way of reading scripture and praying.
So the Olympics are almost here and there will be a sports-frenzy around the world! Below are some links to some athletic fun.
Resources to inspire family ministry
With Spring in the air and some nice weather too, there is no better way to spend time than with my wife and kids. For churches, parent and toddler work can transform relationships and strengthen families, yet sometimes men may have very limited access to the parent and toddler world.