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.
The time is 9.30am, the day is Maundy Thursday and there’s a definite chill in the air! Only a few days ago, I was wearing shorts and flip-flops in the garden; however the priority for today was keeping dry and warm. The start of the youth pilgrimage was about to begin and sixteen young people and leaders were poised outside St Paul’s Church in Chippenham, eager to get the 2012 youth pilgrimage underway. Malmesbury Abbey, the destination, thirteen miles away.