The following workshops have been delivered at different 'Working with Children in the Church Community' conferences. We are grateful for the workshop leaders' permission to offer the material through the website for people to download and use in their own settings.
Prayer doesn't have to be boring
Prayer doesn't have to be boring! This is an exciting paper with over 20 ways of engaging children and young people in prayer in a range of settings.
Creating Curriculum for Your Context
This paper aims to explore how we can develop a learning ethos where the curriculum first and foremost recognises what it means to nurture children in the faith.
Developing a Vision
Lindsey Sanderson explores activities designed to help congregation to think creatively about its future. The activities may be used in a small or large group contexts and can [and should] involve all ages.
Engaging Children in Worship
This paper examines the biblical view of engaging children in worship and how our responsibility to share our faith with our children.
Supporting children with additional needs
Shirley Billes paper from her workshop identifies 3 key elements of ensuring the provision of fully inclusive worship – attitudes and approaches; worshipping together; and points to remember.