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Godparents, Thy Kingdom Come, Children and Worship - just a few of this month's themes
Sam & Sara Hargreaves' Creative Prayer Journal canbe used by familieres at anytime, buit with a Thy Kingdom Come focus, it's ideal for using during the global wave of prayer in May.
Details of how to get it here.

The journey towards Holy Week and Easter is well underway. Here are a few sites which might help you with last minute ideas and resources:
Mothering Sunday
Saltwater and Honey (Mothering Sunday resources for people who find the day painful)
Palm Sunday
Maunday Thursday
Good Friday
Easter Sunday

Early Years Summit

Learn more about the development of under 5s with this free online summit. A range of seminars covering subjects fom transition into school, well-being, the importance of father-figures, autism and neuroscience. Register for free access to the talks.

Godparents Sunday

Research has shown just how important Godparents are to baptism families. Godparents Sunday is an opportunity for the local church to reconnect with baptism families - and for them to celebrate their child's godparents.Sunday 30th April is the suggested date this year, but you could choose any Sunday.
Check out the resources here.

 

Bringing children to worship

Quaker worship has no singing, no liturgy, no quizzes, no puppets - so how are children included in and engaged with it? This article explores how to step back and let God take over.

 

Thy Kingdom Come is an initiative of the Archbishop of Canterbury to have a global wave of prayer. Get involved with the resources for children, churches and families.

Twists and Turns

There are two creation stories in Genesis, though we usually only focus on Genesis 1. Poet and theologian Beth Barnett's Twists and Turns explores why we need to read both.

 

Stations of the Cross: Art feeding faith

One writer talks about how the powerful images in the Stations of the Cross nourished her faith as a child.

 

Dates for your Diary

If you're looking for a course or conference, have a look here for some of the possibilities happening in the next few months.
And if you know someone who is looking for a job, check what's on offer here.
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