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Why work with Children?

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Children’s Well Being – Children’s Society Survey

Key findings of the Children’s Society Report plus links to the full report

Children’s Spirituality

16 quotes from books about Children’s Spirituality to get you thinking and discussing

Blogs and articles to get you thinking….

One of the great bonuses of the Internet is that it gives wide access to a range of thoughts and views. Here are some articles and blog entries: February 2011 From the Sheepfold follows how one congregation is using the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd with their children. Cory Centre offers occasional articles on aspects [...]

Nurturing children should be everybody’s business

Comments By Sir Al Aynsley Green on Friday, July 9th, 2010 (Former Children’s Commissioner)

14 Ways Children’s Ministry Benefits The Children

68 Reasons Why Children’s Ministry Matters:
14 Ways Children’s Ministry Helps Kids
And links to: 8 Ways Children’s Ministry Helps Families, 24 Ways Children’s Ministry Helps The Church,
8 Ways Children’s Ministry Helps Everyone, 14 Ways Children’s Ministry Helps Kid’s Learn

What will the world be like for a baby born today?

This is an animation commissioned for The Key 2 – it is great for training, synods, PCC’s, enhance sermons, talks etc. If you click on the 1st link you can save a copy (the 2nd is a link to watch it) so have a look and if you think its useful use and distribute as you wish. It is saved in Quicktime (but I do have it on Media player as well – get in touch if this a better format for you

Celebrating Creativity

‘ Schools kill creativity’ Funny and thought provoking video about creativity. Churches have a wondeful chance to not fall into the same traps as some schools.

Lost Generation

A palindrome reads the same backwards as forward. This video reads the exact opposite backwards as forward. Not only does it read the opposite, the meaning is the exact opposite..
Very powerful video.

Children and Worship

Rona Orme  in the current edition of The Reader Magazine writing about Children and worship Children and Worship

Mid-week clubs are reaching new children

Tell Us! TellUs4 is a national survey of over 250,000 children in the UK, asking a whole range of questions about their lives. One of the statistics shows that 37% of Year 6 children indicated that they had taken part in a religious, faith or community group in the previous four weeks. Maybe that’s an incentive to [...]