Children, families and youth work

A whole range of ideas, stories and resources for children’s, youth and families workers as they seek to support families and encourage a culture of parenting for faith in their ministries, as well as fostering God-connection in the children and young people they work with.

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For more about running the free Parenting for Faith course, equipping parents and carers to parent for faith and supporting families facing challenging times, see our equipping and supporting families topic, which also has specific information on working with families who come to you for infant baptism or dedication.

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Loneliness as a Leader: Facebook Live

1 Aug 2020
Working or volunteering as a leader in church can feel very lonely - particularly during a time of social isolation. Here Rachel shares four easy to follow ideas for helping us function well and wholly in our role.

Wearing two hats

28 Jul 2020
Many parents in church serve in the kids’ groups, and when your child is part of the group, it can be difficult. So how can we wear both our leader and our parent hat well?

Photo by Leo Rivas on Unsplash