Connecting

Connecting with each other:

  • YouVersion Bible App: Follow community bible plans as a group! Downloaded to your phone or tablet.
  • ‘Bible App for Kids’ (You Version) – Online interactive digital game (download from the app store on any smart phone or tablet)
  • Zoom Video– Stay connected, try bible studies or small group discussions LIVE (think through getting parental permission)
  • Youth Ministry Network Facebook : Find resources, ask questions and advice from other Youth Leaders.
  • Youthscape Corona virus blog: Resources and ideas for youth leaders for connecting online. 

Connecting with us:

Serving

Worshipping

Worship Resources:

Online Bible Resources:

Prayer Resources:

  • Prayer Spaces in schools: help children engage with prayer and set up a prayer space activity. Access ideas and lesson plans.
  • 24/7 Prayer: Prayer rooms and prayer resources

Family Devotions:

  • ‘Thoughts to make your heart sing’ by Sally Lloyd Jones: A little thought for everyday that parents can read with children (The paper version of these are available to order online)
  • ‘Indescribable:100 devotions about God and science for kids’ by Louie Giglio
  • Chat Mats : questions and facilitated discussion games for families to talk around the dinner table (this can downloaded and printed via their website)
  • Kitchen Table: How to talk about faith at home
  • Going 4 growth: Online resources hub

YouTube Bible videos for all ages (could watch on Sunday mornings!):

Other

Blogs/advice:

  • Surviving self-isolation: A very helpful blog with activities to do with young children while at home.
  • Action for Children – helping your young people and children understand their anxious feelings.
  • Advice (PDF): talking to children and young people about Covid-19
  • Resilence Kit: printable worksheets, posters, activities, and coloring pages designed to help children develop grit, resilience, and perseverance.
  • Blog post to read: Pandemic anxiety
  • Corona virus support for young people.
  • Talk for leaders: How to become a non-anxious presence” sermon
  • Teen Counselling: Online counselling service for teens which is user friendly with professional counsellors – an NHS sponsored scheme 

Kids activities: