Connecting

Connecting with each other:

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 
  • Top tips for families at home: The Kitchen Table project – Jen and Andy Frost share 5 top tips for families at home in this season 
  • Talking to children about COVID-19: Care for the family have some great articles to help families with routine, talk to children about the virus and generally support families in these pressured times.  
  • Young people and mental health: Shaken blog from The Big House – posted twice a week (Tuesday and Friday) video blog for young people to help them stand unshaken! Sharing healthy coping mechanisms with an emphasis on the fact that each young person is uniquely loved and made by God and that they will be unique ways for them to cope with the difficult things in their days.

Kids activities: