Baptism & Under 5s Training events - Ripon Episcopal Area


Here are two of your intrepid team discovering new ideas and resources for working with Under 5s, young families and Baptisms. Now those of you in the north of the Diocese can discover these things for yourself too!

For anyone involved in Baptism and all other aspects of Ministry with under 5's and their families.

Three dates, three venues 
Saturday 3 October - Colburn
Sunday 11 October - Hellifield
Wednesday 21st October - Knaresborough

New Barnabas for Children catalogue published

The lovely people at Bible Reading Fellowship (BRF) have published a new catalogue of resources for work with children, families and churches, under their subsidery name of Barnabas for Children.

Their resourtces include all the Messy Church materials, as well as publications for all aspects of work with children, including schools resources.

Growth happens...it just takes time

Here's a really interesting article from the Church of England Communicatios Deptartment. It's all about church growth and how we need to make people feel really welcome. It also says starting with children is vital. Most importantly, it points out that doing stuff like this takes time, before you can show significant results! Worth remembering when you feel like you're banging you head against a wall...


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