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Alex Taylor is part of the children's and youth team at the Diocese of London. He is an experienced children's and youth worker and writer.

Messy Cathedral gets the thumbs up.
Alex Taylor / 19 February 2019

Messy Cathedral

At the start of February, Messy Cathedral came to St Paul’s and Messy Churches from all over the Diocese took the opportunity to join in. Alex Taylor was there to see it happen.


Children's work is not always child's play
Alex Taylor / 23 January 2019

Children’s worker survival guide

Emma Taylor, the family and children’s worker at St Giles’ Church, Ickenham, gives some sage advice for anyone in children’s work.   Is … Read more


Plans for a new you in 2019?
Alex Taylor / 9 January 2019

New year, new you?

Most children’s and youth workers follow the academic year, but January can be a good point to take stock and focus on God.


Three Kings and Epiphany
Alex Taylor / 18 December 2018

Celebrate Epiphany!

Christmastime is crammed with things for children. Why not delay the party till the new year? Alex Taylor explores celebrating Epiphany.


Be More Pirate
Alex Taylor / 29 November 2018

Be More Pirate

Pirates were the great innovators of our time. Or so the book Be More Pirate claims. How can we be innovators in our children’s and youth work?


All age services, are easy when you know how.
Alex Taylor / 30 October 2018

Five tips for all-age worship

All-age services can be a tricky thing to get right. Here are some top tips to get you thinking about how you can improve inter-generational worship in your church.


A treasure hunt BBQ at Grace Church Muswell Hill, resulted in great fun for all.
Alex Taylor / 3 July 2018

Fun Days at Grace Church

Lucy Drane, Children and Families Worker at Grace Church Muswell Hill, tells the story of their family fun days, including the most recent – a treasure hunt and BBQ!


Alex Taylor / 19 June 2018

Five tips on planning a children’s session

When you’re a children’s worker – volunteer or paid – time is often short, and so planning your session can sometimes get left … Read more


Kids toys
Alex Taylor / 17 April 2018

The Challenge Group: welcoming young children with additional needs

Celia Webster describes how she got started with the Challenge Group – a toddler group for children with additional needs, and their families.


Children jumping and playing
Alex Taylor / 27 March 2018

Back to basics: managing a kids’ group

Our Children’s Ministry Trainer gives some back-to-basics advice about how to get your children’s group to concentrate, including links to resources.


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