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Alex Taylor

About Alex Taylor

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.

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.


Adults talking during parents and toddlers' cafe ministry
Alex Taylor / 12 March 2018

Refresh Café

Caroline Montgomery, the Family Life Ministry Leader at St Stephen’s Twickenham discusses the Refresh Café, a group for families with young children.


Storytelling time
Alex Taylor / 16 January 2018

Back to basics: storytelling

Alex Taylor from the Children’s and Youth Team discusses the basics of storytelling and how to make it more compelling.


Children smiling
Alex Taylor / 13 November 2017

The power of saying yes

Do churches hate children? Do we find ourselves saying no to children all the time? What would happen if we started saying yes?


Sleeping bags on a youth residential
Alex Taylor / 22 September 2017

What I learned on my youth residential

In July, Alex Taylor was a leader on a youth residential. Here are some things that he learned despite the long days and nights with not enough sleep.


Prayer spaces activity - sorry written in sand
Alex Taylor / 14 September 2017

Learning to pray

Catherine Allard, Headteacher at John Keble School in Harlesden, shares the story of a recent Prayer Space installed in the school.


London's galleries and churches are great places to entertain young people
Alex Taylor / 22 August 2017

Summer in the city

In the last of our summer blog series on things to do with children and young people over the holidays, we think about getting out and about in London, and the free things you can get up to together!


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