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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.

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.


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?


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