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Alex Taylor

About Alex Taylor

Alex Taylor has worked with the children and youth team to provide training and support churches. He is an experienced children's and youth worker and writer.

Alex Taylor / 10 November 2021

Getting away from it all: my first rural retreat

Alex Taylor writes about his first experience of going on a rural retreat at With, a youth-focused community based at a former convent in Ditchingham.

Alex Taylor / 26 April 2021

Where have all my volunteers gone? 5 tips for reconnecting well

Alex Taylor shares a few tips on how to reconnect with volunteers as we try to move on from a year of lockdowns.

The Learning Hub
Alex Taylor / 2 December 2020

Everything’s a learning opportunity

We’re launching the Learning Hub, an online training centre all about children’s and youth ministry. Alex Taylor, Children’s Ministry Trainer, explores how 2021 is the perfect time to train your team and get ready for new opportunities.

Alex Taylor / 29 May 2020

A little bit of learning

Whether you have a degree in children’s ministry or never had any training at all, this time of enforced slowdown might be the perfect opportunity to brush up on your skills.

Alex Taylor / 13 May 2020

Praying with children and young people

Alex Taylors shares some ideas for praying with children and young people that anyone can try.

Alex Taylor / 13 May 2020

Theology, COVID-19 and children

Alex Taylor from the Children and Youth Ministry Support team reflects on the content of a popular podcast episode talking about church during the COVID-19 crisis.

Alex Taylor / 7 April 2020

Taking stock

Alex Taylor shares how we can make use of this time to create a bit of space for reflection.

Alex Taylor / 17 March 2020

Working from home for the novice

New to working from home? Alex Taylor from the Children and Youth Ministry Support team offers us his tips from 7 years experience of working from home.

From dust you come
Alex Taylor / 19 February 2020

Lent through a child’s eyes

How do children interact with Lent? And how can we help them explore this season of preparation and reflection in a way that draws them closer to God? Our children’s team have some suggestions.

Alex Taylor / 5 December 2019

Christmas: stop and think!

In the past, I have been scornful and actually quite ranty about Christmas. I’ve railed against terrible Christmas songs and the way we … Read more

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