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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.

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!

St James' Park in central London.
Alex Taylor / 15 August 2017

Making the most of the summer

In the next in our series of suggestions of activities for the summer, we venture into the great outdoors, with some ideas you can use outside!

Lots of cakes
Alex Taylor / 8 August 2017

Summer baking with children and young people

Baking with children and young people can be a messy business, but is immensely enjoyable, and a great thing to do over the summer. And you end up with something deliciously to eat at the end of it.

Craft items in a box
Alex Taylor / 1 August 2017

Craft or construction

In the first of our ‘Making the most of the summer’ series, Alex Taylor explores a few craft and construction ideas that you might like to try with children and young people.

Materials ready for a residential
Alex Taylor / 18 July 2017

Getting ready for a residential

Alex Taylor’s top tips for preparing for the season of festivals, residentials and Christian holidays, to help you stay on top of the weeks in the lead-up and make things so much easier.

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