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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.

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


Alex Taylor / 8 October 2019

Holiday club how to

This summer, Katie O’Conor visited some different holiday clubs across the Diocese, seeing the diverse range of ministries taking place. So, if you’ve … Read more


Alex Taylor / 15 April 2019

Oh gosh, it’s Good Friday again

Jonathan Brooks shares some ideas and thoughts that can be helpful in broaching a conversation about Good Friday with children.


Prayer post it notes in schools
Alex Taylor / 10 April 2019

Running a prayer space

Running a Prayer Space in your local school can bring great benefits to the students and staff. Catherine Clayton explores how you can go about it.


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.


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