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Katie O'Conor

About Katie O'Conor

Katie is the Children’s Ministry Support worker and Apprenticeship Scheme Coordinator for the Diocese of London. She loves connecting with people across London and helping the diocese think more about how we can best support children and families ministry across the diocese, working with the children and youth team to support churches.

Katie O'Conor / 9 February 2023

3 things I’m taking away from the Hand in Hand conference

Katie O’Conor shares her takeaways from a conference for those ministering to children and families.

Katie O'Conor / 25 May 2022

A Visit to Daniel’s Den

Katie shares the impact that two of the Daniel’s Den parent and toddler groups have had on families.

Katie O'Conor / 4 February 2022

You’re hired! Could you take on an apprentice?

Katie O’Conor shares some of the reasons you should consider funding an apprentice children or youth worker in your church.

Katie O'Conor / 2 March 2021

Growing in confidence and faith as an apprentice

Heather graduated from the Apprenticeship scheme in 2020, after 3 years working and learning in the Parish of Barnsbury with a focus on children’s ministry.

Katie O'Conor / 18 February 2021

Last minute Lent and Easter ideas!

Katie shares some ideas and resources from our morning meetup about Lent and Easter.

Katie O'Conor / 2 June 2020

Children’s work online – what are we learning?

Over the past couple of months, children’s workers have been exploring new ways to reach children and families in their parishes.

Katie O'Conor / 14 May 2020

Five finger prayer

There may be more pulling on our time than before, in ways that we’re still trying to get used to. There’s kids schoolwork, … Read more

Katie O'Conor / 9 April 2020

How to Explore the Easter Story as a Family

Katie O’Conor from the children and youth support team offers some ideas for families to try over the Easter weekend.

Katie O'Conor / 13 February 2020

Messy Cathedral 2020: Hundreds of families gather at St Paul’s Cathedral

On 1 February, hundreds of children and their families gathered at St. Paul’s Cathedral to engage in one of London’s largest Messy Church events of the year.

Katie O'Conor / 9 December 2019

Starting out: mental health, children and young people

Katie O’Conor reflects on our recent mental health training day with ThinkTwice and shares a couple of starting points everyone can think about.

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