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Sam Donoghue

About Sam Donoghue

Sam Donoghue is Head of Children and Youth for the Diocese of London, a keen cyclist and a supporter of Everton FC.

Sam Donoghue / 5 July 2022

Messy Mass: Engaging families in an alternative way

Sam shares his experience of attending an Anglo-Catholic church’s version of Messy Church.


Sam Donoghue / 30 June 2022

Lessons on all-age activities from Scout Camp

Sam Donoghue shares some reflections from his time joining a Scout camp, about all-age activities.


Sam Donoghue / 3 December 2021

Busyness as Usual: Parental Pressure and The Church Squeeze

How do we help busy families engage in church well, when it competes with so many other activities? Sam reflects on a recent parish visit.


Sam Donoghue / 21 September 2021

Rebuilding: 3 observations on returning to church in-person

Sam Donoghue shares some insight on some initial themes emerging in children and youth ministry during the mass return to in-person church.


Sam Donoghue / 9 February 2021

5 ways to involve children and youth in online services

Sam and the team share some tips for how to involve children and young people better in what we’re doing online.


Sam Donoghue / 30 November 2020

The skills you need

Sam Donoghue and his team are setting up a new online training centre, called The Learning Hub, crammed full of training to help new volunteers and experienced workers alike. He tells us more…


Sam Donoghue / 16 July 2020

Would your kids watch Hamilton?

Sam Donoghue reflects that parents already have the skills needed to make faith at home at work, they just don’t always realise it.


Sam Donoghue / 18 June 2020

What if it doesn’t work?

Sam Donoghue from the Children’s and Youth Ministry team shares some insights on family spirituality and when it doesn’t go quite right.


Sam Donoghue / 11 June 2020

How tall was Goliath?

Sam Donoghue, our Head of Children and Youth, talks about tackling tricky questions.  Last week I was out walking a child (this is the … Read more


Sam Donoghue / 21 May 2020

Family fun: Using films to open conversations about God

Sam Donoghue explains how films can facilitate fun discussions with your family about God and make links with stories we find in the Bible.


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