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Our articles on children’s and youth ministry are here to help, support, challenge and equip Christian children’s and youth workers. They are written by Sam Donoghue and a team of other writers with a wealth of experience in their fields.

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Children at St Paul's Cathedral
/ 13 March 2019

Creating space

Sometimes we can fill our sessions with activity, so much so that we don’t allow time for children, young people and families space to process and respond to what God is saying to them. Sam Donoghue explores how can make that space.

/ 7 March 2019

How a Digital Detox got our youth excited about prayer

Yas Galarza shares how her youth decided to do a digital detox, what happened and some tips for running your own.

/ 4 March 2019

Let them preach! Listen to Abbie, 14, talking about relevance

Revd Ron Cross, Vicar at St Saviour’s Sunbury, reflects on a recent sermon by one of their young people.

Sage advice on supporting looked-after children.
/ 28 February 2019

How can the Church welcome looked-after children?

Instant Family is a recent Hollywood film focusing on a couple on a fostering and adoption journey. Rachel Burnell, a children’s and youth worker in Isleworth, explores how we can welcome looked-after children and young people into our churches.

Messy Cathedral gets the thumbs up.
/ 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.

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