The Spiritual Child Network:



Awe and Wonder


Together on the Way


Children's Ministry Matters


Celebrating children's spirituality, their insights, experiences, gifts and questions.

Discovering ways we can travel alongside children on our shared Christian journey of faith.

Providing support, ideas and resources for those involved in children's ministry within a Christian context.

What's new:


Labyrinths: Creating and experiencing a simple labyrinth with children and families

Mustard Seed: Our first experience of using the labyrinth with children, based on the parable of the Mustard Seed.

What's where:


Spirituality Links to: Prayer; Godly Play; Sacred Space; Story and Labyrinths

Child in Church Links to: Thoughts on Worship; Services; Prayer; Prayer Stations; Under 5s; Baptism; Holy Communion; Liturgy Boxes and Children's areas in church.

Seasonal The church year from Advent to Christ the King. Including Seasonal Journey from Lent to Pentecost and Tree of Life - using a Christmas tree cross from Christmas to Creation.

Community Links to: Children at home; Footsteps and Creative Church (reaching out to those who don't attend church); Wider Community and Special needs.

Schools Including links to Events; R.E days; Godly Play in School; Prayer

Seasonal material:


Harvest


All Age Worship for Harvest: A harvest service based on the medieval cycle of the church year.

Hunger: Prayer Stations These prayer stations use the story of Elijah and the widow of Zarephath to reflect on hunger in the Bible and in the world today

The Parable of the Sower: Prayer Stations Prayer stations for the sower based on the themes of the path, the rocks, the thorns and the good earth

Bible Sunday


Prayer Stations for Bible Sunday: The prayer stations included the books of the Bible, the writers of the Bible and the Bible through the ages.

All Hallows Eve and All Saints


All Hallow's Eve: Goodies and Baddies A party that explores the themes of dark and light, good and evil.