Southwell and Nottingham Diocese is proud of our work with children. We have many churches doing innovative and creative work, as well as the award-winning Time Travelling Project at Southwell Minster, and the highest standard Safeguarding and DBS Procedures.
The Children’s Ministry Adviser is Nick Harding, email@example.com
Click here to read More about Nick
Commissioning your Children’s Ministry Volunteers
It is important to pray for, recognise, commission and encourage the children’s and youth teams in our churches. As we know, many of them give their time faithfully and sacrificially to share the good news of Jesus the young. A short commissioning, suitable for use at the start of the year in September, or more frequently at the start of each term, is now available. Click here to download.
ADVANCE NOTICE – The Big E Day will be on Saturday October 8th (not half term week) at The Minster School, Southwell. This is the biggest annual training day for children’s and youth workers in the region. NEW PROGRAMME! – with an earlier finish (2.45pm) but still the same great worship, workshops & lunch.
Big E Newsletter
This mailing is produced 4 times every year, and is sent to all children’s workers on our list. If you would like to receive it please contact Alison Jacobson firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for latest newsletter Big E Newsletter April 2016 FINAL
For details of Nick’s Training programme 2016-2017 please download Training Brochure 2016-17 July 2016. FINAL
Click here for a Quick Guide – Useful Websites
Direct link to Church History Project is http://www.nottsopenchurches.org.uk/education.php
Church House Publishing www.chpublishing.co.uk
Childrens’ Society www.childrenssociety.org.uk
Open the Book www.openthebook.net
Grove Books www.grovebooks.co.uk
A really useful blog with spiritual craft ideas from Mina Munns, a curate in our diocese
‘Ready to Share One Bread’ is Nick’s latest book, on Children and Communion, published by SPCK
‘Starting Rite’ gives ideas on spirituality with very young children, written by Jenny Paddison, a University Chaplain in Nottingham
‘Who let the Dads out?’ encourages ministry with dads and children