Author Archives: alisonhendy

Advent Journey: I Wonder Trail

A great idea from Hannah at Chiddingfold: To help children engage more fully with the prayer stations “On the Advent Journey” which had been placed in the church, she produced a series of I Wonder questions to use along side … Continue reading

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Welly Walk – Building Relationships in Your Parish

There is nothing like walking together to enable conversations to happen and relationships to flourish. Where better to walk than amongst the glorious colours of God’s creation in local woods this Autumn. Thanks to Archie and William, aged 9 and … Continue reading

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Creative Ideas for Children’s Ash Wednesday and Holy Week Services

Ideas for helping children to engage with Ash Wednesday and Holy Week on the excellent “Building Faith Blog”

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Sharing/Harvest Video From Caritas

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Free Youth and Children’s Games APP

A free app is on offer from the Youth and Children’s Department of Down and Dromore Diocese Church of Ireland. They say .. “If you have ever been a leader with a group of children or young people, or even … Continue reading

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Blessing of the Back Packs – Great Idea for Start of the School Year

Thanks to Mary Hawes for highlighting this: “With a little bit of adjustment, this could be a good way of blessing families as their children start school/go back to school/transition to a new school. I like the idea of a … Continue reading

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