Out now: a free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler - Nosy Crow
Axel Scheffler has illustrated a digital book for primary school age children, free for anyone to read on screen or print out, about the coronavirus and the measures taken to control it. Published by Nosy Crow, and written by staff within the company, the book has had expert input: Professor Graham Medley of the London […]
COVID-19 Resuming GB community group activities – guidance | Girls' Brigade Ministries
There have been a range of COVID-19 guidance documents with regard to activities and GB has reviewed these to produce GB’s guidance for resuming face-to-face activities.
Crib Service on Zoom
This was both a wonderfully joyful and creative, and heartbreaking thing to write. If you’re thinking of using it, you may feel the same. If you want to skip straight to the downloads, which …
Supporting congregations and people exploring faith online as churches begin to reopen | The Church of England
Equipment, safety considerations, GDPR and advice for starting online services as churches begin to open
Perspective | Why kids love building forts — and why experts say they might need them more than ever
Kids are using sheets, pillows, blankets and more to create safe havens as the covid-19 world feels out of their control.
Messy Church For Messy Times - online session for June 2020
An online Messy Church session, created by the Diocese of St Albans, using the at-home session plans for June 2020. You can find this session, and more about...
Messy Church at home - downloadable sessions
From April 2020, we have been providing a scheduled Messy Church at home session. This is to provide a backstop if you don't have time or the energy to create your own 'at home' resources. The idea is to help you stay in touch with your families while churches are in lockdown, save you time scouring the range of resources across the web and to provide resources that reflect the Messy Church values as far as possible.
Bridging the gap during Covid-19 (REPORT OF RESEARCH FINDINGS)
The media has been filled in recent weeks with parent's real-life stories, updates and speculation about school closures and the impact that this is having on our children's education, development and well-being. Yet very little has been said about their spiritual well-being, and the impact that the physical closure of churches was having on children's faith nurture. Physical closure of churches resulted in children not being able to attend 'Sunday School' type activities. This created a…
Ideas and resources to help us make the most of Advent and Christmas
Scroll across to see all seven columns. Please post your ideas and resource suggestions/links by clicking on the + button at the bottom of the relevant column, and then attaching a file or creating a link to a webpage.
BBC Radio 4 Appeal
COVID-19 places the greatest strain on families who are vulnerable, isolated, or facing mental health challenges. Broadcaster Kaye Adams, shares the story of Mercedes and her young son Toby, for the BBC Radio 4 Appeal. At a time when so many families are feeling alone, the power of human contact and connection is needed now more than ever.