It’s never too late

It may be the end of June already (how did that happen?) and past the longest day of the year. Schools are not far away from breaking up for the holidays and perhaps the summer weather has been and gone! But whatever your situation it is not too late to plan something for THIS summer. […]


Unashamedly Christian. Amazingly Popular. Locally Proven. Welcome to Lighthouse… Today we welcome Patricia Reading as our guest blogger. Patricia is the Director of Lighthouse Central and is here to tell us all about this amazing holiday programme package. “Lighthouse is a week long summer holiday programme for children aged 4 to 11, run by local […]

Summer Planning

This planning spans right across the summer and explores the lectionary of the church. This is the set of readings for each Sunday. One taken from the Old Testament, one from the New Testament, a Psalm and the Gospel reading. The lectionary is a rich resource which shouldn’t be overlooked. It works across a three-year […]

Volunteers’ Week

Today forms part of National Volunteers Week so we would like to use this blog to thank all those who volunteer in children and youth ministry. Across our Diocese – and much further too of course – there are hundreds of volunteers who give freely of their time to work with children and young people, […]