Bye-bye blog

Apart from a short Christmas message next week this is the last blog as my contract as Children and  Youth Work Coordinator for St Davids Diocese comes to an end. Therefore I’d like to share some of my favourite memories with you… – Commissioning My time as Diocesan Children and Youth Work Coordinator began with […]

What’s happening and where?

What is happening and where in the Diocese? Children and Youth Group Directory – Diocese of St Davids Archdeaconry of Cardigan Parish/Area/LMA Type of group Age range Meets – when & where Contact name and tel.no Aberaeron Sunday School 0-10 Sunday mornings at Holy Trinity Aberaeron Revd John Lewis 01545 570433 Aberaeron Sunday Youth Group […]

What’s happening in 2019?

Plans and Events for 2019 January 2019 sees the end of the contract for the Children and Youth Work Coordinator of the Diocese. However, there are many things planned for 2019 – Prayer/Networking events – we think this is one of the most important things we can offer. The opportunity for people to come together […]

Christmas starts with Christ

Christmas is the time of year when even the least creative people get excited by arts and crafts. There is so much on offer in every shop, in every school classroom and at home – homemade gifts and cards are a great idea! Here are our top 10 ideas for crafts which keep the meaning […]

Be an innkeeper

All Age Talk for Advent/Christmas This might also work well for a Crib service or other event where children come dressed up as nativity characters. Gathering Ask the children if they know what special time of year we are in at the moment. Some of them might talk about Christmas. Remind them of the calendars […]

ADVENTurous ideas

Over the years we have highlighted a number of resources for use during Advent. Although this is a busy time with so much going on in readiness for Christmas, it’s also a really rich opportunity to communicate a deeper message and meaning to the celebrations. We would really encourage you to use at least one […]

Inspire

Care for the Family and ‘The Kitchen Table Project’ have produced a fantastic session to run with parents in your church about how to inspire faith at home. This is so important as despite all the excellent work churches do with children and young people, they do of course spend much more time at home […]

The meaning is in the waiting

Advent Experience Once again this year we are promoting the Advent Experience as an exciting and creative opportunity for parishes and LMAs to work together with their local schools. A chance to focus on the idea of waiting in the busy time of preparing for Christmas The project works best if; You have a reasonably […]