December e-news

Our Advent Calendars are half-way through! To continue encouraging and equipping you in your ministry during this season and the next we’ve included a few reminders, resources and upcoming events in this month’s e-news! You will also find our VERY HANDY Kids Friendly planning calendar is ready

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November e-news

It’s less than one month to the start of Advent (Sunday 3 December).  So let’s talk Christmas!  We now have over 56 Christmas pageants and plays for you to choose from our Kids Friendly website.  There are also lots of Kids Friendly resources to help you make

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Young Leaders Ministry Internship, Taranaki

Do you have young people who could benefit from an internship in “hands on” Christian mission and leadership? Jennie McCullough, Mission Enabler at St Paul’s Opunake in Taranaki, is offering young people (17+) an opportunity of a lifetime in a short term (10 week) INTERNSHIP IN CHRISTIAN

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Talking Advent and Christmas e-news

Talking Advent and Christmas e-news

The season of Advent starts on Sunday 27 November.  Our November e-news alerts you to lots of wonderful resources and ideas to encourage and equip you in your ministry during this exciting season!   We’re excited to launch our NEW resource Worship together:  ADVENT, a collaboration between Kids

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“Edutainment” or faith formation

Ivy Beckwith, one of my favourite writers on children’s ministry (her books “Post Modern Children’s Ministry” and “Formational Children’s Ministry” are available from the Kids Friendly library) critiques the schooling model most churches use to facilitate the spiritual formation of children. “I wonder if school is the

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"Edutainment" or faith formation

Ivy Beckwith, one of my favourite writers on children’s ministry (her books “Post Modern Children’s Ministry” and “Formational Children’s Ministry” are available from the Kids Friendly library) critiques the schooling model most churches use to facilitate the spiritual formation of children. “I wonder if school is the

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