A Kiwi Advent Calendar

Looking for a home-grown Kiwi flavoured Advent calendar? For the last five years South West Baptist Church has produced their own Advent Calendar. Last year it was offered to other churches, organisations and individuals to personalise and use in their communities and around 22,000 found their way

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Teaching values to Kiwi Kids

All around NZ there are children’s workers creating and running amazing programmes bursting with original ideas and activities for children on Sundays, midweek clubs and holiday programmes. It’s fantastic when Kids Friendly gets to hear about these and even better when the ideas come in a form

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Lost in Transition?

Did you know?  Thousands of children stop going to church between the ages of 10 and 13 years? Did you know?  Children who are valued and given opportunities to serve and contribute to their faith communities are more likely to stay in the church long term? Did

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The Chronicles of Paki

The Chronicles of Paki

A small team of Christians have  created these stories of the arrival and impact of Christianity in New Zealand in 5 children’s books – a timely resource for the 2014 bicentenary of the Christian gospel in Aotearoa.   Says co-author Gina Taggart: On a visit to the Cook Islands some years back, I was amazed

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Connect children's ministry training

You’re invited to this “free” training event organised by CEP (Christian Education Publications).  Emma Collett, a trainer for Anglican Youthworks in the Sydney Diocese, bible in schools teacher and experienced practitioner will be offering three workshops namely: Understanding the Developing Child: * What the Bible says about

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Connect children’s ministry training

You’re invited to this “free” training event organised by CEP (Christian Education Publications).  Emma Collett, a trainer for Anglican Youthworks in the Sydney Diocese, bible in schools teacher and experienced practitioner will be offering three workshops namely: Understanding the Developing Child: * What the Bible says about

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Kids Friendly Psalms

Kids Friendly Psalms

Out of the mouths of babes: God, our living God you are amazing! You are higher than I can look, You are wider than I can see. But I can hear you – Listen! We can hear you in the laughter of a little child, We can

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Favourite Finds

Collectively we have so many ideas and resources to share. Check out some of our “favourite finds” and let us know about yours, so we can tell others.  Read more….

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Easter Alert!

Easter is early this year! Shrove Tuesday is 12 February.  Lent starts on Ash Wednesday 13 February.  Palm Sunday is 24 March, Good Friday is 29 March and Easter Sunday is 31 March.   See all of our Easter Resources.  

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