The Big Little Bible App

A review by Kaila and her 8 year old son Gabriel The Big Little Bible app from the New Zealand Bible Society is a great introduction to the Bible for young children and their families.  It’s also a novel approach for families who read their Bibles every day. 

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Welcome at our table

Does one need to qualify to participate at a meal of grace? Fortunately in our denomination previously churches that included children in communion had to explain their reason for doing so, now it is the reverse. Take time to explore the many resources and views we have

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Choosing a Bible for your Child

Amber Parry Strong, of Island Bay (Kids Friendly) Presbyterian Church, shared this resource she wrote for the families of her community.  It is a good guide from a mum obviously committed to sharing her love of the Bible with her and all children.  We hope you find

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Embedding an intergenerational culture in your church

Jill Kayser shared this message of culture change at the Kidsreach Conference in Sydney in February 2016. Moving your Church – Embedding an intergenerational culture in your church Becoming an intergenerational church is a journey.  Intergenerational is not a programme.   Intergenerational is a practise.  And like any

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Top picks for Easter

Check out these great websites for all sorts of Easter resources – talks, crafts, activities for home and church Barnabas in Churches is a longtime favourite with the Kids Friendly team and Easter is no exception. Messy Church offers wonderful resources to churches intent on exploring Christian

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Easter Prayers

A Prayer Net for Easter and Beyond Cheryl Harray, Kids Friendly Advisor for the Synod of Otago and Southland, was inspired by an idea she found on Pinterest and set up an Easter prayer net in her church. We love incorporating active prayer into the service, so

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Lent and Easter Worship Together

Lent and Easter Worship Together Lent is a season full of symbols and rituals that lends itself to all-ages worshiping meaningfully together. RESOURCES FOR SUNDAY WORSHIP TOGETHER The Uniting Church of South Australia website has many  excellent all-age services. Engage Together – Intergenerational Worship Resources for Lent:

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Sunday School – to be or not to be

There’s a lot of talk in the church currently about the future of Sunday school. Our longtime friend Rich Melheim of Faith Inkubators promotes cross generational learning and worship through his provocatively titled movement “Killing Sunday School” and his facebook page is one to follow if you’re

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