Our Resources Library contains a wide range of materials + links to other websites with even more you may find useful. And we’re adding to it all the time, so keep checking back
Oceans of Plastic: Environmental Resources for Sunday Schools
This material is designed to help children understand the wonders of God’s oceans, the harm plastic causes and the actions we all need to take to protect the oceans and the creatures that live in them.
The material can be used at any time of the year. There are certain times that are particularly suitable. These include:
• World Wildlife Day: 3 March
• Earth Day: 22 April
• International Day for Biological Diversity: 22 May
• World Environment Day: 5 June
• World Oceans Day: 8 June
• Season of Creation: 1 September – 4 October
• World Clean Up Day: 15 September
• Anytime you have a clean up in your program!
• Anytime you are exploring the Anglican 5 Marks of Mission (especially No.5)
Baptism Engagement – an amazing journey!
Baptism can be a starting point for building new relationships with families. So we are encouraging parishes, Ministry Areas and congregations across the Diocese to engage with baptism in a new way.
Experience Easter is a programme which has been used and adapted in many contexts for churches to work with their local schools to re-tell the wonderful good news story of Easter
Walk His Way: Sunday School Planning for Lent – five sessions for Sunday Schools or similar children’s groups with games, stories and crafts on a theme of Parables
Sin & Forgiveness: Youth Group Planning for Lent – five sessions including games, drama, craft, reflections and other ideas. Download here
Seasonal School Assemblies
Running a Holiday Club
Everything you need to know about organising the school holidays. Download here
Five sessions based on different aspects of faith
Children’s Summer Groups – Planning Guide
Eight sessions exploring some of the more difficult aspects of the Christian faith in a simple and interactive way from Trinity Sunday – Summer Holidays
Starting a Messy Church – a condensed guide taken from a book by Lucy Moore and Jane Leadbetter which gives you all you need to know and information that can be passed on to volunteers or your PCC Download here