Just stumbled across Social Media, God and Me a collection of activities for young people to help them discuss issues around Social Media. It’s been put together by Mark Montgomery, the Diocesan Youth Officer in the Diocese of Chester.
Visit Chris’ website for all the details.
From Grove books:
“Mothering Sunday is a time of mixed emotions. Being a mother is demanding and calls for affirmation, yet many find the occasion so painful that they will avoid it at all costs.
Yet the history of Mothering Sunday is much broader than the focus on biological mothers. This creative study draws on a wide range of reflection and shows how it can become a celebration to which all individuals will be drawn regardless of their own personal experience.
Crammed full of ideas and reflections Mothering Sunday is available from Grove for £3.95″
Andy and I are quite beside ourselves with excitement about the opportunity this July to spend 3 days at Sussex University at the Household of Faith Conference in Brighton. The keynote speaker is John Westerhoff, legendary author of Will Our Children Have Faith, with equally exceptional guests speakers including Lucy Moore off of Messy Church, +Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham and previously Bishop of Southampton and more being announced…
The best news is… You can come with us! In fact, we’d love nothing more than a bunch of us to be able to go from the Diocese of Winchester, to take part in this amazing event…
Tickets are on sale now at a discounted price of £275 for the full three days of conference, full board, prices rise to £300 on the 1st April, so get in quick…
Literally can’t wait…
Over the past year, ROOTS has featured some articles that Dave Csinos wrote about spiritual styles and his first book, Children’s Ministry That Fits. They’ve put together a great resource to help people get to know spiritual styles by putting faces to the styles. You can read it here.
Here are some excellent Lent Bible based reflections for young people written by Ali Campbell from Chichester Diocese – download the pdf here. They’re free.
The details for the Walsingham Shrine (Anglican) youth pilgrimage in 2014 are out!
2014 Youth Pilgrimage dates: Monday 28th July – Friday 1st August
More details about this years theme and information about what happens can be found here.