Category Archives: Programmes

Climate Justice Pack

CIYD have created this amazing resource to help you engage families in the Climate Justice conversation. It’s packed with games, crafts, groups discussions and videos as well as loads of fascinating information. Free to download – simply click on the picture above.

Christmas Bible Reading Buddies

If your families are fed up with Elf on the Shelf and all that it brings, why not encourage them to take up advent reading plan as a whole family using the Bible Buddy reading plan. The aim is to encourage families to read the Bible together, or older children to read it for themselves….

Service of Lamentation and Hope: Making Space for the Experiences of Children

Whilst this resource was created for pandemic times you can adapt it to use during situations of where hope needs to be the focus. The Liturgical Advisory Committee (LAC) of the Church of Ireland published a resource for use in the Church to help children to reflect on their experiences of the pandemic. The resource, entitled A Service of Lamentation and Hope in the Context of a Pandemic Experience, centres around the themes of lament and hope

Connection (connecting with families and family devotionals)

CONNECTION OVER CONTENT Like many of us, the children’s and family coordinator for Holy Trinity Rathmines, Zoe Hill, moved online when the Pandemic hit.  She faithfully posted online sessions week in and week out but found the lack of contact frustrating – were people connecting in, were they finding the content and the resources useful? …

Make Yourself at Home

The Children’s Ministry Network have produced an excellent resource called Make Yourself at Home. It’s a tool kit to help parishes think about how they welcome children and their families into church and what small changes they can make to improve on where they are at. Check out this video that shows you how the…

Make Yourself at Home (MYAH) – Supplementary Resources

Make Yourself at Home is a Church of Ireland Children’s Ministry Resource that enables parishes to identify all the areas in which they are welcoming to children and their families, then select some areas where they want to improve or make changes and then take action in a timeframe that suits them. The pack contains…

Building Blocks Booking Form & Seminar Information 2018

You can book your place at Building Blocks 2018 on Eventbrite.  Follow the link here: OR you can download this form Building Blocks Children’s Ministry Conference Booking Form 2018 and send it back to us at Building Blocks, Church of Ireland House, Church Avenue, Dublin 6 For all seminar information, you can download the morning and…