Some amazing websites out there bursting with useful resources and information.
Click on the titles to open the relevant website page.
CIYD (Church of Ireland Youth Department) equip, empower and engage the Church of Ireland, young people and adult youth leaders with the right skills, knowledge and understanding to facilitate progressive youth ministry.
CofI Safeguarding For information, training, support, policy and procedure, the Safeguarding team are available to help you.
Messy Church. The go to website for all things Messy! Resources, training and fresh ideas.
Muddy Church. Muddy Church is a place for people to gather together, outside and to connect with the space and God. This site is full of resources designed for use by individual groups – these are all available free to download or use online (there are pre-printed copies available to buy).
Paraklesis is the Association of Children’s, Youth and Families Ministers based in the UK but covers Southern Ireland also. Their website contains articles, resources, employment guidance and much more.
Energize A great resource for children’s club sessions, all age services, assemblies and more. Subscription required.
Raise up faith This continually expanding curriculum resource is bursting with original and curated content – all telling the timeless story of Jesus, to help children discover the joy of faith.
Sunhats and Wellie Boots Some super creative ideas for crafts, bakes, games and more.
Godventure The website hosts a collection of resources and activity ideas – great for Easter and Christmas alternative calendars.
Out Of The Box is a training organisation supporting a movement of story and play for personal and community wellbeing. OutoftheBox stories are in use in a range of settings, including schools, care homes, workplaces, community groups, families, therapeutic settings, chaplaincy, spiritual accompaniment and faith communities.