CYF Events, links and resources

This page offers articles and resources to help us reflect on children, young people and familes. Also upcoming events that are of interest.


"Come Dance With Me" - The Godly Play UK Annual Conference 2017

Sheffield Cathedral, Church St, Sheffield, S1 1HA

Friday 12th May 2017 6.00-8.30pm. Guest speaker Revd John Bell of the Iona Community

Saturday 13th May 2017 9.30am-5.30pm. Guest speaker Revd Peter Privett (Chair of the Godly Play International Council)

Godly Play Flea Market, Bowthorpe Godly Play Resources Stall, specific interest stands, book stall, lunch and refreshments, afternoon workshops and a chance to network.

Full conference: £50.00

Friday eve only: £25.50
Saturday only: £40.00 (concessions will apply)

More information and a booking form will soon be available.


Youth for Christ - https://www.yfcresources.co.uk/

'TIC+ (Teens in Crisis) provides face-to-face and online counselling services across Gloucestershire for young people aged 9-21 and their families. At TIC+ we care. We're here to listen and support you – not to judge you. Our mission is to improve, preserve and promote good mental health and well-being among young people and their families.'

The Children’s Society have published their latest set of theology papers (with discussion guide) focussing on the importance of listening to children and young people.

Children and Youth

Supporting Local Schools 

PAUSE - interactive prayer space for young people at school
Today... not tomorrow - transforming the church for all ages 



Various resources in the Resource Library
External links:

Children’s Society Good Childhood Report 2016

Love Early Years event
The development of children emotionally, socially and spiritually is consistently linked to the quality of love they receive in early childhood. This, and current interest in "professional love", provides the exciting backdrop to the day.

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