Children starting out

"Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you."

Matthew 28:19-20

Child Friendly Church Award

Child Friendly Church AwardChild Friendly Church Award: an initiative encouraging churches to be friendly places for children, by recognising those churches that meet set benchmarks.

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Godly Play

Godly PlayGodly Play: A non-coercive way to encourage children to move into larger dimensions of belief and faith, through questions and open-ended response time - used in churches and schools.

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World Weekend of Prayer

VivaWorld Weekend of Prayer: This global initiative brings together hundreds of thousands of adults and children across more than 40 countries - interceding for children at risk around the world.

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Resources for Churches

Let The Little Children Come

Let The Little Children Come aims to provide effective child evangelism tools and resources.  These include innovative activities and a new e-book

Godly play

A non-coercive way to encourage children to move into larger dimensions of belief and faith, through wondering questions and open-ended response time. It can be used in a variety of settings churches, schools.

Child Friendly Church Award

An initiative that encourages churches to be friendly environments for children, by recognising those churches that meet set benchmarks.

Child Evangelism Fellowship

A program featuring evangelism resources designed specifically for children.

Faith Formation Journeys

A comprehensive Common Lectionary based free Sunday School and weekly devotion resources.

Parent and Toddler Groups

These groups can be run by churches, groups of churches or even an individual cell group. They recognize that in our culture a parent who is not in work and is at home caring for a pre-school child, or children, can be very isolated. This is also a stage in life, following the birth of a child, when adults ask questions about the meaning of life and faith.

Sermons4kinds

Its goal is to help those who are in children’s ministry or who may work with children in Christian schools or organizations. It is a 4-in-1 programme with leadership training, evangelism, teaching and Bible study, and fun learning.

Resources for Families

Faith in the home

Living out the Christian faith at home may not seem easy for families. This website offers both families and church leaders a variety of easy-to-use ideas and resources to help you live out faith together.

Faith in the family

Resources developed by Care for the Family looking at how we can best live out our faith within our families.  Other resources are aimed at churches seeking to strengthen families.

Parenting for Faith

The Bible Reading Fellowship's Parenting for Faith's planned programme of activity will help address the challenges facing Christian parents as they spiritually parent their children today.

3DM Publishing

3DM publishing provide a range of discipleship resources for everyperson to be able to use and implement in family life.

Prayer Resources

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children

An initiative to end the silence and stop violence against children. It promotes programmes that positively impacts on children.

World Weekend of Prayer for children at risk

The World Weekend of Prayer for children at risk is held every year over the first weekend of June by Viva the global children's charity. This global initiative brings together hundreds of thousands of adults and children across more than 40 countries. Whether you attend a nationwide event, plan something with your church, go to a prayer breakfast, or spend a quiet few minutes praying in your own home, we would love you to stand with us in interceding for the children of the world.