[30 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 4,200 views]
Re-Imagining the Uniting Church in NSW and the ACT

Judyth Roberts worked on a project for Uniting Mission and Education from 2011-2013 with the aims of exploring the potential of Godly Play, Messy church and playgroups in Uniting Churches. This it the final report with recommendations. Download: Re-Imagining the Uniting Church in NSW and the… Continue reading

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Christmas, Resources, Sharing Good Ideas »

[22 Nov 2011 | One Comment | 9,492 views]
Messy Church Christmas ideas

Christmas is such a busy time for families and it is good to encourage them to stop and reflect even for a few moments on the Christmas message of love, peace, hope and joy to the world. As a quiet space in a Messy Church experience, or as an option for parents at playgroup, this invitation to light a candle and say a prayer helps people to feel more peaceful. Feel free to adapt this to your… Continue reading

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[6 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 2,374 views]
100 Ways to celebrate Christmas

UnitingPeople has just released the 100 Ways to celebrate Christmas booklet on their site. Designed to be a free download for you to keep and refer back to year after year, it is available in A4 and A5 sizes and filled with great Christmas activity ideas. As they explain: At the core of Christmas we celebrate peace & joy & love. It isn’t always easy to experience this, when… Continue reading

Christmas, Headline, Resources, Sharing Good Ideas »

[5 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 4,935 views]
Family advent ideas

Advent Treasure Hunt If you have a nativity scene, this is easy but you can make your own figures from cardboard tubes.  Wrap the pieces in tissue paper and hide them around the house.  Create a treasure map either by drawing a map or creating clues (for example: This animal was surprised to find a baby where its breakfast should have been.  Now it is to be found where you get breakfast. … Continue reading

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[11 Feb 2014 | Comments Off | 2,901 views]
Bible Society FREE Bibles & NT for SRE 2014

Bible Society Australia is offering a limited number of FREE Bibles, NT, Gospels of Mark to Special Religious Education Teachers / RE teachers & Chaplains for use in Australian Public Schools. If you are a teacher of religious education in a public school, you can download, print and post your application form. Applications for this year’s Bibles For Schools project are NOW… Continue reading

Events »

[6 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 1,622 views]

Please find below some preliminary information relating to the upcoming Kids Campout scheduled for early March:   Kids Campout 2014   Where? Wedderburn Christian Conference Centre 208 Minerva Road Wedderburn  NSW  2560   When? 12 midday Saturday, 8th March until 1 p.m. Sunday, 9th March   What? Program aimed at Primary aged children… Continue reading

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[4 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 255 views]
Review of SRE in 2014

The Department of Education and Communities  (DEC) have informed their SRE Consultative Group that they are commissioning a review of Special Religious Education (SRE) and Special Education in Ethics (SEE) in 2014, in line with a recommendation from a Parliamentary Enquiry in 2012. This is an opportunity to survey SRE in recent years in terms of procedures and teaching, and also gather new data… Continue reading

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[30 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 4,200 views]
Re-Imagining the Uniting Church in NSW and the ACT

Judyth Roberts worked on a project for Uniting Mission and Education from 2011-2013 with the aims of exploring the potential of Godly Play, Messy church and playgroups in Uniting Churches. This it the final report with recommendations. Download: Re-Imagining the Uniting Church in NSW and the… Continue reading

Events, Headline »

[30 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 1,069 views]
A Day in the Park 2013

A perfect spring day, a green, leafy park, lots of children and their families celebrating Children’s Week – this is A Day in the Park! On Thursday 24 October Wahroonga Park was the setting for  the free event in 2013. More than 1000 people enjoyed the animal nursery, sausage sizzle, Tooth Fairy, playdough, sticky box, story tent, prayer flags, gingerbread decorating and stirring music and… Continue reading