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[5 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on A Day in the Park 2012 – 23 October | ]
A Day in the Park 2012 – 23 October

Join with other playgroup families to celebrate Children’s Week 2012 by coming to Wahroonga Park. Invite your friends and grand-parents to share in this event which is especially for very young children and their families.

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What?

Baby animal nursery
Live music
Face-painting
Tooth Fairy
Sticky box
Free raffle
Lots of play … continue reading

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[26 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Newcastle Messy Church Conference registration form | ]
Newcastle Messy Church Conference registration form

The registration form for the two Messy Church conferences taking place in the Diocese of Newcastle during August 2012 is now available. Lucy Moore, founder of Messy Church in the UK, will be leading the conferences.

These conferences are informative sessions to give you an insight into doing “Messy Church” and “All-age … continue reading

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[16 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on The impact and implications of Child Theology | ]
The impact and implications of Child Theology

What: Public lecture by Dr Marcia Bunge
Followed by Q&A

Where: Centre for Ministry
16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta

Topic: Explorations of Child Theology
Implications for churches, families, schools and mission

When: Tuesday 24 July, 7:30pm start
Coffee, tea and light supper available

Contact: 02 8267 4295

Download the flyer (PDF – 500kb)

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[15 May 2012 | Comments Off on Lucy Moore founder of Messy Church is coming to Australia | ]
Lucy Moore founder of Messy Church is coming to Australia

Find out about building a Christ-centred community the messy way!

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August
Church of the Holy Spirit
247 Wallarah Road Gorokan 2263

Monday 20, Tuesday 21, Wednesday 22 August
St Johns
Sturgeon St, Raymond Terrace

For further information contact Robyn Pullin – 02 4961 1557

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[2 May 2012 | Comments Off on A Day of Wonder: Godly Play & Messy Church expo experience | ]
A Day of Wonder: Godly Play & Messy Church expo experience

When? 30th June 2012
Where? Toronto Uniting Church, 118 The Boulevard Toronto

Last year, the Uniting Church in Australia launched Godly Play in Australia. Caryl Menkhus-Creswell was one of the International Trainers who came to help birth the new movement at an event held at the ELM Centre.

The Hunter has invited her, along … continue reading

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[20 Apr 2012 | Comments Off on Playtime Conference | ]
Playtime Conference

Friday 15 June
9.30 to 5pm
Caringbah Baptist Church
74-76 Captain Cook Dr, Caringbah

Playtimes are an awesome tool for reaching out into your local community. Playtime ministry at a time when raising a young family can be daunting, overwhelming and exhausting.

Finding a nurturing community to help cope with these challenges is a God-send, literally. Playtimes … continue reading

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[12 Mar 2012 | Comments Off on KCO Riverina going ahead | ]
KCO Riverina going ahead

Good News! KCO Riverina is still going ahead despite flooding in towns all along the Murrumbidgee River.

Please pray for the leaders and children who will gather at Narrandera 17/18 March to share life and faith and celebrate KCO.

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[15 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on National Godly Play Conference Australia 2012 | ]
National Godly Play Conference Australia 2012

Around Australia there is a growing interest in Godly Play. In July 2012 the National Godly Play Conference is being held in the beautiful Adelaide Hills. Last year the first National Conference was booked out so be quick to register!

There are four events happening as part of this Conference:

Godly Play Open Day … continue reading

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[8 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Kidsreach Children’s Ministry Conference | ]
Kidsreach Children’s Ministry Conference

The Kidsreach Children’s Ministry Conference is coming up on February 18 in Sydney. As David from KidsReach explains:

It is a shame that so many do not come to the conference, or if they come they do not bring their whole team! This is especially sad when I hear from so … continue reading

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[22 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Merry Messy Christmas! | ]
Merry Messy Christmas!

Many churches have been experimenting with Messy Church through 2011 and here is a list of some that have a Messy Church Christmas planned:

Freshwater Uniting Church

Saturday Nov 19 5 – 7pm Advent theme ‘Getting ready to come close to the mystery of Christmas’

Umima Uniting Church

A family fun Christmas event on … continue reading