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[6 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Australasian Messy Church Gathering 16-18 Feb 2018

Coming up in 2018 a mega Messy Church gathering is taking place in Melbourne! Open to those who are keen to grow and learn with the Messy Church community. Lucy Moore, the author of many Messy Church resources, will be joining us to present keynote sessions. There will also be Australian and New Zealand Messy Church legends sharing with us across a variety of workshops. Early bird pricing… Continue reading

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[7 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Engage Together – Intergenerational Worship ideas for June-July

After the positive feedback from the first edition of Engage Together Inter-generational worship resources, another series has been brought together! This covers the Sundays between Pentecost and the end of July 2017, and includes intergenerational ideas for multiple parts of a worship service. You can pick and choose what might work for your worship community OR use the whole service outline!… Continue reading

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[20 May 2017 | 3 Comments | ]
Pentecost – let’s celebrate!

This year Pentecost falls on Sunday 4th June and there are many ways children, as experts in enjoying birthday parties,  can lead the adults in celebrating the ‘birthday’ of the church.  Here are some suggestions for ways for children to creatively explore Pentecost, for a children’s talk as part of worship and a link to the SA Synod’s All-Age Worship resource for Pentecost which… Continue reading

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[25 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Are You Ready for SRE in 2017?

The NSW Department of Education has amended its agreement with church denominations and religious groups who partner for Special Religious Education (SRE). As such, more information needs to be provided to schools directly from the Approved Provider – the Uniting Church NSW/ACT, through Uniting Mission & Education (UME), not the local congregation.

For children… Continue reading

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[24 Nov 2016 | One Comment | ]
Celebrating Advent @ Home –  Advent Family Calendar

We are about to enter the season of preparation – Advent – we are getting ready to come close to the celebration of Christmas. So what can we do to get ready? As a family spiritual practice, we’ve put together a special family advent calendar, which provides a small activity for each day of advent that you can do as a family, at whatever time of day suits you – talking, reflecting,… Continue reading

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[11 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
Celebration of SRE at NSW Parliament House – 15th Nov 2016

Calling all SRE teachers!! A celebration of Special Religious Education is being held at Parliament House on 15th November from 5.30-7pm. Special guests include the Hon Adrian Piccoli MP, Minister for Education, Jihad Dib MP, Shadow Minister for Education, and Vic Alhadeff, CEO of the Jewish Board of Deputies.The theme this year is SRE and Schools: Working together for the wellbeing of students…. Continue reading

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[18 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
Faith Formation Conference 23-28 August – Being Church in 21st Century Digital World

An exciting opportunity in coming up in August to gather with other ministry leaders and learn from internationally renowned speakers and authors John Roberto (21st Century Faith Formation and www.reimaginefaithformation.com), Bex Lewis (Raising Children in a digital age, and Engaging faith and media), and Greg Whitby (Teacher, Writer, Catholic Education Network). 23rd-25th August… Continue reading

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[27 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Godly Play National Conference 2015

      Great news! Registrations are now open for the Godly Play National Conference 2015, to be held at Manly, NSW. We will meet from 6.30pm Friday September 25 till 4pm Sunday September 27. Join us, and our International Guest Speakers, to feast on stories, ideas, material-making and food! Andrew Sheldon Keynote Speaker is Rev. Canon Dr. Andrew Sheldon from… Continue reading

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[30 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
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

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[12 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
A Day in the Park

Come and join the fun as we celebrate Children’s Week 2013 by coming to Wahroonga Park on Thursday 24th October between 10am – 1pm. Invite your friends and grand-parents to share in this event which is especially for very young children and their families. Download A Day in the Park Poster (PDF… Continue reading