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[22 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Christmas Picture Books – for kids and adults to enjoy

Looking for ideas for Christmas themed picture books?? Sick of seeing just Santa and shallow story lines??

There are alternatives! Check out this Blog “My Top Christmas Picture Books” from Darren Wright (Uniting Church Lay Pastor from the Riverina Presbytery) to give you a few great ideas.

Got another you’ve found to share? Let us know … continue reading

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[9 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Father’s Day Ideas

The first Sunday in September is Father’s Day! Here are some simple ideas for children to make a small gift for the special men in their lives – maybe their Dad, their Grandpa, an uncle, a brother.

Dad’s Survival Kit

A fun surprise for a father or grandfather needing a lift!


Take a … continue reading

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[11 Feb 2014 | Comments Off on Bible Society FREE Bibles & NT for SRE 2014 | ]
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 … continue reading

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[22 Nov 2013 | One Comment | ]
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 … continue reading

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[9 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Book Week theme: God’s Big Book

For a mid-week or Sunday program with children, use the opportunity of Book Week 17 – 23 August 2013 to celebrate God’s Big Book – the Bible! The theme this year is ‘Read Across the Universe’ which certainly applies to God’s word!

Help children identify their favourite parts of the Bible … continue reading

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[2 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Last minute Mother’s Day ideas!

Something yummy to eat

If you can make some simple biscuits or know someone who can, this is a great idea.

Prepare a batch of heart shaped plain biscuits (eg shortbreads) for children to decorate. They will love to ice them and sprinkle them and give them to their mothers as … continue reading

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[5 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
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 … continue reading

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[10 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Here are my ‘Top 20’ selection of books to get you started thinking about topics like child theology, ministry to children and families and inclusive worship.

How do we as a church prepare children and young people to be involved in the ongoing life of the church?   Are we countering the … continue reading

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[26 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Footy Cards with Bible Characters

Print off on to everyday A4 photopaper . Photo on image side and words on the back.

Ruth Bible card

Naomi Bible card

Boaz Bible card