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National Month of Prayer Resources
The National Month of Prayer (NMOP) takes place annually in June and various activities and events take place to encourage prayer 3 ways – in groups, for groups and across groups in the UK.
Resources from others
There is a wealth of resources available, and one of our roles is to signpost people. Click on these links of our member organisations to find out more …
Parent and Toddler Good Practice Guide by Mothers Union, The Salvation Army and Care for the Family
It’s just the toddler group (PDF)
Produced by the Church of England “Going for Growth”
It’s not just the parent and toddler group – 12 top tips for school readiness
Journeying Together course – Care for the Family
These four free sessions have been designed to help you reflect upon why we want our toddler groups to exist and to think about the impact we have on families’ lives.
Bible Buds a resource for church toddler groups & preschools – Bible Buds
Bible Buds includes 34 sessions, with craft & play ideas, puppet scripts & Bible stories, songs & snacks and downloadable resources.
Families, children & young people
Resources, activities and support from the United Reformed Church for families, children and youth workers, and young people
Care for the Family – Who Let The Dads Out?
Many churches have set up “Who Let the Dads Out?” groups, typically meeting once a month on a Saturday for Dads and their kids.
Care for the Family – Playtime
Support and advice for anyone interested in engaging with young families in a toddler group setting
Church of England – Going 4 Growth
The Toddler Project report sets out practical tips for church-based groups to be more confident in their Christian distinctiveness.
Baptist Union – Children, Young people and Families
This page provides information and a downloadable CYF toolkit to help you.
Salvation Army – Community activities for families
Information and ideas about running community activities for all ages.
Evangelical Alliance – Great Commission
Tools and other resources to help under-5s explore faith in Jesus
Catholic Church – Seeking God Together
Seeking God Together is a practical Companion to support parish pastoral ministry with families within the home-school-parish partnership.
The Methodist Church – Families
A blog, resources and events for families from the Methodist Church
Mothers’ Union is a global Christian movement to develop communities, strengthen families and advocate for change.
Scripture Union – Resources & activities
Lots of resources to help you share the good news of Jesus with the next generation (and plenty to help build your own faith, too!)