Godly Play Training – This day is now fully booked
When: Saturday 29th June, 10:00am – 4:00 pm
Where: St Mary the Virgin, Church Hill, Lawford, Manningtree, Essex CO11 2JX
Cost: £25 Tea/coffee provided. Please bring your own lunch.
This day will explore many aspects of Godly Play : its distinctive approach to Bible storytelling, listening and wondering skills, using child-directed imaginative and creative activities, and strategies for positive relationships. There will also be hands-on time to explore key stories and resources. Rebecca has been involved in Godly Play training for almost twenty years and is passionate about taking childhood spirituality seriously. Her book, Children’s Spirituality : What it is and why it matters, will be available at 33% discount.
For more on Godly Play UK:
If you’re interested in children’s spirituality or in other aspects of our work in primary schools please contact Gill Heron at CYO
Church Leaders Gathering
When: Thursday 19th September, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Where: Kingsland Church, London Road, CO3 9DW
An opportunity for church leaders from across the Colchester area to meet the team, hear first hand stories from our work, and learn more about our vision for the year ahead.
CYO is here to connect the work of the church with the world of education, children and young people, so please join us to find out more about how we’re doing this and how we’re resourcing local churches to be good news to the students in their local schools and colleges. With tea/coffee, cake, and time to chat and discuss.
This is an invitation only event, but if you’re a church leader and you don’t think you’ve received an invitation we’d still love you to be there, so please contact Tim:
Schools Workers Gathering
When: Monday 4th November, 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Where: Stanway Evangelical Church, Chapel Road, CO3 0PU
Cost: £10 including lunch (but please let us know if you have any dietary needs)
Our termly gatherings for people working in schools as visitors, youth workers, chaplains and mentors continues next school year.
These afternoons bring together people from across the north Essex and south Suffolk area to eat, share stories and learn together.
We’ll post an update here once we’ve sorted out the content for the next gathering but in the meantime if you’d like to know more, or to be added to the mailing list please contact Tim: