Godly Play Training
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.
Please book on the UK Godly Play web site here:
Or to find out more please contact Gill Heron at CYO
Dr Rebecca Nye is a specialist on childhood spirituality. Her published work has explored this in church, school, hospital and home contexts, from infancy to youth. Applying her training in psychology to issues in Christian ministry, Rebecca spent eight years in the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge, where she first introduced Godly Play, a Bible-focused spiritual nurture approach, to the UK. She has since been responsible for the intensive training programmes in Godly Play for many years, which attract all denominations. Rebecca is also an Associate Lecturer for the Open University where she teaches child psychology, approaches to listening to children and children’s rights, and about researching with children. She is married with three children who have always been her inspiration.