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Children and youth resources

Are you struggling with information overload? Or finding it difficult not to give in to anxiety? Is it tricky to navigate all the new resources or get to grips with the technology? 

Don't worry, the Gen2 Team have curated the best new resources and ideas into one handy list...


Bereavement and trauma...

Loads of resources all in one place

Mary Hawes' helpful Pinterest board

Child Bereavement UK

Winston's Wish

 

Using Zoom (etc)...

A beginner's guide

How to 'Zoom Like a Pro'  

Be aware of 'Zoom Bombing'  

Online worship advice

Tech advice / online worship

Online risk assessment

 

Ideas for worship... 

A REALLY helpful resource list from One Way

Loads of creative ideas that can be adapted 

Free weekly resources  

Messy Church at home

Rend Collective's brilliant kids album (that adults love too)

Fischy Music

Holy Trinity Brompton Youth Online

Online worship in our diocese 

Online worship services and much more 

Spring Harvest online this year 

Rend Collective live worship

 

Holy Week...

Charlotte Nobbs' Palm Sunday story

Holy Week in a box 

Another helpful C of E resource page

Holy Week at home 

More brilliant ideas 

All-age Holy Week journey 

All-age ideas from Chelmsford Diocese   

Good Friday prayer stations

Easter Sunday spoken word

 

Faith at home…

Brilliant bedtime prayer book

Diddy Disciples 

Family prayer and worship 

Loads of resources all in one place  

Great article by Rachel Turner 

Parenting for Faith 

New resource from Bristol Diocese

Worship and Bible stories 

Under 5s network ‘Scramblers’

Under 5s worship in Rushden

 

Specific support…

Autism 

Chaplaincy 

Home working  

Safeguarding  

Additional needs 

 

Courses...

Youthscape – explore life and faith online with young people

The Bible Course

The Bible Project

Alpha Online 

Parenting for Faith  

 

Mental health...

New resource from the Church of England  

Prayerful colouring pages  

Coronavirus and anxiety

Lily Jo Project 

Young Minds  

Talking about coronavirus to children

Talking to children about coronavirus – Children's Commissioner

 

For leaders...

Webinars covering key coronavirus themes – Cinnamon Network

Gen2 and Souster Online Youth Ministry Gathering – 27th April

Gen2 and Souster Online YMT 'Pressure and Sabbath' – 11th May

 

Apps, blogs and podcasts...

Lectio365 Daily Prayer App from 24-7

If you're new to this... YouVersion is a good place to start

Brilliant youth ministry podcast from Youthscape...  

... and their coronavirus blog is good too

Bridgetown Daily: new podcast from John Mark Comer  

Faith in Kids parents' podcast

Contemplative podcast for children and parents  

God for Kids App

Guardians of Ancora 


Thank you for all that you are doing to support children and young people. 
Thank you for the creative and inspiring ways you are staying connected.
Thank you for helping people of all ages to draw near to God at a time when they need him most.

Keep going everyone.
Eyes fixed,
Chad

Chad Chadwick
Children and Youth Missioner
Diocese of Peterborough