Faith in families
Resources for schools, families and young people.
During these unprecedented times, when we are surrounded by uncertainty – it is so important that we help support the children, young people and families in our communities.
We have picked out a few resources which we hope will be useful to explain, enrich or simply entertain!
Worship and prayer
Please download a Family Worship Service (PDF) with permission from +Cherry Vann. This is short, simple and easy to use.
‘Bible Chat Mat’ for All Ages – A great interactive tool for all. Read the Bible together and explore using this great https://www.bathandwells.org.uk/bible-chat-mat/
Devotional – simple devotionals which are easy to follow yet powerful d365.org
Creative Prayer Ideas for Home – Here are a couple of prayer ideas you can use at home with simple items that can be easily adjusted if needed.
Roots https://www.rootsontheweb.com/– These include
- Prayers, reflections, questions to ponder
- Family time talking points and activities
- Seasonal resources, e.g. Mothering Sunday
Family prayer book written by Revd Matt Davis http://cyncoedministryarea.org.uk/pray/children/
Candle Walk-Prayer Book https://issuu.com/churchpublishing/docs/candlewalk5?fr=sNmZhNjY3MDM3Mg
Together@HomeExplore and Learn about God at home https://www.tath.co.uk/
Ministry with children
One Way UK have provided guidance on digital puppet show, getting a group online and more etc – https://onewayuk.com/resources
Engage Worship –Engage At Home-Daily Prayer and Worship Activity https://engageworship.org/engage-at-home-daily-family-prayer-and-worship-activities
Advice and Guidance
Education and Childcare: Coronavirus FAQ – Lots of information and guidance covering education and childcare settings, issued by the Welsh Government
Fun, family resources - Music
Out of the Ark – music resources https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/
Bethel Music Kids – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLUmTiGOxKUOhwpvDtOl62mc4bs9JEUyFP
Hillsong kids playlist – https://www.youtube.com/user/hillsongkids
Rend Co kids – https://rendcokids.com/
Faith over Fear (Jay Cook) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw-fOCejWxo
Songs For Times Of Tragedy And Fear (That You Probably Haven’t Heard Of) Resound Worship – https://www.resoundworship.org/blog/songs-for-times-tragedy-and-fear-that-you-probably-havent-heard
Bible Podlets (Diocese of Blackburn) – podcast for adults to use with under 11s – https://www.bdeducation.org.uk/podcasts/bible-podlets/