Welcome to the FEBRUARY 2020 Children & Families Update!
CHILDREN & FAMILIES MINISTRY – FEBRUARY
1. Bushfire-related Resources
- Pastoral and worship resources (UCA VicTas)
- Parenting in the midst of tragedy (Focus on the Family)
- Understanding and coping with trauma (Focus on the Family)
- Resource pack for talking to children about bushfires (Parent TV)
- Helping children make sense of natural disasters (Parenting Ideas)
- Building emotional health and wellbeing: a pastoral handbook (Vivienne Mountain)
2. Lent & Easter
Nb. For the latest draft of the Lent 2020 Engage Together resource, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Some highlighted resources
4. Via CRCNA
5. Via Fuller
6. via Craig Mitchell’s Growing Disciples Scoop it
7. Potentially timely stories from Lost Sheep
Australia has had a rough time over the last few months with many people and animals caught up in bushfires. Every day we hear and see stories of terrible hardship but we also hear about teamwork, heroic characters and the many people who lend a helping hand. All Australians know of someone who has been impacted, so let’s hold each other in our prayers. Meet some Lost Sheep Australian characters who know a bit about tough times and teamwork (and read their stories)…
8. Generate 2020 – Resource Writing Workshop Feb 28,29 Parkville, Victoria
The Generate 2020 Intergenerational Resource Writing Workshop is a unique opportunity to gather with other creative practitioners and spend two days together generating intergenerational resources that will bless the wider church. This non-residential (and thus very cheap) event seeks to bring together inspiring (and aspiring) resource writers from around the state. E-mail email@example.com to express your interest and find out more!
Nb. for those coming from beyond Victoria, limited on-site accommodation may be available at Maclean House.
9. ACT Prayer+ Gatherings
Open for anyone to join in prayer for children & families, choose from 3 locations across Canberra & come along!
Wed 12 Feb
Northside Prayer+ at Mosaic Bapt.Church – Dallachy St PAGE: 6.00-7.00pm
Thu 13 Feb
Central Prayer+ at Hughes Bapt.Church – Groom St HUGHES: 1.30-2.30pm
Fri 14 Feb
Southside Prayer+ at SMIV Anglican Church – Were St CALWELL: 10 – 11am
10. Some Dates Beyond Australia