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Parishioner, St Andrew's, Springfield

Penny Howchin

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Penny Howchin is a parishioner at St Andrew’s, Springfield. She has a BEd from CHC and a special interest in both worship music and children’s ministry.

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Marking Lent with our children

“So this Lent I’d like to challenge us to help our children lay down something, in order to pick up something else. Rather than just cutting something out of our lives…let’s take something out specifically to put something more beneficial in,” says teacher, mum and Resource Church St Andrew’s, Springfield Music Coordinator Penny Howchin

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Bringing engaging children's worship into the home

“I know for my family, doing church at home this year really made me ‘step up to the plate’ regarding my children’s spiritual development like never before. Knowing they didn’t have youth group and children’s church meeting, I realised it was up to my husband and me to shepherd and train our children in the way they should go,” says Penny Howchin from Resource Church St Andrew’s, Springfield