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How to run an effective and engaging Sunday children’s ministry

“The effectiveness of St Bart’s Sunday children’s ministry largely relies upon an intentional approach to teaching the Bible, so children of all ages can read, understand and grow in their love of God,” say Children’s Ministers Bettrys Lowe and Amy Norman from Resource Church St Bart’s, Toowoomba, who also offer resources for interested churches and ‘Top 10 tips’

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St Bart's Kids scripture e-books

Check out the new scripture e-books from Resource Church St Bart’s, Toowoomba, which adapt Old and New Testament scriptures for young children: “Paul writes, God gave us the gift of Grace in Jesus. Jesus came to earth and became poor. Because of this, we have become rich with eternal life…”

Reflections

How does a church run an effective young adults’ group?

“While creating engaging spaces and experiences is necessary for running young adults’ groups, the trap here is being unaware of the actual needs of young adults, including things like genuine connection, people who care for them and demonstrate authenticity, open conversation and navigating barriers to faith,” says Dale Lennon from Resource Church The Parish of Robina