Church and worship
Church and worship are integral parts of our faith journeys and we want to share them well with our children. Here you’ll find stories about different families’ experiences and ideas, as well as articles exploring how we can best help our children and teens to connect with God as they are with their church family and engage with worship. We also have topics on prayer and the Bible.
13 Nov 2023
What happens when a child or teenager is let down by the church? When they suffer church hurt? Will they walk away from God forever - or is it possible to parent them for faith through this painful season?
17 Oct 2023
There are multiple scenarios in which we might take a children to a new church or Christian experience - perhaps whilst on holiday, for a family baptism, or attending a Christian festival. How can we ensure that, whether the experience is positive or negative, our children's faith is built as a result?
12 Sep 2023
How do we know when our children and teenagers are ready to make a public declaration of their faith, whether that's baptism, confirmation or something else?
08 Aug 2023
They say it takes a village to raise a child - but what is the significance of having a Christian ‘village’ around you as you bring up your children? How can we support each other well, and what difference does it make?
03 Apr 2023
'I don't want to go to church!' may trigger all sorts of fear in us. But it's actually a wonderful opportunity to talk to your kid about church and coach them in learning what church really is and how to engage with it well that will set them up for life.
23 Mar 2023
In some churches, teens are given an opportunity to undergo confirmation or believers' baptism. But what makes you ready for confirmation or another public declaration of faith?