Supporting families

Part of loving the families in our church is being there to support them through the tricky stuff. In this section, we have a range of articles sharing ideas and resources on all sorts of situations, from illness and death to transitions, mental health and more.

Helping a child deal with bereavement and loss

23 Feb 2024
Many children will experience the loss of someone close to them, whether that's a grandparent, great-grandparent or someone else. Helping them to navigate their bereavement in the light of who Jesus is can feel impossible when there are so many questions.

Equipping grandparents

24 May 2023
Grandparents are often very active in the lives of their grandchildren - and even if they're not involved on a daily basis, research shows that their impact when it comes to the faith of their grandchildren is huge.

Supporting families who have experienced trauma

19 Apr 2023
If we work with children or young people in a church setting, it's highly likely that some of them will have experienced trauma at some point in their lives. How do we best support them so that they can thrive in their relationship with God?

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