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Children’s Ministry Network Autumn Newsletter

  Children’s Ministry Autumn Newsletter 2020 The Children’s Ministry Network’s latest Newsletter is available by clicking on the link above. This autumn the focus is on outdoor activities which will be very suitable for the season that we are in. With many of our church based children’s groups and activities not yet up and running in a face to face format, this newsletter gives

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All Aboard Bitesized

The All Aboard Bitesized material is available here. Each week an activity sheet and 2 short storytelling videos will be available to share with families in your Sunday School.  The Bitesized material is taken from Year 2 of the All Aboard Programme. The full programme will be available from this October. 


Coping Strategies for Anxiety for Parents and Children

Lydia Monds from the Children’s Ministry Network has put together a very useful, practical  faith based resource for coping with anxiety, either for a parent with anxiety or for a parent supporting a child with anxiety. It really is a fantastic resource with activities that children will enjoy and that will enhance the parent-child relationship. Click on the link below to access. Coping Strategies for

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All Aboard in a Bitesized version!

All Aboard Bitesized will be available from September 2020. As children go back to school in September, they will stay in Year group bubbles in order to minimize the spread of infection. Since children’s groups in church  consist of children from different year groups and different schools coming together, many churches have decided to delay reopening their children’s groups in a face-to-face format for

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United Parish Cabin Fever highlights

Dianne Hamilton the Youth, Children’s and Families associate at United Parish (Ballyclare & Ballynure) has sent through this video showing how some of the leaders and kids got involved in CABIN FEVER in their parish. Dianne and her team had daily zoom calls with the kids during Cabin Fever week in order to bring a live interactive element to the Holiday Club. The video

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Brilliant Response for Cabin Fever!

A big thank you to everyone who helped make ‘CABIN FEVER’ the Connor Diocesan online Holiday Bible Club, such a success. Its big strength was that so many churches in the diocese were willing to get involved by sending in videos to be part of the online programme. We had rectors, curates, and children’s workers, dressing up as Professors and Silly Scientists, taking part

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All Cabin Fever videos now available

The 10 videos for Connor’s  ONLINE Holiday Bible club ‘Cabin Fever’ which premiered this week (3rd-7th August) are all still available to watch via this website, our  Ripple Connor Facebook page and via the Connor Diocesan website. Special thanks for everyone who took part in Day 5 which premiered today (7th August). They are: Rev. Derek Harrington from Christ Church Lisburn as Professor Brightside,

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Day 5 of Cabin Fever premieres on 7th August

Our final day of our online diocesan Holiday Bible Club premieres tomorrow at 10 am and 11:30 am as before! You will  find the 2 videos by heading to the Ripple homepage and clicking on the links, or on the Connor Diocesan website or  on our Ripple Connor Facebook page. In the final session, Professor Moody introduces the last guest professor and together we learn how

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Cabin Fever Day 4 premieres 6th August

In Day 4 of Cabin Fever Holiday club, Professor Moody is in for a bit of a shock when she tries to video call the guest Professor. Tune in to find out why. Learn how to make your own home-made sand timer and join in with an experiment about reaction times. There are games, quizzes, prayer activities and much more besides. The videos premiere

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Day 3 of Cabin Fever coming up tomorrow!

Day 3 of our Cabin Fever Holiday bible club is available from tomorrow morning (5th August). The videos premiere at 10am and 11:30am. As before you will  find the 2 videos by heading to the Ripple homepage and clicking on the links, or on the Connor Diocesan website or  on our Ripple Connor Facebook page. In Day 3, Professor Moody introduces another guest professor

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