Agherton Parish supports Baby Basics

A big thank you to Agherton Parish who have taken part in the Baby Basics 4-week challenge. Baby Basics is one of the projects run by Connor’s Centre of Mission based in the Connect Base, Shankill Road, Belfast. The rector, Rev. Stephen Fielding encouraged the congregation to take part in the Baby Basics challenge which involves buying a few extra items along with the

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Magheragall Parish supports Baby Basics

Young members of the JAM Group in Magheragall Parish Church are supporting new mums and their babies in north Belfast by collecting items for the Baby Basics project. JAM is a group of young people in Year 8 to Year 11.  At the end of last year, they utilised a resource called ‘The Justice Sessions,’ a five-part study sponsored by the Church of Ireland Youth

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Victoria Beech in Northern Ireland

When? Saturday 21st April, 10am – 1pm (light lunch to follow) Where? St Mark’s Church Parish Hall, Church Street, Newtownards, Co Down, BT23 4AN Why? Because God loves Family! And because we are blessed to have Victoria Beech as our facilitator. She is the creator of GodVenture and she loves finding fun, creative ways to share God with children and their families. Check out

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Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure Day 4

Saturday 17th was St. Patrick’s Day itself and the final day of Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure. We opened the exhibition to the general public and had over 200 visitors who came to find out more about their patron saint. As well as the interactive story trail, we had two craft workshops for children. Jumping Clay Magherafelt came and showed the kids how to make an amazing

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Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure -Day 3

On our third and final school day, we had three schools joining us. Kirkinriola Primary came in the morning and Ballykeel and St. Brigid’s joined us for a second afternoon with 2 other Primary 5 classes. We had another very enjoyable day and the pupils had a great time being captured by the pirates (the definite favourite part) and learning all about Patrick’s adventurous

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Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure -Day Two

On day two of Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure we had 4 more local schools participating. In the morning pupils and teachers from St. Colmcille’s Primary and Carniny Primary came along to experience the interactive story trail and workshops and in the afternoon, we were joined by Ballykeel Primary and St. Brigid’s Primary. Altogether we had more than 140 pupils along with their teachers joining us.

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Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure 2018 – Day One

St. Patrick’s Church of Ireland, Broughshane host Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure! Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure got off to a flying start this year with 4 local schools attending on the first day. In each session the pupils were divided into two groups, and while group one took part in two workshops, group two were led around the interactive story trail. The workshops included a history workshop,

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Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure 2018

After the success of last year’s event in St. Anne’s Cathedral Belfast, the Children’s Council, Connor is bringing Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure back again in 2018. This time the event will be held in St. Patrick’s Church Broughshane and will compliment other activities going on in the village and surrounding area on 17th  March. So, what is Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure? It’s an all-age exhibition and story trail, themed

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Puppet Training by One Way UK

One Way UK has been providing training and resources to equip churches throughout the world since 1991 . It has grown into Europe’s largest puppetry and creative arts resource centre. One Way UK training days are full of opportunities to develop your skills, find resources and be inspired. One Way UK are coming to Northern Ireland to hold a “Training Day PLUS”. There will

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Lent and Easter ideas from Children’s Ministry Network

Easter is such an important time of the year for Christians and in order to impact our kids with the amazing story of what Jesus has done for us we need to find creative ways of sharing this good news story in a style which is relevant to kids lives today. The latest newsletter from the Children’s Ministry Network is packed full of great

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