CYF links and resources
This page offers articles and resources to help us reflect on children, young people and familes.
Resources and Reports
The CYF Round Table Toolkit for churches
- Joining the dots between church, home and school
What helps lift the spirit from sore to soar? The recent Children’s Ministry Network conference explored issues around children’s well-being and mental health. Sian Hiancock attended on behalf of the CYF Round Table
Helping children find a faith that lasts. Raising Faith is a new title from Care for the Family full of stories and encouragement to help parents feel confident about nurturing faith in our children. https://www.baptist.org.uk/Articles/521207/Helping_children_find.aspx
The Beacon Church have produced this excellent resource to help people step into Halloween and reclaim it for Jesus.
Parenting for Faith provides resources to help young people develop a lasting and vibrant relationship with God https://parentingforfaith.org
Report on the 2017 Godly play conference
Youth for Christ - https://www.yfcresources.co.uk/
'TIC+ (Teens in Crisis) provides face-to-face and online counselling services across Gloucestershire for young people aged 9-21 and their families. At TIC+ we care. We're here to listen and support you – not to judge you. Our mission is to improve, preserve and promote good mental health and well-being among young people and their families.'
The Children’s Society have published their latest set of theology papers (with discussion guide) focussing on the importance of listening to children and young people.
Children’s Society Good Childhood Report 2016
Love Early Years event
The development of children emotionally, socially and spiritually is consistently linked to the quality of love they receive in early childhood. This, and current interest in "professional love", provides the exciting backdrop to the day.