Youth and Children
Here you will find all the up to date information about what is happening with youth and children at HTR
Care for the Family Events
Playtime: We want to celebrate all the hard work toddler group leaders and volunteers have been doing in adapting to an ever changing set of circumstances. We also want to refresh you for the months ahead, and equip you to be salt and light to your community. 25th-26th September. https://www.careforthefamily.org.uk/faith-in-the-family/playtime/playtime-2020
Raising Faith: Just fifty percent of children growing up in Christian homes will go on to have their own faith as adults. As parents, if we want to encourage them to find a faith that lasts, we need to model a faith that is real. 6, 7, 8 October, 7.30pm https://www.careforthefamily.org.uk/events/events-online/raising-faith
The Wisdom House: Rob Parsons will unpack dealing with difficult people, being true to yourself, and pursuing your dreams. He will also unveil the single greatest killer of strong friendships. 13, 14, 15 October, 7.30pm https://www.careforthefamily.org.uk/events/events-online/the-wisdom-house
Free to be: Our identity lies not in the season of our lives, nor in our roles and responsibilities – but in Christ. An event for women with practical ideas, and challenges to become bolder, braver and more confident. 21, 22, 23 Oct, 7.30pm https://www.careforthefamily.org.uk/events/events-online/free-to-be
Run the Race: Rob Parsons explores the realities of what perseverance looks like for men today with some very special guests, including Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist John Archer. 10, 11, 12 Nov, 7.30pm https://www.careforthefamily.org.uk/events/events-online/run-the-race
Mum’s the word: A fun and insightful evening for mums with Katharine Hill and Cathy Madavan. They'll talk about filling your emotional tank, instilling values in your children to last a lifetime and the danger of comparison. 17, 18, 19 Nov, 7.30pm https://www.careforthefamily.org.uk/events/events-online/mtw
Primary Parenting: A light-hearted event about the ups and downs of raising under-twelves. Rob Parsons and Katharine Hill will present insights and top tips gathered from their combined experience of working alongside thousands of parents. 24, 25, 26 Nov, 7.30pm https://www.careforthefamily.org.uk/events/events-online/primary-parenting
Worship at home
Youthscape have created a liveblog around the coronavirus which includes resources for youth groups
NSPCC livestreaming and online video guidance
Check out LVA's upcoming online event for parents on Monday 21 September from 8pm- 9.30pm. For more details and how to book follow this link: https://www.lvatrust.org/events
Download a really helpful LVA parenting booklet if your child is transitioning from year 6 to year 7 here https://www.lvatrust.org/parent-pack-1
Here is a resource aimed at helping young families to engage with biblical themes and stories through secular books on anxiety
Activites and thoughts for different age groups:
Topics include: Major festivals, Under 5s, Film clips, Creative prayer, Colouring sheets, Science, Outside activities, Songs for children , Bereavement
Digital Family Prayer Adventure https://www.thykingdomcome.global/resources/digital-family-prayer-adventure-map
Prayer Prod: A reminder to take 10 minutes away from work, chores and home life to be with God.
Faith at Home / YCW: Faith at Home is a monthly digital magazine for parents to encourage you in sharing and exploring faith at home. Sign up for a free account with Youth and Children’s Work magazine and you can download all current and previous editions.
Bible Chat Mat: The Go Team at Bath & Wells Diocese have produced these printable mats to encourage faith conversations at home. Colour them in, read the Bible passage and discuss the questions and pray together.
Engage at Home / daily family prayer & worship activities: Engage Worship are producing a daily simple prayer and worship activity for families to do together using movement, interaction, craft, play and more.
Bible Podlets: These simple podcasts from Blackburn Diocese Board of Education offer Bible study and discussion suitable for all ages. Each podcast is 15-20 mins long.
Rend Co Kids: This website has lots of great videos of well-known Rend Collective songs in a child-friendly style.
Bethel Kids: This is the official Youtube channel of Bethel Kids with videos of all their well-known songs.
Hillsong Kids: This is the official Youtube channel of Hillsong Kids with videos of all their well-known songs.
is a time to:-
L-isten to God's voice and reflect.
O-bey His word and His teachings.
C-all on Jesus name and be calmed.
K-now what is the purpose of all this.
D-well in His presence. Do not panic.
O-ffer a prayer for everyone's safety.
W-ait and be patient. This too shall passover.
N-uture our personal relationship with Him.