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Church and Home Partnership

Supporting Parents With New Babies

A new baby arriving is a wonderful time to come alongside parents. As well as providing practical support like meals, churches can gift spiritual parenting resources like this new book by Rachel Turner or a framed blessing. See these here.

Family Devotions For Three Great Feasts

Click here to see this resource from Scripture Union NZ.

Excellence in Children's Ministry

Bridging Theory and Practice in Children's Spirituality

Looking for a book to read to challenge your thinking and help you take your ministry with children to the next level? Check out this book from Larson and Keeley. 

See here for a book review on Rachel Turner's Parenting as a Church Leader, written by Raewyn Moodie. 

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Intergenerational Community

Intergenerate Australia

Check out the latest webinars from Intergenerate Australia. Trevecca Okholm shared on the Grandparenting Effect & Cory Seibel spoke on Engaging all Generations. 

Check out Christina Embree's latest blog post on The Aftermath of Easter. 

Mother's Day

Check out our Mother's Day page for links to ideas and resources on ways to honour the women in our faith communities who are part of our village. 

Engaging Households in  Prayer in 2021

Introducing the Prayer Pad from mainly ministries:
The prayer pad has been designed as a central point for the recording of prayer needs. Great for use in households. 
Click here.

Training and Professional Development 2021

Whaiwhia te kete mātauranga.

Fill the basket of knowledge.

What are you adding to your kete this year?

There are some awesome opportunities from Carey Baptist College, Scripture Union, CBM and some great online conferences.

Check these out on our Training Page. 

Check out the STRANDZ webpage for ideas on how to acknowledge ANZAC day.

Dema Kohen and We Are Kidmin has many useful faith at home resources including this Pray May calender to encourage families to pray anywhere. See it here.

Three great CFM resources

Blessings pictures and bookmarks for children

Faith Formation chart for churches

Set of three Faith Formation posters for parents

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