Children and Young People’s Ministry
Ministry with children and young people in a church setting is served by the ChYP’s Ministry team.
We believe that discipleship is possible at any age; that all ages can worship in intergenerational settings; that the value of our worship is not defined or constrained by how much we know about God but rather by simply knowing God. We believe that it is possible for children & young people to be full members, integral in the life of our churches as long as we are willing to let go of the obstacles that prevent them from engaging with us.
The ChYP’s Ministry team works in four broad areas:
Please browse through the sections below, click across to the faith and nurture page or have a look through the archive or categories on the blog.
Click here to go to the online home of the Children & Young People’s (ChYP’s) Ministry Team. Read more »
Murray and the ChYP’s Ministy team are available to help parishes, benefices or Deaneries explore how to approach ministry with children and young people in their context. Read more »
Training that enables in youth and children’s ministry for ChYP’s Ministry Leaders, Helpers, Workers, Pastors, Ministers, Volunteers, onlookers…. Read more »
In 2006, General Synod published regulations that enable churches to gain their Bishop’s permission to admit baptised children to receive communion before confirmation (Canon B15A). Read more »
There are a number of networking opportunities within the Diocese for those involved in ministry with children and young people. Read more »
ChYP’s Ministry have a large collection of books, programmes and practical resources available for parishes to borrow. Read more »
“In most religious education children are told who God is.
In Godly Play children discover who God is.” Read more »
This unique opportunity for young Christians to make their way to Canterbury Cathedral to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, has been host to thousands of young people for four decades. Read more »
A youth event for secondary aged young people
Saturday 19 November, 6-8pm, All Saints Church, Canterbury Read more »