Resources: Mission

Easter Story Eggs

A simple interactive way of sharing the Easter Story with children using plastic eggs!

Youth film series - Alpha

Alpha's new Youth Film Series explores timeless questions about faith, life and God for a new generation of teenagers in a new format. It was piloted with Scottish young people last term and they loved it!

The Penny Gospel

The Penny Gospel is a special edition of Luke’s Gospel with inspiring stories of sporting men and women who believe their faith is worth More Than Gold. It’s priced at 1p allowing churches to order multiple copies and give thousands of them away in the run up and during the Commonwealth Games (£10 = 1,000 copies). It’s a tool to help Christians share their faith, pass on the Word of God to others and has the potential to change many people’s lives.

Love life live lent

It will soon be Lent, this is a great wee book from the church of England. This could give your group a real chance to serve their community, families and friends through one simple action each day as we prepare to celebrate Easter.

Bible reading Fellowship children’s downloads

Bible reading fellowship's online resource for children's ministry are a very useful tool, and there is a wide range of programme ideas

Scripture Union Scotland Holidays

Scripture Union Scotland organise holidays for 10-18 year olds during the Easter and Summer holidays. Have a look at the website. Are there young people you know who would enjoy these Christian based holidays, let them know about them. Could your church financially support them to enjoy a holiday of a lifetime?

Fit for a king

As the Queen and Commonwealth nations assemble in Glasgow for their 2014 Games, Scripture Union Scotland bring you a 5-day holiday club programme written with this event in mind; one that points us all to Jesus Christ, the King of Kings.

The Woman at the well

This is retelling of the story of the Woman at the well from John’s gospel, really good for older teenagers in particular
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Curbs Project resources

Here is a good website from CURBS (children in Urban situations) - they have a whole range of resources for children’s groups, some of which can be purchased as PDFs to download straight to your PC.

TAKE THIS

TAKE THIS – is great wee monthly activity/comic booklet produced by children in Hexham Abbey. It is aimed at 8-11 year olds and is a very good resource. You can order for a specific event e.g. Harvest, Christmas, Easter, but the booklets are produced each month. There isn’t an exact price but they give suggestions for a donation towards their production costs.

Youthwork Magazine

A useful monthly magazine for anyone involved in youth ministry with interesting articles and useful resources. £36 annual subscription (£34 if paying by direct debit)

Childrenswork Magazine

This bimonthly magazine is really useful for anyone involved with children's ministry, with interesting articles, and resources. It is good value at £18 annual subscription (£16 if paying by direct debit)

About Connecting Points

Connecting Points is a initiative of the Parish Development Committee of Hamilton Presbytery, The Church of Scotland. For further information, please contact Linda Walker.