The Diocese of Guildford is running a week-long event of resources to help churches to welcome and support children and youth with special/additional needs (and their families) into their church.
This will be held at the Resource Centre, Church House Guildford, 20 Alan Turing Road, Guildford, GU2 7YF and will be open from the 8-11th May (9.30am — 5pm (closing at noon on Friday)).
Ideas/Advice/Resources/Information on Diagnoses, Equipment, Strategies for Behaviour, Adapting your Children/Youth Sessions, Supporting Families, Mental Health Issues, Sensory Impairment (vision and hearing), Sensory Toys, Website links and Making Your Church Accessible.
PLUS Mark Arnold from Urban Saints will also be running his All Inclusive? workshop on Thursday 10th May, (also at Church House Guildford) in the evening, (7.30pm start; 7.15pm for registration and coffee).
The All Inclusive? workshop is free but please let us know you plan to attend by emailing either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or if you would like further details.
When visiting the Resource Centre, please be aware that if the carpark next to the building is full, you can double park (preferably at the far end) then go to the front door, ring the bell and you will be given a car park permit to put in your car.
You may also be interested in
Across our churches we have dedicated and willing volunteers who undertake all sorts of tasks; each one essential to enable our churches to offer worship Sunday by Sunday. However, the world in which we are asking our folk to do this requires us to demonstrate that they have been appropriately resourced — through training and support — to do the work. The Circuit has purchased some on-line...
The Methodist Church in Britain and All We Can, the Methodist relief and development charity, have launched an urgent appeal for the people of Indonesia.On Friday 28 September, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck just off the central island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, setting off a tsunami that engulfed the city of Palu.Waves more than three metres high swept across the land destroying almost...
You are invited to attend the sequel to the training/refresher session on leading prayers of intercession.The training which will be held at Knaphill Methodist Church on Sunday 14th October from 2.30pm to 4.30pm will consist of three elements:Prayers with small groups led by Rev Claire HargreavesPrayers with children and young people led by Mr Graham WarrTheology prayer led by Rev Barrie...