Growing with God 2019
9 March 2019 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Growing with God 2019

Growing with God – Reaching Wider, Reaching Further

Reaching Wider, Reaching Further is the theme for this year’s Growing with God. What does it mean to reach wider than our immediate community? 

How can we reach further towards God? How can we reach and keep more children and families?

There will be 2 main sessions together where Rachel Turner will be sharing with us and Engage Worship will lead us in worship. There are also 3 seminar choices covering a broad range of topics including creative ideas, schools, families, children in churches and personal development. We will also have a stream run by Home for Good helping us to think about reaching wider to vulnerable children.

In addition to a packed programme, there will be a bookshop, Consultant Corner and Pamper Sessions to be won throughout the day! There will also be lunch provided as well as homemade cakes for you to enjoy.

Tickets are £25 per person, which includes the cost of refreshments and lunch. We love the idea of churches bringing a group of children’s workers to the conference, so when you buy 4 tickets in one go, we’ll give you 1 for free!

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If you have children under 2 years of age and are unable to find childcare for the day you are welcome to bring them with you. There will be a small area provided for feeding, changing and play. Please contact if you wish to bring your children.

The Growing With God 2019 programme:

9.30 Registration

10.00-11.30 Main Worship & Keynote

Rachel Turner, Parenting for Faith Pioneer

Sam and Sara Hargreaves, Engage Worship

11.30-12.30 Seminars:

Ideas, ideas, ideas 1! - Tom Spicer and Sarah Joy, Youth for Christ

Mission to children and families in your local community - Isaac Rourke, Scripture Union

Good news for the child, city and church! - Home For Good

Pass it on!Delegation, equipping others and transition - Ali Campbell

11.30-12.30 Lunch

1.30-2.30 Seminars:

Parenting for faith with Families - Rachel Turner, Parenting for Faith

Ideas, ideas, ideas 2! - Tom Spicer and Sarah Joy, Youth for Christ

Children’s and Youth Leader Training taster session, and making our churches safe for vulnerable children - Home For Good

‘Growing Younger’ – what have we tried, what has worked, and what has not! - Ruth Young, Growing Younger Facilitator, Church of England Birmingham

2.45-3.45 Seminars:

Engaging everyone in worship - Sam and Sara Hargreaves, Engage Worship

Helping families engage in Mission

What is it like to be a church that embraces vulnerable children and their parents/carers?- Home For Good

Connecting with schools - Mike Down, Growing Younger Schools Projects Manager, Church of England Birmingham

4.15-5.30 Main Worship & TED Talks – Reaching wider, reaching further. 

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