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Parents and Carers

We know raising children is hard work! This page is designed to offer you some ideas, resources and support in your role of nurturing your children in every aspect of their lives, physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually as disciples of Jesus. You’ll find articles and to inspire and encourage and ideas that have been tried and tested for busy family life.


Parents and Carers News & Events

Celebrating foster carers and adopters in Birmingham 8 November 2018 Celebrating foster carers and adopters in Birmingham

Home for Good event at Birmingham Cathedral

​Planning for Godparents' Sunday - 6 May 2018
1 February 2018
​Planning for Godparents' Sunday - 6 May 2018 Godparents are really special to families. Now in its third year, Godparents’ Sunday is gaining momentum as a great way to support godparents of all ages. See what it’s all about and browse some ideas ...
Parenting for a life of faith
13 November 2017
Parenting for a life of faith The average church has 40 hours per year to influence a child’s life. The average parent has 3000 hours. How much of our time and energy in churches do we put into those 40 hours?
Breaking Bread
5 September 2017
Breaking Bread Helena Kittle explores what we can learn about the practice of eating together.
​Talking about ‘sexting’
8 August 2017
​Talking about ‘sexting’ Young people are increasingly sending explicit messages and ‘sexting’ online. A survey by the NSPCC in 2016 reported that between 15 and 40% of teenagers have at some point been involved in so called 'sexting'.