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Family-friendly church

Resources, support and activities to help make your church welcoming to children and young people, and their families

Lundie Memorial Award

Nominate a child or young person for the Lundie Memorial Award and celebrate the good work they do for their church and community

Children and Youth Friendly Church & Synod Scheme

A scheme that can help your church improve the welcome it gives to children, young people and families


Introducing churches to intergenerational ministry through gathered worship.

Where Are The Children? 

A free online resource that provides a simple framework to help develop churches’ engagement with children

The Gift

A booklet that makes an ideal present for grandparents, godparents, and all who hold individual children in their hearts

Children’s Charter

Download and display our Children’s Charter in your church to show your commitment to an intergenerational church

Infant feeding in church

Download an editable policy that you can adapt to your own church’s needs, and download poster to display in buildings to show visitors infant feeding is welcome

Eco-church questionnaire

Download an editable questionnaire that you can use with children or young people to facilitate their participation in the eco-church scheme.

Practical tips and advice for supporting  diverse gender identities

Download a selection of tips and practical advice for supporting children, young people and young adults in church settings who may be transgender, non-binary, intersex or gender non-conforming.

Quiet Spaces guidance

Download some tips and practical advice for providing quiet spaces in church for children, young people and adults who might find a whole service or session overwhelming for any reason.

Download quiet spaces guidance (PDF | 211kb)

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Families on Faith Adventures

Families on Faith Adventures

A free weekly resource to help families worship, pray and develop their faith together

Children and youth work

Free resources and ideas for children and youth workers to help support them with their activities

̨ʹٷվ Youth

A movement of young people and adults (aged 11 – 25) who are connected with the ̨ʹٷվ that gives them a voice in the Church

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