Godparents are really special people. They make serious promises at the christening and many are part of a family for years. It’s such an important relationship that the Church of England sets aside a whole day to celebrate. This year, it will be on April 30th. Whether your church is holding a special service or not, you can still let your godparents or godchildren know how much they mean to your family.
Easter is the biggest celebration of all in churches. Discover together with your child what happened on the very first Easter using this easy-to-read summary of the story that’s right at the heart of the Christian faith.
There’s so much outdoors that fascinates children and reminds us of God’s love and power too. Show children the wonder of it all with these simple ideas for fresh air and fun.
Thinking about where our food comes from, being thankful for it and remembering those who don’t have as much as we do helps children to recognise the blessing of ‘our daily bread’.
Discover a helpful way to read and talk with your child about five inspiring mums in the Bible, who each came through very different challenges with the help of God. Their faith, courage and love made them heroes then, and now…
Enjoying time and treats together is really important, whether that is doing ordinary things together like making and helping or going on a journey somewhere completely new. Being together, using imagination, making mistakes and laughing are all part of the amazing Christian journey. Find some new ideas here.
Prayer is both simple and special, and is one of the things that everyone can do for the children in our lives. It might be lighting a candle or pausing for thought, or it could be something you discover together. Here are some ideas to help you pray with and for a child who is special to you.
If a christening is the start of an amazing journey, the Bible is an amazing book – a map for that journey. There is adventure and excitement, mystery and wonder. There are really well known stories – like Noah or the Christmas story – and new ones to discover.
The amazing journey of discovering faith will have lots of special times to remember. Find out here some of the key moments that you can look forward to over the next few months and years.
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