Resources

We are continually in search of a selection of useful resources and ideas, of many kinds.

We all need new ideas to keep our youth and children’s work fresh, fun and engaging.idea

One persons old, tired, over-used game, activity, trip or worship idea maybe fresh and new to someone else, so we need to keep on sharing, recycling and generating new stuff as much as possible…

One of the most organic ways of doing that may be through our Facebook forum where you are free to ask specific questions of the group to hopefully help you where you are right now. There is a growing community of youth workers already in the group, with varying levels of experience in very different settings, please join and add your own unique perspective and gain the advice, ideas and in-put from the wider group.

There will of course be lots of links to other stuff that’s already out there. No need to re-invent the wheel, but hopefully we can be signposts for you, so that you can find what you need.

Click the linked text for session plans (and bibliography), prayer ideas, specific resources for bereavements, wellbeing, games, videos, residentials, other support agencies , discipleship links and many more ideas….

We have produced some of our own resources including Golden Ticket and the Grandparents Resource (being piloted, coming soon!). And we have run Online Worship Gatherings.

If you can’t find something you need – get in touch or ask the Facebook Forum!


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Bouverie Court Resources

Don’t forget that we hold lots of borrow-able or use-able resources at our Diocesan Offices in Northampton:

Bouverie Court, The Lakes, Bedford Road, Northampton NN4 7YD

We have a library with a range of books and written resources for all ages.

Plus we have a store cupboard with a treasure trove of random items, collected over many years!20180531_135004

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Thinking of planning a holiday club, after school club or Messy Church? – we have lots of craft and play materials…

Under 5’s? We have parachutes, play tunnels, puzzles, gorgeous professional puppets…20180531_125944

Thinking about doing an Outdoor event? Don’t forget our Firebowl and marshmallow toasting forks, but we also have big tarpaulins, stools, thermos flasks and all sorts of disposable kit like plates, glasses, water, napkins that you are welcome to use.

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Looking to run prayer stations? We have cloths and drapes of every hue, gazillions of candles and pebbles, a wooden prayer tree, a laminated labyrinth and any number of useful items such as glass bowls, baskets, hammers and nails…!

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Youth event? We have 2 huge bean bags, an XBox 360, various games

We also have projectors and screens available to borrow.

Interested … Click our list .  Inventory List

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