Gifts with a message!
As we start to prepare for Christmas and things get busy, let’s get intentional about supporting the children in our church. Why not make them special gifts with meaning. There are so many very clever ideas about how to encourage and inspire kids in their faith. People have come up with the craziest ideas to […]
Naidoc Week – Messy Church style!
Naidoc week this year has been moved to November, it is an opportunity for all Australians to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. There will be many events and celebrations going on across the country to celebrate Naidoc Week, why not see what is happening in your local […]
Illustrated Virtual Christmas
An Illustrated Advent for Families: Do Not Be Afraid RESOURCES | RESOURCES |RESOURCES! https://store.illustratedministry.com/ Do Not Be Afraid: Virtual Christmas Pageant Illustrated Ministry are ready and set with your resources leading up to the Advent and Christmas season! This is awsome! ready for all your online needs as we find ourselves having to do different […]
Busy Bag vs. Worship Bag
Participation in worship is a key marker for lifelong faith development, so how do we do this well for our littlest ones? Move over plain paper and pens, colouring sheets, crayons and pipe cleaners. Our Friends at Building Faith have written an awesome article on the importance of developing young faith from preschool ages starting […]
Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources
There is still a lot of stigma when it comes to mental health, but know that it’s okay to not be okay, you are not alone and you can seek help. Recently, Let’s Talanoa held 4 sessions exploring theological, statistical and sociological aspects of mental health, led by guest presenter Bradon French. With the conclusion […]
Putting Children First!
“I want church members to look at this poster, think about and discuss the principles and talk with each other about how you apply them in your church, faith community, school or agency.” Rev. John Cox (National Safe Church Unit Director) The Uniting Church’s National Safe Church Unit released a new poster to coincide with […]
Getting ready for Christmas in COVID times
We have had an interesting year and it is not over yet! We are creeping towards Christmas and it leaves lots of questions about what shall we do? I know that alot of Uniting Churches run amazing services and experiences for families during this time. Carols are a big hit, nativity plays, family services, prayer […]
Pulse is gearing up for Christmas!
As there is only 14 forteen weeks left till Christmas day 2020, the Pulse team will committ to providing resources and sharing the hope of what others may be doing leading up to Christmas. Messy Christmas is for the whole family. Christmas crafts and activities, songs, Bible stories, prayer, and games. There’s plenty to do, […]
Earlier this year, when COVID19 first hit and we went into lock down, there was a need to help support our kids, parents, and emerging gen workers. As society transitioned to working and schooling at home, some losing jobs and others rearranging lifestyles, our KUCA clubs, Sunday Schools, and Youth Groups also had to adapt […]
Taking Jesus’ message seriously | GROWING YOUNG
Every church says they do – what does it mean when it comes to your ministry with Emerging Generations? One of the six core commitments of a church that is growing young is their dedication to take Jesus’ message seriously. Obviously every church says they do, so why aren’t their pews full to overflowing with […]