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New website: Parenting for Faith

      A new website Parenting for Faith, helps parents, carers, extended families and ...

Baptism Bears help to reconnect with families

We have recently started giving children a hand-knitted bear at their baptism. We decided to invite all our baptism families ...

‘Refresh’ – one way of inviting families back to church

Around 60 families a year bring their children for christening at Holy Trinity, Orton Longueville and St Mary’s Orton Waterville ...

Baptism Bears

    We have reasonably recently started giving Baptism packs to the families of the children we baptise. The packs include a ...

Posada Storybook

During Advent families from villages of our Benefice take part in a Posada. Posada – Spanish for “shelter” – is a ...

Using Posada to build community over Advent

Originating in Hispanic countries to celebrate the nativity story, Posada is a period of time during Advent when figures from ...

Baptism box

This is my Baptism Box, which I use when preparing children age 3-10 (ish) for baptism. These are children who ...

Start conversations with the Christenings Tree

I recently led an outdoor service for Pentecost and the Church had a presence at the village carnival. I wanted ...

Baptism breakfast for prep

A couple of weeks ago we had our first Baptism Breakfast and it was good! We advertised in and around church ...

Encouraging grandparents

Children’s Worker Ester van Dijk, from the parish of Leatherhead, has been interested in the role of grandparents in children’s ...