Children and families work is very important to the Ripon and Lower Dales Methodist Circuit. This page provides information about and links to what is happening with this work in the Circuit as well as resources for families to use to help them worship during the current lockdown.
J.A.M. — Jesus and Me is the ecumenical 'messy style' worship that our circuit helps to run in both North Stainley and West Tanfield primary schools. We have also recently added J.A.M. Extra sessions that are open to all the family. Look out for forthcoming events that will be advertised here. Click on the pdf on this page to access the latest edition of J.A.M. at Home 'Breakfast on the beach' which provides you with ideas that you can do at home whilst we are not able to meet together.
Messy Church — Check out this link to the Messy Church Website which gives access to loads of resources for children and families including Messy Church at Home which provides a weekly Messy Church at Home session giving you everything you need to have your very own Messy Church together in your own home.
Messy Church at Home
Competition Time! - Are you aged between 4 and 18? The Methodist Church Children,Youth and Families Ministry are looking for you to write, draw, paint, or get busy with your camera! The idea is that you write a poem, make a picture or take a photograph in response to the theme of 'What is God saying?' Check out the link for more information and how to apply here:
Thy Kingdom Come — is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray from Ascension 21st May 2020 to Pentecost 31st May 2020 for more people to come to know Jesus. This year it includes a Digital Family Adventure Prayer Map which you can download here:
Adventure Prayer Map