Musings with Mel – Slowing down at home

What a lovely, slow Saturday. One weekend in early July… Here in Adelaide the sun was shining after a very cold and overcast week. I’d enjoyed a sleep in (which is a little unusual for me due to our family routines), a quiet morning reading while children played happily, then a walk through our neighbourhood…

Ideas for re-starting Messy Church safely

A few weeks ago SA Messy Church leaders (from across different denominations) met online and shared different ideas they’re considering or working through as they think about regathering face-to-face. We’ve collated notes from that conversation to assist others as they think about restarting any ministry programs involving children and families, particularly where multiple generations are…

Safety Practices for Online Youth Ministry

Across this year many ministries, including with young people, moved online and may continue to be held online in various ways, even when we are able to meet face-to-face. Therefore, it is important to continue to consider your protective practices to ensure leaders and young people are safe. Tim Littleford (Intergen Team – Youth &…