St Ethelburga's Church

Send us out to build us up

Resources for Families

Please feel free to use the following resources:-

1.Engage at Home

Sam and Sara Hargreaves of engage worship started posting daily family prayer and worship activities on March 23rd March 2020.

You might have seen this posted on the church web site if you haven't tried them yet do have a go. You can access them at - and also on their social media accounts for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram (use the hashtag #EngageAtHome).

They include a simple prayer or worship activity which families can engage with together, using movement, interaction, craft, play and more. The themes and types of engagement with God vary and are adaptable to suit your family.

The aim is to resource families during the Covid 19 pandemic, and strengthen family worship and prayer. So that in the midst of isolation and struggle God will be at work in and through his people. The ideas are released daily with dates on them,but feel free to use them whenever suits.

2. This website has some useful information and ways of communicating with children and is the one recommended by urban saints

3.  Scripture Union have their free online resource 'The Guardians of Ancora'
Aimed at 8- to 11 year-olds.  It's completely free to download and play. There are no hidden charges or in-app purchases.

4.  Diocesan Youth Website

Click here to see their webpage