Training, Events & Jobs


Looking for a post as a children’s, families or youth worker? Please see below for any job opportunities which have come to us.  In addition, we encourage you to see the Church of England Going for Growth webpage which advertises a wide range of job opportunities in Christian ministry with children, families and young people.

Training and Events

Please see below for details of training and events which are coming up over the next months.  Also, the Church of England Going for Growth webpage which has a round up of the courses and events which will help to develop your knowledge and skills in children and youth ministry.

Why don’t children and families feel welcome and included in our churches? And what can we do about it?
15 September 2022, 19:00 – 20:30 on Zoom
Join author and children’s ministry expert Margaret Pritchard Houston for an evening exploring how we can make church a place of welcome and inclusion for children and their adults. We’ll look at how family life has changed over the last 50 years, what the barriers are for children and their parents/carers, and how we can start a process of culture change. There will be opportunities for discussion throughout.£15 per person, but group discounts available – so if you have a church who wants to send a few people please email MargaretHere’s the Eventbrite link for booking.

Playtime National Conference – Embrace Each Moment
Saturday 24 September, Cardiff

Click here to book.

You’ll come away with:

  • Your bellies full and your spirits lifted!
  • Fun and creative ideas for your church toddler group
  • A reminder of the value you bring to each moment and encouragement that everything you do leaves a lasting impression on toddlers and their families
  • Tips that’ll motivate and empower you to keep going
  • Unique opportunities to network with toddler group leaders from across the UK and be inspired for the future