Guest Post: New Reformation Resources for Kids Work!

The below blog post is a guest post from my friends at Church Society, an Anglican think tank/organisation, that exists to serve and resource the church. In this anniversary of the Reformation, it is great to see some child-friendly resources celebrating and educating that important piece of church history.

Reformation 500 Resources

These Reformation 500 resources provide a comprehensive teaching package for children, young people and families, written by experienced children’s and youth workers, Robin Barfield and Nathan Phillingham, with additional material by Chris Joyce.

Most of the packages are organised into three sessions, focussed on three key reformers: Martin Luther, William Tyndale and Thomas Cranmer. The Light Party material has a different set up, so that it does not overlap with the rest.

Leader’s notes
Series overview, plus background information on Luther, Tyndale and Cranmer, with suggestions for further reading.

Church Introductions
Introduce the three Reformers: Luther, Tyndale and Cranmer, in a church service. Ideal for use together with the Sunday school material.

Sunday School 3-5s
Teaching material, crafts and games for younger children.

Sunday School 5-11s
Teaching material, crafts, activities and games for 5-11s.

Youth Group 11-16s
Teaching material and activities for teenagers.

School Assemblies
Outline assemblies suitable for 5-11s with suggestions of songs.

Light Party
Games, crafts and teaching suitable for a church or non-church family party.

All the resources can be found on the Church Society Website

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