Our Vision

A people with hearts on fire, loving God, walking with Jesus and led by the Spirit

Children & Youth

Children & Young People's Mission & Ministry (CYPMM)

Welcome to the pages of CYPM&M - here you will find practical resources and contacts. Use the links in the side bar to access the relevant section.

Download CYPM&M Leaflet 2016-2017 (.pdf, 776kb)

‘Thy Kingdom Come’ - Archbishops of York and Canterbury’s call to pray for the mission of the church. Children and youth too!

Thy Kingdom Come, the Archbishops of York and Canterbury’s call for God’s people to pray for the mission of the church in the 9 days is between Ascension and Pentecost, the Novena. 25 May 2017 - 4 June 2017.. And, OF COURSE, this most definitely includes children and young people.

Below we have assembled some of the inspiring resources with links. Many of these are free, we hope you find plenty to inspire, feel free to be creative. If you would like help and ideas do contact us.  This may be a great opportunity to try something new.

 ‘All one people through baptism… no age restrictions..’

Children & Youth Resources for Thy Kingdom Come

Messy Celebration Southwark Cathedral 25 February 2017


Messy Celebration Follow up

Thank you for your interest in our Messy Celebration event. Here are a few things that may interest you:

Photos, film, newspaper…
Photos of the event are available on the Diocesan Flickr stream https://flic.kr/s/aHskVctrsE  A couple of short films are being made of the event: links to these will soon be on the CYPM&M web pages. We will also be on the front page of the Bridge, the Diocesan newspaper - out this weekend.

If you’ve been inspired by the celebration and would like to develop this further why not sign in on one or more of our follow up courses below, all at Trinity House, London Bridge.  All welcome.

Messy Celebration- So what next? Saturday 18March 10.00-1.00 A practical workshop style session to explore practical ways of drawing out the learning and inspiration from the event. Cost: Free
Led by Martyn Payne from BRF’s Messy Church; Hugh Ridsdill-Smith with special guest, Mary Hawes, the National Advisor for Children and Young People for the Church of England.
Booking by email Caroline.Wakelam-Jones@southwark.anglican.org

Messy Leaders Training Day Sat 4 May   10.00-4.00, a hands on fast moving training day for all ages. Led by the Messy Church team. Cost: £10
Book https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/growing-messy-leaders-tickets-26963826531

The Key Children and Young People, our core basic course for leaders.  Sat 24 June 10.00-4.00.
Led by Hugh Ridsdill-Smith and team. Cost: Free
Booking by email Caroline.Wakelam-Jones@southwark.anglican.org

Stay in touch?
If you would like to stay in touch, then please contact us with your name and email address.

For more information including booking visit www.southwark.anglican.org/cypm&m/ or contact hugh.ridsdill-smith@southwark.anglican.org

Every blessing!

Hugh, Martyn, Aike, Sarah, Lisa, Michelle and the rest of the Messy Celebration team.