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The websites listed below have resources and ideas for children and families ministry

Children's Ministry Network Victoria will connect you with local children's ministry networks, and local events and resources.

Christian meditation with children Do you meditate and do you want to teach your child how to meditate? Is your child asking you questions about God, Jesus, and prayer? The Coming Home website has resources for parents and teachers, drawing on the experience of introducing the daily practice of meditation to children in the Catholic Diocese of Townsville.

The Children & Families Ministry page on the Uniting Church of Australia Centre for Theology and Mission website has many great ideas and resources.

Ministry-To-Children is a website developed by Tony Kummer to provide free resources for children's ministry leaders. There is a wealth of helpful good-quality lessons, colouring sheets and articles.

Godly Play teaches children the art of using religious language - parable, sacred story, silence and liturgical action - helping them become more fully aware of the mystery of God's presence in their lives. The official Godly Play Foundation YouTube channel features professionally filmed and edited videos depicting a full session with narration and Core stories told by Godly Play Trainers from the US and Canada. Go to Godly Play Australia for local news and events.

Eliab offers free original Christian ministry resources, including songs, stories, poems, and chants for adults and children, written by Don Stott, who is also the writer of Children's Minister Blog.

ACCESS ministries is an inter-church body which provides Christian Education and Chaplaincy in State Schools in Victoria, under the provision of the Education Act 1958 (revised 1998). It provides this service in partnership with Christian churches.

You will find other useful links on the "Curriculum and program resources" page.

Linking to a site does not indicate endorsement of the material it contains by the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne.