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Children, spirituality and the natural world – workshop
14 October @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wrapped up: Gently, glowing, swaying, bubbling, rustling
Children and Spirituality and the natural world led by Rev Dr. Chris Walton
Cost £50 (places are limited) Lunch is included
Organised locally in conjunction with Godly Play – tha day is for all those who facilitate opportunities for children to experience quietness, especially in the natural world and to articulate their relationships with otherness. It will be a mixture of indoor work and outdoor experience, investigating, exploring and sharing our experience of the mystics we are privileged to know, or teach, to accompany and to love.
Chris Walton, a Trustee of the Quiet Garden Movement, will be sharing his work over 17 years with children on residentials at an outdoor eco-activity centre and will involve sharing the journey of discovering a way to interpret the children’s experience alongside our own – find out more on this work at http://quietgarden.org/2016/the-experience-of-children-in-the-garden/
To book and for more details visit https://godlyplaymutualblessings.wordpress.com/about/godly-play-schools-r-e
Please note there is an introduction to Godly Play on Friday evening, specially timetabled in case those who are coming to Sheffield for the above Wrapped Up Day might also want to experience another method of spiritual nurturing. Booking for this is separate and is taking place at a different (but nearby) venue in Sheffield.
Introduction to Godly Play
Friday, 13th October, 2017, 7pm till 9pm (6.30pm for refreshments)
Venue: The Vine at St Stephens Church, Fawcett St, Sheffield S3 7PL
Trainer: Kathryn Lord
For those with little or no experience of Godly Play who want an introduction to this creative approach to Christian nurture. Experience a Godly Play session in a fully equipped Godly Play room, and reflect upon how this method can help nurture children’s, adults’ and your own spirituality.