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Godly Play

Sowerby Methodist Church Godly Play

Next Godly Play

Sunday 14 July 2024 10.30am-11.30am in the Godly Play Room

"Reflection"

Our Storytellers and Doorkeepers are accredited Godly Play leaders and have enhanced DBS certificates.  They have also attended the current Safeguarding Courses for Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults as requested by the Methodist and Anglican churches.

Please contact      Godly Play Teacher       Jeanette Daly  [email protected]  for more information

I wonder - what is Godly Play?

A Godly Play session includes time to:-

  •               Build a circle and get ready
  •              Hear a story using objects and symbols
  •              Explore the story more with open questions and discussion
  •              Respond with a free choice using a variety of creative materials, toys and books.
  •              Enjoy a simple feast and sharing

"In Godly Play there are no right or wrong answers".   

"In most religious education children are told who God is.  In Godly Play children discover for themselves who God is."

For more information contact

Godly Play Teacher       Jeanette Daly  [email protected]

Godly Play UK, the national charity set up to support and develop Godly Play.      https://www.godlyplay.uk/     

 

Our designated Godly Play Room, a joint Methodist/Anglican venture, was opened in 2019 and is located in the Annexe to Sowerby  Parochial Hall, a 5 mins walk from Sowerby Methodist Church.  We welcome children of all ages on the

  • First and Second Sundays of each month at 10.30am for an hour.  Usually the only adults in the room are the Storyteller and Doorkeeper, however a parent may be invited to stay with very young children and babies.

 

Sowerby Methodist Church Godly Play