York Nav Logo
York Diocese Youth & Children's Resources


Category - Open Age

Generous Giving – First Fruits for All Ages

This four-week guide forms a part of a wider resource for the Diocese of York, exploring what First Fruits means for us today, with its joys and challenges. It has been adapted from the adult small group guide to include activities that are appropriate for children, young people and groups that include a variety of ages. Where activities are designed with a particular age group in mind, this is denoted with the following icons. There is a lot of material in each session and with extra activities you might find it better to do one session over two weeks.
Read More

Gold. Frankincense and Myrrh

An opportunity for churches to share the hope of Christmas in a new way. Resources from the Diocese of York flexibly designed for engagement with children, young people and their families in a Covid-secure way, depending on context, and available financial and volunteer resources
Read More

Holiday Club at Home

Because of the current and ongoing restrictions on social gathering associated with the Coronavirus pandemic, this resource is designed to be for use by families in the home, with the support of churches through resource provision and online engagement. It is flexible enough to serve churches who have previously provided successful holiday clubs but now are unable to gather in the same way as before, and churches who have never done them before but might have a connection with a small number of families in their community.
Read More

Las Posadas

Posada is a period of time during Advent when figures from the nativity story travel around different households in the community and stay there for one night. Each night during the festival a family in a neighbourhood takes it in turns to host the Posada and act as innkeepers for the night
Read More

Loss and Bereavement

The process of accompanying a child or young person in their grief journey involves patience, courage and flexibility as they flit nimbly between moments of deep pain, times of fun and laughter, and philosophical depth and pragmatic realism as they explore their assumptions about life and its meaning and purpose.
Read More