Children & Families Ministry Update – July 2019

Make it Messy!                        Saturday August 24         Parkville

Make it Messy! will assist those already engaged in Messy Church, churches contemplating beginning a Messy Church and people genuinely curious about the Messy Church phenomenon take the next step in their Messy journey. Join with others from churches across the state for a day of active engagement, stimulating discussions, encouraging stories and helpful electives that will empower your ministry in your local context – whether you are already engaged with Messy Church or not!

Across the day you will have the opportunity to connect with experienced Messy Church leaders around a range of topics including…

More information and registration: Make it Messy 2019! (live from July 1) or e-mail


Some Weekly Ideas for July


via Intergen

*=especially worth reading, very interested in any comments!


Some Bible Resources 


Storytelling and Faith





Games and Sport Ministries


Intergenerational Ministry


Families and Faith

(nb. apologies to those for whom this link didn’t work last month)


Highlighted Opportunities

Aug 3                     Generations

Aug 24                  Make it Messy 2019! (live from July 1)

Sep 6                     Prayer Day for Schools

Oct 22                     CPN Dinner & AGM


The Uniting Church seeks to be an intercultural and intergenerational church. What does this look like in practice? What are the challenges and – more importantly – how do we work towards addressing them together? Join with others from around the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania at these engaging and practical workshops, leave better equipped for more effective intergenerational and intercultural ministry in your context.

Aug 27, 28           Parkville

Aug 30                   Ararat

Aug 31                   Echuca

For more information, e-mail