Door Persons are key figures in supporting the children who gather in community for Godly Play. On Saturday, 14 October, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral is hosting a Godly Play Door Person training session. This 5-hour workshop offers a unique way to encourage and support volunteers helping with children’s programs. Leadership […]
Tanya Campen describes how engaging children through active wondering creates space for them to share freely and nurtures honest conversation. She equips teachers and guides to shepherd children in the holy work of active wondering. https://www.churchleadership.com/leading-ideas/engaging-children-through-active-wondering/?utm_source=CC&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=LI20230607
Children participating in Godly Play at Cathedral Memorial Hall have been preparing for Easter with stories and art. During the Faces of Easter week 4 lesson, the children used the Faces of Christ paintings. This photo shows how, after the story was told using the paintings, the children were invited to add other things from […]
Have you been wondering? Why has ‘Sunday School’ been replaced by ‘Godly Play’? What’s it all about? Since the Fall of 2017, the Cathedral’s Sunday morning Christian formation for children has been using a methodology called Godly Play. Through the pandemic we carried on through Zoom and are excited to be back to in-person this Fall. […]
On Good Friday, Cathedral youth, children and families participated in the Way of The Cross (also known as Stations of the Cross) during worship. A slideshow of photos is below. A video of Good Friday 2022 worship is available on our YouTube channel.
Last week, the sounds of children’s voices were once again heard in our Formation Room, as Godly Play resumed for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared. Godly Play looks a little different these days. Participants need to reserve in advance using the Cathedral worship signup, and there is a maximum of 8 […]
Approximately 30 people gathered at Christ Church Cathedral on Sunday, January 27th to hear the answer to the question “Do I Have to Kneel?” The afternoon session, which was something of an Anglican primer, included presentations by Hank Williams, Cheryl Jacobs and Dean Geoffrey Hall and was hosted by the Christian Formation committee. The first […]
The Faces of Christ are a version of images suggested and used with the Godly Play story method. On Good Friday 2018, “The Faces of Christ” was a modified Godly Play session and part of the worship that day. The “faces” images were created by artist Sarah Petite. recognizable events in Jesus’ ministry, no prompting […]