If you’re in or near Toronto…

You should check out this conference about children’s ministry. Here’s some info I received about it from the planning team:

Making it Easier to Serve – Children’s Ministry Conference

Saturday, November 3rd 8:30-3:30
To be held at The Centre for Excellence in Christian Education
St. John’s York Mills Anglican Church, 19 Don Ridge Dr. Toronto, ON

Keynote Speaker: David Csinos is an author and speaker in the areas of children’s spirituality, church and culture, and spiritual formation. Dave’s first book, Children’s Ministry that Fits, was acclaimed by academic and pastoral publications in North America and Europe. He is the founder and executive director of Children, Youth and a New Kind of Christianity (www.children-youth.com) and he studies practical theology at Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto, where he is a doctoral student and a Teaching for Ministry Fellow. He and his wife, Jenny, live in southwestern Ontario.

Check out the website for more information about the sessions offered and to register – http://thecece.org/registration.html
Cost
of registration is $25 by October 15th or $40 at the door by cheque
Registration includes lunch
For more information contact the Rev. Dr. Catherine Keating, Deacon St John’s York Mills at ckeating@sjym.ca

Workshop titles:
Christian Meditation with Children
Interactive Bible Storytelling
Pastoring Children and Families
Messy Church
Kids Helping Kids
Trends in Faith Formation and Implications for Ministry
Building A Children’s Ministry Team
Finding Good Curriculum Resources

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