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- Reviews In their Midst Worshipping with Children by Judith F Hall Book review by Dorothy Hughes Children & Families Ministry Facilitator, Anglican Diocese of Melbourne In their Midst Worshipping with Children by Judith F. Hall invites churches to embark on an adventure along a path that has in living memory become the road less travelled. Many churches have shaped their children’s ministry around a Sunday school model. They assume the faith education of children is best met by an education program, which removes the child wholly or partially from corporate worship. Judith Hall has written In their Midst from the premise that the faith development of children is well-served by their inclusion in the worshipping community. Moreover she has demonstrated, against popular opinion, that children will be engaged and even enriched by liturgical prayer book worship. And far from being unwanted distractions, the presence of children can enhance and even facilitate worship for adults, as the children in their midst respond in a fresh way to the presence of God. In their Midst offers resources to engage children in the key moments of liturgical worship: Gathering, Praise, Ministry of the Word, Creed, Prayers, Confession and absolution, Communion, and, Sending…
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Congratulations to Braidwood Anglican Parish, Canberra Goulburn Diocese, who has won the iPad2 epray competition. The 64GB iPad2 comes with 3G Wi-Fi and a smart cover. The iPad 2 gives access to the internet and the new epray anywhere you go. We look forward to hearing how the iPad goes in your worship setting. With the new epray Broughton Publishing …