Over 40 great videos to help you with your children's and youth work

At Scripture Union, we know that as well as being hugely important and highly rewarding, ministry with children and young people can also be a real challenge.

That's why we've developed this range of over 40 FREE videos that showcase simple but effective expert advice that could really help you take your children's and youth work to the next level.

At Scripture Union, we've got nearly 150 years of experience in equipping Christians and bringing the Bible to life for children and young people, and we want to share that experience with you.

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General Top Tips

Over the years we've developed and have been part of a wide range of exciting ministries with the aim of bringing the Bible to life for children and young people. Here's a few tips we've pick up to help you in your ministry with children and young people:

Top Tips for building relationships with children and young people...

Be an engaging listener

Be consistent with discipline

Don't be afraid to encourage them

Just love them

Take an interest

Learn their names

Top Tips for leading small groups...

Ask direct questions

Guide from the side

Position yourself in a good place

Get everyone involved

End the session with a challenge

Top Tips for helping children and young people find faith...

Show that faith is relevant and important

Top Tips for bringing the Bible to life...

Make sure you know the Bible to be true yourself

Know your audience

Helping children and young people's faith develop...

Help them feel comfortable

 

Top Tips for sharing the gospel outside of church...

Use something you are passionate about

Use something to open up a dialogue

Share personal experiences

Share something of yourself

Listen to people

More help from Scripture Union:

Here's some more ways that Scripture Union can help you in your ministry with children and young people:

Click here to find out more about our Top Tips booklets...

Click here to find out more about our Light Resources...
Click here to find out more about our training opportunties...

Top Tips Booklets

If our videos have whetyour appetite, then our Top Tips booklets are a great way to further enhance your children and youth work. Full of practical advice and a quick and easy read, they provide encouragement and inspiration from experienced practitioners!

Take a look at our Top Tips books

Light Resources

Light is a great resource designed to help you with your work with junor church or Sunday school. With magazines for both children and leaders, they share great ideas for crafts, Bible stories, prayers and much more!

Find out more about our Light range

Training Events

Scripture Union offers a range of training opportunities to meet the needs of those involved in various aspects of ministry to children, young people and families in a church, school or community context.

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Top Tips for Churches...

These tips could be really useful for you if you work with children and young people in a Sunday school or junior church. Don't forget to check out the general Top Tips above, too:

Top Tips for building relationships with children and young people...

Be an engaging listener

Be consistent with discipline

Don't be afraid to encourage them

Just love them

Be yourself

Take an interest

Learn their names

Top Tips for leading small groups...

Ask direct questions

Position yourself in a good place

Get everyone involved

End the session with a challenge

Guide from the side

Top Tips for helping children and young people find faith...

Show that faith is relevant and important

Top Tips for bringing the Bible to life...

Make sure you know the Bible to be true yourself

Know your audience


Helping children and young people's faith develop...

Help them feel comfortable

Keep it simple

Top Tips for sharing the gospel outside of church...

Use something you are passionate about

Use something to open up a dialogue

Share personal experiences

Share something of yourself

Listen to people

More help from Scripture Union:

Here's some more ways that Scripture Union can help you in your ministry with children and young people:

Click here to find out more about our Light Resources...
Click here to find out more about our Top Tips booklets...

Mosaic

Mosaic provides a fantastic range of activities for small groups of children with a wide age range.

Find out more about Mosaic

Light Resources

Light is a great resource designed to help you with your work with junor church or Sunday school. With magazines for both children and leaders, they share great ideas for crafts, Bible stories, prayers and much more!

Find out more about our Light range

Top Tips Books

If our videos have whet your appetite, then our Top Tips booklets are a great way to further enhance your children and youth work. Full of practical advice and a quick and easy read, they provide encouragement and inspiration from experienced practitioners!

Take a look at our Top Tips books

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Top Tips for Schools...

If you work with children or young people in schools, whether you run an assembly, a club or something else, these tips could be just what you need to get even more out of your ministry:

Top Tips for running an assembly...

Use a visual aid

Use a gimic for continuity

Grab the children's attention

Relate Bible stories to culture

Have a time of reflection

Tell stories passionately

Include the children and young people in the assembly

Top Tips for building relationships with School...

Ask the school how you can help them

Top Tips for running a Christian group in schools...

Establish what the group is for

Know your audience

Give the children and young people a challenge

Give the children something to take away

Ask the children and young people what they want the group to be about

More help from Scripture Union:

Here's some more ways that Scripture Union can help you in your ministry with children and young people:

Click here to find out more about our Light Resources...
Click here to find out more about our Top Tips booklets...

Light Resources

Light is a great resource designed to help you with your work with junor church or Sunday school. With magazines for both children and leaders, they share great ideas for crafts, Bible stories, prayers and much more!

Find out more about Mosaic

Top Tips Books

If our videos have whet your appetite, then our Top Tips booklets are a great way to further enhance your children's and youth work. Full of practical advice and a quick and easy read, they provide encouragement and inspiration from experienced practitioners!

Find out more about Top Tips

SchoolsLive

SchoolsLive provides Bible-based resources for Christian groups in schools, and puts a wealth of activities and ideas for your work with children and young people at your fingertips.

Use our FREE SchoolsLive website

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Top Tips for Holiday Clubs...

If you run a holiday club evey year or if you're thinking of doing one for the first time, these tips could be just what you need to ensure you get the very best out of your club:

Encourage the children to listen

Help the children to have fun

Demonstrate God's love

Think through the first morning

More help from Scripture Union...

Here's some more ways that Scripture Union can help you in your ministry with children and young people:

Click here to find out more about our Top Tips booklets...
Click here to find out more about our Light Resources...

Holiday Clubs Resources

Scripture Union's Holiday Club resources give you everything you need to run an exciting Bible-based holiday clubs, brilliant opportunities to introduce the Christian faith to children and families who do not normally attend church.

Take a look at our Holiday Club resources

Top Tips Books

If our videos have whet your appetite, then our Top Tips booklets are a great way to further enhance your children and youth work. Full of practical advice and a quick and easy read, they provide encouragement and inspiration from experienced practitioners!

Take a look at our Top Tips books

Light Resources

Light is a great resource designed to help you with your work with junor church or Sunday school. With magazines for both children and leaders, they share great ideas for crafts, Bible stories, prayers and much more!

Find out more about Mosaic

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