Mission and Ministry with Schools: Open The Book

In the Mission and Ministry with Schools introductory blog post, an outline of OFSTED expectations was included. As there are requirements for spiritual input and religious / faith understanding in every school, often they opt for some assemblies to become times of 'collective worship'. (For church schools,...

Mission and Ministry with Schools: Communion in school

In a Church of England school in Hartlepool a wonderful change of routine happens in one Collective Worship assembly each term: There is a whole-school Communion Service. Communion has been taking place in the school for over three years, since a small group of...

Mission and Ministry with Schools: An Introduction

Schools and churches have much in common: they are permanent features in a community, holding some key moments in life within their walls. They enable growth, social and personal and provide space to explore and develop our ideas independently and as a peer group.