Godly Play

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Godly Play is a movement to influence the Churches’ support of spiritually rich practices with children and adults

The Heart of Godly Play

  • Creating Sacred Space
  • Building and working in community
  • Learning religious language
  • Using religious language to make meaning
 A Godly Play session includes a time to:-
  • get ready
  • tell a story using objects and artefacts
  • explore the story more with open questions and discussion
  • respond with a free choice using a variety of materials – art… silence… play… writing…
  • enjoy a simple feast and sharing

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Godly Play in Sheffield

There are several Godly Play rooms in Sheffield – for example at St. Stephen’s Netherthorpe, St. Mary’s Walkley & St. Mark’s Broomhill. As well as the St Peter's Resource Centre loan service, Godly Play objects can also be loaned from The Montgomery, Montgomery Hall, Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 2LG. Contact Dawn Reynolds (Faith and Communities Manager) at The Montgomery

  dawn@themontgomery.org.uk 

Resources are free to members (pay an annual fee of £20), £5 / lesson to non members. Both members and non members pay a £10 refundable deposit.

Whole lessons are available to borrow for a maximum of 2 weeks unless prior arrangements have been made.

Training and Grants

Kathryn Lord (Sheffield based) is an accredited trainer for Godly Play UK and offers support and training to churches and schools. We can highly recommend her 3 day course (and the delicious lunch!)

  For more information please contact kathrynlord22@gmail.com 

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Learning Grants

The Diocese operates a number of grant schemes to support parishes in their ministry, including Godly Play ...

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Reminiscence Resources

Details of our Reminiscence Collection available to borrow

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