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children cog iconThe Joined Up Conference is for youth, schools, childen's and families workers to share ideas and learn new ones in this interactive day conference in the heart of Sheffield.

For more information visit the conference website 

2018 Conference

For all the 2018 videos see below.  These include:

  • 4 minute short stories
  • Afternoon keynote talk by Matty Hawthorne
  • Two workshops on Schools and Families Ministry

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2017 Conference

Highlights videos and keynote addresses were recorded (see below).  

  • Conference Highlights

  • Keynote talk (am) - Phil Togwell

  • Keynote talk (pm) - Alistair Sharp

  • Short stories

There were three workshop slots in the day, and delegates chose from the following interactive workshops: The day covered workshops on: Understanding children’s spirituality, the Power of a Puppet, Family Ministry, Mental Health, Engaging Young People outside the Church, Schools Ministry, All Age Worship, Godly Play, Special Needs / Autism, Poverty, Sexuality,  Challenging Behaviour, Gaming for Children, Messy Church, Social Media, Prayer Spaces in Schools, Sports ministry.

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2016 Conference

An inspirational conference for children, youth, families and schools workers on Saturday 12 March 2016 in St Mary's Church, Bramall Lane, Sheffield.

  • Keynote talk 1 - Alistair Sharp
  • Keynote talk 2 - Mary Hawes
  • Conference highlights

The day covered workshops on all age worship, Godly Play, Messy Church, Understanding Children’s and Youth Ministry, Self Harm, Identity and Mental Health, Special Needs, Open the Book, Prayer Spaces in Schools and Social Media.  It is aimed at all those involved in youth, children’s or schools ministry who would like to connect with others, get resources and try out new ideas.

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The next conference is due to take place on Saturday 9th March 2019!

Videos by Mike North.  The 2019 Conference will be run by the Diocese of Sheffield, the Methodist Church, United Reformed Church, Scripture Union and Christians and Sheffield Schools (CaSS)

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