The Day

Saturday 9 March, 2019


The day was aimed at anyone working with children, families or young people, whether in a church context, detached or schools-based.

The conference took place at St Thomas Philadelphia, Sheffield.

The day was organised by a number of youth, children’s and schools workers across Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham, Wakefield and Leeds.  You can read more about them here.


Outline of the day

9:00           Doors opened – marketplace and bookstall open – refreshments

9:30           Welcome, worship and introductions

9:45           Opening session – Keynote speaker – Mary Hawes (Church of England)

10:05         Stories from the locals (inspiring 4 minute stories full of creativity)

10:25         Break – marketplace and bookstall

10:40         Workshop one

11:50          Workshop two

1:00           Lunch (provided) – marketplace and bookstall

2:00          Workshop three

3:05           Plenary speaker – Geoff Brown (Scripture Union)

3:20           Summary and Authorisations

3:35           Worship and commissioning prayer

3:45           Finish and bookstall