The Education Team works in partnership with the Mission and Ministry Team in the Diocese of Ely. Joint projects are a key part of collective mission including Growing in Faith…

Debbie Hill…

Debbie Hill is the Development Officer for Children and Families working in the Ministry and Mission Department of Ely Diocese. Before starting the role six years ago, Debbie worked as a primary school teacher for ten years.

The support and develop of Children & Families leaders is a key role for Debbie, predominantly working in churches plus engaging in work with their local primary schools. Leading on training such as ‘Imaginative Storytelling’ and ‘Creative Prayer’ is a great accolade for Debbie. She also works with the Education Department offering training on topics such as ‘Becoming a School Governor-An Introduction.’ She is responsible for the support, training and reauthorisation of Children’s Authorised Lay Ministers (Ch ALMS) and supports those undertaking specialist training as Children and Families’ Licensed Lay Ministers (C&F LLMs).

There are regular meetings and resource mailing based on church festivals to a wider group of clergy, C&F LLMs, Ch ALMs and employed and voluntary children’s leaders. You can subscribe to this resource mailing

Additional info;

Hope from Home for resources, courses and information for those working with children and young people;

Starting Rite information on a pre baptism course (Starting Rite) and related resources for working with very young children.

Pinterest boards for resources for families on church festivals, such as Easter or Pentecost or topics l such as Bereavement Resources to Support Children or Inclusion in Church.

Contact details are;

07837 699016 Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm.

The Mission and Ministry Team

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