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Working Group on Children’s Ministry

The Honorary Secretaries of the General Synod were requested by the Standing Committee to consider the subject of Children’s Ministry in the Church of Ireland and held an exploratory meeting attended by representatives of various groups involved in children’s ministry on Tuesday 26th May  2009. As a result of this meeting, the Children’s Ministry Working Group was established by the Standing Committee
The members of the Children’s Ministry Working Group are:

The Rt Revd Alan Abernethy
The Revd Jane Galbraith
Mr  Peter Hamill
The Revd Isobel Jackson
The Revd John McDowell
The Revd Anne Taylor  
Mrs Jacqui Wilkinson

The Children’s Ministry Working Group has decided to conduct a Church–wide piece of research, in three stages, in order to gain a picture of children’s ministry in the Church of Ireland.

Stage 1:

Children’s Ministry leaders complete an online survey covering a range of issues concerning working among children

Stage 2:

Rectors’ e–mail questionnaire
Stage 3:

Children’s responses

Stage 1
The leader’s survey is now live and available for completion online, by clicking here