Training for Fall 2019

Godly Play Core Training for Storytellers & Doorpersons

Fall 2019 in Halifax!   October & November

There are a lot of things you can learn from a book or a lecture, but Godly Play is best learned from the inside out.

At a Godly Play Core Training participants
· experience and learn about the different kinds of Godly Play stories;
· tell a story by heart and receive supportive feedback;
· learn the fundamentals of setting up your own Godly Play space and program.

Training is offered by accredited trainers from Godly Play Maritimes and includes three key plenary sessions and stories from each of the Godly Play genres:

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Godly Play Introductory Day

ONE-DAY INTRODUCTORY GODLY PLAY WORKSHOP

Saturday, October 27 from 9:45am- 3:30pm:   Cost is $20.

at the Godly Play Space at First Baptist Church, 1300 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS

  • Godly Play is a creative approach to nurturing children’s faith.
  • It values process, openness, discovery, community and relationships.
  • It supports children in being more fully aware of the mystery of God’s presence in their lives.

In this Introductory Workshop Participants will:

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Godly Play Core Training Fall 2018

Join us for core training in Halifax at First Baptist Church.

Friday, September 21  (8:30-5:30) Module A – Sacred Stories and Creating Sacred Environments.

Saturday, September 22 (8:30-5:30) Module B –  Parables and the Spirituality of the Child.

Saturday, October 27 (8:30-5:30) Module C – Liturgical Action Stories and the Community of Children.

Registration is limited – a minimum of 12 participants is required for the program. Applications will be received on a “first come, first serve” basis. Your space is not confirmed until FULL payment is received.

READ MORE about Module Training and Core Training here and BEGIN THE APPLICATION hereGodly Play Core Training.

Do you have questions?  Email Registrar

Refugees – A Godly Play Inspired Story

Love is Stronger than Fear
by Mora MacDonald
DSC_6240Mora is an elementary School Counselor and  Godly Play Canada Storyteller at Sackville United Church, Sackville New Brunswick. She wrote this story when her church decided to sponsor a Refugee family to help children understand who a refugee is and consider how God might want us to live with refugees.

Script is written. Movements are in brackets.

Watch where I go to get this story so you will know where to go to find it. (Talk lower, but clear enough so the children can hear you as you find the pieces you need around the room.) I need that last card of creation, the Holy Family card from our Christmas story, a candle, some people of God, the 10 best ways heart. Hmmm… anything else?? Of course, the desert box. And I brought some things I had at home in this basket. Read more