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Godly Play

Godly Play

©2002-2009 Godly Play UK

 Every Friday 7pm @ Hemel Hempstead SDA Church

 

Godly Play invites children into stories and encourages them to connect the stories with personal experience.  It is a non-coercive way to encourage children to move into larger dimensions of belief and faith, through wondering questions and open-ended response time.  It is a way of preparing children to join in the worship and life of their congregations as they develop a deeper understanding of stories, symbols and rites.

 

Although it was originally developed as a resource for children, Godly Play is now being used with a wide range of age groups in a diversity of settings.  It is one of several variations of the Montessori tradition of religious education and has been developed in the United States by Dr Jerome Berryman.

 

Hemel Hempstead Seventh-day Adventist Church supports Godly Play, a registered Charity, and for more information go to Godly Play UK