We have so much to learn from children. Jesus urges us to become child-like in order to receive the kingdom of God – an invitation (among other things) to be trusting, open-hearted, uncomplicated, enthusiastic and life-affirming.
In this Diocese, we’ve been at the forefront of ensuring that children are fully part of the worshipping life of the Church by enabling churches to admit children to communion before confirmation.
Documents a parish needs to allow children to receive communion:
Safeguarding Information for Parishes The first point of reference for implementing safeguarding policies and safer practice in your parishes is the Parish Safeguarding Handbook Information on parish safeguarding roles and responsibilities (including PCC, Incumbent, Church Wardens and Parish Safeguarding Officer/Administrator) can be found here Details of what safeguarding arrangements information should be displayed on parish websites and church notice boards can be […]