‘Building Blocks’ conferences for anyone involved in children’s ministry

Tuesday August 31st 2010

The ‘Building Blocks’ Children’s Ministry Conferences are fast approaching, with one conference in Dublin on November 13 and one in Belfast on November 20.

The conferences are for all involved in children’s ministry, whether as a volunteer in Sunday Club or mid-week groups, as a leader in a uniformed organisation or as clergy – whatever your level of experience Building Blocks aims to encourage and equip you for this vital ministry.

The Conferences have been running since 2002 and keynote speakers bring a wealth of experience and knowledge. Participants have the choice of a wide range of seminars whether they are just starting out or have many years experience.

There is also the opportunity to discover the wide variety of resources and courses available.

The Dublin Conference is being held on Saturday November 13 in All Hallows College, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 and will cost €35 (includes lunch and all conference materials). The Belfast Conference will take place at Orangefield Presbyterian Church, Castlereagh Road, Belfast on Saturday November 20 and costs £25 (includes packed lunch).

This year the key-note speaker is Ivy Beckwith who is an author and also Minister for Children and Families in a Church in Connecticut, USA.  One of Ivy’s books is entitled ‘The Ultimate Survival Guide for Children’s Ministry Workers’.

A wide range of seminars include Starting Out as a New Leader; Stuck in a Rut; When Parents Separate; as well covering topics such as Puppets, Music, Drama, Prayer, Craft, Assemblies and much more.  There are seminars for everyone.

Brochures can be downloaded from the website or are available from –

Dublin: Rev. Anne Taylor Tel: 00 353 1 4905543 Email: dublin@buildingblocks.ie.

Belfast: Donna Thompson & Kathy Brown Tel: 028 90322284 Email: belfast@buildingblocks.ie 

For further information check out www.buildingblocks.ie

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