Unpacking intergenerational worship: reviewing the principles and renewing our practice.

Who is it for?

Anyone involved in the planning, organisation and delivery of worship when children and adults are present together.

What is the training about?

  • How to respond to children's spiritual development
  • How to plan and work in teams to create intergenerational worship
  • How to engage children and adults within the same service


Diane Craven is currently a Reader in York Minster where she also co-ordinates ministry with children and young people. She has written resources to support the practice of intergenerational worship and worked as a Diocesan Youth and Children's Work Adviser in the Diocese of Southwark for 10 years.

Andy Hagon is an All Age Service Leader and a Sunday School Leader in Clifton Parish. He teaches Religious Studies in a secondary school.

Expressions of interest

Please email Diane Craven as soon as possible reader@yorkminster.org

York Deanery Synod Training Morning