Kids Friendly churches

A Kids Friendly church is a place where...

  • Children are welcomed, celebrated and nurtured.
  • Children belong and participate in the life and worship of the faith community.
  • Children can explore, learn and experience the love of Christ.
  • Children are valued for the immense love and life they bring to the whole church family.
  • Children create opportunity for people of all ages to learn from, respect and appreciate one another.

A Kids Friendly church has:

 A Heart for Children
 Vision
 Kids Friendly Sundays
 Mission Culture
 Valued Children
 Valued Children’s Ministry Leaders
 A Safe and Healthy Environment
 Effective Administration
 A Commitment to Self Review
 A Kids Friendly Minister

Congratulations to the following churches who have successfully completed the Kids Friendly review and been assessed as a "Kids Friendly" church:

Kids Friendly Churches in the Northern Presbytery

Massey
St Columba Botany
St Andrew's Otahuhu
St Heliers
St James Pukekohe
Pohutakawa Coast
Howick
Clevedon
St John's Papatoetoe
First Church Papakura
St David's in the Fields Hillsborough

St Andrew’s Manurewa

Waiuku Combined Churches.

Total Kids Friendly Network Members - 39

Kids Friendly Churches in Kaimai - 7

Nawton Community Church
Knox Albert Street
Mercury Bay Co-operating
St John's Rotorua

Bethlehem Community Church

St Stephen's Hamilton South

St Paul's Kati Kati

Total Kids Friendly Network Members - 19

Kids Friendly Churches in Hawkes Bay/Gisborne - 1

St Columba Taradale

Total Kids Friendly Network Members  - 6 

Kids Friendly Churches in Taranaki - 1

Knox Church Waitara

Total Kids Friendly Network Members  - 2

Kids Friendly Churches in Wanganui Manawatu - 3

St David's Palmerston North
St Alban's Palmerston North

Knox Church Feilding

Total Kids Friendly Network Members - 9

Kids Friendly Churches In Wairarapa - 0

Total Kids Friendly Network Members - 1

Kids Friendly Churches in Wellington - 5

Wadestown
St John's in the City

St Andrew's on the Terrace

St Margaret’s -  Silverstream
Island Bay

Total Kids Friendly Network Members - 16

Kids Friendly Churches In Nelson Marlborough - 2

Tahunanui

St Andrew's Blenheim

Total Kids Friendly Network Members - 3

Kids Friendly Churches in Christchurch - 3

St Margaret's Bishopdale
Hornby

St Stephen's Bryndwyr

Total Kids Friendly Network Members - 14

Kids Friendly Churches in Ashburton - 1

St David's Union

Total Kids Friendly network members – 3

Kids Friendly Churches in South Canterbury - 2

St Andrew’s Church, Geraldine
St David’s Union, Timaru

Total Kids Friendly network members – 7

Kids Friendly Churches in Dunedin/North Otago - 10

Kaikorai
St Stephens, Leith Valley
Highgate
Otago Peninsula
St Mark's Pinehill
Mornington
Mosgiel
Weston

Palmerston

Flagstaff Wakari Union Parish

Total Kids Friendly Network Members - 21

Kids Friendly Churches in Central Otago - 1

Upper Clutha Presbyterian

Total Kids Friendly Network Members - 2

Kids Friendly Churches in Clutha - 1

Balclutha Presbyterian

Total Kids Friendly network members – 2

Kids Friendly Churches in Mataura - 1

Calvin Community Church, Gore

Total Kids Friendly Network Members - 3

Kids Friendly Churches in Southland - 0

Total Kids Friendly Network Members - 7

 

 

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