Children and Families

The Children and Families Ministry Work Group enables functions within Presbytery Central associated with ministry to children and families, including:


  • Leadership training;
  • Children and Families Ministry advocacy;
  • Networking & pastoral care of Childrens and Family Ministry Leaders
  • Promoting the vision of Kids Friendly
  • Running regional and Presbytery-wide events
  • Resourcing


Children and Families Enabler

Anna Davis

Click here to Visit the National Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand Children and Families Ministry Website.

Click here to visit the archived Kids Friendly website.


These are the homegrown resources we are developing – click on the link to download a pdf.

Do you have children in the church service? Here are our ideas for making church a friendly space: Children in Church

 Do you have a pre-school ministry and want to make the most of the opportunity? Have a read of our Preschool Mission Resource

Want to apply for a grant for CFM work? Here is a list of grants available in Central: Applying for Grants

Safety resources – What is the role of a Child Protection Officer? Child Protection Officer

Looking for ideas for kids in church in the holidays? Download our Holiday Packs Resource

We are always looking for resources for our Pacific Island congregations and collate them here: Pacific Resources

The Pass it On Grandparents Bible Reading resource is available to be printed in English – Grandparent Letter and Bible Stories

and Samoan – Letter to Grandparents and Bible Stories