Category Archives: prayer spaces in schools

Prayer Spaces in Schools video

There’s a new 5 minute video from Prayer Spaces in Schools on the way with interviews from pupils, teachers and youth/schools workers. It’s a must-see if you’ve ever wondered how prayer spaces work in schools or what kind of impact … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools day conference

On Wednesday over 100 youth workers, schools workers, teachers, chaplains and a host of others gathered in the crypt of St. James church, Clerkenwell for the first national day conference of Prayer Spaces in Schools. When we originally planned the … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools workshop – Bristol

A couple of Saturdays ago I was in Bristol leading a one day workshop on running Prayer Spaces in Schools. Also on the team was Catherine, from Oxford, Joe from Gloucester and Jo from Cheddar. We each told a few … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools workshops

Prayer Spaces in Schools, Scotland, launched last weekend at the St. Mirren Football Club. About 60 youth schools, Alpha and SU workers enjoyed the surroundings of the Director’s suite, hosted by Debbie Meehan, leader of 24-7 Prayer in Scotland. I … Continue reading

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Scripture Union Staff Conference

I was in Northampton today with Phil Togwell and Catherine Clayton where we were running a workshop on Prayer Spaces in Schools at the SU staff conference. I’d brought a load of activities from Sanctum supplemented by a few borrowed … Continue reading

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Imagine 2010

Just back from an inspiring day for schools workers at the very splendid Oasis Academy in Enfield organised by Amy Stock of schoolswork.co.uk I was there working with Rachel Warwick to run two workshops on Prayer Spaces in Schools. We’d … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools web site

The Prayer Spaces in Schools  web site is now up and running as a hub for all the stories, ideas and resources that have emerged over the last two years from around the country. It’s still a work in progress … Continue reading

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Rachel Warwick on young people being spiritual

There’s an Interview with Rachel Warwick, creative spirituality practitioner on the Sophia website bringing some wise and insightful reflective thinking on the subject of young people being spiritual. Drawing on her experience of running Breathe and Orison, two highly regarded … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools round table gathering

Yesterday 15 of us got together for the first  round table gathering of people involved in running Prayer Spaces in Schools. This embryonic movement has been growing exponentially over the last two years. In 2008 there were 6 Prayer Spaces … Continue reading

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Orison in Guildford

Exciting news from Rachel running an Orison prayer room in St. Peter’s School, Guildford. Start here and work your way up through the week. [Pic: Rachel on Flickr]

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