If you are looking to strengthen the families in your church and community, then check out some of the following groups and organisations:
Faith5 looks at how to involve Jesus into your everyday conversations, by following 5 steps - share, read, talk, pray, bless.
We put together a video here and a bookmark for the Diocese of Wellington as part of their Ministry Conference in 2015
Music and ideas for today's kids and families - Phil and Heather Joel
Parenting Week in Christchurch
The Neighbourhood Trust
Development of Faith
This file looks at some of the theories of how faith develops as we mature.
Family inclusive resources for churches
A kit for families to use together once a week; aimed at primary aged children.
All about families and church, reconnecting parents and children
A website with lots of creative ideas for families - craft, health, nutrition, games, pregnancy & more
Skylight have some fabulous resources to help support families going through bereavement, stress, family breakdown, suicide and depression. They also run a youth resilience programme called Travellers, operating in 150 schools in New Zealand and the Cook Islands.
Michelle Anthony on TruMinistry - Something is Better than Nothing
Scripture presumes that faith formation occurs within intergenerational, familial and community settings. Hear2Stay is a collaborative initiative set up in Australia, looking at how discipleship and leadership can bring about transformative change in our young people. They have 2 foundational principles (intergenerational and family ministry) and propose 8 formational principles to help strengthen the church.