Godly Play Core Training, May/June 2024

Toronto Chinese United Church, 3300 Kennedy Rd, Scarborough, ON M1V 3S8

Training is offered in modules over two weekends.

Friday, May 10 (6:00-9:00 p.m.) and Saturday, May 11 (9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.)

Friday, June 14 (6:00-9:00 p.m.) and Saturday, June 15 (9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.)

For more information and to register, contact Cathy Zou,


Godly Play Core Training: 15-17 September 2023

Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Road, Toronto. For more info, please contact Brianna at

Training for children’s ministry leaders and all who care about supporting the spiritual lives of children. Discover Godly Play from the inside out! Over 3 days you will learn how to set up and facilitate a Godly Play space and session. Friday 4pm to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 8:30pm, & Sun 9am to 4:30pm.

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Godly Play Core Training

Training is offered in modules over two weekends at the United Church Fundy St, Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Centre, 21 Wright St. Sackville NB

Fri, October 27 (4 pm – 9 pm) & Sat, October 28 (8:30 am – 5:30 pm)

Fri, Nov.17 (4 pm – 9 pm) & Sat, Nov. 18 (8:30 am – 5:30 pm)


Door Person Workshop in the Maritimes

Sat. October 14, 2023  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM 

    Christ Church Cathedral in Fredericton, NB

    Doorpersons are key figures in supporting children who gather in community. This workshop offers a unique way to encourage and support volunteers helping with children’s programs.

    This 5-hour workshop will be offered at the Anglican Cathedral in Fredericton, NB. Leadership will be provided by experienced Godly Play trainers, Cathy Laskey and Anne Pirie.

    We will explore the principles and practices of Godly Play especially for Doorpersons, and deepen and expand an experience of Godly Play particularly the role of Doorperson.  Participants may be part of a Godly Play program, and/or have an interest in leadership with children.

    During the day participants will:

    • Deepen understanding of how a Doorperson supports the circle of children in gathering, listening, wondering, work, the feast and leaving.
    • Experience a full session of Godly Play
    • Participate in Discovery Sessions on Supporting a Godly Play Environment, Supporting Children in their Work, Relationships & Managing Disruptions 

    Participant cost:  $35 – bring your own lunch

    Please register by September 29 by clicking here: Doorperson workshop registration

    Hosted by Godly Play Maritime Co-ordinating Circle


    Check out Godly Play virtually, on-line, or @ Home!

    During the pandemic, several Canadian churches now live-stream or conduct GP circles via zoom-type platforms. Please contact your local church for more info.

    You can also visit the Godly Play Foundation Youtube Channel or our Godly Play Canada Facebook page.

    Finally, individuals or churches may wish to explore “Stories of God @ Home” from the Godly Play Resources website which are adapted affordable and accessible resources for families to be told in the home by the home.

    We hope to compile a list of churches and trainers offering on-line resources in the coming months. Stay tuned!


    New Story Videos

    New story videos are now available on the Godly Play Foundation youtube channel! Check them out by clicking here.

    Here’s “The Faces of Easter”, just in time for the first day of Lent!



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