School & Church Partnerships

Schools and church partnerships

Rev Becky Matthews from St Mary's Church, Launton leading a Parable -themed assembly.

Clergy leading a Parable -themed GTH assembly.

Gardening The Heart offers schools creative approaches and resources to help strengthen and enrich partnerships with their local churches through:

  • Collective Worship materials on parable, cultivation and seasonal themes for use indoors and outdoors
  • practical help with design and use of themed reflective prayer gardens as a resource for creative engagement with Jesus's teaching and spirituality
  • joint planning and facilitation of whole school creativity workshops and reflection on Parable and Tree of Life themes,  exploring Christian distinctiveness, ethos, values, and character education
  • joint planning and delivery of exploring spirituality days
  • ‘Gardening God's Stories' Collective worship and spiritual reflection (in production)
  • contributing to PCC and School Governor's meetings, as well as delivering INSET training for teachers