What is Godly Play?

Godly Play is an approach based on Montessori principles. The method is particularly suitable if you are looking for a different or complementary approach to Christian education. Although it was initially aimed at children, it is equally suitable for all age groups and in many different situations.

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About us

Godly Play Scotland is a non profit making, voluntary organisation which was set up in 2010, as a sister movement to Godly Play UK. The aim of Godly Play Scotland is simply to support and inform those starting out in Godly Play or wanting to find out what it is all about.

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Meet the team

Meet the dedicated team who are bringing Godly Play to many new churches and introducing Godly Play to other environments such as Schools and Care Homes across Scotland.

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Events and training

From Discovery Days, Networking events and Making Materials days to fully accredited multi-day training courses we hope to offer many opportunities to promote Godly Play and connect with the community in Scotland

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News

  • Conference 2020 – Postponed to 2021

    Conference 2020 – Postponed to 2021

    We are sure that this will come as no surprise, but we have taken the decision to postpone the Conference to November 2021. We had been praying that we wouldn’t need to do this, but it seems like the sensible thing and maybe November 2020 is still a little too soon for large gatherings and […]Read More
  • Godly Play in a strange new world …

    Godly Play in a strange new world …

    As we find our way through this strange time – exile in our own homes – many Godly Players are finding new and creative ways to bring Godly Play to their circles and others. If you decide to share Godly Play with your circles using Zoom, you may find that this document, written by Michelle […]Read More
  • Circle (network) meetings – an optional extra?

    Circle (network) meetings – an optional extra?

    Circle (network) meetings – an optional extra? Not for me!  I came off the planning group nearly a year ago, and from being deep in the thick of planning, organising and presenting, I’m now for the most part just working away in my own small corner like most of you.  And I’m realising how important […]Read More
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Past Events

April 2021

Godly Play Book Group

7th April @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our spring time Book Group is reading, wondering about and discussing "Teaching Godly Play. How to Mentor the Spiritual Development of Children", by Jerome W Berryman. Even if you have already read this a few times, there is always something new ... we are amazed by the new insights we get from discussing these books with other Godly Players. Each week we will read and discuss a chapter or maybe two. Our Book Group is on Zoom.  Over the eight…

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