Godly Play Core Training

Manly Uniting Church, West Promenade, Manly, NSW

Upstairs in Godly Play Room – entry via Eustace Street


An intense three-day course, in which participants are immersed in Godly Play practice, learn and tell a story for supportive feedback.

In this time two accredited trainers will work with the group to provide information and experience of the three genres of stories in Godly Play, the role of the storyteller, the role of the doorperson, the Godly Play space, materials, response time, spirituality of the child, forming and maintaining a respectful story circle community, the history and practice of Godly Play and much more.

The core training required to achieve accreditation as a storyteller/doorperson takes three days (a minimum of 21 hours training). All three days and each session must be attended to achieve accreditation.

Suitable for parish workers, teachers, chaplains and clergy, community workers, those employed in hospitals, age care or correctional services; and those hoping to use Godly Play in the life of their family.


Option 1 an intensive three days – July  Tues 17, Wed 18, Thurs 19
Option 2 three Wednesdays over several months – Wed 21 March, Wed 20 June and Wed Sept 5.

Both options are 9am to 5.30pm daily




Please see Carolyn if cost is an issue – scholarships are available (for students, church volunteers, some part-time ministry positions, etc. )

Questions? To Register?


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Questions? email Carolyn at caro.ruc@gmail.com


Carolyn Handley

and Kaye Lewis