• Sarah Bird

    Sarah Bird is Program Consultant for Children, Youth, and Family Ministry for the Diocese of Niagara. Sarah’s work upholds loving and inclusive faith communities that welcome diverse families including children of varying abilities, faith experiences, and church affiliation.


First Retreat for CYFM Network of Leaders

The children, youth, and family ministry (CYFM) network of leaders celebrated three years by gathering at St. John’s Elora for a retreat in April. Eleven

The Table’s Retreat

After three years of building community, diving deep into spirituality, and sharing stories, the diocesan young adult ministry initiative, The Table, was determined to go

Dreaming Forward: Niagara Youth Connections

Niagara Youth Connections, formally known as The Niagara Youth Conference, regathered for the first time after two years at the beautiful property of Canterbury Hills.

Building a Curriculum of Justice and Peace

The Anti-Racism Working Group (ARWG) is underway mapping the groundwork for an anti-racism training course to be launched early in 2023 for leaders within the

Zoom meeting of JYC members

Junior Youth Connections Celebrates Three Years

Junior Youth Connections (JYC) is celebrating its three-year anniversary! JYC started as an in-person gathering for youth aged 10–13. The program offers opportunities for youth

2021 Opens News Doors for Ministry

2021 has brought forth a new, exciting, and spirit filled energy as we introduced faith forma- tion programs for all ages within the diocesan children,

Youth Synod 2019  — 30 years young

Youth Synod celebrated 30 years on April 12 and 13 by delegates and volunteers from across the diocese at the beautiful Christ’s Church Cathedral Hamilton. 

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