Sacred Places in School
May 13th, 2024
What is your favourite thing about church?For lots of young people it is the community; being around other believers who can encourage, challenge, learn and grow with you. One young person often refer...  Read More
The Residential Experience
May 6th, 2024
In the last week I have had the amazing opportunity to spend time away with two very different groups of young people on two separate residential experiences. One group were year 7 and the other year ...  Read More
Work Experience from Step's view
May 3rd, 2024
Over the past few years, we have had an increasing number of students join us for work experience. Some specifically chose Step, having had their interest piqued from something we may have run in thei...  Read More
A Day of Apologetics with OCCA
April 29th, 2024
Last Friday, we had the absolute joy of spending the day with some of the OCCA (Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics) team. If you want to know more about them, check out www.theocca.org In the mor...  Read More
Work Experience Beyond Expectation
April 26th, 2024
This week was our work experience, and it was beyond our expectations. Each day we went to a different school and saw how Step impacted the kids. At first, we feared Step may have been a boring Christ...  Read More
Step Sunday at Verso St Albans
April 15th, 2024
On Sunday Mary and I went and spent the morning with Verso St Albans (formally The Vineyard Church St Albans) youth. We have been doing visits every three to four months looking at how faith can help ...  Read More
The Power of the Haven
March 28th, 2024
The Power of Haven Back in February a group of Year 11 students joined us at Loreto for a Haven Course, and it was clear that they were feeling very anxious. A quick poll of what was making them anxio...  Read More
Celebrating Culture
March 28th, 2024
‘Sometimes your mind plays tricks on you. It can tell you you’re no good, that it’s all hopeless. But remember you are loved, and important, and you bring to this world things that no one else can’ - ...  Read More
A Great Day with a Great Year Group
March 18th, 2024
We had a fantastic day with the Year 7s at Verulam recently with 16 of the Step team, a mixture of staff and volunteers, inputting into the day. They were a brilliant year group who got stuck in with ...  Read More
Helping young people to see that they matter…
March 15th, 2024
You have hopefully heard about our iMatter journal before, it is a resource we have been using for a couple of years now. Whilst I was creating the resource one of my further plans was to create a 7 w...  Read More
Invites From Heaven
March 7th, 2024
This week in our Explore Club was about prayer. We were a little disappointed at the start of the session because there was a clash and some students couldn’t come. Despite that we carried on as plann...  Read More
Grill a Christian
February 12th, 2024
The last few weeks in Harpenden schools we have run a couple of Grill a Christian lessons with Year 11 and Year 13 students. We have started each session with each member of the panel sharing their pe...  Read More




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