Rooted In The Church

Rooted in the Church offers a snapshot of what has helped the seeds of faith take root and grow in young people within the Church of England. Alongside this, it signposts how congregations can make churches a more fertile place for the growth and flourishing of young Christians.

Key conclusions:

  1. Churches should aim to build a culture of intergenerational relationships
  2. Churches should be inclusive of all ages in both leadership and worship
  3. Churches should recognise young people and young adults as equal members of the Body of Christ
  4. Churches should be encouraged to explore the possibility of admitting baptised children to Communion before Confirmation
  5. Churches should become unconditionally welcoming places for young people
  6. Churches need to do more to support their youth workers and leaders

Rooted in the Church - Summary report