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The springboard of church family

The springboard of church family

16th April 2018

Childhood is without doubt the most influential stage of life. It’s thought that the first eight years of your life are crucial in determining how you develop in later years. With this in mind, Rae Morfin reflects on the life of Moses, trauma and how church family can make all the difference to struggling children.

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Rachel MorfinRachel Morfin

With twenty years’ experience working with children in both church and school situations, Rachel has pioneered and now heads up TLG’s Early Intervention programme supporting children struggling in mainstream primary and secondary schools. Oh, and she’s got three teenagers of her own at home!

Make Lunch is Joining the TLG Family!

Make Lunch is Joining the TLG Family!

16th March 2018

TLG's vision to support struggling children and families is growing. With news of an exciting new programme for churches to run, our chief executive Tim Morfin blogs on why he's so excited about tackling holiday hunger.

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Tim MorfinTim Morfin

Tim Morfin is the founder and Chief Executive of TLG. Tim, together with a group of other volunteers from a local church, began TLG by helping young people struggling in school in Bradford. He now leads the organisation nationally, still committed to bringing hope and a future to children and their families. He is married to Rachel and has three teenage sons.

Keeping Children in Mind

Keeping Children in Mind

05th March 2018

With more and more children struggling with their emotional wellbeing it can be challenging to know how best to provide crucial support. We asked Will van der Hart whether our society is failing these children and what, if anything, can the church do about it?

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Will van der HartWill van der Hart

Reverend Will van der Hart is Pastoral Chaplain at Holy Trinity Brompton and specialises in emotional wellbeing. He has a broad experience of ministry within urban and sub-urban parishes in London.

7 Reasons we’re excited for 2018!

7 Reasons we’re excited for 2018!

22nd January 2018

At TLG we love looking forward. We’re all about bringing hope and a future to as many children and families as possible, and with the number of school exclusions rising every year, we’re up for hitting the road and making that happen. So what is there to look forward to in the coming year? Find out and discover how you can join with us!

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Sarah WeinbergSarah Weinberg

It’s only a matter of time

It’s only a matter of time

20th December 2017

As schools finish for Christmas, not every child is filled with excitement. For many, holidays are a challenging time away from the safety and comfort of the school day. Tim Morfin shares his experiences of family holidays and explains why we need your help to provide crucial support during holiday time.

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Tim MorfinTim Morfin

Tim Morfin is the founder and Chief Executive of TLG. Tim, together with a group of other volunteers from a local church, began TLG by helping young people struggling in school in Bradford. He now leads the organisation nationally, still committed to bringing hope and a future to children and their families. He is married to Rachel and has three teenage sons.

National Mentoring Day

National Mentoring Day

27th October 2017

Today we're celebrating National Mentoring Day, dedicated to those who have made a tangible difference to the lives of those they support - just like our incredible Early Intervention coaches

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Sarah WeinbergSarah Weinberg

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