Children's ministry

  1. Christian Formation Isn't My Job

    Article Christian Formation Isn't My Job

    The title of this post is factually untrue. I am employed by a church. My position description includes oversight of all the church’s programs of formation for infants…

  2. Quick Links for Lent with Children

    Article Quick Links for Lent with Children

    For children's ministries and parents below are some quick links to Lent and Easter resources to help you in planning. Check back more will be added: Pretzel Sunday written by…

  3. The Celebration of the Bible

    Article The Celebration of the Bible

    The Celebration of the Bible is based on a festival that our Jewish brothers and sisters hold each year called Simchat Torah, or Rejoicing with the Torah. The Torah is the first…

  4. "Why Are They Laughing?"

    Article "Why Are They Laughing?"

    The older children had been asked by the stewardship committee to speak to the congregation for one minute or so each on their favorite things about coming to church. Among the…

  5. Children's Sermons: 6 Essentials

    Article Children's Sermons: 6 Essentials

    Children’s sermons must be really hard to do, because I have mostly only seen them done poorly – too often they exploit children and pander to the grown ups in the…

  6. Taking Children's Safety Seriously

    Article Taking Children's Safety Seriously

    Christy’s friend was discussing churches. During one discussion Christy gave her opinion on one of the churches she and her husband had visited a year or two earlier…

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