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As Pastor Jun Kim from the New Westminster (BC) CRC was planning the annual VBS program, he approached Faith Formation Ministries’s regional catalyzer Liz Tolkamp and invited her to help him put together parenting workshops that would take place while the children were in VBS.
Check out the CRC’s growing list of children’s ministry resources on the topics of faith formation, Sunday school, worship, communion, family ministry, and more.
While each child’s developmental path is unique, there are common patterns in how children’s understanding of the Lord’s Supper typically unfolds. This two-page resource summarizes those patterns from preschool through the teenage years.
Mimi Larson is the new Children’s Ministry Catalyzer with Faith Formation Ministries! Contact her if you have children's ministry questions or challenges, e.g., faith formation and child-specific spiritual development, children’s ministry program development and curriculum selection, and more.
The themes entwined in the Lenten season — self-examination, lament, mortality — aren’t easy concepts for kids to wrap their brains around. For Lent this year, consider adding visual and tactile elements to your observation of Lent.
Seeking justice is a spiritual discipline — a tangible way for us to express our faith by obeying the commands to love God and to love our neighbor as ourselves. This resource shares 10 tips for North Americans who want to follow Christ in seeking justice today.
In part two of this webinar series, we look deeply into what makes teens "tick" spiritually and how that impacts them, their families, and the church's ministries.
It takes a village — the whole congregation — to nurture the faith of its young people. Here are ten ways to connect with young people and children.
This two-page resource from Faith Formation Ministries offers ten tips to help deacons care for others, as well as themselves, as they live out their calling and serve their congregation and community through their diaconal ministry.
If we fail to intentionally include and accommodate people, the church suffers just as much as the person excluded. Here are a few tips to help you think about working together in God’s growing kingdom.
If you are feeling a pull to explore ordained pastoral ministry, these ten steps will help you discern whether that is the path God is calling you to take.
Listen and learn from this webinar recording that looks at the spiritual characteristics of teens.