In many churches some portion of the children’s ministry program happens during the worship service. If that’s your church, what do you do to help them engage in worship and offer their gifts in service?
A BBQ? A gift card? Cake after a worship service? I can't decide what to do this year. Please share your ideas!
Two thumbs to Holly Gort, director of education at South Grandville CRC, for sharing this excellent idea! Holly’s plan is to offer a two-part workshop that will help adults and teens share their faith stories with younger members of the congregation.
If your church is exploring models for learning and growing in faith together, the Lifelong Faith website is a great place to begin. You'll find ideas, research, and theories experts who are studying faith formation and educators who are leading ministries in a wide variety of denominations.
If you've ever sent out an email proposing more than one date for a meeting then you know how confusing it can be to keep track of responses. This easy tool allows you to propose several dates and creates a graph that shows you who's available and when.