While dealing with loss and grief can be difficult for anyone, children’s reactions may differ from those of adults. Here are some resources to help.
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While serving is not a “one-off” event, you can utilize the summertime to adopt one of these ideas to focus on service.
Invite members of your congregation who have specific gifts and passions to help create a week-long themed summer camp. Here are some ideas to get you started.
The Building Blocks of Faith describe four spiritual needs that are met in Christ. Here are some ideas for helping faith to flourish by meeting those needs in your church’s children’s ministry.
Is your church discussing how and when to reopen in-person children's ministry? Find resources including an online roundtable, questions to consider, and people to contact.
Whether you’re forming a new children’s ministry or reevaluating existing programming, it’s important to ask the right questions. This resource from Faith Formation Ministries will help you define your main purpose and goals.
If you’re engaged in ministry with children, here are five great ways to start the coming year off well.
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.
Ministry with children is a big job. It’s an important job. The Children’s Ministry toolkit was designed to provide you with the support you need to do the work you do.