Join us January 2022 to explore encouraging children in moving from observers to participants in the worshipping community.
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.
Fresh ways to think about what “VBS” might look like.
This curriculum was intended for use in Presbyterian congregations, but it’s worth a look for a number of reasons.
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.
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.
Faith Formation Ministries is excited to connect with all who are passionate about children's ministry at Inspire 2019. Workshop topics include choosing curriculum, building a strong foundation for children and youth ministry, and more!
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.