Getting folks on board with your church’s children’s ministry program can be a struggle. I’ve got a few ideas you might want to try.
Leading Sunday school kids can be challenging but we know that every week some of the puzzle pieces are heading out the door with our kids. A song lyric, a glimpse of God, a Scripture verse ... we trust that God is at work, putting those pieces together.
As a mom who tries to get the most bang out of her budgetary buck, I stock up on a few specifics each season—beach toys and towels at the end of summer and gift wrap and greeting cards after Christmas. As a church administrator there are likely a few key times when you also load up on supplies. From pens to toilet tissue, candles to printer ink, you know when and where...
One of the questions I hear from those considering gathering all ages together to learn from and with each other is "How do we get people to sit with people they may not know and connect with folks from different age groups?"
Parenting is hard work and I know that some Sundays you’re just longing to sit in silence. And I suspect that there have been times when you’ve felt like your wee ones weren’t always welcome in worship. Please persist.
Bless the families in your congregation with this free Christmas devotional and plant a seed to encourage them to resolve to talk about faith and to spend time together in God's story each day in the New Year.
Discover how to bless — and how not to bless! — children during the celebration of the Lord's Supper.