Are any churches using the curriculum by Peter Enns during the Sunday school hour? How do you use it (rotation, large/small group)? Do you have a scope and sequence for year 1 and year 2?
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!
Ready for some good news? You’re not alone—there’s a whole group of wannabe teachers in your room who are ready to share the teaching load. That would be your kids! It may not make mathematical sense, but here’s a good equation to remember: 2 teach is 2 learn 2 times!
On the day you hope your children will stay in worship will they tune out and wait it out or could they meaningfully engage and participate? Create a kids' version of your adult worship experience and watch your kids' appreciation for worship thrive!
If you’re engaged in ministry with children, here are five great ways to start the coming year off well.
With the increased movement of people around the world, it’s becoming more and more likely that students in academic classrooms or church groups will have lived in more than one country during their lifetimes. Like any student, TCKs are individuals with unique characteristics and learning styles, but there are a few general characteristics to keep in mind.
While it’s important for kids to understand the arc of Scripture, it’s not always easy to communicate it to them! Faith Formation Ministries developed this short gospel summary for kids as a resource for use in Sunday or Wednesday night children’s ministry, in VBS, in preparation for communion classes, and in other settings.
Read about one church's experience incorporating Lego™ into children's Bible storytime!
In the midst of trauma and grief, how do we point children to the comfort of God’s love and care for them?
It’s almost summertime, and Vacation Bible School is just around the corner! But before you get lost in all the details, here are three ways to strengthen your ministry with children this summer.
If you are looking for guidance in choosing curriculum, the Children’s Ministry Toolkit has a section completely devoted to choosing a curriculum. Included in that section are curriculum reviews to help you in the discernment process.