As a Dwell coordinator, I spent late summer preparing for our September launch, thinking a lot about helping children know their teacher and where to go, and spending time stocking our Dwell spaces with any necessary supplies, but I didn’t always remember to reach out and care for my Dwell leaders as they began a new year.
Use this pep rally idea and commissioning litany to send your Sunday School kids into a new year of learning about God with excitement and encouragement.
Owen Wigger and his family sent a letter to his first-grade teacher and classmates. Because he does not speak, this letter will help pave the way for their relationships with him.
To close out the series, the Office of Social Justice invites you to engage deeply in three ways: Listen, Learn, and Love. Use the stories and provided questions for your church's adult education classes.
This devotional eBook includes printable tree ornaments that will help you and your family explore the Bible from Genesis up to the birth of Jesus, as well as 31 devotionals.
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!
If you’re engaged in ministry with children, here are five great ways to start the coming year off well.
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.