We are excited to welcome back a former member of our Faith Formation Ministries team: Kristen Rietkerk. Kristen serves as a Regional Catalyzer in California!
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This book introduces parents and caregivers to four Building Blocks of Faith that will encourage them as they help children to find their place in God’s family, learn God’s story, live in hope, and discover their calling.
We are excited to introduce to you one of the newest members of our Faith Formation Ministries team: Jill Benson. Jill serves as the Dwell Curriculum Coordinator.
Last August, Faith Formation Ministries began providing weekly family faith formation tips. This year an entirely new set of tips is available! Find them below.
Looking for new ways to equip parents and kids to grow in faith at home? Check out Everyday Family Faith.
This resource gives your church fresh ideas for helping faith grow in people age 60-plus.
Discover ten ways your congregation can actively love, support, and include older members of the body of Christ.
Come and See. . .Our World Belongs to God is a discipleship manual that has taken the Contemporary Testimony Our World Belongs to God and divided the 58 paragraphs into 25 chapters.
Want to help families in your congregation grow in faith? Watch for these weekly tips in your inbox!
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.
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.
Seeking justice is a spiritual discipline — a tangible way for us to express our faith by obeying the commands to love God and to love our neighbor as ourselves. This resource shares 10 tips for North Americans who want to follow Christ in seeking justice today.
In part two of this webinar series, we look deeply into what makes teens "tick" spiritually and how that impacts them, their families, and the church's ministries.