Sort by

Q&A
55 views
0 shares
0 rating
0 comments

Sunday School Curriculum Leftovers

Are there any churches who might have leftover take home papers/newsletters from the following Faith Alive curriculums and age groups?

Church ExchangeSunday School
Blog
223 views
9 shares
0 rating
0 comments

Talking With Churches About Curriculum

As a curriculum consultant for Faith Alive Christian Resources, I’ve spent hundreds of hours talking to CRC children’s ministry leaders. Here are some things I've heard, as well as ways I can help! 

Children & WorshipSunday School
Blog
639 views
1 share
0 rating
0 comments

8 Simple Ways to Remind Kids (and Others) They Are Part of God's Big Story

Have you seen the ‘I’m Part of God’s Story’ design that Dwell curriculum recently posted? In addition to helping helping children live into and out of God’s story—it’s a really fun design! Here are 8 ways to use it. 

Sunday School
Blog
629 views
3 shares
0 rating
1 comment

Eight Things About Creating Children's Curriculum That Might Surprise You

Recently I had a conversation with someone who, upon hearing me describe all the work that goes into creating pedagogically, theologically sound children’s ministry curriculum said, “I had no idea. You should tell people that!” And so I am.

Faith NurtureSunday School
Blog
754 views
3 shares
0 rating
0 comments

Choosing Children's Ministry Curriculum

Choosing the right curriculum is crucial to the faith formation of the kids in your church. However, it can often be challenging to find a curriculum that is both meaningful in terms of content, but also fun and engaging for kids.

Sunday School
Curriculum
287 views
23 shares
0 rating
0 comments

Talk, Paper, Scissors

Some of the best conversations with children at church happen when I join them at the activity table. There’s something about sitting side-by-side as we draw, color, cut or paste that sparks conversation. 

Faith NurtureSunday School
Blog
219 views
5 shares
0 rating
2 comments

How DWELL Leaders Can Utilize the CRCNA Digital Library

For the past 3 years, I’ve been a coteacher of DWELL Marvel at my church. I am excited about the new CRCNA Digital Library because it’s going to make preparing and teaching easier for me!

Sunday School
Article
206 views
4 shares
0 rating
0 comments

The Immigrant Experience

God must love immigrants — the Bible is so full of them! Here are some building blocks that will help you welcome children from immigrant families. 

Sunday School
Article
276 views
53 shares
0 rating
0 comments

Holy Habits

Teaching children means sharing the truth of Scripture with them — but it’s even more important to give them opportunities to put what they believe into practice. 

Sunday School
Curriculum
205 views
5 shares
0 rating
0 comments

They're Here! Children's Ministry Sessions on the Lord's Supper

We are frequently asked, “Do you have any children's ministry sessions on the Lord’s Supper?” Today I’m excited to tell you that we can finally answer, “Yes, we do!”  

Sunday School
Article
216 views
6 shares
0 rating
0 comments

Building Community

Sunday school is not the only game in town — sports events, birthday parties, and other celebrations are often scheduled for Sunday mornings too. How do we build community with these challenges?

Sunday School
Article
191 views
5 shares
0 rating
1 comment

Families First

Where are seeds of faith first planted by the Holy Spirit? Within the family! But the church also partners with the family in this process. Keep reading to find ways to help parents nurture faith. 

Sunday School
Article
239 views
10 shares
0 rating
0 comments

Step by Step — Session Prep for DWELL leaders

Now you’re a leader — kids will be coming through your door looking for inspiration, affirmation, knowledge. That’s a tall order. Where do you start?

Sunday School
Blog
341 views
5 shares
0 rating
1 comment

Choosing Curriculum? Join the Family!

More than 400 churches have used Faith Alive’s children’s ministry curriculum to deepen and expand the faith of its children! Do you know what Sunday school curriculum your church uses?

Sunday School
Curriculum
289 views
1 share
0 rating
0 comments

Switching From Walk With Me to Dwell

Dwell builds on the best features of Walk With Me and introduces some new things that Walk With Me users told us they wanted to see in a new children's ministry curriculum!

Sunday School
Resource
520 views
10 shares
0 rating
0 comments

God's Big Story Wall

What do the walls in your church tell your congregation — particularly the children — about what you value? Use this idea to make your walls another way to tell God's story.

Sunday SchoolWorship
Discussion Topic
83 views
1 share
0 rating
0 comments

Which Curriculum Would You Recommend?

It's curriculum selection season--which materials have you found especially helpful for sharing God's word with kids, teens, or adults?
Sunday School
Article
560 views
4 shares
0 rating
0 comments

Planning a Youth Catechism Retreat

Here's a pattern that has proven helpful for hosting a youth retreat focused on the Heidelberg Catechism.

Faith NurtureSunday School
Blog
246 views
0 shares
0 rating
1 comment

Supplement Your Sunday School Curriculum: Help Keep Children Safe!

The Circle of Grace curriculum teaches children and youth how to identify and maintain appropriate physical, emotional, spiritual and sexual boundaries; recognize when boundary violations are about to occur; and demonstrate how to take action when boundaries are threatened or violated.

Safe ChurchSunday School
Blog
147 views
0 shares
0 rating
0 comments

Curriculum Q&As: Is It Worth It? (Part 2)

In the planning phase we begin asking practical questions: How will the children be grouped? What kinds of children and leader’s resources would be helpful for teaching and learning? and more.

Sunday School
Blog
289 views
0 shares
0 rating
1 comment

Is It Worth It?

I’ve spent most of my life and ministry in small congregations with limited budgets. So when I see the cost of leader’s guides and student pieces adding up, I feel the sticker shock...

Sunday School

Pages

RSS