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.
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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?"
This may come as a surprise to you, but Jonah wasn’t really swallowed by a whale. I’ve also discovered some other fishy “facts” that need to be reeled in. Read on to see if any of these tall tales sound familiar.
Spiritual growth can’t be programmed, but great resources are important. As someone who is part of an intergenerational small group, I wanted to share some of my favorite resources!
Imagine what might happen if you gave people the actual tools they could use to celebrate advent.
Looking for ways to surround your kids with more of the biblical Christmas than the commercial one? Here are twelve of them.
Have you ever ended a family Christmas celebration and realized you’d skipped telling the story you’d gathered to celebrate? Start a new tradition this year by using one of these meaningful and fun intergenerational storytelling ideas.
Baptism provides God’s big family with a beautiful opportunity to say, “Welcome to the family!” to the one being baptized. Use these easily adaptable ideas to help your church do that with arms open wide.
Focusing our ministry attention on young adults has been a popular topic of conversation recently. But as someone who has been engaged in ministry with children for over 30 years, I’m concerned that we’re skipping over a generation.
These 5 resources will provide parents with faith formation practices that they can both call upon during this time and can continue to weave into their family life long after the coronavirus crisis is over.
If your congregation is gathering online for worship and you're looking for ways to include children, use these ideas for inspiration.