I never met my great-uncle. But his diary has been a gift to me on my faith journey. It has done what Reese said family stories would—it inspires me.
Looking for a simple way to engage children in worship? Encourage children to lead the congregation in the Prayers of the People utilizing symbols.
Children are a gift to be treasured. What does it mean to view the children in our church as “neighbors” and how can this impact our interactions with them?
If you’re a children’s ministry leader looking for new ideas for your ministry, check out Faith Formation's Children’s Ministry Newsletter. This month's edition focuses on the power of story.
If you’re engaged in ministry with children, here is a newsletter for you.
If you’re engaged in ministry with children, here are five great ways to start the coming year off well.
When a child is grieving, we often do not know what to say or do. The best rule of thumb is to spend time with children and see how the grief is impacting them.
In the midst of trauma and grief, how do we point children to the comfort of God’s love and care for them?
While dealing with loss and grief can be difficult for anyone, children’s reactions may differ from those of adults. Here are some suggestions to consider when helping a child who is grieving.
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.
It is some pig.posted on: Can I Share a Story?
What a gift for your descendants. May they see a gracious and loving God at work in your life.posted on: Can I Share a Story?
Great suggestion! Your idea about discussing prayer focus and helping them construct a prayer in their own words will help teach children what prayer (and worship) is about and deepen their...posted on: And a Child Shall Lead Them. . . in Prayer
Melanie, I am the Children's Ministry Catalyzer for Faith Formation Ministries and have 25 years of running children's ministries within a local church. I get the challenges you are facing. I am...posted on: How Is Your Church's Nursery Structured?