Examining the Smaller Parts of the Christmas Pageant

By Jessica Davis December 5, 2023

The time has come! That blessed (and often super stressful) time of year is upon us: Christmas..

Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts with Help from Online Tools

By Rev. Carla Wilson November 28, 2023

My congregation recently used a leadership retreat day to experiment with a corporate team building..

Talking to Young People at Church about Mental Health

By Emily E. Ewing November 21, 2023

As the nights grow longer and the days grow cloudier, many people of all ages are more likely to..

Advent Practices for Families

By Ruth Sall November 14, 2023

Advent is nearly here, and the excitement for Christmas is palpable. For families with children,..

Helping Kids Become Peacemakers

By Jessica Davis November 7, 2023

"Carelessly they treated the wound of my people, saying ‘Peace, Peace,’ when there is no peace!"


Fostering Creativity through Play

By Emily E. Ewing October 24, 2023

Halloween, school spirit weeks, and imaginative play all open possibilities for kids to explore who..

Teaching Kids about Church Architecture

By Ruth Sall October 17, 2023

I come from a family of architects. My grandfather and great-grandfather designed municipal..

Making Music for and with Children at Church

By Jessica Davis October 10, 2023

"Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world…" Chances are, if your congregation..

Teaching about Healthy Relationships during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Rev. Carla Wilson October 3, 2023

This month I invite youth and young adult leaders into a topic that can be challenging, and even..

Using the Remind Me Again Facilitator Guide

By Jia Starr Brown September 26, 2023

What is the Facilitator Guide? Why is it a good curricular option?

The Facilitator Guide is a..


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