Talking to Children about Politics

By Emily E. Ewing May 21, 2024

As politics heat up throughout the summer and into the fall, talking to kids about politics—as with..

Encouraging Children to Be Faithful Givers

By Ruth Sall April 23, 2024

God loves a cheerful giver. I remember hearing this phrase as a child and smiling to think that my..

Talking to Kids about Other Faiths

By Emily E. Ewing April 16, 2024

These days, most of us are lucky enough to live in religiously diverse communities. Kids are more..

Celebrating the Ascension with Children and Youth

By Jessica Davis April 9, 2024

Nestled as it is between Easter and Pentecost, the feast of the Ascension can be easy to ignore as..

Celebrating the Eclipse with Both Faith and Science

By Emily E. Ewing March 12, 2024

Too often science and religion are put at odds with each other, even though they address different..

Talking to Kids about Scary Events

By Emily E. Ewing January 23, 2024

From violence, pain, and suffering globally to the illnesses and harm in our own communities, it’s..

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..


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