How to Talk to Children about Lent

By Jessica Davis January 24, 2023

With Lent fast approaching, there are countless preparations to be made. From special music to new..

Planning a Scope and Sequence with the Rotation Sunday School Model

By Ruth Sall January 10, 2023

For the past 20 years my church has used the rotation model for our elementary Sunday school..

Helping Young People through the Winter Blues

By Rev. Carla Wilson January 3, 2023

Congratulations! You made it through the gauntlet of Advent and Christmas. Pageants and showcases..

Using Mindfulness to Help Young People Navigate Emotions

By Rev. Carla Wilson November 22, 2022

Mindfulness has become a popular topic for adults navigating a fast-paced, even anxious,..

God’s Love Is on Repeat: Using Repetition in Faith Formation

By Ruth Sall November 15, 2022

I learned very early on that repetition was an effective way to teach. Repeat, repeat, repeat...

Helping the Young People in Your Ministry Welcome Immigrants

By Rev. Carla Wilson October 25, 2022

A joy of working with young people is their open curiosity and delight in new experiences. When..

Honoring Global Diversity Awareness Month in Your Children's Ministry

By Jonah Davis October 18, 2022

October is Global Diversity Awareness month. This is a great time to talk with children about..

Finding a New Normal in Christian Education

By Ruth Sall October 6, 2022

We are in full swing in the Christian Education programming year. At many churches, children’s..

Starting an Equity Audit of Your Children, Youth, and Family Ministry

By Rev. Carla Wilson September 22, 2022

Across the nation and across denominations, youth and young adult educators are engaged on both the..

Children, Youth, and Family Ministry during COVID-19 and Monkeypox

By Jessica Davis September 8, 2022

As many of us prepare to increase our congregational activities involving young people, the last..

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