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..

Service-Oriented Vacation Bible School for Middle Schoolers

By Ruth Sall February 13, 2024

It is that time of year again: time to plan for vacation Bible school. I have been thinking this..

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..

Talking to Kids about the Incarnation

By Emily E. Ewing December 12, 2023

The primary theological underpinning of Christmas is the incarnation. God takes on human form with..

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..

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..

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..


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