Talking to Children about Racism and Racial Justice

By Jessica Davis May 5, 2021

2020 was a year of reckoning that led many of us who are white to heed what people of color have..

Passing on Faith

By Rebecca Ninke April 15, 2021

My children’s bedtime routines, when they went to bed before my own bedtime, included brushing..

Outdoor Summer Programming

By Ruth Sall April 6, 2021

This summer we are planning to resume some of our favorite experiences as a church when we host a..

Lessons from the Pandemic and Virtual Children's Ministry

By Ruth Sall March 11, 2021

It has been one year since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down many parts of our lives and sent us..

Including Children in Holy Week

By Jessica Davis March 2, 2021

The primary themes of Holy Week can seem inaccessible for the children in our midst. The betrayal,..

Letter-Writing with Children

By Ruth Sall February 16, 2021

One of the things I love the most about working in children’s ministry is learning new ways to..

What Does Love Look Like?

By Cathy Skogen-Soldner February 2, 2021

When Valentine’s Day rolls around, we have an opportunity to chat with children about love. In..

Starting the New Year Fresh

By Cathy Skogen-Soldner January 7, 2021

The beginning of a new year finds lots of us in children’s ministry taking inventory of what was..

Making the Most of a Sparkhouse Digital Subscription

By Sparkhouse December 29, 2020

Sparkhouse Digital Early Childhood, Children, and Youth put all the leader content you need for..

Caring for All Types of Families at Christmas

By Amber Lappin December 8, 2020

Many of us have phenomenal memories of celebrating Christmas at school, at church, and in our..

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