Helping Kids Connect During COVID-19

By Cathy Skogen-Soldner October 15, 2020

How do we keep kids connected to the church, and each other, during this season of separation? We..

Embracing the Rhythm of the Church Year for Kids

By Ruth Sall September 29, 2020

I am wrestling with ways to keep the rhythm of the church year as school gets underway. Our..

Go Virtual with Your Christmas Program

By Cathy Skogen-Soldner September 8, 2020

Thinking of skipping the children’s Christmas program this year? If you can’t go live, why not go..

Helping Those Experiencing Domestic Violence

By Rebecca Ninke August 25, 2020

When the pandemic began, many began warning of a partner pandemic—the likelihood of a corresponding..

Help from Sparkhouse: Adapting Our Youth Curricula to Remote Learning

By Sparkhouse August 20, 2020

Dear Youth Ministry Leader,

 

The last five months have been unlike any other challenge you’ve..

A Season of Question Marks: Planning Youth Ministry Now

By Tera Michelson August 20, 2020

After weeks of wishful thinking, it is becoming clear that fall is bringing more of the same youth..

Sunday School in a Box

By Sparkhouse August 18, 2020

While many churches have held Sunday school via Zoom or Facebook Live during this pandemic, some..

Planning for Flexibility: 5 Tips for Preparing for an Unusual Fall

By Amber Lappin August 13, 2020

Though autumn brings with it the hope of cooler temperatures and changing leaves, this year there..

Faith Formation at Home: The Family Altar Model

By Sparkhouse August 11, 2020

During this time of pandemic, maybe your church has opted not to do Sunday school at all. There are..

The Art of Writing Notes to Kids

By Ruth Sall August 6, 2020

The strangeness of this time continues to change the ways that we experience ministry and..

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