The Christmas program: 5 key tips from a Sunday school leader

By Christy Olson October 2, 2018

Families LOVE the Christmas program as long as:

  • Their child gets to be Mary, Joseph, or Gabriel
  • ..

Intentional Sunday school welcome: Beyond front door greeters

By Jenia Strom September 18, 2018

Most churches have greeters to welcome new families arriving for worship. Many congregations excel..

Intergenerational Sunday school: Consider multiple learning styles as a gift

By Reverend Melissa Cooper September 4, 2018

When you're planning an intergenerational Sunday school experience, as with any faith formation..

5 tips to rock the buddy system in a multiage classroom

By Amber Lappin August 14, 2018

Every time I teach at a children’s ministry conference, one of the most frequent questions I get..

Intergenerational Sunday school: Everyone participates

By Reverend Melissa Cooper August 7, 2018

In the last installment in the Intergenerational Sunday School series, I want to get practical .....

Oh no! What happened to all our Sunday school students?

By Rebecca Ninke July 31, 2018

Unless your congregation is an anomaly, you’ve probably noticed that we are living in the midst of..

Sunday school video: Does it help teach kids?

By Carla Barnhill July 24, 2018

Working with children often means having to find that elusive balance between what we know they..

Intergenerational Sunday school: Cross-generational is cross-cultural

By Reverend Melissa Cooper July 17, 2018

Usually when we think about intergenerational church programming, we see children and youth sitting..

Intergenerational Sunday school: Begin with the end in mind

By Reverend Melissa Cooper June 26, 2018

Begin with the end in mind. 

These words are used in a variety of contexts, and they are good,..

Intergenerational Sunday school: Setting up your space

By Reverend Melissa Cooper June 12, 2018

If there's anything I learned from nearly a decade in camp and retreat ministry, it's that place..


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