The Changing Landscape of Youth Faith Formation

By Ruth Sall May 7, 2024

Like many churches throughout the country, we have fewer people participating in all aspects of..

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..

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..

Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts with Help from Online Tools

By Rev. Carla Wilson November 28, 2023

My congregation recently used a leadership retreat day to experiment with a corporate team building..

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!"


Making Music for and with Children at Church

By Jessica Davis October 10, 2023

"Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world…" Chances are, if your congregation..

Teaching about Healthy Relationships during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Rev. Carla Wilson October 3, 2023

This month I invite youth and young adult leaders into a topic that can be challenging, and even..

Using the Remind Me Again Facilitator Guide

By Jia Starr Brown September 26, 2023

What is the Facilitator Guide? Why is it a good curricular option?

The Facilitator Guide is a..

Working toward Creation Justice during the Season of Creation

By Jonah Davis September 19, 2023

Fires and floods are making news almost every day. We have shifted from a time of natural disasters..


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