Children & Family
Children & Family Articles
Children’s Sermons offer church leaders the opportunity to teach and reach both children and their parents, forming Christians as much by how we teach as by the content of our instruction.
New Beginnings, New Challenges: Recognizing Excitement, Anxiety, & Everything In Between When Blessing Backpacks
New beginnings bring new challenges. These backpack blessings recognize the excitement, anxiety, and other big emotions that students have as a new school year begins.
A pew card is one option for clearly communicating that your community wants children present during worship. Here are a few approaches to consider.
There are many advantages to paperless music. These songs can be used any time, any place, without preparation or printing — all you need is a leader with a song they know “by heart” and the willingness to sing. These songs allow people to be fully present without worrying about finding page numbers or hitting exact notes. This type of music is wonderful for children, older adults, and intergenerational gatherings because you do not have to be able to read or see well in order to participate. It’s also easy to include gestures, steps, or even moving around the space to paperless singing.