Children & Family
Children & Family Articles
As people engaged in communicating the love of God to children, we know the value of age appropriate learning led by loving teachers using pedagogically sound resources. And we also understand the importance of including children in intergenerational worship.
Too often I’ve witnessed parents, weary and worried about disrupting the service, apologize to the people around because their children were wiggly or loud. They shouldn’t have to feel that way. Parents, grandparents and other caregivers may wonder at times if it is worth all the effort. This letter is for them:
Kyle Oliver offers an invitation to remix the song “I Sing A Song of the Saints of God” as a way to help us love and claim our tradition and the God who makes our creativity possible.
A few things to consider when talking with parents about when it is appropriate for children to first receive Holy Communion.
Godly Play stories can be shared in small circles, or large ones. Here are some tips on maintaining the core elements of Godly Play while presenting stories to a big group.