In this resource, the Rev. Dr. Emily Bisset describes two unique ways that congregations can teach children (and congregants!) the wonder and excitement of the Easter season.
Make the busy days before Christmas a Christ-centered time with the help of Presbyterians Read's 2019 Advent book study.
How can we engage active kids in learning during Sunday School? While our temptation might be to label a child’s inability to engage in a lesson as a behavioural issue, we must also consider that the lesson likely wasn’t created with active, hands‐on learners in mind. Our goal as Christian [...]
Music is a common art form used in worship, but what about other forms of art? Chances are there are many artistic talents in your congregation that could be used to glorify God and beautify your church’s sanctuary. There are many easy ways to facilitate participation from congregation members of [...]
Over the Christmas holidays, you may be headed to the movie theatre to watch the Mr. Rogers’ film, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” Did you know that Fred Rogers was a Presbyterian with a strong faith that deeply informed his work? John Knox Press has created an intergenerational resource [...]
While kids and adults alike love chocolate Advent calendars, many of us are yearning to countdown the days to Christmas in a deeper way. We want to ensure that the busyness and decadence of the season do not distract from the miracle of Christ’s arrival in the world as a [...]
Fun idea from Building Faith of creating a display in front of your church, with an invitation for anyone passing by to share back-to-school prayer requests.
This online toolkit contains information about the stages of faith formation, new ideas in Christian Education, advice for creating a welcoming environment for children, and resources for calling, encouraging and equipping leaders.
5 helpful tips for recruiting Sunday School teachers for the coming year.