Afghanistan is a country that brings many different thoughts to mind. It is a country of mystique, beautiful people, challenging and rugged terrain. It is also a country that has been ravaged by war, occupied by foreign nations and torn by internal conflict. The Presbyterian Church in Canada works through partner organizations to find creative […]
Engaging youth and children in issues of development and relief is important. PWS&D has resources like Super Friends! and the Sunday School Challenge to help engage youth and kids in fun and interesting ways.
For more games and educational resources related to food security please visit Canadian Foodgrains Bank.
Your support of PWS&D’s Sunday School Challenge “Healthy Babies, Happy Moms” will make lasting improvements to the health of women and children by improving access to health care, training birth attendants and teaching women how to better care for themselves and their children.
The new Super Friends 2: Food for All children’s resource is a fun magazine designed for kids aged 7-14 and includes games, activities and stories to teach about food security and how we can help end hunger.
In the church we are Super Friends! We are friends with other kids in church and with people far away that we might never meet. The Super Friends! children’s resource is a fun magazine designed for kids aged 7-14 and includes games, activities and stories that teach children how they can be friends in the work of PWS&D, while also learning about topics such as emergency relief and climate change.
This lesson shares with children how things grow and mature over time with proper care and nurturing.
We also are called to spiritual growth by making efforts to cultivate the gifts of God in us, not only for our own sake, but also to reflect God’s care of others as a natural expression of that growth.
Jesus tells his disciples they are “salt,” meaning they are making a big difference in the world by loving others and sharing with one another. By their actions, they make the world a better place.
We want our children to understand that God calls each and every one of us to follow in the way of Jesus. “To follow,” means to share who we are and what we have with other people. God gives each of us the ability and the heart to do important things that make a difference. We can learn to be open to Jesus’ leading so that we can follow and serve him faithfully!
Use the image of paper doll chains to show children how, through our church, we are connected to people all over the world.
This exercise is designed to demonstrate the interconnectedness of each unique part to the whole of Creation, and the way the action of one part of the web is felt on each part of the whole.