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Children

Children are born with an innate sense of wonder and faith that is real and authentic. As teachers and leaders our role is to provide a foundation of experiences on which children build a life of learning and growth toward a mature and vital faith. 

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May 28, 2014

Safe Sanctuaries

Safe Sanctuaries is an overt expression in making congregations safe places where children, youth and elders may experience the abiding […]

December 4, 2014

Resources in Ministry with Children

The Coordinator of Children’s Ministries is “responsible for assuring that children are considered and included within the […]

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Children's Ministry Basics
November 30, 2014

2014 Advent Home Worship

By MaryJane Pierce Norton

Advent 2014 begins on Sunday, November 30. In addition to celebrating Advent at church, families are invited to observe Advent in their […]

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Worship with Children
November 30, 2014

Advent Preparation in Ministry with Children

By Melanie C. Gordon

Advent ushers in the beginning of the Christian year, offering us a time to prepare for the coming of the […]

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Worship with Children
November 30, 2014

Christmas Is Coming… Will You Be Ready?

By The Rev. Tanya Marie Eustace

The Christian faith holds numerous stories about waiting, anticipation, and getting ready. Our ancestors had to wait a very long […]

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Worship with Children
October 10, 2014

Children’s Sabbath 2014

By Melanie Gordon

The Children’s Sabbath, whether celebrated the weekend of October 10 or 17, “is a weekend that aims to unite […]

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Worship with Children
July 8, 2014

Children’s Fund for Christian Mission

 The United Methodist Children's Fund for Christian Mission helps children learn to care for others, develop good giving […]

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Mission, Stewardship & Evangelism
January 30, 2015

Contagious! 2015: Share the Love

January 30-31, 2015 The Gathering Place 635 Park Ave. Moody, AL

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January 29, 2015

Beyond 2015

January 29-31, 2015 Mt. Sequoyah Retreat and Conference Center Fayetteville, Arkansas

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January 12, 2015

Perkins School of Youth Ministry

January 12-15, 2015 Highland Park UMC, Dallas, TX

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November 18, 2014

Engaging Families and Children with Special Needs

In this webinar, Elizabeth Christie of the New York Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church presents a broad overview […]

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