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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 […]

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
August 26, 2014

When a Loved One Dies – Helping Children & Youth Cope with Death

 As parents, teachers, and ministers, we may be uncertain of how to talk with our children and youth about […]

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Children and Crisis
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
November 18, 2014

Engaging Families and Children with Special Needs

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 10:00 am, Central Standard Time. Do you find yourself struggling to meet the needs of children and […]

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Events & Webinars
November 12, 2014

iKids: Parenting in the Digital Age

November 12, 2014, North Texas Conference, Location TBD

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Events & Webinars
November 5, 2014

Holy Play!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:00 am, Central Standard Time. In this interactive webinar, we will explore ways to make learning playful […]

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Events & Webinars
November 1, 2014

Family Litany for All Saints Day

Let someone read these words from Hebrews 12:1: Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses ... let […]

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Worship with Children
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