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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 […]

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 12, 2014

iKids: Parenting in the Digital Age

November 12, 2014, North Texas Conference, Location TBD

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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
October 22, 2014

Next Generation: Children, Youth, and Family Leadership Conference

October 22-24, 2014, First UMC Arlington, Texas.

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October 14, 2014

What’s Trending in Children’s Ministries

In this webinar, we will address your questions that have appeared on our UMC Ministry with Children Facebook Group as […]

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October 4, 2014

Children’s Workshop (KY Conference) - Helping Families Heal

October 4, 2014 Centenary UMC Lexington, KY

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October 1, 2014

Covenant Discipleship with Children

What is Covenant Discipleship with Children? Why is it an important experience for children who want to go deeper in […]

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September 15, 2014

Children and Sacrament

It is a blessing for our children to participate in the sacraments of the church, and often there are questions […]

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