The new Celebrate Wonder children’s curriculum can be easily implemented in a virtual setting to get kids plugged back in to church this Fall. Celebrate Wonder is the newest United Methodist-endorsed quarterly children’s curriculum from Cokesbury. Honor the spiritual life of children—their natural sense of awe, wonder, imagination, and curiosity—and help shape their growing faith…. Continue Reading→
Summer is here. Online school has ended. Your kids might not be all that interested in online worship. There are not many places that you can or want to take your children for entertainment. And all of this while you still may be working from home. The NC Conference Media Center has Christian resources to… Continue Reading→
Many schools are closed because of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, and many churches have ceased worship and other public gatherings. Yet, we still want to provide our kids with activities to do at home that will continue to help them grow in their faith – while keeping them occupied! Here are some free online Christian… Continue Reading→
Light Breaking Forth 7 Where could I go to get away from your spirit? Where could I go to escape your presence?8 If I went up to heaven, you would be there. If I went down to the grave,[a] you would be there too!9 If I could fly on the wings of dawn, stopping to rest only on the far side of… Continue Reading→
Immigrant Children with Special Needs Thereafter, Hagar used another name to refer to the Lord, who had spoken to her. She said, “You are the One who sees me.” She also said, “Have I truly seen the One who sees me?” Genesis 16:13 (NLT) You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and… Continue Reading→
November is Picture Book Month! Did you know that you can borrow children’s picture books from the NC Conference Media Center? Read them to your children, grandchildren, or Sunday School class to teach Christian stories and principles. Visit our new Children’s Picture Book Pathfinder to see the full list. We have highlighted two books in… Continue Reading→
The Media Center has added 37 new resources for children and tweens in the past month including two resources for intergenerational use. Check out the new series and curricula that we have available for borrowing, including some Spanish materials! Click on the titles for more information. Request to borrow any of the following resources from the… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward gives thanks for all the ways we are engaging children in ministry – VBS, summer reading programs, music programs, and camps.
Bishop Ward shares some of her experiences with children in worship and urges churches to develop creative ways to include and engage children in the worship experience.