Children's Ministry

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Childrens Ministry

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Celebrating a Holy Lent and Easter Through Children’s Literature
Leader: Elizabeth Christie

Using Children’s Literature in Children’s Ministry
Leader: Elizabeth Christie

Baby Steps: Bringing Children Back to the Sanctuary
Part of the Alternative Sunday School Series
Leader: Michelle Ketepa

Faith at Home: How to Support Cautiously Christian Parents
Leader: Wendy Claire Barrie

Meet the Author: ‘Twas the Evening of Christmas
Leader: Glenys Nellist

Faith Formation at Home: Tools Your Families Can Use
Leader: Marissa Letscher

Helping Families Celebrate a Holy Advent
Leader: Debbie Kolacki

Let’s Kill Sunday School (before it kills the church)
Part of the Alternative Sunday School Series
Leader: Rich Melheim

Getting Ready – for CE Directors
Leader: Elizabeth Christie

Kids’ Multi Faith Camp – YOU Too Can Do It!
Leader: Del Hokanson

Sonshine and Sunshine: Sunday School in the Summer
Leader: Elizabeth Christie

Celebrating Pentecost with Children
Leader: Elizabeth Christie

Milestones: Educating Children and Equipping Parents on Faith
Leader: Marissa Letscher

Designing Your Own VBS Curriculum
Leader: Lisa Brown

Alternatives to Sunday School: A Taste of Waffle Church
eader: Sarah McCaslin

Alternatives to Sunday School: Messy Church
Leader: Anais Hussian

Cradle Roll Ministry
Leader: Debbie Kolacki

Alternative Sunday School Series: Vivid Worship
Leader: Bonnie Deroski

Spiritual Practices with Children and Youth
Leader: Debbie Kolacki

Alternative Sunday School Series: It Takes a Village
Leader: Katie Rode Carided

Using Advent and Christmas Symbols in Sunday School
Leader: Debbie Kolacki

Alternative Sunday School Series: Curriculum + Service + Spiritual Practice
Leader: Marissa Letscher

Sunday School Curriculum Review
Leader: Debbie Kolacki

The Changing 21st Century Sunday School
Leader: Debbie Kolacki

Kids of All Ages Together
Leader: Elizabeth Christie

Faith Formation in Children and Youth
Leader: Elizabeth Christie

2016 VBS Preview
Leader: Debbie Kolacki

Holy Week Activities for Children
Leader: Debbie Kolacki

Basics for Christian Educators
Leader: Elizabeth Christie

Spiritual Refreshment for Busy
Sunday School Teachers and Leaders

Leader: Debbie Kolacki

Finding the Keys to Unlock Classroom Mysteries: Strategies for Working with Children with Communication & Behavioral Challenges
Leader: Elizabeth Christie

Classroom Management: Setting the Expectations so Everyone Can Thrive
Leader: Elizabeth Christie

Working with Exceptional Children: ADHD and the Autism Spectrum
Leader: Elizabeth Christie

Bee-Attitude Web sites

Sermons For Kids Talk about finding true happiness.

Bee maze activity sheet.

Bee-attitudes bulletin board set.

Bee a Believer talk, bee crafts, bee treat, bee game and link to song, “I’m a Bee-liever”.

Bee thumb-body with Jesus craft.

Kids Sunday School web site with theme Bee what God wants me to be. Includes downloadable bookmarks, decals, activity sheets, coloring pages, and clip art.

Safe Sanctuary, Child Protection and Background Check information on the Management and Organization page

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Bulletin Board Websites

Danielle’s Place


Kid’s Sunday School

Teacher Help The Resources for Christian Teachers websites has links to many other sites with ideas for bulletin boards, calendars, murals, door decorations, borders, birthday displays, and other room decorations.

Devotional Material for Children

Download a list of books and magazines

Online Daily Devotionals

Kids for Truth
This website offers daily devotions as well as other activities for children.

Truth for Kids
This website has daily devotions for children as well as separate preschool devotions. The devotions can be viewed online or downloaded and a mobile app is also available.

Faith Formation Websites

Online Learning Exchange with current information, research, and resources in faith formation for all ages and generations.

Lifelong Faith: Includes information about the Faith Formation 2020 Initiative, a multi-year project to help congregations envision and design 21st century faith formation.

Free Skits, Puppeteers, Ventriloquists Websites

Skits, including Seasonal Skits


Creative Ministry Solutions Your resource supplier for creative ministry; quality children’s ministry materials and training for puppeteers, ventriloquists, clowns, magicians and others involved in creative arts.

Ventriloquists & Comedians

 Al Getler, Ventriloquist who recently performed at the Proud 2B Catholic Youth Fest at St. Anthony’s High School in South  Huntington, NY.

Steve TaylorPerformed at Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle on Long Island. Please call toll-free (888) 473-7869 or e-mail for scheduling and church-adjusted honorarium guidelines.

 Deputy Bob

Christian Comedians and Ventriloquists by state

Interactive Christian/Bible Websites for Children

Keys for Kids Children's Ministries
Children’s Bible Hour (CBH) is now Keys for Kids, using multiple platforms (radio, live streaming, CDs, MP3, e-books) to bring their message to children and their parents. Multilingual. Offers devotionals, Bibles, books and more.

My Place with Jesus
An online interactive Bible study for children.

Peter's PowerPoint Station
Offers free presentations in PowerPoint format & free interactives & games for kids. Includes Bible stories and books of the Bible.

Life Kids TV
Interactive online Bible study and downloadable apps for parents and

Compassion International is “a child-advocacy ministry that pairs compassionate people with those who are suffering from poverty.” Site offers a magazine, links to devotions, activities, and cultural info about impoverished children around the world in a manner that children can understand and appreciate.

Lutheran Church Extension Fund's Young Investors (Y.I.) Club Online Activity Center!

Stations of the Cross for Children Websites

Stations 4 Kids
Geared for children, the site has a brief intro explaining the Stations followed by links to each one.

Families can use this clear and simple guide to the Stations. Contains explanations and prayers designed for children.

Loyola Press
Contains printer-friendly, downloadable PDF and link for online