Bible Focus: Matthew 6:27
Students write about their biggest stressors and consider what Jesus says about that kind of anxiety.
Bible Focus: Miracles
Teens learn that faith is believing without a sign.
Bible Focus: Jesus is in Control
Teens learn that Jesus is in control. even when it seems impossible
Bible Focus: Ephesians 5:8
A word search to help children see how Jesus shines in their lives.
Bible Focus: Psalm 107:1
Students will consider their physical and spiritual blessings, and then write a prayer of thanksgiving to God.
Discuss one child's tough situation and brainstorm how God's light might shine into the child's life.
Bible Focus: John 15:15
Lead children in praying for firefighters, doctors, and other friends in your community.
Bible Focus: 1 John 4:7-10
Children combine their pictures with heart-shaped cookie cutters as a visual reminder of just how much God loves them!
Bible Focus: 1 Peter 5:7
A simple worksheet to teach children how Jesus cares for us every day.
Bible Focus: Mark 16:15
A maze that encourages little ones to tell their friends about Jesus.
Bible Focus: Hebrews 12:1-2
Participants will race through three games and discuss the implications of the race of faith.
Bible Focus: John 3:16God loves, and so God gave his Son for us. Lead attendees in focusing on the love God showed toward us in Jesus.
Bible Focus: Acts 1:1-11This Scripture reading and prayer are perfect for starting a meeting, wrapping up time together, or helping to focus a group of adults.
Bible Focus: Matthew 13:31-35This Scripture reading and prayer are perfect for starting a meeting, wrapping up time together, or helping focus a group of adults.
Bible Focus: Romans 8:31-39A word puzzle describing the power of our great God!
Bible Focus: Revelation 5:11-14Scripture and talking points about the mighty praise we'll someday raise in heaven.
Bible Focus: Ephesians 5:8A brief poem with discussion points focused on the Light of God.
Bible Focus: The Good ShepherdA fun discussion to challenge children's knowledge of sheep and the Good Shepherd, Jesus.
Ideas for creatively providing opportunities for the people in your congregation to see the people around them and recognize their needs.
Ideas for keeping staff relationships healthy and building a strong team.
Cultivating Healthy Families: Helping parents when kids choose to leave the church.
How and why did preteens come to be separated out from the children's ministry?
This conversation outlines specific steps to follow that will help you create a pool of trained volunteers ready to move to the next level of responsibility.
A Leadership Pipeline is a way to involve everyone in your congregation, help them find an area to serve, and keep them growing!
Bible Focus: You're Not a Bother to Jesus
Teens learn that Jesus sticks up for them—no matter what!
Bible Focus: Eternal Life Is a Gift
Teens discover why Jesus answers questions about eternal life with more questions.
Bible Focus: Luke 6:48
Kids will unscramble words to learn about one of the parables Jesus told.
Bible Focus: Isaiah 40:10-11
Students will reflect on the role of shepherds and journal about the Good Shepherd.
Bible Focus: 1 John 4:9
Jesus loves children, and they can share that love! Encourage them with this devotion.
Bible Focus: Noah's Ark
Children make a simple rainbow snack.
Bible Focus: Psalm 48: 1-14
This Scripture reading and prayer are perfect for starting a meeting, wrapping up time together, or helping to focus a group of adults.
Bible Focus: Mark 10:42-52
Bible Focus: God's Word
A fun discussion lets children consider what it'd be like to meet and interact with people from the Bible.
Bible Focus: Philippians 1:3
Use this activity to point children to their faith mentors.
Bible Focus: Hebrews 11:8-10
Youth write about risky, uncertain times in their past and are prompted to consider how God sustained them in those times
Bible Focus: Psalm 23:5
Youth are invited to journal about becoming part of God's family through faith in Jesus
Bible Focus: Peter Walks on Water
This devotion will challenge youth to consider doubts, fears, and questions about their faith
Bible Focus: Jesus heals the paralyzed man
This devotion uses Philippians 4:8 to encourage youth to turn their thoughts toward Jesus
Bible Focus: Acts 20:32
Growing up in Jesus isn't always easy, but children can be comforted by one simple fact: God never changes!
Bible Focus: Psalm 150
A Mad Lib puzzle inspired by Psalm 150