Bring all ages together to engage Bible stories at a deeper level. Intergenerational learning builds community, especially with hands-on activities.
Magic happens when a story draws adult and child into a world of make-believe. Reading together is a precious gift of time that feeds the soul and nurtures the heart. …
Celebrating both Christmas and Hanukkah brings families together to share faith, tradition, food, and light. Links to recipes and books.
This Thanksgiving, take some time for an easy, intergenerational craft to recognize and record gratitude. This family craft can then adorn your table!
How do you call a group to attention. Whether children or adults; school, church, or camp - these seven teacher tips help invite a crowd to quiet.
Growing food from the earth is much like growing faith. The growing never really ends, and the fruits of the spirit appear.
Making and using prayer sticks are a simple way to create an intentional and consistent prayer practice in your home.
Little ideas can strengthen faith. Use dry erase markers to write Bible verses, faith messages, or pictures. Works for church, or on the mirror at home!
Take Out Church is for families to take with them over the summer. Inside a take out box are many ways to build God's Kingdom at home or when traveling!
Illustrated Children's Ministry provides artistic resources for learning and coloring throughout the church year, for congregations, classrooms and homes.
Challenging church members to memorize and recite the Lord's Prayer created an inter-generational goal for all of St Andrew's. By summer's end, over 60 people participated, with a dozen languages offered.
Are you a grandparent? What do you like to share with your grandchildren? Do you share your faith with them? Grandparents share time and stories with grandchildren and thus share what is important to them. Includes tips for sharing faith when parents may not be willing to do so.
Have you seen graphics on social media with beautiful backgrounds overlaid with scripture or prayer? You can make them as an intergenerational activity.
A church revamps its annual Christmas caroling event to reach young families, and to sing at group-homes and nursing homes. Party includes crafts and dinner.
Writing 3-sentence stories offers a new perspective for Christian formation. All ages can participate, in Sunday schools, youth groups, or families.
Learn how one church celebrates St. Nicholas' Day with prayer and song, crafts and chocolates, for families and those in need. Liturgy included.
Many Christian households light Advent wreath candles in the home. Prayers at this time can deepen spirituality and bind the household together in new ways.
Potluck church suppers are an opportunity for sharing more than food. Creating a culture of sharing what we bring to the table creates a closer community.
Children learn by participating fully in age-appropriate worship. Parents learn about worship with weekly, child-led instructed Eucharist, with Rite Place.
Art as formation offers opportunities to be creative, as a reflection of the Creator, as well as to integrate art into the worship of the whole community.