Children & Family
Children & Family Articles
As people engaged in communicating the love of God to children, we know the value of age appropriate learning led by loving teachers using pedagogically sound resources. And we also understand the importance of including children in intergenerational worship.
Too often I’ve witnessed parents, weary and worried about disrupting the service, apologize to the people around because their children were wiggly or loud. They shouldn’t have to feel that way. Parents, grandparents and other caregivers may wonder at times if it is worth all the effort. This letter is for them:
5th grade Sunday school becomes fertile ground for practicing prayer and building intergenerational relationships. Prayer bead making, prayer writing, and intentionally inviting adults into community with children are key pieces to this year-long lesson.