Through its lesson plans and supplemental materials, the Episcopal Children's Curriculum forms and supports teachers as well as children.
How to use the Episcopal Children's Curriculum in pieces and as a whole to offer the very best Christian Formation lessons and materials available.
The entire Episcopal Children's Curriculum is archived online. We'll walk you through what the curriculum looks like and how to locate the pieces.
"Take a step back to look at the church as a whole, its strengths and weaknesses, its character or ethos, its beliefs and faith identity, among other factors." Matching…
Pilgrim is a two-track small group curriculum that builds a strong foundation for followers of Jesus, whether they are beginning their journey or want to travel further.
Frolic fosters a loving environment in which children 0-3, their parents and caregivers, can learn about prayer, Scripture, God, and the world around them.
Christian education benchmarks provide consistent reference points against which formation activities can be measured, encouraging teaching and learning in the congregation.
Sparkhouse Family offers trusted books and videos for at-home access. Parents and caregivers have new tools to pass on faith to children at home.
Illustrated Children's Ministry provides artistic resources for learning and coloring throughout the church year, for congregations, classrooms and homes.
The Rotation Model is an exciting Sunday School option that uses art, music, cooking, to teach Bible stories. Fin out how it works: benefits and challenges.
Looking for a well-rounded Sunday school curriculum for ages pre-K to 6th? The CMT reviews Whirl curriculum, a lectionary based program with lots to offer.
If your church is like my church, you’ve got a few years’ worth of discarded curricula hanging around in your Sunday School closet. And if your church is like my church, you’ve also got a population of harried, overworked adults, with or without kids, for whom clearing out a weekday evening every week for Bible study is simply out of the question.
Any ONE curricular resource will probably not fit your whole group. Which is why you may have to tap into several resources and tweak them to fit your (and your group's) needs.
The child from one’s own present cultural reality begins to see oneself as a collaborator with God in the unfolding drama of salvation history – and contemplates the question - “What is my place in it?”
The Compendium includes "Seasonal Big Ideas" to help introduce children to the seasons of the church. Each church season—Epiphany, Lent, Holy Week/Easter, Pentecost, and Advent/Christmas—is tied to a specific Mark of Mission.
Lay persons face the difficult and often subtle task of interpreting the richness of the church's faith in a complex and confusing world. They need a theological education which supports their faith and also teaches them to express that faith in day-to-day events.
Book reviews, lesson plans, ideas for ministry, and a search engine that allows you to seek books related to scripture or themes makes this website and its content a place to bookmark, subscribe to, and visit on a regular basis for excellent resources to supplement your formation ministries with children - and youth!
Call and commitment is the bottom line for the catechist and the parish. When one is called there are no obstacles – so often in recruitment everything can be seen as an obstacle.
As the children’s and adults’ liturgies should form an organic whole, make sure your priest knows what’s going on, particularly when it comes to their return and any presentation they may have to make.
With the advent of using technology in curriculum, one of the media that can be tapped into successfully is the use of video - not just popping in a DVD, but creating and / or thinking outside the box in how this platform can be use.