The children’s message provides a wonderful opportunity for talking about God with children within the context of the worshipping community. Here are some resources and tips to help us plan what to do and say to nurture these precious souls in ways that will guide them to a mature faith.
Children's Messages Workshop Handout
from Super Saturday March 2018
Topics for Children's Messages
to help children become fluent in the language of the Church
Prayer Styles for All Ages
includes a list of "Holdables"
Teaching Godly Play: How to Mentor the Spiritual Development of Children by Jerome Berryman
I Wonder: Engaging a Child's Curiosity About the Bible by Elizabeth Caldwell
Human Development and Faith: Life-Cycle Stages of Body, Mind, and Soul, second edition by Felicity Kelcourse, ed.
In the Midst of Chaos: Caring for Children as Spiritual Practice by Bonnie Miller-McLemore
Real Kids, Real Faith: Practices for Nurturing Children's Spiritual Lives by Karen Marie Yust
Children’s book reviews with connections to scripture