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Posts Tagged ‘families’

5 Tips for Engaging Young Families at Church

There is no magic formula to engaging families, but these tips and resources will help you start small, consider your context, and move forward.

Church Welcome Bags for Children

Developing welcome bags and strategies show that the congregation is delighted that all members of a visiting family have attended. Our pastor often says in his welcome to visitors “We’ve been expecting you” – and with these actions, we show that we have been preparing that welcome.

Building Faith Does Holy Week: 15 Helpful Posts

Our best Holy Week posts for creating meaningful liturgies at church and at home, with practices for youth groups, children’s church, and the home.

Palms, Supper, Tomb: A Children’s Service for Holy Week

A family-friendly service walks participants through Jesus’ last days from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday with stories, songs and lots of movement. Older children take on roles that help us imagine ourselves in the scene.

Lenten Books and Devotions for Children/Families 2016

Five Christian publishing houses offer their latest Lenten resources for children and families.

Advent in a Box

Faith building resources that put joyful Advent preparation into the hands of families, wherever they are.