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Children

Children are born with an innate sense of wonder and faith that is real and authentic. As teachers and leaders our role is to provide a foundation of experiences on which children build a life of learning and growth toward a mature and vital faith. 

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May 28, 2014

Safe Sanctuaries

Safe Sanctuaries is an overt expression in making congregations safe places where children, youth and elders may experience the abiding […]

April 7, 2015

Children’s Ministry Forum 2015

   GO TO EVENT WEBSITE Registration is now open! Make sure to register early as popular workshops will […]

July 1, 2015

Children’s Fund for Christian Mission

 The United Methodist Children's Fund for Christian Mission helps children learn to care for others, develop good giving […]

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Mission, Stewardship & Evangelism
June 9, 2015

United Methodist Children on Prayer

Want a lesson in honesty and openness, and spirituality? Hang around a young child. Children can be so much […]

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Children's Ministry Basics
April 8, 2015

Children’s Ministry Forum Returns in 2015

By The Rev. Dr. Tanya Marie Eustace

Children’s Ministry Forum is a conference for children’s ministry leaders in large United Methodist […]

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Children's Ministry Basics
November 23, 2015

51 Ideas for Children’s Ministers

Monday, November 23, 2015, 11:00 am, Central Standard Time (12:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time). Join seasoned Children’s Ministry Directors as […]

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November 5, 2015

Children’s Ministry: Worship in Contemporary Settings

Thursday, November 5, 2015, 11:00 am, Central Standard Time (12:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time). Join Melanie C. Gordon as she offers examples […]

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November 3, 2015

Tuesday Tea with Melanie-What Every Child Should Experience Web Chat (Nov. 3)

Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 12:30 pm, Central Standard Time (1:30 pm, Eastern Standard Time).

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October 27, 2015

Covenant Discipleship with Children

Tuesday, October 27, 2015,  11:00 am, Central Daylight Time (12:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time).  Join us on this interactive webinar as […]

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October 20, 2015

Tuesday Tea with Melanie-What Every Child Should Experience Web Chat (Oct. 20)

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 12:30 pm, Central Daylight Time (1:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time).

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October 13, 2015

Best Intergenerational Practices

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (10:00 Eastern). Award winning Christian educator and author on aging, Barbara Bruce, […]

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October 13, 2015

Safe Sanctuaries

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 11:00 am, Central Daylight Time (12:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time). Join us in this interactive webinar as we look […]

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September 29, 2015

Tuesday Tea with Melanie-What Every Child Should Experience: Encountering God

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 12:30 pm, Central Daylight Time (1:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time). This month, Glenys Nellyst will offer her expertise […]

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