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Intergenerational & Family Ministries

We offer resources, training, and support for ministries with families of all configurations.

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New & Noteworthy:

February 19, 2016

Family Faith Formation: Liturgy & Ritual

Finding meaning in ritual: Connecting to God and Neighbor through practice

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Intergenerational and Family Faith Formation
March 25, 2016

2016 Christian Home Month Planning Resources for Congregations and Conferences

This collection of Christian Home Month resources is for family ministry leaders, ministry teams, and council chairpersons/coordinators […]

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Christian Home Month
March 29, 2016

Journeying with God & Each Other - April 2016

By Tanya Eustace

Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen indeed! Hallelujah! I pray you and your family felt God’s presence during […]

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Journeying With God & Each Other Newsletter
February 15, 2016

2016 Family Devotions and Observance of Pentecost

By Rev. MaryJane Pierce Norton

On Sunday, May 15, 2016, Christian churches celebrate Pentecost. For Christians, Pentecost occurs fifty days after Easter. On that day, the church […]

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Family Ministries — General Resources
July 8, 2015

Ministry in the Valley of the Shadow of Death

By Jane P. Ives

Unexpected death, such as that of a child or young person, may shock and overwhelm us with grief. Infertility and […]

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Family Ministries — General Resources
July 7, 2015

Guidance for Navigating Change

By Jane P. Ives

In Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes (Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1980), William Bridges offers insight and strategies […]

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Family Ministries — General Resources
July 7, 2015

Marriage Mentoring

A well-trained and resourced team of couples serving as marriage mentors can greatly expand and enhance your marriage ministry. Mentor […]

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Marriage Education & Enrichment
April 7, 2015

Family: Creating Ritual in the Home

Join us as we uncover how the church can help families create and participate in rituals in their homes.

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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
September 18, 2015

Resources for Couples Preparing for Marriage

By Jane P. Ives

Many churches provide counseling for couples preparing to marry. Some offer classes. Others offer resources that can help them be […]

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Marriage Preparation
April 7, 2015

Part I- Reflections on Intergenerational Ministry: Why?

By The Rev. Dr. Tanya Marie Eustace

Why Intergenerational Ministry? It reflects who we are and what we are called to do. God creates, calls, and equips […]

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Family Ministries — General Resources
May 15, 2016

2016 Family Devotions and Observance of Pentecost

By Rev. MaryJane Pierce Norton

On Sunday, May 15, 2016, Christian churches celebrate Pentecost. For Christians, Pentecost occurs fifty days after Easter. On that day, the church […]

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Family Ministries — General Resources
May 5, 2016

Intergenerational Camp and Retreat Ministry

This interactive webinar focuses on building camp and retreat ministry models that create, support, and nurture intergenerational relationships.

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Intergenerational and Family Faith Formation
April 28, 2016

Children and Family Webchat: Our Children’s Reality - How should we respond?

Join Tanya Eustace and Melanie C. Gordon as they discuss relevant and trending topics in children, family and intergenerational ministries.

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Family Ministries — General Resources
April 14, 2016

Transitioning from Multigenerational to Intergenerational Ministry

An interactive webinar on how to lead your leaders, & members into an intergenerational vision. Join Rev. Melissa Cooper (LECFamily, […]

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Intergenerational and Family Faith Formation
April 5, 2016

Christian Home Month - Practicing Liturgy and Ritual

An interactive webinar that will help church leaders & families create and practice liturgy and ritual in their homes.

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Christian Home Month
April 1, 2016

Journeying with God & Each Other - April 2016

By Tanya Eustace

Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen indeed! Hallelujah! I pray you and your family felt God’s presence during […]

Article
Journeying With God & Each Other Newsletter
March 28, 2016

Resources for Facing Up to Pornography and Sexual Addictions

By Jane P. Ives

Searching for more information or help after reading Facing Up to Pornography and Sexual Addictions? 

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Family Ministries — General Resources
March 28, 2016

Facing Up to Pornography and Sexual Addictions

By Jane P. Ives

Pornography is more anonymously accessible than ever before. How can the church support families? 

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Family Ministries — General Resources
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