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Intergenerational & Family Ministries

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

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January 22, 2015

2015 Family Study for Lent

By MaryJane Pierce Norton

The church season of Lent is a good time to begin the practice of weekly family devotions. Each week during […]

Article
Worship with Children
January 21, 2015

Coins for Lent

By Maryjane Pierce Norton

Lent is a good time to focus on giving to others. Coins for Lent enables families and individuals to consider […]

Article
Worship with Children
January 23, 2015

National Marriage Week USA—February 7-14, 2015

By Jane P. Ives

National Marriage Week USA has announced an initiative for the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, calling for  […]

Article
January 27, 2015

Helping Stepfamilies Thrive

To address some of the unique concerns and needs of stepfamilies, the church may need to take a look at […]

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Family Ministries -- General Resources
January 26, 2015

Dealing with Depression

By Jane P. Ives

We sometimes find ourselves or those we love struggling with depression. The book, "When Someone You Love is Depressed: How […]

Book Review
Marriage-Crisis and Transition
January 26, 2015

Resources for Couples Preparing for Marriage

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
October 13, 2015

Best Intergenerational Practices

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (10:00 Eastern).

Webinar
Webinars
June 9, 2015

Children’s Ministry—Staying Connected with Families over the Summer Months

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 10:00 am, Central Daylight Time (11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time).  This interactive webinar will offer ideas to connect […]

Webinar
Webinars
May 5, 2015

Intergenerational Environmental Stewardship

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:00 am, Central Daylight Time (11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time).  Join guests John S. Hill ( Director, Economic and […]

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Webinars
April 21, 2015

Family: Creating Ritual in the Home

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 6:30 pm, Central Daylight Time (7:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time). Join us as we uncover how the church […]

Webinar
Webinars
March 4, 2015

Ministry Milestones

Join us as we discover ways to celebrate the children in our community throughout their entire faith journey.

Webinar
Webinars
February 23, 2015

United Methodist Marriage and Family Ministries: Not Just for Couples

By Jane P. Ives

Effective marriage and family ministries help make disciples for the transformation of the world by supporting personal spiritual growth within […]

Article
Family Ministries -- General Resources
February 17, 2015

Marriage and Family Ministries Upcoming Events and Training Opportunities

Marriage and Family Ministries-related events.

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Family Ministries -- General Resources
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