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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:

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 […]

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
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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Intergenerational and Family Faith Formation
May 1, 2015

2015 Christian Home Month: Families Called to Justice

Every year United Methodist churches are urged to observe the celebration of the Christian Home. Although Christian Home Month is […]

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Christian Home Month
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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Intergenerational and Family Faith Formation
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
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
November 3, 2015

Children’s Spirituality: 8 Tools Children Use to Help Them Experience God

Children are constantly engaged in the process of making meaning in response to their every day experiences. As God moves […]

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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 6, 2015

Intergenerational Approaches for Stewardship

October 6th @ 10:00 CDT Every year churches around the connection plan and implement their stewardship campaigns. Often children and youth […]

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