Leadership Resources

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 […]

October 24, 2016

All Saints Day with Children and Families

By Melanie C. Gordon

Was All Saints Day a day that John Wesley loved? YES! In a journal entry from November 1, 1767, Wesley calls […]

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Worship with Children
March 15, 2016

Including Special Needs Children in the Life of the Church

This resource assists teachers and leaders of children in the area of faith formation. You will find this resource […]

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Children's Ministry Basics
March 15, 2016

Retaining Servant Team Members

This resource was developed to assist teachers and leaders of children in the area of leadership. You will find this […]

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Children's Ministry Basics
January 28, 2016

What Every Child Should Experience

A Guide for Teachers and Leaders of Children in United Methodist Congregations

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Children's Ministry Basics
November 27, 2016

2016 Advent Home Worship

By MaryJane Pierce Norton

Advent is the season when we prepare ourselves to receive God's gift of Jesus. It is a time of  […]

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Worship with Children
December 5, 2017

Tuesday Tea with Melanie (December)

Tuesday Tea with Melanie is a webinar series focused on embracing children and families as part of the disciple-making process […]

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November 7, 2017

Tuesday Tea with Melanie (November)

Tuesday Tea with Melanie is a webinar series focused on embracing children and families as part of the disciple-making process […]

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October 17, 2017

Tuesday Tea with Melanie (October)

Tuesday Tea with Melanie is a webinar series focused on embracing children and families as part of the disciple-making process […]

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September 12, 2017

Tuesday Tea with Melanie (September)

Tuesday Tea with Melanie is a webinar series focused on embracing children and families as part of the disciple-making process […]

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August 15, 2017

Tuesday Tea with Melanie (August)

Tuesday Tea with Melanie is a webinar series focused on embracing children and families as part of the disciple-making process […]

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June 6, 2017

Tuesday Tea with Melanie (June)

Tuesday Tea with Melanie is a webinar series focused on embracing children and families as part of the disciple-making process […]

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May 9, 2017

Tuesday Tea with Melanie (May)

Tuesday Tea with Melanie is a webinar series focused on embracing children and families as part of the disciple-making process […]

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April 4, 2017

Tuesday Tea with Melanie (April)

Tuesday Tea with Melanie is a webinar series focused on embracing children and families as part of the disciple-making process […]

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March 7, 2017

Tuesday Tea with Melanie: Creating PrayGrounds in Worship

Tuesday Tea with Melanie is a webinar series focused on embracing children and families as part of the disciple-making process […]

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