Author: Kathy Pittenger
Engaging Families in Children’s Ministry
Children’s Pastors Conference Reflection Presenter: Karl Bastian Attended by: Rev. Alicea L. Williams Karl Bastian, The Kidologist, founder of kidology.org and host of KidminTalk.com presented a workshop titled Engaging Families… Continue Reading Engaging Families in Children’s Ministry
Praying in a New Way: Praying in Color for Kids
Praying in a New Way: Praying in Color for Kids Session presented by Kirsten Hitchcock at the Children’s Pastors Conference 2020 Write up by Tracy Reed, Swartz Creek UMC I… Continue Reading Praying in a New Way: Praying in Color for Kids
“Kid-Mining Like Fred Rogers”
Kidmin-ing Like Fred Rogers: Transforming Your Neighborhood for Christ Session presented by Brittany Hochstaetter at Children’s Pastors Conference 2020 Write up by Tracy Reed, Swartz Creek UMC I… Continue Reading “Kid-Mining Like Fred Rogers”
Planning Your Ministry Year
Feel like you are always rushing at the last minute? Need a reset? Just starting out in children’s/youth ministry and not sure where to begin? Come to “The Basics of… Continue Reading Planning Your Ministry Year
Children’s Ministries at Annual Conference 2019
Michigan Annual Conference 2019 Highlights for Children’s Ministries! Click on the links to be directed to more information about each topic. For more information or questions about Ministry with Children,… Continue Reading Children’s Ministries at Annual Conference 2019
Children’s Story Bibles
One important way to teach and pass on the foundations of the Christian faith are through stories in the Bible. But there are SO many to choose from! Here are… Continue Reading Children’s Story Bibles
Crisis and Trauma in Children
The world can seem like a big and scary place. Yet again, we learn of more acts of horrible violence in Christchurch, New Zealand. Children may or may not know… Continue Reading Crisis and Trauma in Children
Blue Christmas for Children
By: Rev. Kathy Pittenger Children’s Initiatives Coordinator The days and weeks leading up to Christmas can be very exciting for children. But there are children among us who also may… Continue Reading Blue Christmas for Children
What’s the Purpose of our Retreats?
What’s the purpose of our Retreats? During the Christians Engaged in Faith Formation (CEF) conference in Des Moines, Iowa in October 2018, I noticed speakers were emphasizing the distinction between… Continue Reading What’s the Purpose of our Retreats?
Nailed it! By: Rev. Cora Glass Waterford: Central United Methodist Church Have you been enjoying the show on Netflix called “Nailed It!”? Nailed It is a show where amateur bakers… Continue Reading Nailed It!