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Upcoming Events

Find information for upcoming events related to children, youth, family, and intergenerational ministries here. Events may be local, global, or international. They may be free or fee-based. They may be one-time or on-going. If you have a suggestion for an event to be added to this list, please contact Kathy Pittenger.

Recorded workshops/webinars hosted by the Michigan Conference will also be posted here.


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Kids Min Zooms

Kids Min Zooms are on the first and third Wednesday of the month from September - May.

Unless otherwise specified, zooms are at 10am and 7pm (eastern). Guest speakers are at 10am only. A summary (or sometimes recording) and discussion is at 7pm).

Recordings from Kids Min Zooms (when they are recorded) are available at the bottom of this page.

Register for Kid Min Zooms here

2022 Children's Ministry Leader Cohorts

The 2022 Children's Ministry Cohorts will focus on creating space for trying new ideas and processing learning with other children's ministry/faith formation leaders. The cohort will be geared for ministry with children, but anyone who is interested in the topics is welcome to join. There are two cohort options. Learn more here.

PRC- Practical Resources for Churches

Previously recorded webinars for a variety of topics by a variety of speakers.

summer post pandemic webinar series

Post-Pandemic Webinar Series

Videos and resources from the 2021 webinar series can be found here.

Recorded Workshops and Webinars

Caring for the Mental Health of Children

Guest Presenter: Lauren Victor, LMSW

Appropriate for leaders who work with children and youth and their parents/caregivers.

Children and Worship

Guest Presenter: Melanie C. Gordon


Kids Min Zoom 3/3

What We Have Learned and Where We Are Going

Conversation about re-opening in-person kids min among other things, questions included:

  • What have we learned over the past year?
  • What are the questions we have?
  • What are the questions we have about in-person kids min?
  • What are the best practices we have come across?

This conversation is less about answers and more filled with thoughtful questions and ideas about next steps. Watch the video or download the questions and responses here.

Trauma Informed Ministry, Part 1

Guest Presenter: Rev. Christy M. White

Trauma Informed Ministry, Part 2

Guest Presenter: Rev. Christy M. White