Tag: Faith Formation
Teach your children well
By attending track-and-field meets and motocross events with her grandchildren, Cyndy Rossman, East Winds District Co-Lay Leader, has learned that church can happen anywhere.
Faith formation in the Michigan Conference
Rev. Kathy Pittenger provides some practical ways faith formation leaders can support one another and share needs and dreams as our church continues to change.
Why teach kids about faith?
Start the kids you love on a faith journey by taking simple steps and helping them explore ideas of faith and belief in daily life.
Making a case for our children’s spirituality
Forming a deep spirituality is just as important to our children’s development as learning to read or grasping math equations, and the Michigan Conference is helping families and churches do… Continue Reading Making a case for our children’s spirituality
Is confirmation still important?
What does confirmation look like for youth today? Rev. Christy Miller White says confirmation can be engaging and relevant, and she can assist in resourcing congregations to find the best… Continue Reading Is confirmation still important?
Out of the mouths of babes
Rev. Margie Crawford encourages us to listen to the words of children in how they see the world and describe their faith.
Kids camp fills gap in West Branch
West Branch: First UMC’s GAP Kids Camp supports families in the community by creating a fun, faith-filled experience for kids and building strong relationships within the community and beyond.
Summer mission interns make big splash
Five conference mission interns served this summer at United Methodist-affiliated camps as a way to explore potential mission and ministry careers.
Preparing for faith formation this fall
Is your congregation ready for faith formation this fall? Rev. Kathy Pittenger provides a variety of resources to assist your leaders.
Make Saving Grace an adult study choice
Michigan congregations should consider offering this six-session course which connects faith and money through biblical teaching, Wesleyan insight, and basic financial practices.