All Age Worship

 

Teaching Children Prayer 

Adapted from the Diocesan Catholic Education Rockhampton, here are some useful tips on leading children into prayer, it can be found here:

Teaching Children Prayer

 

 

 

Welcoming Families


Even churches who do not regularly have kids attending will have children visit at some point in time.  Here are some ideas for resources you can have ready to go to welcome children and families into your church.

 

 

Kids Service Notes

This is a simple booklet you can print for older children in all age gatherings, to help them engage with the service.

 

 

 

 

Ideas for Passing on Faith to the next Generation

 

Tell me about God 

A-Z about God

by Elizabeth Ward


Contains 26 Outlines – An A to Z look at the Attributes of God. Tried and tested for children & intergenerational groups.

 

 

 

 

All-Age Service Annual

by Scripture Union
Contains outlines for 15 services, designed to fit in with all major Christian festivals including Nativity, Christmas Day, New Year, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Pentecost and Harvest, as well as other events in the calendar such as Mothers’ and Fathers’ Day.

 

 

Various multi-age resources

by Beth Barnett
Welcome Mat
Party On Together
Twists and Turns
These resources are packed full of useful ideas for all age gatherings and events which are meaningful for the whole community.

 

 

Prayer Bookmarks for Kids

prayer bookmarksReady to colour bookmarks for kids to join in praying for God’s kingdom to come. This is a companion resource for the Pray @1102 campaign but can also stand alone encouraging prayer for leaders, churches and friends and family. Print double sided, get the kids to colour and then laminate for a great reminder to pray. Order the resource and then it will appear as a resource in my pages which you can download to your computer.

 

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Intergenerational Ministry and the Family

by Kara Jenkins

Helpful for leadership group considering moving towards a more intergenerational church

 

 

 

 

 

 

Worshipping With Children: Some Thoughts for Parents

by Lutheran Pastor Greg Priebbenow

Very practical tips for taking kids to church

 

 

 

 

Downloadable Resources:

Thought provoking articles and other resources for engaging with children during church services.

Church: The Boring Bits for Kids (They’re Not What You Think!)

The Pastor, The Parent, The Precocious Child and the Pewsitter

Should Kids Be Included in the Weekly Worship Service?

 

 

 

Collide

Collide by Tammy Tolman

by Tammy Tolman

www.tammytolman.com

A great book exploring intergenerational ministry