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:
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.
This is a simple booklet you can print for older children in all age gatherings, to help them engage with the service.
by Elizabeth Ward
Contains 26 Outlines – An A to Z look at the Attributes of God. Tried and tested for children & intergenerational groups.
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
Prayer Bookmarks for Kids
Ready 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.
by Kara Jenkins
Helpful for leadership group considering moving towards a more intergenerational church
by Lutheran Pastor Greg Priebbenow
Very practical tips for taking kids to church
Thought provoking articles and other resources for engaging with children during church services.