Faith Formation for Families and Children

Resources for Church Intergenerational Retreats
Looking for resources for a weekend intergenerational retreat for your church? The folks at Christ Church in Summit, NJ have graciously offered their plans for 4 years of retreats to UCC churches. Click on these links for plans and inspiration.

Intergenerational Retreat Plan #1Touch the Water, Taste the Bread
Learning together about the meaning of Baptism and Communion.

Intergenerational Retreat Plan #2Praying and Playing
Learning together about prayer.

Intergenerational Retreat Plan #3Let’s Can Hunger
Learning together about hunger in our world and what we can do about it.

Intergenerational Retreat Plan #4Under Construction: Building Our Faith Together
Learning together about what it means to have faith and practice faith.

Worship Activity Sheets for Children
New Resources for Children’s use in Worship or other educational times.

Ecumenical Children’s Curricula
Kids2Kids includes: Journey to Congo VBS

Children’s Sabbath
Visit our page dedicated to this year long educational possibility for congregations

Additional resources that you might find helpful

A Bibliography of Children’s Storybooks, related to the Events of September 11th
UCC Youth Page
Disciples of Christ Family & Children’s Ministries
Disciples-UCC Kids-to-Kids Mission Project

Materials for reflection and your use

What Matters for Children and Families
Children and Families in Worship: Two Perspectives
Children and Communion Suggested Resources