*YES this is how Jesus would look doing Faith at Home! You are not alone.
How to Talk to Your Children about Conflict and War - from Unicef
8 tips to support and comfort your children.
Lutheran Pastor Heather Roth Johnson and her team are creating a faith at home YouTube channel entitled “Faith Finder Fun!” It’s a free resource for your families!
NovusWay Lutheran Summer Camps Evening “cabin time.”
New Cabin Times go live at 4pm everyday at the Facebook feed for Lutheridge, Lutherock, Lutheranch and Luther Springs.
Lutheridge - https://www.facebook.com/Lutheridge/
Lutherock - https://www.facebook.com/lutherock/
Luther Springs - https://www.facebook.com/CampLutherSprings/
Lutheranch - https://www.facebook.com/lutheranch/
Green Lake Lutheran Ministries is offering weekly FREE faith formation videos that include: songs, God sightings and a challenge.
Growing Disciples and Equipping Families Forming Faithful Families A ministry of First Presbyterian Church in Stillwater, OK, Faithful Families is a space for parents, grandparents, and families to be inspired and equipped for their role as the primary influence on their children's faith.
Family Time Kit - Each month, we offer a kit designed to inspire compassion and courage, and family connection! By subscribing, your family will receive supplies to do four activities together, have meaningful conversations, and connect to your faith in new ways every month.
Hope and Joy: Bedtime Bible Meditations for Children by Joyce Chanay and Hope Newhouse
A meditative evening podcast for children ages 5-12 years-old and the whole family. Each week explores a spiritual theme - what does it mean to children? what does the Bible say about it? - and ends with a meditation and evening prayer that encourages children to relax into sleep surrounded by God's love. Written and produced by Joyce Chanay and Hope Newhouse, Sunday School parents and parishioners of The American Cathedral in Paris. Featuring music by the Choirs of The American Cathedral in Paris.
Candlewalk: An Interactive Evening Prayer Practice for Families - A scripted 30 min relaxing, book/creation-based practice for families.
Prayers for Anxious Times Coloring Pages - FREE from Illustrated Ministry comes prayers and three sheets for coloring. Great for all ages!
Family Faith Formation Toolkit - from the Reformed Church, This FREE toolkit will help you develop a vision for family faith formation in your congregation and equip parents and caregivers with family faith practices and resources.
Baby Time - It's never too early to reach out to a family and help them "do" faith formation in the home. Here is a great tool for connecting and planting the seed of faith life in the home as connected with a church.
Spiritual Practices - Being a faith-filled family isn't only about reading the Bible together, it also includes spiritual practices and the Christian Reformed Church has done the work for you!
Faithful Families at Home: 15 Easy Family-Friendly Prayers and Activities (Downloadable PDF) - From Chalice Press and author Traci Smith - Download 15 easy prayers, practices, and activities to share with your children!
Prayers for Faithful Families Everyday Prayers for Everyday Life - byTraci Smith. It equips busy parents with simple prayers, written in ordinary language, for a wide variety of occasions. From everyday moments like mealtime and bedtime to milestones such as the first day of school, the death of a pet, or welcoming a new baby, this book is a resource for creating meaningful faith connections throughout the highs and lows of family life.
Six videos created by Traci Smith highlighting the practices of hospitality, prayer, retreat, service, and storytelling which are part of the PC USA Faith Practices Toolkit.
Vibrant Faith @Home - hundreds of activities for families with children, families with adolescents, young adults, adults and couples, and activities just for kids.
The activities are short (usually only 5-10 minutes). They are in PDF files with a simple formatting to make it easy to use and download. You can provide these to people in variety of ways through age group programming, family or intergenerational programming, on a website, in an e-newsletter, on social media, etc. You have permission to use these activities in print or digital formats.
Wonder Stories from Lutherhill Camp -Join Pastor Jen Kindsvatter for a delightful series of Wonder Stories recorded at various places at Lutherhill in La Grange. Be sure to check out the Wonder Questions in the comments of each video! (see example below)
Wrestling with Wonder
Wondering What's Next
Abide for Young Adults - Registration is LIVE!!
Abide small group registration for individual and group participation AND leadership applications are open!!
TheoEd: Leading thinkers in the church and the academy giving the talk of their lives in 20 minutes or less. Discussion Guides included.
Testimony HQ - People want to be able to tell their God stories in a way that is warm and inviting. A way that connects with their culture and community. A way that brings together speaking and listening. A way that weds words and actions.
That’s how Testimony HQ started. After much thought and prayer, we decided to become a hub or headquarters for churches to learn and practice this way of doing testimony. We’re excited about this project and would love for your church to join us. After all, there’s a world of people waiting to hear your story!
ELCA Worship in the Home Resource - A Service of the Word following the lectionary.
Worship and Liturgy - from the Institute of Youth Ministry out of Princeton Theological Seminary comes TONS of resources.
We are thrilled to share with you a Mini Mess - a do at home Messy Church for you to share with your families.