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Worship: ...with Children

resources from judicatories, including re-opening guidelines and online worship videos; online hospitality & participation; engaging children, youth, and intergenerational; lectionary & preaching; liturgy, music & liturgical arts; tech & copyright helps;

Exploring God

Dear Mama God cover mockup     cover.gif     God Is Just Like Me     God's Coming to Visit!     God's Holy Darkness     A beautifully illustrated Bible for 4-8,encouraging children to wonder about our great God.          Maybe God Is Like That Too     Mother God     Picturing God     The Story of Us     What Is God Like? by Rachel Held Evans and Matthew Paul Turner     What Is God's Name? (Early Childhood Sprituality): Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg,  Stone, Phoebe: 9781893361102: Books     Wherever You Are     Wonder Awaits!     This affirming book celebrates the curiosity and thought-provoking questions children ask.     

This family discussion guide accompanies Picturing God.

Children's Time Books

See our Faith Formation: Truth Telling & Storytelling lib guide for a full list of our favorites.

All God's Critters Sing Allelu     Stories to Inspire Imaginations



Cover of ChildrenSing CreationThe Children Sing Creation collection - for singers 8-12 years - provides eleven anthems that highlight a variety of themes related to creation from the delight of God’s creative activity to our role in honoring and caring for the Earth.

Welcome to Cathy's Music - Cathy's MusicCathy’s Music is music where faith and fun meet. Your children will sing about the promises of God and the stories of God’s people and have fun at the same time.

Kid-friendly Christian songs that make a director’s job easy!

Glory to God--Hymns and Songs for Children and Families: Singing Faith All Day Long

Created to help people share songs of the Christian faith with children, these 19 songs and 4 prayers - adapted for children by professional musicians - form a soundtrack for children to know themselves as God's children.

You may download this resource via iTunes.

In Our Library

Around the Year in Children's Church: 52 Programs for Kids Ages 3-7  -     By: Lisa Flinn, Barbara Younger               9780898693263: Children at Worship: Congregations in Bloom     A Children's Guide to Worship     The Dancing Stones | 26 Children's Sermons with Activities (Hammer)     Feasting on the Word Guide to Children's Sermons     Feasting on the Word Children's Sermons for Year A     Feasting on the Word Children's Sermons for Year B     Feasting on the Word Children's Sermons for Year C          Growing Seeds of Faith: The New Brown Bag: Loewen, Virginia H.:  9780829814880: Books     Make a Joyful Noisemaker: Mark Burrows          Moments of Wonder: 52 New Engaging Children's Moments  -     By: Mark Burrows     Planting Seeds of Faith (The New Brown Bag) by Virginia H. Loewen     The Rite Place: Kids Do Church! Adults Do, Too!  -     By: Shawn M. Schreiner, Dennis E. Northway     The Talking Stick | 40 Children's Sermons with Activities (Hammer)     Teaching Kids Authentic Worship: How to Keep Them Close to God for Life  -     By: Kathleen Chapman     Tell Me A Story | 30 Children's Sermons Based on Best-Loved Books (Wezeman and Liechty)     Touch the Water | 30 Children's Sermons on Baptism (Vos Wezeman, Liechty and Wezeman)     Wipe the Tears | 30 Children's Sermons on Death (Vos Wezeman, Liechty, Wezeman)     Worship the Lord with Gladness  -     By: Rita B. Hays     Wow Time: 52 Engaging Children's Moments  -     By: Mark Burrows