Welcome to The Ministry Lab's curated list of faith formation resources for Parenting. Here you'll find:
If you don't find a resource to fit your need, don't hesitate to consult with The Ministry Lab's director, Emily Meyer, who is happy to assist you.
Accompanied by this downloadable activity kit for families.
Doing Good Together offers families Tools to Raise Ethical, Engaged Citizens, including Service Projects, Videos, Reflection Tools, and Book Lists for Young Change Makers and Their Families.
The Ministry Lab is proud to partner with Doing Good Together in creating MN Conference UCC's Family Faith Toolkits.
Connect with families of young children through Splash! monthly newsletters which help caregivers incorporate faith formation in the events of everyday lives.
"Making the Most of Mealtime Prayers" by Jason Brian Santos
Supporting Parents of LGBTQIA+ Youth
By Leah Dail
Includes a list of additional online resources for developing your own small group or support network.
Parity helps congregations and faith organizations, clergy, seminarians, denominations and seminaries become more LGBTQ+ sensitive and celebratory.
Find liturgical elements, full liturgies, tips for diversity inclusion, family and loved ones support, and more.
The Bless This Mess Parenting website offers a blog, podcast and reading group guide based on the book.
Parenting: The 6 Needs of Every Child: Small Group Book Study with Videos on Empowering Parents and Kids through the Science of Connection
Congregations can engage via:
Presents How to Change the World with a Book Your Tweens Refuse to Read
along with numerous fantastic book lists for raising compassionate, socially engaged kids.
|Raising Luminaries' Books for Littles|
A curated list of children's books that address racism, education, identity and numerous other contemporary concerns with humor, gorgeous illustrations and wonderful story-telling.
NINE MINUTES A DAY YOUR CHILD NEEDS YOU MOST
By Boyle Counseling & Consultation Clinical Staff in Sandy, Utah
The Pursuit of a Child’s Faith
by Jessica Gulseth in Church Anew;
How Parents Pass Religious Faith to Their Children
What determines whether children will carry on the faith of their parents? Past research established that parents play the critical role. In this episode noted sociologist Christian Smith shares new research examining how parents shape their children’s faith and the critical factor of talking about religion in the context of day-to-day life. Listen to podcast, read interview, or watch now on YouTube.
by Lisa Witherspoon, Director of Children’s Ministries, First Presbyterian Church, Greensboro, NC
Parenting Forward Podcast & Facebook group: Raising Children Unfundamentlist
Molly Wright: How Every Child Can Thrive by Five - OR How Peekaboo Can Change the World / TED
How Parents Help Children Grow in Faith
Joe Davis and Agape - Dave Scherer - write letters To My Beloved Children