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Faith Formation: Parenting

Resources including: Children & Family Curricula & Storytime; Confirmation/Affirmation of Baptism; Denominational Resources; Tween & Teen Mental and Spiritual Health; Sexuality & Identity; and Online/At-Home Tech


Welcome to The Ministry Lab's curated list of faith formation resources for Parenting. Here you'll find:

  • Webinars and Training for progressive-minded parents
  • Small/Parent Group books and discussion starters
  • Family-based activities, book lists and devotionals

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.

Books & Blogs

The Ministry Lab is proud to partner with Doing Good Together in creating MN Conference UCC's Family Faith Toolkits. Doing Good Together is a fabulous organization with numerous tools for parents including Simple Tools to Live Generously

The Boy Who Grew Flowers     Picture of Can I Have a Hug?     Cover of The Heart of Mi Familia     Cover of Marvelous Maravilloso: Me and My Beautiful Family (medium)     

     moral development in children     Erik Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development

Small Group Books & Discussion Starters

     A Family Like Mine               

Activities & Devotions


"Making the Most of Mealtime Prayers" by Jason Brian Santos

Book Lists

 Presents How to Change the World with a Book Your Tweens Refuse to Read

Inspire your reluctant reader and use literature to do good! along with numerous fantastic book lists for raising compassionate, socially engaged kids.

Raising Luminaries' Books for Little

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.

Webinars & Trainings

Congregations can engage via:

  • Adult/mentor zoom learning and training
  • Virtual Tween & Teen healthy relationships and online safety training
  • Pre-recorded conversations or trainings