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Faith Formation: Technology

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

Books

Beyond the Screen: Youth Ministry for the Connected But Alone Generation  -     By: Andrew Zirschky     Grace and Gigabytes: Being Church in a Tech-Shaped Culture     The Holy and the Hybrid: Navigating the Church's Digital Reformation     IRL: Finding Our Real Selves in a Digital World                  Kids learn about the super awesome powers of their phones—and how to use them safely.

Blogs, Podcasts & Articles

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SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE ANXIETY PANDEMIC

Storm and Stress

by Dr. David White, the C. Ellis and Nancy Gribble Nelson Professor of Christian Education, Professor in Methodist Studies at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, TX

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Helping teens resist oppression online by Rev. Dana Neuhauser, racial justice organizer for the Minnesota Annual Conference UMC

CommonSense Media offers reviews and age-appropriate parameters for movies and online content with families and educators in mind.

The Mystical Body of Zoom by Diana Butler Bass

Online church is a gift to be embraced.

In Our Library

Beyond the Screen: Youth Ministry for the Connected But Alone Generation  -     By: Andrew Zirschky               Stolen: Is Social Media Stealing Your Identity? (Softcover)  -     By: Jessica Fralin