February 5, 2019
Includes: The Benefits of Debating; How to Choose a Debate Topic; and several lists of topics and questions for a variety of scenarios.
Coloring & Conversation: Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love is the first in a series of resources that provide conversation prompts, questions, and other tools to accompany Illustrated Ministry's coloring pages. It is supported by Advent Coloring Pages and Advent Coloring Posters. Learn more here.
Engage youth, college students and/or an intergenerational group.
This intergenerational story shows readers that postcard materials hide everywhere--from cereal boxes to garden weeds--and includes an easy DIY project sure to spread kindness right off the page.
Download the free Postcard Project guide to help kids make their own unique postcard to send to a loved one.
The poetry of this classic hymn combine with beautiful illustrations to create a picture book that children and adults alike will cherish. The lyrics of For the Beauty of the Earth, originally written in 1864, celebrate creation, family, music, and community. Illustrations bring the words to life, capturing the rich imagery of the song. The book includes the written music and lyrics so families can sing the song together.
Indoors or out: share some Community Art While We're Apart!! Check out these great ideas for engaging worship.
Omnibus collection of services, readings, songs, and programs for all aspects of church life, related to five evocative themes: Humility, Journey, Chaos, Power, and God.
(Also available as an eBook.)
Poetry Unbound: incorporate poetry into a personal or group contemplative practice, worship/liturgical element, or fodder for small group discussions among tweens, teens and/or adults.
Bring your entire congregation together to learn about All Creation Sings, worship, and spend time in community with this intergenerational guide. This will be a great addition to the worship life of your church. Participants will grow in faith, build relationships and have fun together.
Questions & Discussion Starters - a free, downloadable list of 30 conversation prompts from Youth Ministry Consultants
Important conversations may be sparked by Joshua Coleman's 01.10.21 article in The Atlantic, A Shift in American Family Values Is Fueling Estrangement: Both Parents and Adult Children Often Fail to Recognize How Profoundly the Rules of Family Life Have Changed Over the Past Half Century
February 5, 2019
Being an intergenerational church isn’t about adding another program or putting an end to age-specific ministries. It’s a way of life. Help your church value, equip, and include all ages as part of God’s family with the Intergenerational Church Toolkit.
Find John Roberto, et.al.'s all-ages/intergenerational and family-friendly program and curricula - with new sessions released for free throughout the summer (2022) on the Intergenerational Faith website.
The Jesus and Discipleship six-session program is now online with completely designed sessions, essays, and additional activities to extend the learning. Go to www.intergenerationalfaith.
Learn more about intergenerational learning, ask questions and find assistance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sermon. Intergenerational group activity. Midweek gathering. VBS alternative. We think these resources for exploring faith practices as a church community might work for any context.
Andrew Root And Doug Powe wonder how youth ministry can be more than fun and games, suggesting how youth can find identity and deep joy in shared narratives and intergenerational connections in The End of Youth Ministry.