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Faith Formation: Storytime & Activities

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

Story Time Lists & Tips

Picture Book Theology

Build The Kindom (sic) of God while finding The Sacred in The Ordinary in pages of profound, beautiful picture books.

Hanna Schock maintains the Picture Book Theology website and leads workshops and sacred lessons.

Storypath links children's books to religious themes and to both the Narrative and Revised Common Lectionaries.

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God Loves Me Storybooks (Revised Edition)

God Loves Me Storybooks (Revised Edition)

The Bible in 52 Storybooks


MPR's Classical Kids Storytime:

  • Beautiful, global children's stories
  • Skilled storytellers
  • Gorgeous classical music
  • Lovely illustrations
  • Monthly!


Raising Luminaries' Books for Littles:

  • curated list of children's books
  • address racism, education, identity and other contemporary concerns
  • humor, gorgeous illustrations and wonderful story-telling

Activity Resources

Bake With the Bible: a Children's Curriculum (Church license)
  • bread-based and dinner church curricula
  • for individuals, households, or congregations
  • variety of age-groups
  • Find their full line-up here.

Book - Paperback               Daddy and Me          Mommy and Me     


Collage of Collaborative Art Projects

30 Collaborative Art Projects That Bring Out Everyone’s Creative Side

When everyone gives a little, the results are pure magic!



48-page quarterly issues with activities and discussion starters; based on seasons and Bible themes; pre-K- 4th grade.

Individual and bulk subscriptions available.


The MN Conference UCC offers seasonally appropriate Faith Formation Toolkits in collaboration with:


Free downloadable activity sheets for children and adults.

In Our Library - Arts, Crafts, & Activities

The Best of Children's Ministry Magazine: Crafts (pdf download)     Hardcover Spur-Of-The-Moment Crafts Book

In Our Library - Devotional & Activity Bibles for Young Children

9781451499964: Baby Moses and Other Bible Stories (Holy Moly Bible Storybooks)     The Holy Moly Easter Story          Hardcover Jonah and the Big Fish and Other Bible Stories Book     9781451499957: Joseph and His Brothers and Other Bible Stories (Holy Moly Bible Storybooks)     9781451499940-1451499949-Noah's Ark and Other Bible Stories (Holy Moly Bible Storybooks)          Spark Story Bible Devotions for Kids     God's Great Big World: A Play and Learn book     9781506421889: Journey to Easter: A Play and Learn book (Spark Story Bible)     The Life of Jesus: A Play and Learn Book     My First Message: A Devotional Bible for Kids   -     By: Eugene H. Peterson     Old Testament Adventures: A Play and Learn Book     Parables of Jesus: A Play and Learn book (Spark Story Bible): Lafferty,  Jill C., Grosshauser, Peter: 9781506421865: Books     The Story of Christmas: Spark Story Bible Adventures