Welcome to The Ministry Lab's curated list of faith formation resources for use in intergenerational settings. 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.
Short introductory teaching videos - appropriate for 7th grade - adult - enrich the Salt & Light curriculum series and can be used for teacher prep and to introduce each weekly session. The videos are free and available online.
WE Intergenerational Curriculum is a "faith nurture experience for your entire church family", can be used alongside DWELL or any other Faith Alive children's curricula. WE is easy to do and is designed to begin the process of intergenerational learning within your church. And it's budget-friendly!
Bible Song Cross+Gen builds a fun and life-giving cross generational (Cross+Gen) ministry by engaging the senses, the brains, and the hearts of people of all ages. Walking through the biblical narrative from Genesis through Acts, Bible Song Cross+Gen creates Biblical literacy.
Click here to order Bible Song Cross+Gen, for more information or to download a free sample.
Click here to order Bible Song Cross+Gen Journals.
This fun and engaging 6-session resource creates the home as a church, and the church as a home.
Click here to order the FAITH5 Course, for more information or to download a free sample.
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.
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
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.