Welcome to Kids’ Church Ideas
If you’re looking for modern, fun, culturally relevant material to assist you in your children’s Christian ministry, this could be the site for you.
I’ve spent over 12 years looking for the perfect children’s ministry resources for our church and discovered it just doesn’t exist! Any material we use usually needs tweaking or re-writing one way or another. My solution? To create my own stuff!
I’m therefore putting together a site full of all the successful ideas we’ve tried and tested at our church in a bid to help all of you out there who are struggling to find the right material, as I was (and still am!). I also hope that I can direct you to some brilliant web sites that I have found over the years.
Over the next few weeks look out for ways to use DVD clips, team games, art and craft, cooking, drama and loads of other stuff as part of your children’s ministry programme. I’ll also be giving you some great ideas for holidays clubs and Christmas! Watch this space…
A Bit About Me And My Church (so you know where I’m coming from!)
Our small church is based in England on a large council estate. I’m part of a small team who plan and run two ‘mid-week Sunday schools’ each week. We have a club for children children aged 4-7 and one for children aged 8-11. Most of the children who attend are from families who do not normally attend church.
Briefly, the children spend the first 45 minutes in ‘free play’ (snooker, computer games, art and craft, sport, board games, dressing up corner, etc). This is our time to build some good relationships with the kids and just to chat and chill out with them. This is then followed by 45 minutes of learning about God and what it means to be a Christian (I guess you could call it a mid-week Sunday school).
As for me – I was brought up in the church. I’m married and have two young children myself. To say I am passionate about children’s ministry is a bit of an understatement! I love the opportunity I have been given to tell children about Jesus. I love thinking up creative ideas that will catch the children’s attention. I love using aspects of today’s culture to explain God’s word. Our kids’ church is NEVER boring!
I’m so pleased I have this opportunity to share my passion with like-minded people. Please visit my page again over the next few weeks and hopefully I will be able to give you inspiration and ideas as you carry out God’s work in your church and neighbourhood.
Thanks for visiting!
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