Children

Program and worship ideas for children can be used in Sunday school, midweek groups, vacation Bible school, and more.

For Christian camp curriculum, see InsideOut (published by Chalice Press).

Worship Ideas
File 2017 Camping Sunday: All in the Same Boat
Jesus calms the storm in this service for Camping Sunday.
File A Call to Sabbath: Camping Sunday Service
A Camping Sunday service from 2015.
PDF icon Advent for All Ages
These Advent reflections can be used during worship for children’s time or at home by families. Originally published in the November 2012 issue of Mandate.
PDF icon Back to the Future of Camping
A service celebrating the ministry of camping - a tradition and an inspiration.
File Bread Not Stones Worship Service
Taking Action to End Child Poverty
File Canada’s Sixth Child
This service for Children's Sunday celebrates children and focuses on the quality of life for children living in Canada, highlighting the plight of children who are neglected. ...
PDF icon Caring for Creation: A Service for Children’s Sunday
This service for Children's Sunday invites all of us to care for creation as a Christian community...
File Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places
The service of worship for Children's Sunday invites us to remember the gift of play as part of our innate spirituality...
PDF icon Living with Respect for Children
This worship service on "Living in Right Relationship" invites all ages to live in respectful relationship with all people and nature...
File Living with Respect in Creation: A Story in the Style of Godly Play
A story for children to use during Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
File Twelfth Night Ideas
Ideas for celebrating Twelfth Night of Christmas as a congregation or family.
PDF icon We Are Church—We Are Camp! Camping Sunday Service
This service highlights camping as an invaluable ministry, and as an invitation for camps and congregations to partner to strengthen both of their ministries.
File We Hold These Children
This service for Children’s Sunday focuses on respect for the rights of each child around the world. ...
Minute for Mission
Our gifts for Mission & Service support the United Church Women Child Well-Being Initiative.
Extras
PDF icon Religion in Life, Stages 1-5
This resource will assist faith community leaders in preparing youth to receive the Religion in Life Award in Scouts and Guides.
PDF icon The Young and Old, Neighbour and Newcomer
Involve all generations in celebrating Pentecost by making banners.