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 Children's Sunday: In God's Own Image
A worship service celebrating the Churches' Commitments to Children...
File All in the Same Boat
Jesus calms the storm in this service for Camping Sunday.
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 Call to Sabbath
An intergenerational service for Camping Sunday.
File Camping Sunday: Pass It On!
Gather around the "campfire" in this service for Camping Sunday...
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 Children's Sunday 2019: It's Not Fair
A service about child detention around the world that lifts up the rights of children.
File Twelfth Night Ideas
Ideas for celebrating Twelfth Night of Christmas as a congregation or family.
PDF icon We Are Church—We Are Camp!
A Camping Sunday service that invites camps and congregations to partner around this invaluable ministry.
Related Material
File A New Creed Children's Program
This four-session Sunday school series (with the option of session 2 being used for up to seven weeks) acquaints children with A New Creed.
Through Mission & Service, campers are offered a safe space to explore what it means to truly be themselves. 
Our gifts for Mission & Service support safe spaces for children.
Campers experience a community surrounded by God’s creation.
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.
Our gifts for Mission & Service support youth and young adults.
PDF icon The Young and Old, Neighbour and Newcomer
Involve all generations in celebrating Pentecost by making banners.
File With Respect in Creation
A five-session Sunday school series that invites children to learn more about what is happening to God’s creation and how to take action as people of faith.
Worship Blog
Last Updated: 
September 5, 2019

For Asian Heritage Month, Yoonjoo Shin, an early childhood educator, writes about the importance of having racialized educators who can embody inclusiveness for children from immigrant families.

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