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Please feel free to print and use any of the below resources. 

Family Service and Sabbath Bucket List's

While attending church is an important part of Sabbath, it is only a small portion of the day. Accept the challenge to be more intentional in what you do as a family on the Sabbath. Keep yourself on track by downloading and printing our Sabbath Day Bucket List. Choose one activity to do each week with your family, and check it off once completed. Alternativly during the week aim to complete the Family Service Bucket List. Choose one activity to do each day, week with your family, and check it off once completed. 

 

Praying in Awe

Have you ever really watched and listened to a child pray? Kids pray about what matters to them. They believe that if it matters to them God listens. We have created this resource with ideas to help you pray in awe with your child. To view or download this booklet click on the image below or click here

Christmas Ideas (for kids and churches)

It’s become known as the crazy season. The season of stress, overfilled malls, and maxed out credit cards; of fat men in red suits, of Christmas trees and a few overplayed jingles.

Christmas, while heavily commercialized, is a fantastic opportunity to start a conversation with your kids about true love and what it really means. That crazy love that God the father has for all of us His children. We have put together a few Christmas ideas for kids and churches. To view or download this booklet click on the image below or click here


Handelling Halloween

Kids often ask difficult questions especially so around Halloween. They want to know about life, death and how God fits into this picture. While Halloween is not a Christian event it does provide families a unique opportunity to have meaningful conversations about what we believe and why.

We have put together a few ideas for families and churches to help you tackle Halloween questions from a Christian perspective. To view or download this booklet click on the image below or click here

 

Easter Ideas (for kids and churches)

We were created by a God of love. A God who loved us so much, He made the ultimate sacrifice. He sent his son, His one and only son, to die in our place so that anyone who believes in Him could live.

Easter, while commercialized, is a fantastic opportunity to start a conversation with your kids about true love, sacrifice, God’s love and what that really means in your life and in theirs. We have put together a few Easter ideas for kids and churches. To view or download the booklet or Easter Scavenger Hunt click on the images below.




Valentines Ideas

Kids naturally have questions about love. "What does it mean? What it looks like? How do you know if someone loves you? How do I show people I love them?" Valentine’s day is a fantastic opportunity to start a conversation with your kids about true love and what it really means.

We have put together a booklet with a few simple ideas to help you get started. Click on the link below to view and/or download our Valentine's Ideas for kids and churches. To To view or download this booklet click on the image below or click here.


Just for Kids – Understanding our church

An essential part of helping kids to fully participate in our church community is explaining our church traditions. These can often appear to be abstract and irrelevant to kids until we take the time explain what is going on, why we do it and what it all means. To help you generate discussion with your kids around some of our church traditions we have developed a series of A5 printouts that can be inserted in your church bulletin when there is a dedicationbaptism or  communion happening in your church. 

We have also developed the my 'questions are important too' just for kids sermon note page. Please feel free to download and print by clicking images below.  

   

Worship Pack – Involving our preschoolers in church today

Similar to Just for Kids this Worship Pack guide is to help you and your church provide a way for preschoolers participate and be more focused on the preacher and the sermon. This worship pack can be borrow from the church every Sabbath is one way to include preschoolers in the sermon while allowing parents, older children and other generations to listen and participate fully in the sermon without too much distraction. Please feel free to download and print by clicking image below.

Welcome Bookmarks - for parents of young children

Want to make your church welcoming for parents of young children? With a little planning and forethought it is simpler than many of us realise. We have developed these free printable bookmarks for you to print out and give to new families that come to your church. It’s a smile way to make them fell welcome and valued. Read through the questions and as a church think about how you can become more welcoming for families of young children, after all Jesus said “let the little children come”.

To view or download click here or the image below. 


 The Daily 5 Essential Relational Moments

Building Authentic relationships with your kids takes intentionality. We have listed our daily five essential relational moments to help you connect with your kids daily, in a consistent and intentional manner. We have also included some ideas, so you have a place to start from. View, print or download here or on the image to the right. 


5 Ways to say I love you

We believe that we were created by a loving God, so it is only natural that children need to feel loved in order to best develop and succeed. But if you and your child speak different love languages, your display of love might get lost in translation – affecting your child’s attitude, behaviour, and development.

In order to help you communicate “I Love You” effectively with your child we have we developed this simple activity, based on Gary Chapman’s 5 love languages, as a way to empower your home through building authentic relationships. Download this resource by clicking the image below.    

10 things I Love about you

We believe that we were created by a loving God, so it is only natural that children need to feel loved in order to best develop and succeed. The power of words is an unbelievable thing. They cultivate a range of emotions. Words can inspire, encourage, devastate, uplift, tear down and ultimately change the direction of a child or spouse’s day, week, and in some rare instances, their life. 

Be purposely intentional by taking just ten minutes each day to make a profound difference for one you love by communicating ‘I love you’. Download this resource by clicking the image below. 


Let’s Start Talking

Sometimes talking to children and each other can feel daunting. That is why we have developed these question sets, to give you a spring board for starting those conversations in your church, home and school. The weekly challenge is to pick up one question set and talk to someone you have not talked to before. Click the image below to download this resource and Let’s start a talking. 

My Church Family Tree

We were created with the ability and need to communicate and connect in meaningful ways with those around us. Building safe places, authentic relationships and intergenerational connections all start with simple conversations. But building intergenerational connections is more than ‘a’ conversation. For true connections and authentic relationships to be formed it takes intentional, regular conversations.

To help your church become intentional in the process of building intergenerational connections with the children in your community we have created the ‘My church family tree’. Click here to download this resource.