The Cokesbury Kids blog is all about ministry!

Each week of 2020, our goal is to provide ideas to assist you as you minister to families and teach the gospel to the kids in your community.

Family Summertime Fun Ideas

Family Summertime Fun Ideas

by Patty Diehl
In February, back in my pre-Pandemic, hectic life, I was wishing for just one day with free time. Free time with nowhere to go, nothing to... read more
Father's Day Craft 2020

Father's Day Craft 2020

by Jessi Cherrico
A portrait is a fun way for children to express themselves, and in particular a self-portrait. It allows them to freely express how they... read more
Questions to consider before opening up your children’s ministry

Questions to consider before opening up your children’s ministry

by Amy A. Harriman
Jesus said, “Let the little children come…" and as much as we miss the children in our churches and look forward to seeing them, it is... read more
How do you instill wonder as you teach the Bible?

How do you instill wonder as you teach the Bible?

by Rebecca Rutherford
Looking for ways to enhance your virtual Bible lessons with kids? ... read more
Yes, We Can Experience Gratitude

Yes, We Can Experience Gratitude

by Betsy Parham
Thankfulness. Appreciation. Gratefulness. ... read more
How Do We Proceed Now?

How Do We Proceed Now?

by Laurie Hembree
In the last few weeks, it’s as if I have been transported to the balcony of the stone castle in the town of Arendelle in Frozen. I am... read more
Mother's Day

Mother's Day

by Jessi Cherrico
This post is one that can be shared with the families in your ministry to use as a family project. ... read more
Open My Eyes

Open My Eyes

by MaryJane Pierce Norton
As we navigate our way through “our new normal” all we want to do is something normal! Here are some options to celebrate this time of... read more
Ministering Beyond Church Walls

Ministering Beyond Church Walls

by Caitlin Booth
Our church building has been closed for a month now. For the most part, our primary means of offering church services and ministries have... read more
We're Past Easter . . . Now What?

We're Past Easter . . . Now What?

by Lauren Bedevian
The eggs are found. The chocolate bunnies are eaten. The tomb is empty. Now what? This year was different. Likely one of the most memorable... read more
Pandemic Children's Ministry

Pandemic Children's Ministry

by Sarah Flannery
Nothing could have prepared us for this, folks—not my master’s degree in Family Studies, nor my books about children and family... read more
How Leaders Cope Through Crisis

How Leaders Cope Through Crisis

by Sarah Flannery
Dear Diary, ... read more
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