The Cokesbury Kids blog is all about ministry!

Our goal is to provide ideas and examples to assist you as you minister to families and teach the gospel to the kids in your community.

Teaching Kids to Pray

Teaching Kids to Pray

by Sarah Flannery
Kids are amazing at prayer, not because they say the words perfectly or have the best possible motives for prayer—they usually don’t.... read more
Safe and Impactful Ministry Ideas for Families at Easter

Safe and Impactful Ministry Ideas for Families at Easter

by Jayne Andrews
Easter will probably look a little different than what you had hoped for again this year. Embrace it, stay positive. Remember it is an... read more
The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your Children’s Curriculum

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your Children’s Curriculum

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your Children’s Curriculum ... read more
Valentine's Day Family Activities

Valentine's Day Family Activities

Valentine’s Day is a fun holiday to celebrate! For those of us serving in Children’s Ministry, we have a great opportunity to help our... read more
Creating a Sacred Space at Home

Creating a Sacred Space at Home

Since some of our churches have resumed in-person church services and some have not, what if we purposefully and intentionally transformed... read more
So long 2020! Welcome 2021!

So long 2020! Welcome 2021!

by Nick Ransom
2020 is about to end, and what a relief? Am I right? Most of us can't remember a year filled with more brokenness on so many fronts! 2021... read more
Zoom! Zoom! 6 Ways to Make Your Zoom Calls Awesome!

Zoom! Zoom! 6 Ways to Make Your Zoom Calls Awesome!

by Nick Ransom
Before March 13th, I had been on less than a dozen Zoom calls in my life. Since March 13th, that number has skyrocketed, like it has for so... read more
An Advent Devotional for 2020!

An Advent Devotional for 2020!

Expect! Watch! Anticipate! Prepare! Hope! Those Advent words can be challenging, even frustrating when one has been expecting for long... read more
6 Ways to Make Your Zoom Calls Zoomtastic!

6 Ways to Make Your Zoom Calls Zoomtastic!

Looking for ways to reach out to the kids and families during this season of joy? read more
Let’s Raise a Joyful Shout of Thanksgiving to God!

Let’s Raise a Joyful Shout of Thanksgiving to God!

by Betsy Parham
Located in my house are numerous wooden trinkets with sayings on them. Give Thanks. Be Kind and kindness will find you back. Live Simply,... read more
Celebrating Advent at Home in 2020

Celebrating Advent at Home in 2020

by Sandi Evans Rogers
Plan now for Advent! This year we begin Advent on November 29th, the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend. Celebrate each day from November 29th... read more
Creatively Approaching Ministry - Interview with Ellen Gotelli

Creatively Approaching Ministry - Interview with Ellen Gotelli

Ministry in today’s world is continuously changing. It can be hard to discern what your ministry needs and how to best meet the needs of... read more
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