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.

Help families celebrate Advent with a free resource from Cokesbury Kids

Help families celebrate Advent with a free resource from Cokesbury Kids

Last year, the Advent season was full of uncertainty and grief. While the pandemic was still surging, church and ministry leaders found... read more
Thankful to be a Children's Pastor

Thankful to be a Children's Pastor

Several grateful children's leaders shared their thankful thoughts about their ministries to kids and families. read more
Meaningful Ways to Enhance Your Bible Presentations

Meaningful Ways to Enhance Your Bible Presentations

More and more churches have felt a desire to do more than give the children a beautiful gift Bible that may end up sitting on a shelf in the... read more
Cokesbury Kids Announces New Adaptive Curriculum for Fall

Cokesbury Kids Announces New Adaptive Curriculum for Fall

Cokesbury Kids Announces New Adaptive Sunday School and At-Home Options for Churches and Families for the Fall read more
Building a Vibrant Children's Ministry Volunteer Team

Building a Vibrant Children's Ministry Volunteer Team

by Jayne Andrews
As you start your fall enlistment for volunteers take time to think about your passion, your calling, the vision and goals for your ministry... read more
Chatterbox: Creating Safe Spaces for Kids at Church

Chatterbox: Creating Safe Spaces for Kids at Church

by Jayne Andrews
Throughout my years serving in Children’s Ministry I would find myself searching for a creative way to engage children when they were... read more
Summer Survival Tips for Children's Pastors

Summer Survival Tips for Children's Pastors

Enjoy your 2021 summer! Read these words of wisdom from fellow children's pastors. Celebrate and cherish each day as you minister to the... read more
What's New for Cokesbury Kids Fall Curriculum

What's New for Cokesbury Kids Fall Curriculum

This fall we will be offering something new and different for our churches, but it will feel normal. We wanted to make things as easy as... read more
Connecting the Dots: Collaborative Ministry at its Best

Connecting the Dots: Collaborative Ministry at its Best

by Jayne Andrews
Throughout my years working and serving with churches I have been surprised by how many ministries of the church operate in silos, not... read more
Using Social Media to Stay Connected to Your Families

Using Social Media to Stay Connected to Your Families

Currently we have a variety of opportunities to spread the gospel in more ways than ever before, but I have never thought of how we could be... read more
10 Amateur Video Tips for Children's Pastors

10 Amateur Video Tips for Children's Pastors

by Nick Ransom
Since March 11, 2020, our Children’s Ministry has been 95% virtual/digital. And there are over 100 different videos to prove it. For us,... read more
Reading the Bible with Children

Reading the Bible with Children

by Elizabeth Caldwell
This model of reading stories together simply encourages parents/caregivers. They can create a tradition of a simple bedtime ritual of... read more
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