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Find helpful articles and tips for helping children's ministry flourish at your church. Share with families to equip them to teach the faith at home.

  • Distracted: July 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Distracted: July 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    We’ve all felt the struggle. When you’re sitting in an awkward waiting room, when your kid asks you the same question over and over, when you’re tired at the end of a long day—we struggle...

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  • Calling Out to the Father: June 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Calling Out to the Father: June 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    “Daddy! Daaaaaaaaaaaa-deeee! Daaaaaaaa-daaaaa! Dada! DADA!” My two-year-old cries out in the middle of the night. We can hear her over our audio monitor getting more frantic. She is...

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  • Look Inside Early Childhood Teacher Guide | Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum1:01

    Look Inside Early Childhood Teacher Guide | Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum

    Welcome Early Childhood to the Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum! Check out what comes in your Early Childhood Teacher Guide and grab one today at https://www.cph.org/early-childhood-teacher-guide-en

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  • Early Childhood Enduring Faith Overview Webinar29:42

    Early Childhood Enduring Faith Overview Webinar

    Hear from CPH Curriculum Editor, Lisa, about the new Early Childhood Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum. In this webinar, you hear more about how this curriculum fits into the existing Enduring Faith

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  • Struggles and Support: May 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Struggles and Support: May 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    May isn’t just the month of Mother’s Day; it is also Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month. Before I became a mother, I thought that the conversation surrounding maternal mental health...

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  • Ordinary Callings: April 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Ordinary Callings: April 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    In college, I attended a Bible study hosted at a pastor’s home. One week, he said our homework was to make a list of our biggest questions about faith, and we’d discuss them and seek...

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  • Free Teaching Tools for Holy Week and Easter

    Free Teaching Tools for Holy Week and Easter

    The celebration of Easter is the celebration of God’s grace and what He has done for us through the gift of His Son, Jesus Christ. Make sure the children around you know why with these...

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  • Parenting Guilt, God’s Grace: March 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Parenting Guilt, God’s Grace: March 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    It was a month or so after our second child was born, and my almost two-year-old decided he wanted to join the rest of the family and stop sleeping too. Fighting bedtime, skipping his...

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  • Top Children’s Hymns for Lent

    Top Children’s Hymns for Lent

    Lent is a reflective and beautiful time in the Church Year. As we prepare to enter this season, you may notice some children are more familiar with this time as one to “take a break” from...

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  • Patterns: February 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Patterns: February 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    I’ve never been a person who really relied on or noticed patterns in my life. I never struggled with feeling too scheduled or the opposite feeling of overwhelmed with no structure. That...

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  • Using Luther’s Small Catechism for Kids Curriculum

    Using Luther’s Small Catechism for Kids Curriculum

    Our world is ever so fond of dichotomies. One of the most time-honored of educational debates is the perennial question: Which is more important—memorization or comprehension?

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  • The Perfect Parent: God the Father Looks Out for Us

    The Perfect Parent: God the Father Looks Out for Us

    The vocation of parent is the ultimate paradox. It is at once viscerally sweet, compelling, and satisfying—and then also just not. Not at all any of those things. In fact, parenting is...

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  • Change: January 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Change: January 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    “In 2024, I plan to . . .” Fill in the blank. Maybe you’re hoping to exercise more, eat healthier, start a new job, go on a big family trip, spend more time with your spouse, spend less...

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  • VBS 2024 Overview: Celebrate the Savior

    VBS 2024 Overview: Celebrate the Savior

    We are thrilled to roll out our VBS program for 2024: Celebrate the Savior! Our theme, Jesus Gives Us Joy, will teach children that Jesus gives us so many things worth celebrating—most...

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  • Jesus Bears Our Burdens: Everyday Faith Calendar December 2023

    Jesus Bears Our Burdens: Everyday Faith Calendar December 2023

    I never had any interest in watching the 1946 James Stewart Christmas classic, It’s a Wonderful Life, until college. Many adults and teens in my life had droned on about how boring they...

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  • Unboxing Easter Lessons - Enduring Faith Bible Curriculum1:11

    Unboxing Easter Lessons - Enduring Faith Bible Curriculum

    Teach children at church or at home about Jesus' death and resurrection with the Enduring Faith Bible Curriculum Easter Lessons. This kit box comes with 4 lessons, Bible Art Posters, Leader Guides, Co

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  • Top Five Advent and Christmas Teaching Tools

    Top Five Advent and Christmas Teaching Tools

    Christmas is a favorite time of the year for many. Winter break approaches after a few months of classes, parents are thinking about time off with their kids, and churches are planning...

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  • Giving Thanks Biblically: November 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Giving Thanks Biblically: November 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    We say the word thanks a lot in a day. We thank our spouse for filling up our coffee, we end emails with the word thanks, and we thank people for holding the door for us. As parents, we...

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  • Giving Thanks Biblically: November 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Giving Thanks Biblically: November 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    We say the word thanks a lot in a day. We thank our spouse for filling up our coffee, we end emails with the word thanks, and we thank people for holding the door for us. As parents, we...

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  • Unboxing Christmas Lessons - Enduring Faith Bible Curriculum1:12

    Unboxing Christmas Lessons - Enduring Faith Bible Curriculum

    Teach children at church or at home about Jesus' birth with the Enduring Faith Bible Curriculum Christmas Lessons. This kit box comes with 4 lessons, Bible Art Posters, Leader Guides, Coloring Sheets,

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