Children

Through the Children and Worship program, one boy in Japan led his mother to faith—and now she’s doing her part to spread the gospel.

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Renewal has come to First Reformed Church in Sully, Iowa, in the form of a new children’s ministry called STARS.

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The Synod of the Heartland pilots a new Children and Family Ministry Leadership Collaborative. The collaborative equips children’s directors to lead effectively.

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A summer camp where children learn to sew and to cook? First Reformed Church of Wynantskill thinks it’s a great idea. Their campers create things to share with neighbors in need.

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Noticing the need for specialized childcare among families whose children have disabilities, a New Jersey church began offering free childcare to alleviate the strain. 

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Discovery Camp is a two-week, bilingual, Christian summer camp in New York. This year, churches are raising money to bring children impacted by Japan’s 2011 tsunami to Discovery Camp.

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To fashion a Christian education ministry that would connect the generations, Central Reformed Church in Sioux Center, Iowa, looked to the stars.

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Outreach in Wyoming, Michigan, means dealing with poverty. A new mentoring program aims to help kids succeed in school. One year in, it’s seeing some promising results.

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I’ve wondered what it looks like to equip leaders for the church. What does it take to develop leaders for today and for tomorrow? Does it require fancy programs? Are small groups a must? This past June at General Synod my questions were answered in an unexpected way.

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Church recovers its ministry to children, then encourages other churches

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