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Resources in Theology Formation and Evangelism

Blessings for the New School Year

This resource includes ideas for back to school blessings and celebrations which include all those in education as students or leaders in our faith communities and our communities.

What Next?

What Next? A creative tool to help ministries and communities of faith re-imagine our programs and life together. This tool will help you identify and discern creative new approaches, new ministries and new ways of being the big C church in a post-pandemic age.

Post Pandemic Pondering and Planning – A Guide to Faith Re-Formation

Are you pondering and evaluating how your faith community will move into post-pandemic relationships and programs? This resource provides guided opportunities to brainstorm, reflect, act and pray about how to re-form into your community’s future using a creative format.

Supporting Grieving Children

Throughout their lives, children can experience many kinds of loss – the death of family members, friends, or pets; the loss of home in a move, the loss of familiarity and certainty that comes when a loved one receives a diagnosis, and others. This Compass Points resource provides some Biblical resources, information to help you… Read more »

Supporting Grieving Children Resource Roadmap

This Resource Roadmap is a list with books, media links, and activities for children, families and faith communities to assist in supporting grieving children.

Supporting Children Amid Loss: Activities for Children

When a child experiences a loss, they often experience a wide range of emotions, which can be overwhelming and confusing. Children may struggle to name their emotions, and may express them in many ways, from acting out, to playing, to music or arts, to talking about it. This Quicksheet includes two activities that you can… Read more »

Hybrid Ministry Discerning Next Steps

As churches return to in-person gatherings, leaders are seeking to decide how(or whether)to begin, discontinue, adapt, or expand their online ministry. This resource provides questions for reflection and discussion as you discern next steps, along with a range of options for hybrid ministry.

Resource Quick links from World Mission

This is a list of quick links from World Mission Office including Young Adult Volunteers, Mission Co-Workers, and Mission Trip toolkits.