Recognizing Christ-Centered Service

CTA’s latest theme release comes just in time for Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 12-18) and Teacher Appreciation Week (May 4-8). Using the gifts and free resources from Christ-Centered Service, you can honor the individuals that have made an extraordinary impact in your ministry this year. Presenting recognition certificates is a fun and budget-friendly way to…

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Jesus’ Love Erases My Other Worriesa free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: This week’s devotion for children comes from CTA’s new line of Easter products, This Love Changes Everything. In particular, this devotion comes with the theme’s activity magnet for kids—a great hands-on learning resource for children at Sunday school, mid-week services, or an Easter event. Check it out today! To get us started today,…

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Death will Not Hold Us!a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion includes a meditation written by faithful pastor Walter E. Schuette who has since gone to be with the Lord. We pray that his words will strengthen your faith as you prepare for the Easter celebration of our Lord’s death and resurrection! Begin by reading Matthew 27:50-56. Jesus, our Savior,…

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2 Quick and Easy Craft Ideas for Your Women’s Retreat

Looking for a wonderful retreat theme? Check out CTA’s latest line of women’s ministry products, Jesus is a Girl’s Best Friend. Brand new for this year, we are offering a full leader’s planning guide and participant workbooks, too. But if you need additional retreat activities or simply don’t have enough time for a full retreat,…

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Making the VBS Checklist Work for You

The publishers have rolled out their VBS curriculums for summer 2015. If you do a quick online search, you will find neatly organized checklists letting you know everything you need to do in order to have a successful summer VBS program. Do you ever look at those lists and wonder how in the world you…

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A Promise Is a Promisea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion is taken from an Easter devotional book that CTA developed a few years ago titled, The Power of the Cross. While that book is no longer in print, you may find our new prayer journal, This Love Changes Everything, helpful as you prepare to celebrate the Easter season and…

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Easter Basket Outreach

Many donation drives and outreach efforts focus on the less fortunate members of our communities at Thanksgiving and Christmas, but what about Easter? If you’re looking to spread some joy this Easter season, hold an Easter basket drive! You can invite volunteers to make baskets at home or schedule a time for them to join…

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Jesus’ Love Is Bigger Than My Fear of Deatha free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: This week’s devotion for children comes from CTA’s new line of Easter products, This Love Changes Everything. In particular, this devotion comes with the theme’s activity magnet for kids—a great hands-on learning resource for children at Sunday school, mid-week services, or an Easter event. Check it out today! I’m so glad you are…

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Falling a Little Shorta free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion is taken from an Easter devotional book that CTA developed a few years ago titled, The Power of the Cross. While that book is no longer in print, you may find our new prayer journal, This Love Changes Everything, helpful as you prepare to celebrate the Easter season and…

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Timely Tips for Easter Preparation

With just seven short weeks left before Easter Sunday, do you know how your  church will celebrate? If you have some extra space on your calendar, consider these ideas: Many Christians think about “giving up” something in preparation for Christ’s resurrection, but why not invite those you lead to “take on” something this year instead—just…

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