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10 Kids’ Ministry Websites You Didn’t Know Existed

Kids’ ministry leaders usually have a list of go-to websites and blogs. If you need inspiration or are looking for a children’s sermon, you probably head straight for your favorites. But it’s time to think outside the box. These hidden gems of children’s ministry are worth a look! In no particular order, here are 10…

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Exploring God’s Worda free kids’ event outline

Editor’s note: The following activity is slightly adapted from one of CTA’s event outlines, Exploring God’s Word. The event guide covers an hour-long program focused on exploring the stories and messages of God’s love and salvation in the Bible. It’s great for VBS, summer Sunday school, or midweek classes. Check it out now—it’s FREE! Across…

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Blueprints for Lifea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s devotion is slightly adapted from the Ministry Message that accompanies one of CTA’s latest Father’s Day themes, Blueprints for Life. With the gifts and resources from this theme, men will be reassured that God’s blueprints for their lives are perfect with God’s Son, Jesus Christ, as their sure foundation. Check it…

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Mountain Adventuresa free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: This children’s Ministry Message accompanies CTA’s Mountain Adventures theme. Based on the image of God as our rock presented in Isaiah 26:4, this theme brings together the excitement of mountain climbing and the meaning of our loving relationship with Jesus. If you’re planning a summer community event, summer Sunday school classes, or vacation…

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Jesus Is . . .a free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: Today’s children’s devotion is slightly adapted from the Ministry Message that accompanies CTA’s new theme, Jesus Is . . . The theme includes gifts and resources for kids of all ages. Look for the activity book, craft, drawstring backpack, and more. Plus, check out the additional FREE resources like coloring pages, a postcard…

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Let’s Celebrate!

Get out the balloons and order a cake—today is Administrative Professionals Day! Take this opportunity to thank your ministry staff for all the hard work they put in throughout the year. Better yet, celebrate all week long with these ideas: Honor your staff members by featuring them on your website or in your church newsletter….

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Gifts for Graduates

How are the graduates in your ministry feeling as the big day draws closer? Confident? Shaky? Excited? Confused? Maybe a mixture of it all? Reassure these graduates that God will always be with them—no matter what their future brings! With a meaningful graduation gift from CTA, they’ll feel the hope, clarity, and encouragement they need…

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Reflections: The Woman God Seesa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from the Ministry Message that accompanies CTA’s newest Mother’s Day theme Reflections: The Woman God Sees. The gifts and resources from this theme focus on Isaiah 62:4. Read this devotion today and then, use it at your Mother’s Day tea or luncheon or at any other type of…

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Jesus Lives!a free Holy Week devotion for kids

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from a family devotion packet that accompanies the A Love That Never Dies family activity kit. CTA offers many other FREE children’s devotions in the Resource & Idea Center. Send them home for families to use in their personal devotions, use them in your Sunday school, or make them part of your…

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A Love That Never Diesa free Easter devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from the packet of sermon outlines that accompanies CTA’s Easter theme, A Love That Never Dies. You can use this sermon on Easter Sunday or in the church services, Bible studies, or the mid-week classes leading up to Resurrection Sunday. Visit CTA’s Resource & Idea Center to download…

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