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FREE Resources for Fall Festivals

Have you started planning your church’s fall festival or Halloween Alternative event? Now is the perfect time to start and CTA has FREE resources to help you along the way! Event outlines that include suggestions for Bible time, decorations, games, crafts, and snacks Coloring pages that can double as placemats Flyers to help advertise your…

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The Gospel Story by Colorsa free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: CTA’s Gospel Story by Colors theme has been a customer favorite for many years. The outreach items in the theme are perfect for summer mission trips or even outreach events at your home church. Today’s devotion will help you introduce the colors to your children and remind them of God’s plan of salvation…

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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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