Topic: Children’s ministry

Sunday School, CCD Teachers–Looking for a Christmas Gift for Students?

“Black Friday” is upon us. If you plan to wander the mall, looking for a gift you can give to your elementary-age students this year–one you can afford that’s also appropriate for both boys and girls–here’s hope for a more relaxing day. This year CTA offers a great alternative for Sunday school teachers, Awana leaders, CCD teachers,…

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Looking for a Preschool Christmas Event?

Five years ago our preschool was looking for a way host a Christmas celebration for our families. We decide on an Advent Worship and Cookie Reception. We’ve made it an annual event.  The service offers an opportunity for even our non-member families to gather in a casual, non-threatening environment to celebrate the Savior’s birth.  CTA has helped…

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Knee Work

Today’s devotion is the fourth in a series adapted slightly from Serving in His Steps: Focused Scriptures and Prayers for the Fast-Paced Life. It’s one of CTA’s newest products—an accordion-fold booklet with brief daily devotions and a pedometer to use while you walk. It makes a great thank-you gift for church professionals and volunteers who…

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Fun, Friendly, Faith-filled Projects

As a preschool teacher in a Christian school, I get to create art projects for my students. I look especially for projects that are fun and faith-filled. Parents love to see what their children have created, so art projects can provide the perfect opportunity to share Jesus in a non-threatening way. Connecting an art project…

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Roots & Wings–Ideas for Recognition of Grandparents Day

Wise parents and teachers realize children need both wings and roots. Young people who grow up with only roots never soar to their true potential. But those who grow up with only wings can easily crash and burn. Grandparents help provide the roots we all need–when we’re young and later on in life, too. Unconditional love….

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Rest, Relax, Recharge

Summer goes all too quickly! July 4 has arrived, set off its last fire crackers, and departed already! I hope you’ve been making the most of opportunities to visit with your children and grandchildren these past weeks. And I hope you plan to exploit the next few weeks for that purpose, too, enjoying some family…

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Preparing a Father’s Day Sermon, Message or Lesson?

CTA has a sincere commitment to provide information that might assist pastors and Christian teachers in reaching and teaching the Word of God. Knowing that many church leaders will be preparing their Father’s Day messages this week, we offer this timely list of free resource of articles and ministry messages: Father’s Day Articles: 3 “Body…

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