Tagged: children’s devotion

A Journey of Praise–a free interactive devotion for children’s ministry

Editor’s Note: This devotion was written to accompany CTA’s NEW Easter preparation series for children, Journey to the Cross. It’s the first of six free devotions for children in that theme. If you’re in charge of  family ministry, check out all the ideas and value-priced products designed to draw families closer to the cross and…

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The Star of Christmas—a free children’s devotion for Epiphany

Use this devotion as you continue to celebrate the coming of the Christ Child this week. It will help you introduce the Magi who came to worship our King, the true Star of Christmas—Jesus! (Many churches celebrate January 6 as “Epiphany” or “the Gentile’s Christmas.” Consider distributing some of the Follow the Star items available…

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Mary–a free devotion for your children’s ministry

Editor’s note: How will you help kids and their families prepare for Christmas this year? CTA has many resources in our new Follow the Star collection. The devotion below is adapted slightly from one of four FREE family devotions that accompany the Follow the Star Window Cling Activity Gels. Introduction Sheena’s 13th birthday was just…

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Count Your Blessings–a free children’s devotion for Thanksgiving

Editor’s note: This devotion is slightly adapted from CTA’s free devotion designed to accompany the Count Your  Blessings materials. See our web catalog for items you may want to use to help children experience and express thankfulness to God during this Thanksgiving month. Getting Started You will need a bag of candy corn. (This is in addition to the small…

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On Wings Like Eagles–a free children’s devotion for Veteran’s Day

Introduction Does anyone know what our national bird is? (Let the group speculate.) Yes, it’s the bald eagle. I don’t know for sure who nominated the eagle for this honor. One explanation goes like this. A number of eagles nested on the heights near the place where one of the first battles of the Revolutionary…

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Light the Night with Jesus–a free devotion for your children’s ministry

Editor’s note: This devotion is written to accompany CTA’s line of Fall Festival Products, Light the Night with Jesus. Introduction You will need your Bible and a flashlight or camping lantern to show the children. If older children customarily come forward, create three posters ahead of time, each with one phrase from this passage on…

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Fear Not: God’s Love Shines Bright–a free devotion for children’s ministry

Editor’s note: This devotion is written to accompany CTA’s line of Fall Festival Products, Fear Not: God’s Love Shines Bright! Getting Started You will need a large, paper grocery bag. Tape a sign on one side of the bag that reads: FEAR. On the opposite side, glue or tape a large cross fashioned from a…

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Predictions and Promises–a free children’s devotion for Lent

Getting Started Bring a newspaper so you can show the local weather forecast to the children. Introduction Last week I decided to take a nice long walk and enjoy nature. The night before my walk, I packed my backpack with snacks, a water bottle, a first aid kit, and an extra jacket. Show the weather…

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