There are so many ways that we can invite children into safer spaces when at church or in Christian formation settings. Here are some starting places.
Courage to Ask: Feast of Thomas the Apostle
After a year of online Sunday School, he had lots of questions.
Expert Guest Speakers for Youth Group: Your Fellow Church Members!
What’s a good way to handle some tough topics in your youth group or Sunday School?
So… what are you doing for Black History Month?
In the groups I’m in on Facebook, I see questions like, “What’s everyone doing for Lent?” “Should we whisper about Easter?” Before that, it was […]
Using Minecraft to Teach Kids About Christianity
Educators are already aware of Minecraft’s potential in the classroom, to the extent that Minecraft has created Minecraft: Education Edition to accommodate teachers. But Minecraft can also be useful for both parents and Christian educators in teaching children about both liturgy and the Bible.
Benchmarks for Christians
From time to time the Forma Facebook Group has a post from someone (clergy, youth minister, Christian educator) who is asking if anyone has a “rubric” for what children should learn in each year of “Sunday School” (or whatever you call it).
Celebrating Adelaide Teague Case and Religious Education
Today, June 19, we remember Adelaide Teague Case, who died seventy-one years ago. “An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church” tells us that Dr. Case was “the first woman to be appointed to full professional rank in an Anglican seminary.” She was a theologian, librarian, professor, and writer, but she lived at a time before women could be ordained in the Episcopal Church.
I’m an Episcopalian, and I homeschool. (Year One: almost complete!)
This year we began homeschooling – and realized how seamlessly we could integrate faith.