Looking for information to give out to parents? Want to find curriculum recommended by your peers? Need an object lesson for Sunday? Check out these resources collected from Children's Pastors across our district!
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A collection of resources (curriculum, videos, games) from a PAOC perspective.
An Initiate by the Quebec district of the PAOC. Series of playing cards, along with lessons and activities to explore bible characters.
Pre-school/school age. Similar to Orange Curriculum, primarily video based.
Variety of options for different sized ministry. Video options to accompany lessons. Take-homes for parents. VBS curriculum options as well.
A branch of Orange aimed for Preschool age. Activities aid in the development of toddlers.
Videos, games, storyboards and devotions.
Curriculum with take home for parents, video lessons, artwork and more. Scope and Sequence available for 3 years (purposeful planning for 3 years)
Collaborative site. Great for Object or Bible lessons for in between curriculum series.
Database of teaching resources, object lessons and ideas. Membership required for all content, but starter membership is Free!
Printable lessons that center around teaching children the bible. Seasonal lessons as well.
Great resource filled with videos for your lessons.
Large and Small group options. Reinforces bible stories with video content. Videos for leaders to watch to learn games and activities.
Large database of curriculum resources, object lessons, and seasonal curriculum (Christmas).
Multi-Media Curriculum that is edgy and doesn't need as many volunteers.
Lessons with video support. One-offs, or lesson series.
Resource developed by Matthew Werenich. A huge compilation of large group games for the classroom, camps, Sunday School etc. (Made by a long-time children's leader and teacher.)
Games for all ages, including a section of "Online Covid-19" games.
For parents. Build your teen’s lifelong faith in Jesus by tackling tough topics together, one conversation at a time.
For parents and leaders.
Put out by Focus on the family. Great discussion points and character building lessons.
Free curriculum and a great way for parents to invest in their kids.
The Focus on Parenting Podcast provides moms and dads with helpful tips on how to be a better parent each day to help raise kids on the right path.
Wire Talk with Karen Stubbs is a weekly podcast designed to encourage and equips moms through the precious, busy, challenging and life-changing journey of motherhood.
Intentional Parenting - Doug Fields
Spiritual Parenting - Michelle Anthony
Parenting Together - Karen and Greg Stubbs
Parental Guidance Required - Andy Stanley
Connecting Church and Home - Tim Kimmel
Website with an overview of the different stages of child development in relationship to their spiritual understanding.
Spot on Special Needs Activities - by Lifeway Kids
Specialist in Exceptionalities - Andrea Foster
A mom of four teenagers and two daughters diagnosed with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, Andrea is familiar with navigating exceptionalities. Her passion now lies in helping other understand disability and creating environments for all children to know Jesus.
A podcast to help equip leaders for matters of leadership because leadership matters! A Leadership Podcast created by EOD Youth Channel! (Eastern Ontario District of the PAOC)
Listen to world-class leadership content while driving, exercising, or commuting on the train. Search by topic and access podcasts to equip and inspire you while on the go.
Ever wish you could have a conversation with today's top leaders in entrepreneurship, ministry and business? Well, that's what my leadership podcast is designed to bring you—backstage access to the people who lead extraordinarily well.
A podcast for people who serve in churches leading in Children’s Ministry, Student Ministry, and Family/NextGen Ministry overall.
Through this podcast, Esther and Holly offer encouragement, tools, and resources to help you live out your unique calling as a leader.
Deep and Wide - Andy Stanley
Children's Ministry Leadership - Jim Wideman
Overcoming the Dark Side of Leadership - Gary McIntosh
School of KidsMin by Scripture Union
Just for Kids
Basically Netflix, but with Christian material. There are kids shows, small groups and bible studies too. A little pricey, as it is done by subscription, but if the whole church buys in, it can be a great resource.
Great stories for kids. Kids can listen to episodes.
Shows and devotions for children.
Keys For Kids Ministries is a children's ministry organization, offering Keys for Kids, Down Gilead Lane, and much more.
This link will connect you to the online resource created by International Missions (P.A.O.C.). Here you can find articles and resources all about Missions around the world for kids. You can also order a paper copy of their quarterly Magazine.
Friends with God Story Bible
Unwrapping the Greatest Gift - Ann Voskamp
Any books by Phil Vischer or Melody Carlson
Devotionals for Kids
Indescribable - Louis Gilglio
Notes from Jesus - Mikal Keeer
Jesus Calling - Sarah Young
Another great app that allows you to keep in touch with your parents and volunteers without giving out your phone number. Can send texts in groups (group of preschool volunteers, elementary volunteers, parents etc.)
Very user friendly platform for sending e-newsletters. A great way to keep parents informed of what is happening in your ministry.
User friendly design. Great customer service.
Great for volunteer scheduling, kid check-in, worship team music etc. Similar to Planning Center, but a lower price-point.
Websites with great FREE stock photos:
Website with fonts:
Website for creating free posters, and invitations: