Five Favourite Children’s Bible Story Books

Your Advocate Ministry Team has been enjoying sharing our series of five favourites with you this summer. Today’s list of five favourite children’s bible storybooks took very little time to assemble as we kept interrupting each other trying to get our personal...

Five Favourite Children’s Picture Books

Over the next several weeks, we, members of the Advocate Ministry Team, will be sharing our five favorite things. These articles are meant to be interactive. Each time we post an article, we will share our favorites, and then we will ask you to add your own favorites...

What Will We Tell the Children?

by Tori Smit It was a Good Friday service I will never forget. I was perhaps eight or nine years old and since children in my church rarely joined the adults in the sanctuary for any part of worship going to worship on Good Friday was a very big deal for me. I wanted...
Covid Keepers: Ideas to Continue in the Post-Pandemic Church

Covid Keepers: Ideas to Continue in the Post-Pandemic Church

       .   When considering how to engage families in the story of the resurrection this year, our team wanted to focus on a family activity that respected our current congregational safety guidelines. I happened to be on the launch team for ‘Twas the Morning of...

Lessons Learned from Virtual VBS

As churches have made adjustments to their regular Christian education programming since the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Advocate blog (and APCE leaders) have offered suggestions for program adjustments. We thought we’d follow up with one congregation who...