Christian Education

Kundayi Paradza teaches Armstrong Chiota to use a computer. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS.

Faithful discipleship is a lifelong journey. Christian education comes in many forms — traditional face-to-face class and Bible studies, small groups, online groups — and pulls from many places to find curriculum and other study material. Innovative leaders are constantly providing new models and resources.
Separated by a global pandemic, children miss their friends and teachers from church as well as school. A UMNS file photo by Kathy L. Gilbert, UM News.

Specialized Ministries

Pastoral care for kids in a socially distant world

Here are five ideas to create space for relationships and connections with families and children to grow even when we are not physically together.

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Knights of North Castle logo. Courtesy of Cokesbury VBS. 2020.

The United Methodist Publishing House

Cokesbury offers virtual vacation Bible school option during COVID-19

To help churches unable to hold their vacation Bible school programs in person this summer, Cokesbury has developed a complete digital version of one of its 2020 curriculum.

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Vacation BIble School

Curriculum and Teaching Ideas

Age-Level Ideas