christmas

November 2, 2015

An Illustrated Advent: Engaging Activities for the Season

[guestpost]Today's post is a guest post by my friend, Adam Walker Cleaveland.  Adam is a pastor, artist and blogger. He lives in Chicago with his wife (also a pastor) and their almost–4-year old son, Caleb. You can find Adam online at awcillustrations.com or adamwc.com.[/guestpost] After working with children and youth for over twelves years in four different churches, I was beginning to feel called out of parish ministry and into something new - something different. Around that same time, I began to rediscover my childhood love of art, drawing and watercolors. It had been probably twenty years since I’d sat […]
December 18, 2014

FREE Christmas Resources From OneHope

Hey everybody!  Christmas is only one week away!  Can you believe it?  I know that many of you are working hard at putting the fine touches on your Christmas service this Sunday!  My friends at OneHope.net want to help you out by providing FREE resources for you.  Just go to http://onehope.net/feature/christmas-resources/ and check out what they have provided.  There is everything from coloring pages to parent resources.  Merry Christmas, everybody!
November 24, 2014

Family Advent Project: "Christmas Prayer Chain"

Looking for a great and easy-to-do project for your family this Christmas?  My wife, Cherith, started this Christmas tradition in our family when my kids were just babies.  It has meant a lot to our family, and I hope you will find it meaningful as well.  I have had several requests to post this again, so here you go: "CHRISTMAS PRAYER CHAIN" What you need: 25 strips of construction paper (approx 2 inches wide and six inches long); a sharpie marker; glue What to do: 1)  Prior to Dec. 1st, gather your kids together and take turns naming the name […]
December 25, 2013

Merry Christmas - A Gift For You

Christmas is a time to gather the family and friends and celebrate the birth of our Lord.  It's also a time to express love and appreciation to those who mean a lot to you - and even give gifts.  So, I wanted to express to my friends and family in the Kidmin Community how much I appreciate each of you!  Thanks for the support and participation which make Brian's Blog such a valuable tool for Kids Ministry Leaders around the world. I would like to give all of you a special gift.  Here is a FREE download of a brand […]
November 29, 2012

The 12 Deals Of Christmas

START SAVING ON DECEMBER 1st!!!! Christmas comes but ONCE per year - and the same goes with High Voltage Kids Ministry's now famous "12 DEALS OF CHRISTMAS" promotion.  They have been making a list and checking it twice!  The good news is - you can ALL be on the NICE LIST!!! They are so thankful for each of you who partner with them in ministry to children!  That's why they have chosen some of the BIGGEST deals of the year, wrapped them up with a bow (well, sort of), and got them lined up for TWELVE BIG DAYS of savings! […]
November 25, 2011

Great Family Project: "The Christmas Prayer Chain"

Looking for a great and easy-to-do project for your family this Christmas?  My wife, Cherith, started this Christmas tradition in our family when my kids were just babies.  It has meant a lot to our family, and I hope you will find it meaningful as well. What you need: 25 strips of construction paper (approx 2 inches wide and six inches long); a sharpie marker; glue What to do: 1)  Prior to Dec. 1st, gather your kids together and take turns naming the name of someone the family will pray for (friends, family, pastors, teachers, and others) 2)  Write one […]