Will Our Faith Have Children? Christian Formation Generation to Generation

Designing and Using Curriculum Resources

Janie Stevens and Sharon Pearson




Armstrong-Hansche, Melissa and Neil MacQueen. Workshop Rotation: A New Model for Sunday School.
Presbyterian Publishing Co., 1999.


Berryman, Jerome. Godly Play: Core Presentations (Volumes 1-4) Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing, 2002.


Called to Teach and Learn: A Catechetical Guide for the Episcopal Church
New York: The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, 1994.


Cavalletti, Sofia and Patricia Coulter.  The Good Shepherd & The Child: A Joyful Journey.
New York: Don Bosco Multimedia, 1994.


The Children's Charter (and supporting documents) New York: Office of Children's Ministries, The Episcopal Church Center.


Dykstra, Craig. Growing in the Life of Faith: Education and Christian Practices. Louisville: Geneva Press, 1999.


Eibner, Janet Marshall & Susan Graham Walker God, Kids & Us: The Growing Edge of Ministry with Children and the People Who Care for Them. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing, 1997.


Episcopal Church Center, editor, Called to Teach and Learn. New York: The Domestic & Foreign Missionary Society PECUSA, 1992.


Foster, Charles R. Educating Congregations: The Future of Christian Education. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1994.


Furnish, Dorothy Jean. Exploring the Bible with Children. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1975.


Galindo, Israel. El Arte De La Ensenanza Cristiania: Elementos esecniales para llegar a ser un(a) muy buen(a) maestro (a). Judson Press.


Gangel, Kenneth O. and James C. Wilhoit, editors. The Christian Educator's Handbook on Spiritual Formation. Wheaton, IL: Victor Press, 1994.


Grenz, Linda, editor. In Dialogue with Scripture: An Episcopal Guide to Studying Scripture New York: The Episcopal Church Center.


Halverson, Delia. Teaching and Celebrating the Christian Seasons: A Guide for Pastors, Teachers and Worship Leaders. Chalice Press, 2002.


Hanchey, Howard. Creative Christian Education: Teaching the Bible Through the Church Year. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing, 1986.

Hanchey, Howard. Christian Education Made Easy. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing, 1989.


Harris, Maria.  Fashion Me a People: Curriculum in the Church. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1989.


Krau, Carol F., eds. A Faithful Nurture: Teaching and Learning for Discipleship. Nashville: Discipleship Resources, 1999.


Lloyd, Janet E. Joy & Wonder in all God's Works: Contemporary Children's Literature, Fables and Folk Tales Illustrating the Sunday Scriptures - Year C. Ellicott City, MD: Via Media Publications, 1994.


Mazar, Peter. School Year, Church Year; Customs and Decorations for the Classroom. Liturgy Training Publications (LTP) 2001. 


Mueller Nelson, Gertrude. To Dance with God: Family Ritual and Community Celebration. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1986.


National Council of Churches, Office of Special Learning Needs – Room 706, 475 Riverside Drive, NY, NY 10115 Persons with Special Needs (Resources) $6.00


Obgonnaya, A. Okechukwu. African Ways: A Christian Education Philosophy. Urban Ministries, Inc.


Olson, Diane C. Out of the Basement: A Holistic Approach to Children’s Ministry. Discipleship Resources, 2001.


Pike, Maggie, Lynne Knickerbocker, Eleanor Sheehan, Mary Ann Figlino. Parent-Child Retreats: Spiritual Experiences for Children Ages 3-6 and Their Parents Denver: Living the Good News, Inc., 1997.


Pritchard, Gretchen Wolff.  Offering the Gospel to Children. Boston: Cowley Publications, 1992.


Roehlkepartain, Eugene C. The Teaching Church: Moving Christian Education to Center Stage. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1993.


Russell, Joseph P. Discovering Called to Teach and Learn. New York: The Domestic & Foreign Missionary Society PECUSA, 1998.


Russell, Joseph P. Sharing Our Biblical Story. Wilton, CT: Morehouse-Barlow, 1998.


Russell, Joseph P. The Prayer Book Guide to Christian Education. Boston: Cowley Publications, 1996.


Smith, Judy Gattis, Developing a Child's Spiritual Growth through Sight, Sound, Taste, Touch and Smell. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1983.


Smith, Judy Gattis, Teaching to Wonder: Spiritual Growth Through Imagination & Movement. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1989.


Stephens, Lois A. I Love to Tell the Story: An Episcopal Handbook On Christian Education New York: The Center for Christian Formation, 1994.


Stewart, Sonja M. and Jerome W. Berryman.  Young Children and Worship. Louisville: Westminister John Knox Press, 1989.


Stewart, Sonja M.. Following Jesus: More About Young Children and Worship. Louisville: Geneva Press, 2000.


Schroeder, Philip D. Children's Sermons for the Revised Common Lectionary; Using the 5 Senses to Tell God's Story. Abingdon Press, 1997.  Three paperbacks, Years A, B, C.


Schreuder, Janet. I Wonder . . . More Bible Stories for Children and Worship. Grand Rapids, MI: Reformed Church Press, 1998. ISBN 0-916466-07-8


Schuller, David S., editor. Rethinking Christian Education: Explorations in Theory and Practice. St. Louis: Chalice Press, 1993.


Stokes, Kenneth. Faith is a Verb.  Mystic, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 1998.


Tolwa, Jane Williams. Including Persons with Handicaps, A Sunday School Teacher’s Guide. Newton, Kansas: Faith & Life Press, 1984 (Box 347, Newtown, Kansas 67114).


Tye, Karen B. Basics of Christian Education. St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2000.


Wilkerson, Barbara, editor. Multicultural Religious Education. Birmingham: Religious Education Press, 1997.


Wink, Walter. Transforming Bible Study, Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1989.


Zwyghuizen, Helene G. Leading Children in Worship: Bible Stories and Lesson Plans. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1994.


Zwyghuizen, Helene G. Leading Children in Worship: Bible Stories and Lesson Plans, Book 2. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1996.