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Family and Faith

Sharing our faith with our families is an important part of the spiritual journeys of parents and grandparents. Passing on that which we hold most dear, and helping those we love finding meaning for their lives in Jesus Christ, is sacred work. 

Find encouragement, tips, resources and wonderful reflections that will help us share the love of Jesus with those we love most. 

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Faith formation isn't limited to time spent at church. United Methodist children's ministry experts share tips to help parents make the everyday more holy for the entire family. Pictured: Sunday worship attendees at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Fremont, Calif. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.
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Ways We Grow

8 ways to nurture faith in young children

United Methodist children’s ministry experts offer ideas to help parents make the everyday more holy for the entire family.

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Young adults whose parents shared the importance of their faith are far more likely to continue in church. Members of the Bonn family pray during a 2014 service at Christ United Methodist Church in Franklin, Tenn., to lift up those facing the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.
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The secret to faith after high school? Parents!

Worried about your child heading to college, and heading away from church? Youth leaders share tips to make your home a stronger spiritual base.

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