2023 Lutheran Schools Week
Theme: Rise and Shine, Levántate y Brilla
March 5-11, 2023
Leading Children’s Chapel Resource
One calendar year of chapel themes including; Bible verse, order for the chapel service, activities, chapel center ideas, and much more. A versatile resource that can be used year after year and focuses on the young child. Written and compiled by Mary Fetter.
- Free to ELEA Members - just log in to access the download
- Digital download $29.50
- ELCA Faith Formation Resources - Seasonal resources, intergenerational and age specific tools for faith formation that are curated to be solid choices for your ministry.
- Biblical School Year Themes A spreadsheet of themes you can use for a school year based on bible verses with some commentary. If you use them please share your thoughts with the ELEA office.
- Spirit & Truth Publishing creates faith formation resources that are easy to use, theologically sound, and effective. Our offerings include five-lesson units on a variety of topics (that can be used in a traditional or rotation-model classroom and even VBS), a classic Sunday school curriculum covering 76 key Bible stories over two years, and a curriculum that teaches elementary students about worship, the Lutheran liturgy, and the church year.
- Storypath A website that connects children's literature with stories of faith by providing concise book reviews. Extra bonus...it aligns with the lectionary.
- DWELL includes 5 Ways to Pray with your Kids and other free resources
- Illustrated Ministry Offers coloring pages, stickers, devotionals, VBS, seasonal curriculum and so much more.
- Beaming Books Free resources/discussion guides including “No Wrong Way to Pray.”
- Faithful Families at Home 15 Easy Family-Friendly Prayers and Activities (Downloadable PDF) - From Chalice Press and author Traci Smith - Download 15 easy prayers, practices, and activities to share with your children!
- Sheltered at Home: Family Prayers for Living and Loving Author Christine V. Hides has a short book for just $2.99 to offer support and prayers.
- Praying in Color Author Sybil McBeth encourages kids and people of all ages to think about prayer beyond just words, with practical examples.
- Family Time Kit It’s a subscription box for progressive Christian families. Each monthly kit has all the materials needed for four high-quality activities. Each family time session includes a: Bible passage, prayer, conversation starters for all ages, and the supplies & instructions for a family activity.