We believe ALL ages should worship together as a whole community of faith. There must, however, be intentional conversation around how best to make intergenerational worship work.
Articles about Intergenerational Worship and Children's Participation
Children’s Church is the Church, October 28, 2013 by Jessica Tate
Joy: When all ages worship together, August 23, 2004 by Joan Huyser-Honig
Incorporating Children In Worship
Incorporating Children in Worship by Kate Epperly
Acolyte Training: A guide to help children really understand the role of an acolyte
Do not hand out children's activities or bulletins until just before the sermon.
Make sure the leadership is aware of children and designs elements of worship that relate to all ages.
Celebrate when a child starts to become a regular worship attender and help the entire congregation see it as their responsibility to participate with each child in worship.
This page was last updated by OU 3/20