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Children's Sabbath

This annual observance focuses our attention on the well-being of children.

My Boat is So Small; Children's SabbathWhat Really Matters: Alleviating Poverty Among Children

by Mary Beth Coudal
10/10/08: The annual Children's Sabbath is a reminder to advocate for our children year-round.

Children's Sabbath: An Annual Opportunity for the Whole Church

By Julie Taylor
This year’s Children’s Sabbath Observance calls participants to end poverty in the United States and help keep the welfare of our children the top priority of this nation.

My Boat Is So Small: Creating a Safe Harbor of Hope and Health Care for All Children

by Ellen K. Knudsen
Your congregation's participation is an important part of creating a persistent, faithful voice for justice.

Off Site Resources:


Worship Resources for Children's Sabbath on General Board of Discipleship web site

Children's Defense Fund: "The voice for all the children of America"

Children's Sabbath Lesson Plans: Interfaith resources offered by the Children's Defense Fund.


Educating our Children: Global Ministries Resources


Great teachers are essential to our children's education.Mission Study on Public Education

If we believe that education is the foundation of a democratic society, then the question arises as to what we want the future citizens of that society to know and what obligations the total society has to prepare children for their future- our future.

Jesus' stories have a lot to teach our children/Children's Resources

A Sunday School curriculum and more activities for children with teachers' resources and links.