Children

A Little Child Shall Lead Them- Every Generation Matters Giving children space and freedom to wonder, to come closer to God and to share the language system of sacred stories, rituals, and prayer is about our deep identity as followers of Christ. Are we willing to do the work to engage children in their spirituality as we are called to do all in our power to support them? Send us your best children and family ministry stories rszoke@diocesecpa.org   Spirituality and Childhood  Modeling Prayer Godly Play Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Building Faith Prayer Books and Bibles for Children   Children and Families Families at the Center   Preparing for Vacation Bible School Best VBS  VBS Workbook   Children and Advocacy The church is called to love, shelter, protect and defend children within its community and the world, especially those who are abused, neglected or in danger. Children’s Charter for the Church Children’s Defense Fund Parenting for Peace and Justice   Safe Church Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania Safeguarding God’s Children and All People Policies and Procedures Click on the above link for information about the diocese’s Safeguarding policies and procedures. Safeguarding God’s Children Program This program is geared toward preventing and responding to child sexual abuse in everyday life and ministry. Safe Church Guidelines for Social Media from the Diocese of Connecticut These guidelines were developed through the Office of Pastoral Response, the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut. The Diocese is grateful for the work and generosity of the Connecticut Conference of United Church of Christ for developing and sharing Internet Safety Guidelines, upon which these guidelines are based.