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Children and Worship

Jesus said: Let the children to come to me, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.


Articles elsewhere

  • Children, Worship, and Learning
  • Including Henry
  • Children in the Liturgy
  • Where Are the Children? Assessing hospitality to children in your setting
  • Children in Worship: A guide for parents and congregation (Trinity Episcopal Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma)
  • Making Room for Children.
    Offered at the Web site of King of Peace Episcopal Church, Kingsland, Georgia, this one-page brochure is in PDF format, readable with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader available from
  • Sites

  • God's Children: Welcoming Children to Worship
  • Children At Worship - Congregations in Bloom
  • "Incorporating Children & Young People in the Church" section of the book recommendations at the Children's Charter of the Church Web site (The Episcopal Church)
  • Books

  • Parenting in the Pew: Guiding Your Children into the Joy of Worship, by Robbie Castleman. [Review at]

  • Offering the Gospel to Children, by Gretchen Wolff Pritchard. Makes a great case for offering children the fullness of the religious experience without analyzing and predigesting it on their behalf, and tells stories of wonderful ways to do this.


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    Last updated August 10, 2003


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