A New Resource for Parenting in the Pew- “Worship Notes for Kids”

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By Emma Squire
I was looking for a way to engage my 8 year old a bit more in the worship service, but also to have a personal spot to put her prayers, memory work, and questions during the week. She can read the liturgy with us, but has a tendency to tune out the sermon, readings, and prayers after the first few minutes! After searching online for resources to draw her into these parts of the service more, I decided to create something myself.  My intention is to put these pages into a binder that she can bring to church each Sunday and review during the week during her quiet time and family devotions/prayers. Hopefully it draws the whole family into rich discussions that last during the week, instead of forgetting what we learned the minute we step out of the sanctuary :).
Emma designed this resource and was gracious enough to share it with us. Thanks, Emma!
Edited to add the PDF!!
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A New Resource for Parenting in the Pew- “Worship Notes for Kids” — 16 Comments

  1. Love it! Thank you for sharing! (My kids are too young for this, but I feel like *I* need this!)

  2. Is it possible to get this resource as a word file or pdf? Thanks. It looks awesome for kids or even adults.

  3. This would be a great resource for the adults in our congregation, too. Our congregation is just 1 year old and is made up entirely of people who have retired and moved to East Tennessee. Thank you!

  4. This is great! Would you mind posting it as a pdf so it prints on two pages? :) Thanks!

  5. Is there a PDF or Word document of this available for download for easy printing?

  6. Love this. Would love to use it in our congregation if it is for general distribution but the JPEG in this article is not high enough resolution to print clearly. Is it possible to get a higher resolution copy in JPEG or PDF if possible?

  7. Our church has been looking for something like this. Thanks for sharing, Emma — and could you make some more?! :)

  8. Hey, everyone, I just uploaded the PDF. Please let me know if it doesn’t work!

    –Holly

  9. Agree with everyone else. It needs to be a higher res jpeg or better yet pdf. Let me know if I can help you do that. I’m not sure what your resources are. (This is Christian offer to help if I can, not a service looking for business)

  10. Thank you so much! Resources like this are invaluable to small churches on small budgets! God bless.

  11. @katieluthersisters #-42

    You may have to embed your fonts if you get complaints. One of my printers printed AWESOME and the other was pretty bad but it is an older lexmark. Thank you so much for this wonderful resource.

  12. I love this graphic! Thank you so much for sharing it; there are kids in my congregations who would benefit greatly from such a tool… my own son first and foremost! I can’t seem to find the pdf you mention uploading. Can you direct us? Thanks!

  13. Sure. It’s right at the bottom on the post, in bold. Hope that helps!

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