The RCC keeps a wide selection of current curriculum available for review.  Contact us for consultation on curriculum choice.

Building Faith, a faith formation website from Church Publishing, Inc., presents helpful charts of curriculum information for children, youth, adults, and confirmation; guidance on curriculum selection and evaluation; and links to further resources.

Curriculum for Young People

Bretheren Press/MennoMedia:  Shine
The Center for Progressive Christianity:  A Joyful Path

Cokesbury:  Deep Blue Kids Curriculum
Upper Room:  contact the RCC for information on The Way of the Child/Companions in Christ

sparkhouse:  Holy Moly, Connect, Whirl, Spark, re:form, Echo the Story, Colaborate
Augsburg Fortress:  Splash!, Witness
Daniel Erlander Publications:  Manna and Mercy
Faith Inkubators:  Bible Song

Morehouse:  Godly Play, Rhythms of Grace, Weaving God’s Promises, Building Faith Brick by Brick, Living the Good News, Riteformation
Lesson Plans that Work
LeaderResources:  Catechism Curriculum, Mustard Seed, Godly Journey, Bible Basics, Faithbook Connections
Messy Church
Episcopal Children’s Curriculum
Anglican Church of Canada:  Virtual Church SchoolCompendium of the Church Mice
Seedlings, Incorporated:  Seedlings

WJKP:  Feasting on the Word, Young Children and Worship
Congregational Ministries Publishing:  We Believe, Growing in Grace and Gratitude
Faith Alive Resources:  Dwell, Kid Connection, Walk With Me, We, Generation to Generation

Wood Lake Publishing:  Seasons of the Spirit Encore/Fusion, The Best of the Whole People of God Online
United Church Press:  Faith Practices
Renovare:  Life with God for Children
The Re-Think Group:  Orange
Scarborough Press:  A Place for Everyone
Beulah Enterprises:  Beulah Land

Rotation Methods


Notable Curriculum for Children, Youth and Adults

The Work of the People produces video curriculum to stir imagination, spark discussion and move toward discovery and transformation.

Darkwood Brew is an interactive web television program exploring Christian faith.  Guided episodes, edited for group use, are available on DVD.

Animate from Sparkhouse features prominent practitioners in three sets of seven videos with facilitator guides and sketch journals.

Reading Between the Lines/BibleWorkbench and TeenText are weekly lectionary-based subscription resources for individual and group study, and sermon preparation. Participants explore the themes and motifs in biblical texts by encountering the narrative through literature, art, music, science, and current events.  See this review of Teen Text.

Yale Bible Study is a growing collection of video conversations and study materials for several books of the Bible, available online.

Seeing the Word is a program of guided reflection that makes it possible to pray with images from The Saint John’s Bible using visio divina.

Living Like They Believe is a free small group curriculum including films, Scripture study, and practices from Leadership Education at Duke and The Duke Youth Academy for Christian Formation.

Way to Live:  Christian Practices for Teens is a book and a free downloadable Leader’s Guide.  On Our Way:  Practices for Living a Whole Life is a book accompanied by a study guide and online videos.

ChurchNext provides online classes for individuals and groups.

Parker J. Palmer’s Healing the Heart of Democracy is accompanied by a discussion guide and an extensive collection of videos, free online.

My Neighbor is Muslim and Loving Our Muslim Neighbors Youth Curriculum are small group studies from Lutheran Social Services.

An Illustrated Earth is a curriculum from Illustrated Children’s Ministry.

The Thoughtful Christian has an extensive selection of downloadable studies for all ages.

Money Sanity U from Share Save Spend is a subscription-based virtual video library designed for organizations to help people build healthy money habits.

Theology & Film is a collection of lessons using movie clips from Union Presbyterian Seminary.

Sticky Faith Every Day Curriculum, a free download for youth ministry, offers eight weeks of noticing God more.

READY, from UCC Global Ministries, enables youth to reimagine their understanding of God’s mission.

Ahlan Wa Sahlan! Welcome! is a free ten-session curriculum from UCC Global Ministries that helps children connect Bible stories to children of Israel/Palestine today.