Curriculum

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 Children

The Center for Progressive Christianity:  A Joyful Path
Logos Productions:   Crossings for Kids, Worship for Life
Wood Lake Publishing:  Seasons of the Spirit Encore/Fusion, The Best of the Whole People of God Online, A Place for Everyone
Bretheren Press/MennoMedia:  Shine, Gather ‘Round
United Church Press:  Faith Practices
LeaderResources:  Mustard Seed, Godly Journey, Bible Basics, Faithbook Connections
Faith Inkubators:  Bible Song
The Re-Think Group:  Orange
Renovare:  Life with God for Children
Beulah Enterprises

sparkhouse:  Holy Moly, Connect, Whirl, Spark, re:form, Echo the Story
Augsburg Fortress:  Splash!, Witness, Akaloo, Firelight II
Daniel Erlander Publications:  Manna and Mercy

Cokesbury:  Grow Proclaim Serve/One Room Sunday School
Upper Room:  contact the RCC for information on The Way of the Child/Companions in Christ

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
Messy Church
Episcopal Children’s Curriculum
Anglican Church of Canada:  Compendium 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

Rotation Methods Come Join the Circle, Spark, Firelight, PowerXpress, Riteformation, LeaderResources, Cornerstones, Potter’s Workshop

 

Notable Curriculum for Youth and Adults

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Darkwood Brew is an interactive web television program exploring Christian faith.  Membership is available.

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

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.