Six New Things

Visit or email The Ministry Lab at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities for point-of-need consulting and access to resources.  Summer hours are Tuesday through Thursday noon-4:00 and by appointment:

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

The Love First Project, an approach to children’s ministry that fosters intergenerational relationships and empowers lay leadership, now offers lesson plans.  Love First (Church) by Colette Potts provides a template.

Hosted by Cindy Wang Brandt, an online Parenting Forward conference September 23-27 features Peter Enns, Jennifer Harvey, Carol Howard Merritt, Sandy Sasso, and others.  Brandt is author of Parenting Forward (Eerdmans) and host of a parenting podcast.

Paris to Pittsburgh, a National Geographic documentary about Americans developing real solutions in the face of climate change, is free for faith communities to screen.

Unraveled:  Seeking God When Our Plans Fall Apart is a customizable worship series from A Sanctified Art including an intergenerational art curriculum, children’s message prompts, and more.

Engage from The Institute for Youth Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary offers resources for conversation on immigration.  Presentations from the 2019 Forum on Youth Ministry are available.

A series of posts on interactive prayer stations for each season from Theresa Cho offers worship that is intergenerational, reflective yet active, and creative.

See the Six New Things archive.  It’s searchable.  Contact us with any resource questions: