Kids + Family

Welcome to GP Kids + Family! We want to invest in you to continue to do great children and family ministry. It takes time, energy, and resources to create a thriving KidsMin, and this is the place to find those resources. For more information, contact the Rev. Melissa Collier Gepford.


Kids and Family News

10 Ways to Observe Lent

Beloved Community

Interactive Advent Calendar 

Gratitude Bingo

Superhero Family Serve Day

A Primer on Worship

Summer of Kindness

Holy Week in a Box

Lent in a Box

January - Happy New Year! (Bitmoji Google presentation)

Christmas in a Box

Advent in a Box

November - Gratitude Menu

October - All Hallows Eve

September - Great Plains Kids Bible Journey (Bitmoji classroom Google presentation)

August New Beginnings and Blessings


Regional Coordinator Applications Open

We are currently accepting applications and nominations for Kids Ministry REGIONAL COORDINATORS! Regional Coordinators will serve as resourcers and connectors for Kids Ministry Leaders throughout the conference. To apply, click here. If you know someone who is perfect for this role, NOMINATE them!



Kids and Family Ministry Leaders

Resources are available for kids workers and volunteer teams. Resources include training, curriculum, podcasts, connections to other youth ministry hubs, and more. Find resources here.


Intergenerational Discipleship Grants

We want to invest in you! Grants are available for innovative intergenerational ministry initiatives. Learn more and apply.

Faith Formation at Home

Check out resources to help equip the parents in your congregation to take the lead in their own kids’ faith formation. Find resources here.


Family Ministry while Social Distancing

Check out the resources available for kids and family ministry during our current season of coronavirus and social distancing. Find resources here.



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