New These Are Friends of Jesus Shirley Neitzel Let it Shine The author introduces the friends of Jesus in a clever Three Favorite Spirituals repeated rhyming style. Children will hear about Ashley Bryan shepherds, disciples, and friends from the Bible. Ages 4–8. This award-winning author celebrates three favourite spirituals, “This Little Light of Mine,” “Oh, When 978-0-80665-119-4 $12.99 the Saints Go Marching In,” and “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” The power of these beloved songs emanates through Bryan’s joyous Classics interpretations. Ages 4–8. The Fall of Freddie the Leaf 978-0-68984-732-5 $21.99 2 A Story of Life for All Ages Leo Buscaglia To Everything There Is a Season Jude Daly This 20th anniversary edition of the beloved classic has helped thousands of children and adults come The well-loved words of Ecclesiastes take on new to grips with the delicate balance between life and life and meaning in the sun-baked rural setting of a death. South African homestead. For all ages. 978-0-80507-195-5 $18.95 978-0-80285-286-1 $19.95 The Quiltmaker’s Gift Noah & the Mighty Ark Jeff Brumbeau and Gail de Marcken Rhonda Gowler Greene When a generous quiltmaker ﬁnally agrees to make Children will love hearing how Noah comforts all the a quilt for a greedy king, but only under certain animals on their journey, and parents will easily get conditions, she causes him to undergo a change of into the rhyme and rhythm of this delightfully told heart. Ages 4–8. Bible story. Ages 6 and under. 978-0-43930-910-3 $21.99 978-0-31071-097-4 $13.99 For more children’s resources search the online catalogue at www.united-church.ca/catalogue Because Nothing Looks Like God Lawrence Kushner and Karen Kushner Also by Douglas Wood Mixing sparks of curiosity and spiritual imagination, this wondrous book lights children’s creativity and shows how God is with us every day, in every way. Ages 4 and up. 978-1-58023-092-6 $22.95 The Three Questions Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy Jon J. Muth This exquisitely illustrated book explores the meaning 3 978-0-43930-908-0 978-0-43932-109-9 of life as Nikolai asks his animal friends to help him $21.99 $24.99 answer three important questions. Ages 4–8. 978-0-43919-996-4 $25.99 You Are Special Max Lucado Max Lucado’s children’s tale sends a vital message to children everywhere: that regardless of how the world evaluates them, God cherishes each of them just as they are. Ages 4–8. 978-0-89107-931-6 $22.99 978-0-76360-660-2 $25.99 The Secret of Saying Thanks Douglas Wood An inspirational text that offers a spiritual homage to nature and to the many ways we can say thanks for the wonders we sometimes take for granted. Ages 3–8. 978-0-68985-410-1 $23.50 Adam & Eve’s First Sunset God’s New Day Family Sandy Eisenberg Sasso Listen and Hear, Wonder and Respond What will Adam and Eve do when the sun begins to Reading the Bible with Children set for the ﬁrst time? This is a story of their ﬁrst test This new resource introduces parents and children to of trust and faith and how they learned to ﬁnd hope different types of writing in the Bible and provides and light—even in the dark. Ages 4 and up. examples and wondering questions to explore with 978-1-58023-177-0 $27.95 children. CH10286 1–9 copies $4.95 each; 10 or more copies $3.95 each Also by S andy Eisenber Help Me Remember 4 g Sasso Bible Stories for Children Elaine Blanchard A unique interactive resource that invites parents, ministers, and Christian educators to share Bible stories with young children. Includes scripture passages and four CDs of the stories. Ages 4–8. 978-0-82981-600-6 $29.00 978-1-58023-195-4 $27.95 How the Children Became Stars A Family Treasury of Stories, Prayers, and Blessings from around the World Aaron Zerah Delight in 52 of the world’s tales of spiritual wisdom to share with your family. Each story comes with questions and activities plus a meal blessing and family prayer that carry out the theme of the week. 978-1-89373-217-9 $21.95 978-1-87904-526-2 978-1-87904-586-6 $25.95 $25.95 Thank You for This...Series Debbie Trafton O’Neal Interfaith Enjoy this collection of prayers, action verses, songs, What Is God? and rhymes to help families share faith and build Etan Boritzer prayer traditions together every day and at mealtimes. If you want to talk about spirituality with children, introduce them to philosophy or religion, or help Thank You for This Day them begin to centre themselves and their feelings, Action Prayers, Songs, and Blessings for Every Day this book is a great place to start. Ages 6–12. 978-0-80664-069-3 $8.50 978-0-92066-888-7 $6.95 Thank You for This Food Action Prayers, Songs, and Blessings for Mealtime What You Will See Inside 978-0-80662-603-1 $8.50 A new series of illustrated books designed to show children houses of worship, liturgical celebrations, and 5 rituals of different world faiths. Ages 6–10. Also Available A Synagogue 978-2-89507-412-0 $15.00 978-1-55145-092-6 $19.95 A Hindu Temple A Mosque 978-2-89507-674-2 978-2-89507-398-7 $16.95 $16.95 Activities and Give-It-Away Crafts for Kids Here are 52 crafts that can be made with everyday Crafts supplies in just 15 minutes or less. Scripture and Bible Hands-On Bible Explorations point indexes help you ﬁnd the right craft for the right moment. 52 Fun Activities for Christian Learning Janice VanCleave 978-0-76442-768-8 $22.99 Includes favourite stories and parables from the old and new Testaments, chapters on important Christian The Humongous Book of Bible Skits values, and fun projects that make the lessons of For Children’s Ministry the Bible entertaining and easy to understand. Ages 6–12. Connect kids with the Bible as they act out skits in fun ways they won’t forget. Skits are 3 minutes or less, 6 978-0-47147-201-8 $18.99 and can be reproduced. Includes a CD with sound effects, background music, and more to bring the More Bible Time with Kids stories to life. 200+ Bible-Based Activities to Use with Children 978-0-76443-083-1 $30.99 Cindy Dingwall Overﬂows with ideas that will help teachers inspire kids to learn and remember Bible stories. Weekly lessons are reinforced as children participate in activities and crafts related to the program themes. Ages 4–10. 978-0-68749-230-5 $26.99 For more children’s resources search the online catalogue at www.united-church.ca/catalogue Worship Bible Stories for All Ages With Activities for the Very Young Worship for All Ages Compiled by Margaret Kyle Services for Special Sundays The ﬁrst of a series, these Bible stories are chosen from This resource will help keep children involved with The Whole People of God and Seasons of the Spirit. creative and inspiring worship service outlines for Covering Lectionary Year A, they provide a tool to special Sundays. tell complex Bible stories in a positive, clear, and uncomplicated manner. Contains reproducible 978-1-55145-514-3 $24.95 activity sheets. Ages 3 and up. 978-1-55145-546-4 $37.00 Come Worship with Me A Journey through the Church Year Ruth Boling 7 In this colourful children’s book, the seasons of the Also Christian year come alive as friendly mice invite Available children of all ages to experience the holidays and seasons of the church. 978-0-66450-045-0 $24.00 Children Worship! MaryJane Pierce Norton This 13-session education resource helps congregations incorporate young children into worship and includes a planning guide, individual 978-0-66450-015-3 session plans, bulletin inserts, parent letters, and $14.00 activity sheets. Ages 5–8. 978-0-88177-223-4 $19.99 United Church In the Name of Love Baptism Activities for Children In the Name of Love Through colouring, ﬁnishing a dot-to-dot picture, A Baptism Resource for Congregations reading a poem, and doing a word search, children This print and DVD-ROM package contains learn why people are baptized, how baptism started, background materials and resources to support and the meaning of the water, candle, and vows. those who are baptized, an outline for a baptism CH10254 preparation session, and the video In the Name 1–9 copies $4.95 each; 10 or more copies $3.95 each of Love. CH10196 $20.95 In the Name of Love A Communion Resource for Congregations Bethe Benjamin-Cameron 8 In the Name of Love A Baptism Resource for Parents This booklet helps congregations and parents teach and talk to children about communion. It contains This DVD-ROM is a perfect gift for parents. It includes worship ideas and activities, program ideas for a short, engaging video, In the Name of Love; ministers and leaders, and materials that explain the interviews about the meaning of baptism; text ﬁles communion service. for parents, including ideas for spiritual practices in the home; and documents the family can adopt to CH10276 commemorate their own experience. 1–9 copies $4.95 each; 10 or more copies $3.95 each CH10197 Single $4.95; 5-pack $19.95; 20-pack $59.95 For more information about the In the Name of Love series, visit www.united-church.ca/catalogue Call us today toll-free 1-800-288-7365 or locally 416-253-5456 or visit www.united-church.ca/ucrd 04.07 for a presbytery resource centre listing 070082 Prices and availability subject to change without notice. Taxes not included in prices advertised. Shipping and handling charges apply on no-charge and chargeable resources shipped by UCRD.
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