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Offering the Gospel to Children
     

Offering the Gospel to Children

by Gretchen Wolff Pritchard
 

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Church education programs for children often substitute children's Bibles for Holy Scripture and simple moralism for imagination. Gretchen Wolff Pritchard shows how to offer the gospel imaginatively to children, with practical ideas on children's worship, liturgy, drama, pastoral care, and study of the Bible. The final chapter includes an exhaustive annotated

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Church education programs for children often substitute children's Bibles for Holy Scripture and simple moralism for imagination. Gretchen Wolff Pritchard shows how to offer the gospel imaginatively to children, with practical ideas on children's worship, liturgy, drama, pastoral care, and study of the Bible. The final chapter includes an exhaustive annotated bibliography of children's books for the parish library, and resources for parents and teachers.

Editorial Reviews

More Than Enough
Gretchen Wolff Pritchard . . . has made another important contribution to the well-being of the church.
Deeper Walk
Pritchard provides an encompassing vision for bringing our children up in the Gospel while refusing to substitute "simple moralism for imagination."
Access Curriculum
Have you ever longed for a friend who had lots of experience, strong opinions (whether you agree with them or not), and an unswerving commitment to the Christian formation of children? Reading Gretchen Wolff Pritchard’s book is like adding just that kind of friend to one’s circle of Christian education colleagues.
Church
Gretchen Wolff Pritchard . . . writes with wit, sparkling prose, and an obvious love for children and a wealth of experience in celebrating with them. Pritchard challenges everyone who is engaged in religious education or children’s worship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461660675
Publisher:
Cowley Publications
Publication date:
01/05/1992
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
219
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

GRETCHEN WOLFF PRITCHARD is the creator of The Sunday Paper, a series of materials for parish education and liturgy, and is a popular speaker and workshop leader in the areas of children's spirituality, Christian education, and liturgy.

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