You are about to enjoy a Christmas pageant in your congregation. Congratulations, and be sure to plan accordingly.
I once saw children's ministry as a steppingstone to something else. This attitude put me in league with the hindering kind of disciples.
"Parents are the most important faith guides, mentors and teachers a kid will ever have."
The children from our church walked into the synagogue quietly. But when the rabbi invited them to look at the ark containing the Torah scroll, they lost all reserve.
An annotated list of top titles on children's ministry.