"We love because God loved us first"

Leader Helps


Welcome Letter

Welcome the parents, caregivers, and children in your church to a year of Growing in Grace & Gratitude.


Supply and Reusable Supply list

A listing of supplies that will be reusable throughout the year.


Ideas for Working with Pre-Readers

A handy list of ideas for working with pre-readers


Photo Release Form


Teacher Training Online

Opening Doors To Discipleship is a series of four courses in the Presbyterian/Reformed tradition to help teachers and leaders equip themselves to be faithful teachers and leaders. Once you register with the web site, you will have access to all four courses. The denominational login number can be obtained through your presbytery education or resource staff, a POINT member, or by contacting your denominational representative:

Malinda Spencer
Associate for Curricula Training and Promotion
(800) 727-7228, x5064


Team of Contributors

Growing in Grace & Gratitude is grateful to have an amazing team of educators and writers to collaborate in the production of this curriculum.


A Note About Music & Melodies





‘One size doesn’t fit all’ for Christian educator

Aspiring PC(USA) educator serves children and youth while meeting life’s challenges

‘Little one, for you Jesus Christ came into the world’

An old baptismal liturgy may hold the key for understanding what it means to be Presbyterian

Journey from Isolation to Community

An important read about the church and children with special needs

The Presbytery of Detroit grows in ‘grace and gratitude’

Mark Hinds introduces new PC(USA) denominational children’s curriculum at daylong event


Grace and gratitude: a Presbyterian vision for the 21st century

Our response to God’s love helps define what it means to be Presbyterian

New PC(USA) denominational children’s curriculum includes children with disabilities and special needs

Growing in Grace & Gratitude offers support for leaders, congregations


Introducing a new PC(USA) denominational children’s curriculum

Growing in Grace & Gratitude to debut fall 2015



Sign Language

Growing in Grace & Gratitude signing from Office of Theology and Worship on Vimeo.


 Tips for Children with Disabilities










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