Feasting on the Word Guide to Children's Sermons

by David L. Bartlett, Carol Bartlett. Westminster John Knox Press, 2014.

This resource argues that the best children's sermon is written by the one who presents it, and offers practical tips and tools for the sermon giver.


tips and tools for the sermon giver, children's developmental stages, communication strategies for each stage, typical children's sermon styles, Revised Common Lectionary, sample sermons, questions for reflection

Best For

clergy, lay leaders, and children's ministry leaders


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Write age-appropriate sermons for various audiences by following the communication strategies for each developmental stage.
  • Be inspired by and write your own children's sermon after referring to the sample sermons found in this resource.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming is a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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