Shine is the Mennonite/Anabaptist curriculum we recommend. To learn more about it and to order it, go to Shinecurriculum.com.
Shine Webinar 1: Why Shine?
In the first webinar on Tuesday, October 29 Joyce Peachey Lind, a content editor for the Shine Curriculum, outlined many of the "whys" of Shine. She gave an overview of the curriculum connecting faith and child development, pedagogy, and the theological underpinnings of Shine. See a video of Webinar 1 below.
Shine Webinar 2: How?
In the second webinar on Thursday, November 21, Joyce Peachey Lind, a content editor for the Shine Curriculum, shared practical teaching tips with us.
Especially for teachers
In this video, Carrie Martens, pastor of faith formation at Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church (Kitchener, Ontario), gives a 10-minute introduction to the curriculum for teachers.
Here is a promotional video from Shine.
The Central Plains Christian Formation Committee administers a Shine Curriculum Grant to assist Central Plains Mennonite Conference congregations which have financial need to purchase Shine curriculum materials. A congregation with need can apply for the grant for up to $15 per student per quarter, with an annual limit of $1000.
Download the application.