Support for Youth and Families During Pandemic Times

Tending to the hearts and spirits of our children in times of crisis can sustain them through the current one and profoundly shape their access to God's comfort and assistance in the future.

Scroll down for resources specifically related to youth ministry and children's religious education in these times. 

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Living at Home, Caring for Each Other

Compassionate advice for teens and adults from a group of therapists from Mid-Coast Maine, shared with permission. 

Collection of Resources for Supporting Children and Youth

Growing Collection of Talking Points, Quaker Ed Resources, & Online Programs for Youth during COVID-19

Helping Children be Mindful

Some ideas for helping calm and center busy minds and bodies by Gretchen Baker-Smith

Caring for You as you Care for Children

Practical suggestions for teachers, parents, and caregivers from Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Simple Gifts Handwashing Poster

Wash your hands while singing this song!

BYM Virtual Youth Group Guidelines

Sample guidelines for connecting virtually with youth, from Britain Yearly Meeting

Family Well Being Tip Sheet

A guide to conversations about family well-being in these times created by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services