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Disability Ministry
Dear Faith Alive customer,
We are so pleased to present our 2010 resource catalog!
In it you will find products to help you serve all aspects of
your church’s ministry:
• Church education for children, youth, and adults
• Small group ministries and Bible studies
• Worship
• Outreach
• Support for church leaders and volunteers
• Disability ministry
. . . and much more!
Keep this catalog handy on your desk, and feel free to call us if you need additional
copies. We’ll also be sending you mini-catalogs throughout the year to announce
exciting new releases, so watch your mail!
Got an idea for a great new product? An excellent writer to recommend? Kudos or
criticisms to pass along? Let us know. We would love to hear from you.
Need help?
For more information about any of our products or programs, visit us online at
www.FaithAliveResources.org or call our helpline at 1-800-333-8300. Our
knowledgeable customer service reps are always ready to assist you.
Faith Alive is committed to creating and sustaining healthy congregations and
to transforming lives and communities worldwide. We are honored to join in this
ministry with you. From time to time, please drop us a note and let us know how
we’re doing.
Sincerely,

Mark Rice
Director
Table of Contents

Children 4 Leadership Issues ���������������������������������������������������������������������� 42 
Reformed Faith �������������������������������������������������������������������������� 43 
Sunday School Curriculum
So You’ve Been Asked to...pamphlet�������������������������������������������� 44
Walk With Me������������������������������������������������������������������������������4
For CRC’s/Booklets & Brochures�������������������������������������������������� 46 
Summer and Holiday Units������������������������������������������������������������6
CRC Certificates & Mementos������������������������������������������������������ 46 
Kid Connection ���������������������������������������������������������������������������� 7
CRC Elder & Deacon Resources �������������������������������������������������� 46 
Preschool Curriculum
Other CRC Resources������������������������������������������������������������������ 47 
Walk With Me/Little Lambs ����������������������������������������������������������9
RCA Certificates & Forms������������������������������������������������������������ 47 
God Loves Me����������������������������������������������������������������������������10
RCA Leadership Resources���������������������������������������������������������� 48 
Story Hour ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������11
RCA Evangelism & Discipleship���������������������������������������������������� 49 
Specialty Curriculum/Faith Nurture ��������������������������������������������������12
RCA Logo & Other Resources������������������������������������������������������ 50 
Children and Worship����������������������������������������������������������������������13 
RCA Mission & Call/Global Mission���������������������������������������������� 50 
Children’s Music ����������������������������������������������������������������������������16
Reformed Church World Service�������������������������������������������������� 50 
Children’s Dramas��������������������������������������������������������������������������16 
RCA Mission & Call/Worship�������������������������������������������������������� 51 
Program Support����������������������������������������������������������������������������17 
RCA Synodical Resources������������������������������������������������������������ 52 
RCA Historical Series������������������������������������������������������������������ 52 
Youth 18
Walk With Me 6-8��������������������������������������������������������������������������18  Worship 53
Bibles & Devotions��������������������������������������������������������������������������18
Children & Youth ������������������������������������������������������������������������ 53
Other Studies/Program Support ������������������������������������������������������19 
Planning & Leading�������������������������������������������������������������������� 53
Reformed Faith ������������������������������������������������������������������������������20
Worship Bulletins������������������������������������������������������������������������ 54
Other Beliefs/Bible Studies��������������������������������������������������������������21 
Songbooks �������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 55
Topical Studies�������������������������������������������������������������������������������22
Disabillity Ministry 56 00
Adult & Small Group 23
Disability Resources�������������������������������������������������������������������� 56
Bibles and Devotions����������������������������������������������������������������������23
Friendship Ministries ������������������������������������������������������������������ 57
General Reading ����������������������������������������������������������������������������24
Friendship Bible Studies�������������������������������������������������������������� 58
Disciples����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������25
Amistad�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 58
Discover Your Bible ������������������������������������������������������������������������26
Friendship Life Studies���������������������������������������������������������������� 60
Word Alive��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������28
Living God’s Way/Accessories������������������������������������������������������ 61
Discover Life����������������������������������������������������������������������������������29
Must-Have Resources ���������������������������������������������������������������� 62
Infuse��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������30
Topical Studies�������������������������������������������������������������������������������31
Index 63
Other Studies����������������������������������������������������������������������������������32 
Reformed Faith ������������������������������������������������������������������������������33 Order Forms 67
Women’s Studies/Coffee Break��������������������������������������������������������34
Men’s Studies��������������������������������������������������������������������������������35 Ordering Information ������������������������������������������������������������������ 71
Program Support����������������������������������������������������������������������������35

  Prayer and Evangelism 36
Prayer��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������36
Evangelism/Faith Basics������������������������������������������������������������������37

Church Leadership 38
Congregational Care�����������������������������������������������������������������������38
Ministry Tools/Baptism & Profession of Faith������������������������������������39
Bibles/Church Development������������������������������������������������������������40
Creeds & Confessions ��������������������������������������������������������������������40
Congregational Stewardship������������������������������������������������������������41
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Walk With Me
Our most popular curriculum for preschool-grade 8. It’s faithful, friendly, and fun!
Visit www.WalkWithMeOnline.org to view curriculum samples and see full scope and
Grade levels at a glance sequence.

Kindergarten-Grade 1
Content: Two years of thematic units. A total of 36 lessons per year (conveniently divided into 9 units of 4
lessons each).
Leader’s material: Each leader’s guide includes 4 session plans plus all leader resources (no need to buy a
separate resource kit!).
Student material: Colorful take-home ­papers each week.
CD: A CD that includes all songs and readings from the lessons is available for each year.

Year 1 Year 2 Leader’s Guide
Fall Quarter Fall Quarter & Resources
Unit 1: I Love and Obey God (Noah, Naaman, Rahab, Jericho) Unit 1: Thank You, God, for People (Me, Others, Family, Church) Price per quarter (3 units):
Unit 2: God Cares for People (Ruth, Esther, Joseph) Unit 2: Forgiveness (Adam and Eve, Jonah) $21.95US/$CDN*
Find preschool Unit 3: God Speaks to Us (Elijah and Elisha)

Unit 3: God Keeps Promises
(Abraham and Sarah, Isaac, Gideon, Simeon and Anna)
Price for individual units:
$8.75US/$CDN*
information on Winter Quarter Winter Quarter
Student Materials
page 9. Unit 4: God Wants Us to Obey (Daniel) Unit 4: God Leads His People (Moses)
Price per quarter (3 units):
$8.65US/$CDN*
Unit 5: Jesus Calls Helpers (Peter, Levi, Zacchaeus, Paul) Unit 5: God Loved and Cared for David (from Shepherd to King)
Price for individual units:
Unit 6: Jesus Loves Children Unit 6: Jesus, Our Teacher (Parables and Teachings) $3.45US/$CDN*
One CD for the whole year:
Spring Quarter Spring Quarter $13.95US/$CDN*
Unit 7: Jesus Heals (Healing Miracles) Unit 7: Jesus Does Wonderful Things (Miracles)
Unit 8: Jesus, My Lord (Peter) Unit 8: Jesus Is Alive
Unit 9: Thank You, God, for Your World (Creation) Unit 9: Telling Others About Jesus (Philip, Peter, and Paul)

Grades 2-3
Content: Two years of sequential Bible stories. A total of 36 lessons per year (conveniently divided into 9 units
of 4 lessons each).
Leader’s material: Each leader’s guide includes 4 session plans plus all leader resources (no need to buy a
separate ­resource kit!).
Student material: Student resources change from unit to unit and may include trivia cards, magazines,
journals, posters, take-home papers, or comic books.
CD: A CD that includes all songs and readings from the lessons is available for each year.
Year 1 Year 2 Leader’s Guide
Fall Quarter Fall Quarter & Resources
Unit 1: God Made Everything Unit 1: God’s Promises Come True Price per quarter (3 units):
Unit 2: God Keeps Promises Unit 2: Jesus Calls Us to Follow Him $21.95US/$CDN*
Unit 3: God Loves and Cares for Us Unit 3: Jesus Can Do Powerful Things Price for individual units:
$8.75US/$CDN*
Winter Quarter Winter Quarter
Student Materials
Unit 4: God Saves Us Unit 4: Jesus Can Make Us Well
Price per quarter (3 units):
Unit 5: God Wants Us to Trust and Obey Unit 5: Jesus Loves Me
$8.65US/$CDN*
Unit 6: God Leads Us and Answers Our Prayers Unit 6: Jesus Loved Us Enough to Die for Us
Price for individual units:
$3.45US/$CDN*
Spring Quarter Spring Quarter One CD for the whole year:
Unit 7: God Gives Us Leaders Unit 7: Jesus Our Lord Is Alive! $13.95US/$CDN*
Unit 8: Serve God Only Unit 8: The Holy Spirit Is with God’s People
Unit 9: Our Great God Cares for Us Unit 9: The Holy Spirit Helps Us to Tell About Jesus

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Grades 4-5
Content: Two years of sequential Bible stories, advanced. A total of 36 lessons per year (conveniently
divided into 9 units of 4 lessons each).
Leader’s material: Each leader’s guide includes 4 session plans plus all leader resources (no need to
buy a separate resource kit!).
Student material: Student resources change from unit to unit and may include trivia cards, magazines,
journals, posters, take-home papers, or comic books.
CD: A CD that includes all songs and readings from the lessons is available for each year.

Year 1 Year 2 Leader’s Guide & Resources
Fall Quarter Fall Quarter Price per quarter (3 units): $21.95US/$CDN*
Unit 1: God’s Beautiful World Spoiled Unit 1: Jesus Begins His Work Price for individual units: $8.75US/$CDN*
Unit 2: God Makes a Covenant with Us Unit 2: Jesus Teaches About God’s Kingdom
Student Materials
Unit 3: God Saves Us and Tells Us How to Live Unit 3: Jesus Teaches Us How to Live
Price per quarter (3 units): $8.65US/$CDN*
Price for individual units: $3.45US/$CDN*
Winter Quarter Winter Quarter
One CD for the whole year: $13.95US/$CDN*
Unit 4: God’s in Charge—No Matter What Unit 4: Jesus Is the Son of God
Unit 5: God Speaks to Us Unit 5: Jesus Died and Rose Again
Unit 6: God Takes Care of Us Unit 6: The Church Is God’s People

Spring Quarter Spring Quarter
Unit 7: God Is Faithful and Just Unit 7: God Wants His Church to Grow
Unit 8: God Wants Us to Obey Unit 8: The Holy Spirit Helps God’s People
Unit 9: Our God Is Faithful Unit 9: Spreading the Good News

Grades 6-8
Content: Three years, with the first year focusing on Christian living, the second on doctrine, and the
third on the church and God’s kingdom. A total of 36 lessons per year (conveniently divided into 9 units of
4 lessons each).
Leader’s material: Each leader’s guide includes 4 session plans.
Student material: Student resources vary by unit and may include n­ ewspapers, devotions, games,
­journals, handouts, or magazines. During Year 2, students will also use the book Walk With Me, Jesus:
Devotions for You and Your Family.
Year 1 (Explore) Year 2 (Believe) Year 3 (Discover)
Fall Quarter Fall Quarter Fall Quarter
Unit 1: Explore Tough Choices Unit 1: My Only Comfort Unit 1: Discover Church History
Unit 2: Explore Your Bible Unit 2: The Father: God for Me Unit 2: Discover Your Church
Unit 3: Explore Relationships Unit 3: Jesus: God with Me Unit 3: Discover Your Gifts

Winter Quarter Winter Quarter Winter Quarter
Unit 4: Explore Prayer Unit 4: The Spirit: God in Me Unit 4: Discover Worship
Unit 5: Explore Your Place in Culture Unit 5: Our New Life in Christ Unit 5: Discover Creation and Science
Unit 6: Explore Sharing Your Faith Unit 6: Signed and Sealed Unit 6: Discover God’s Covenant

Spring Quarter Spring Quarter Spring Quarter
Unit 7: Explore God's Gift of Sex Unit 7: Living My Thanks Unit 7: Discover God’s Kingdom
Unit 8: Explore Diversity Unit 8: Living Love for My Neighbor Unit 8: Discover Justice
Unit 9: Explore Stewardship Unit 9: Connecting with God Unit 9: Discover End Times
Walk With Me, Jesus
Devotions for You and Your Family
Leader’s Guide & Resources
Karen Wilk Price per quarter (3 units): $16.40US/$CDN*
Price for individual units: $6.50US/$CDN*
For churches using Believe units
this is an important link between
Student Materials
home and Sunday school. Price per quarter (3 units): $8.65US/$CDN*
Price for individual units: $3.45US/$CDN*
016211 $7.50 /$ US CDN*

ISBN 978-1-59255-194-1

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Summer and Holiday Units
Walk With Me makes summer and holidays fun for kids. And teachers love these special units
because they’re easy to use.
Everything’s included in each summer and holiday book:
• Large group session plans • Small group session plans
• A great selection of crafts and activities • Opportunities to get the congregation involved
• Dramas and music • A CD
Walk With Me Christmas and Easter books have 2 sessions per book.
Walk With Me Summer books have 5 ­sessions per book.

Summer Christmas
$26.95US/$CDN* $13.95US/$CDN*

Sharable Parables (Book 1) The Light of the World Is Jesus (Book 1)
017210 017010
Rough Waves? Jesus Saves! (Book 2) Glory to the Giver and the Gift (Book 2)
017220 017020
Dreams and Schemes (Book 3) Just Like Me (Book 3)
017230 017030
God’s Family in ACTion (Book 4) The Promise Keeper (Book 4)
017240 017040
Paul’s Race, God’s Grace (Book 5)
017250 Easter
$13.95US/$CDN*
Follow the Leader (Book 6)
017260 King Jesus (Book 1)
Living in the Light (Book 7) 017110
017270 The Lamb of God (Book 2)
Creation Celebration (Book 8) 017120
017280 He’s Alive! (Book 3)
017130
Were You There? (Book 4)
017140
Christmas, Easter and Summer
units for Walk With Me are also
GREAT for Kid Connection!

Additional Resources Walk With Me
Coordinator’s Handbook
Trail Mix
Good Stuff for Walk With Me
Packed with information Teachers
Find even more items online!
and tips to help you launch Jessie Schut
and lead the Walk With Me Great for new teachers as
curriculum at your church. well as experienced ones.
Provides helpful tips and
018000 $19.95US / $CDN*
problem-solving ideas and
ISBN 9781592550005
offers practical information that can help you
get maximum benefit from Walk With Me.
018015 $5.95US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781592551934

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Kid Connection is our newest K-6 curriculum designed
to meet the unique needs of small Sunday schools and
midweek programs—but it works great for churches of
any size! It’s easy to teach, biblical, great for outreach, and
highly relevant to today’s kids. In short, it connects!
Request a free sample or view full scope and sequence at
www.KidConnectionOnline.org.

Scope and Sequence

Year 1—Old Testament
Fall Quarter Winter Quarter Spring Quarter
Visit the KC website
Unit 1: Lookin’ Good Unit 4: God’s Incredible Rescue Unit 7: A King Is the Thing to hear teaching
Unit 2: God to World: I Still Love
You
Plan
Unit 5: The 40-Year Campout
Unit 8: Excuse Me, God Would Like
a Word with You
tips for every
Unit 3: A Schemer and a Dreamer Unit 6: Mothers and Others Unit 9: Narrow Escapes session you plan.
Kid Connection
Year 2—New Testament ­editor Karen
Fall Quarter Winter Quarter Spring Quarter DeBoer shares
Unit 1: Breaking News Unit 4: Who Cares? Unit 7: Living Proof
Unit 2: Jesus Calling Unit 5: Your Very Best Friend Unit 8: That’s the Spirit!
­stories and gives
Unit 3: Awesome Power Unit 6: Bad News, Good News Unit 9: Paul—God’s Special Agent teaching tips.

Year 3—Old Testament
Fall Quarter Winter Quarter Spring Quarter
Unit 1: A Garden, a Tower, and Unit 4: The King Thing Unit 7: Judah Stands Up Tall,
God’s Amazing Power Unit 5: E lijah’s Wild Ride—and Israel Takes a Fall
Unit 2: A Baby, a Liar, and a Bush Other Adventures Unit 8: Soul Survivor
on Fire Unit 6: The Not-for-Profit Prophet Unit 9: Sad Beginning, Happy
Unit 3: Ten Plagues, One Law, Ending
and Two Brave Men

Year 4—New Testament
Fall Quarter Winter Quarter Spring Quarter
Unit 1: Ready, Set, Go! Unit 4: Proof Positive Unit 7: Extended Family
Unit 2: Lost and Found Unit 5: The Week that Changed Unit 8: On the Road Again
Unit 3: Live It! the World Unit 9: Riots, Rescues, and
Unit 6: Pentecost Power Romans

Christmas, Easter,
and Summer units for
Walk With Me are also
GREAT for
Kid Connection!

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Each quarter of Kid Connection includes the following ­components:
Leader’s Guide includes twelve easy-to-use large and small group sessions for grades K-3 and 4-6. Order
one per leader. ($14.50US/$CDN* per quarter)
• Preparation tools (Get Connected), such as short devotionals, ideas for personal prayer, and teaching
tips.
• Large group sessions (What’s Up? and Guess What!) complete with praise, prayer, participation, and an
exciting Bible story presentation.
• Small group sessions (So What? and Do What?) with opportunities for kids in grades K-3 and 4-6 to
connect with God, with their leader, and with their peers through prayer, crafts, drama, movement, and
more.
• Options, extra activities, and ideas to create a ­lesson that works best for your group—or to adapt the
complete ­lesson for an ­audience of one!

Program CD contains printable lesson activities in PDF format and music for use in large group sessions. The
weekly session plans tell you which lesson pages and songs to use. This innovative, multi-format CD allows
you to print activity pages from your computer and play songs from a CD player. Includes copyright permission
Play songs for your class from to print and/or photocopy an unlimited number of activity pages for your church. Order extra copies for your
any CD player. teachers.
$47.50US/$CDN* per quarter
A Reproducibles Book for photo­copying activity pages is also available. (Please note that the Reproducibles
Book is only available with the purchase of the Program CD as the CD contains all the rights for p­ hoto­
copying.)
$14.50US/$CDN* per quarter
Print or photocopy as many (Hard copy version of reproducible pages available)
activity pages as you need.

 uess What! Family/Student Magazine (three per quarter) to help ­reinforce
G
lessons at home and connect with families. Order one set per family or student.
($7.95US/$CDN* per quarter)
The magazine for each four-lesson unit is full of fun faith-building activities
for kids and their parents. Parenting articles, ­doable devotions, and a family-
friendly calendar are just some of the ways families will be able to connect
what happened at church with what is happening at home!
Guess What! is designed to be used in the diverse family settings your kids
represent, so it’s ideal for reaching out to families who don’t attend church or
to those who are just starting their faith journey.

Sing With Me Children’s Songbook
This collection of nearly 250 fun songs for kids, many of which are used in Kid Connection, covers major biblical
stories and themes using a wide variety of musical styles.
018050 $15.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781592552153
Leader’s Edition
018055 $39.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781592552160

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Preschool
40 sequential Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments.
You’ll love the convenience of our preschool teacher’s resource box. It includes everything
you’ll need to lead your little ones through a­ ge-appropriate Bible stories (20 Old Testament,
16 New Testament, 2 Christmas, and 2 Easter). In addition to the session guides, you get Bible
backgrounds, posters, songs, patterns, rhymes, and a CD that gives depth and variety to your
lessons.
Colorful take-home cards provide visual reinforcement of the lesson and a tie-in story for families
to read to their children during the week.
Resource Box
010115 $104.95US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781592550036
Children’s Cards (9"x6")
010110 $9.50US/$CDN*
ISBN 978159255002-9
CD (Additional)
010101 $13.95US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781592550012

Little Lambs
Little Lambs uses story time and creative play-center activities to introduce 2- and
3-year-olds to God’s Word. This companion program for Story Hour and Coffee Break
(see p. 11) is also great for homeschooling, preschool, and daycare settings.
Everything you need is in one helpful binder:
• 44 detailed how-to session plans.
• help for organizing a Little Lambs program
• tips on working with two- and three-year-olds
• leader resources
• written music, reproducible patterns, and selected songs on CD
Take-home story cards include options for interaction with parents during the week.
Order one set of cards for each child, and encourage kids to collect the cards into their
own Bible story book!
Program Guide (3-ring binder)
001510 $109.95US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562129880
Take-home Cards (8.5"x6")
001511 $7.50US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562129897
CD (Additional)
001512 $13.95US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562129903

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God Loves Me Specially Packaged Sets
It’s always a challenge to keep two- and
three-year-olds’ attention. That’s why
parents and teachers love God Loves
Me storybooks. Each of the 52 books
retells a Bible story in simple language
that children can understand. Delightful
God Loves Me—Easter Stories
illustrations and suggestions for
follow-up play help reinforce the story. This collection of three Easter storybooks includes
Great for Hosannah!, The Best Day Ever!, and Goodbye—for Now.
001260 $9.95US/$CDN*
• Sunday school classes • Libraries
ISBN 9781562126216
• Daycare and preschool • Baptismal gifts
• Supplementing your existing curriulum • Nursery

Purchase the complete set of 52
books for $119.95!

God Loves Me God Loves Me—Christmas Stories
The Bible in 52 Storybooks This collection of four Christmas storybooks includes Jesus
Patricia L. Nederveld Is Born!; Good News!; An Amazing Star!; and Waiting,
Purchase a complete set of 52 books. Children Waiting, Waiting!
will learn about God’s wonderful creation and people 001261 $11.95US/$CDN*
like Abraham, Hannah, David, Simeon, Anna, Peter, ISBN 9781562126223
Jesus, and Paul—and all the wonderful stories in
between. Includes a sleeve for convenient storage!
001200 $119.95US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562123673
Individual books
$3.50eaUS/$CDN*
God Loves Me—Favorite New Testament Stories
See a complete listing of titles online.
This collection of ten New Testament storybooks includes
Jesus Is Born!, An Amazing Star!, Who Is This Child?, “Get
Program Guide Up and Walk!”, A Little Lunch, A Lost Lamb, Come to Me!,
Telling the Story to Twos and Threes Have a Great Day!, Hosannah!, and The Best Day Ever!
Yvonne Van Ee 001263 $27.50US/$CDN*
Purchase a program guide for each leader. ISBN 9781562126247
It provides helpful information for using the 52
storybooks in an educational setting. Includes songs,
patterns, and action rhymes.
001275 $12.95US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562123222
Take-home Cards
God Loves Me—Favorite Old Testament Stories
Purchase a set of take-home cards for each
This collection of ten Old Testament stories includes Blue
child. Each card includes the cover illustration and
and Green and Purple Too!, Adam and Eve, A Rainy, Rainy
the story from the related storybook. You may wish to
Day, Count the Stars!, Two Coats for Joseph, Safe in a
purchase a few extra sets of cards for visitors. Each
Basket, A Baby for Hannah, David and the Giant, A Big Fish
set has 52 cards.
Story, and Lions, Lions!
001285 $8.50US/$CDN*
001262 $27.50US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562123680
ISBN 9781562126230

Individual titles are also
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Story Hour
This creative program for four- to six-year-olds makes learning about God a fun adventure! A companion
program for Coffee Break Bible study or other adult small groups. Each one-year binder includes:
• ideas for organizing a program • 10 themes or mini-units
• 40 detailed how-to session plans • leader resources
• tips for working with preschool and kindergarten children • music, patterns, and selected songs on CD
Samples online

Story Hour, Year 1 Story Hour, Year 2
Emphasizes God’s creation and care, Jesus as Savior, and Jesus’ love. Emphasizes God’s promise, God’s Son, and God’s children. Includes
Includes CD featuring songs by Mary Rice Hopkins. one audiocassette featuring songs by Jacquelyn and Jon Negus and
Program Guide, Year 1 the booklet Would You Like to Know Jesus?
001650 $109.95US/$CDN* Program Guide, Year 2
ISBN 9781562123390 001660 $109.95US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562123772
Story Cards, Year 1 (9"x6")
001655 $7.50US/$CDN* Story Cards, Year 2 (9"x6")
ISBN 9781562123468 001665 $7.50US/$CDN*
Sing-Along Creation Songs, ISBN 9781562124090
Year 1 Sing-Along Praise Songs,
CD Year 2
001657 $13.95US/$CDN* Jacquelyn and Jon Negus
ISBN 9781562126377 Sixteen delightful songs available in a songbook and on CD. With this
Sing-Along Miracle Songs, songbook you can play the music and teach children the motions. Each
Year 1 song is arranged for keyboard and guitar.
CD Songbook
001659 $13.95US/$CDN* 001668 $10.50US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562126353 ISBN 9781562128159
CD
001667 $13.95US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562126339

Would You Like to Know Jesus?
Graham Jefferson and Eira Reeves
This book explains simply and clearly how children can know
Jesus as their friend. Illustrated throughout in full color by Eira
Reeves. (International Bible Society)
English
001612 $0.99US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781563200632

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Specialty Curriculum
Alternative and special-focus resources

Hand in Hand Safekeeping WWJD Day Camp
Helping Children Celebrate Session Plans for Developing Kids at Work in the Real World
Diversity Abuse Awareness in Kids Donna Thurston
Ella Campbell, Nickolas Miles, Henni Helleman and Patricia Help kids love to serve others
Oliver Patterson, Gladys J. Vos
with this innovative VBS-style
Rivera, Charles Wiessner, An age-appropriate two-
Colleen Aalsburg Wiessner,
summer program for grades
session abuse prevention 1-6. Order now for summer!
Christin Baker
curriculum for grades K-8.
Help kids in grades K-6 learn 116005 $24.95US / $CDN*
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to appreciate and celebrate
ISBN 9781592552177
the diversity in God’s family
with this flexible five-session
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Leader Guide
116003 $39.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781592554294

Faith Nurture
Celebrating the The Jesus Storybook
Nurture Blog Milestones of Faith Bible
A free online resource full of tips, advice, A Guide for Churches Every Story Whispers His Name
activities, and devotions to help families Laura Keeley and Robert J. Sally Lloyd-Jones
focus on faith formation at home. Keeley The Jesus Storybook Bible
visit NurtureKidsFaith.org Learn how your church invites children ages 4-7
can identify and celebrate to join in the greatest of all
the faith milestones in the adventures, to discover for
lives of children, youth, and themselves that Jesus is at
adults as you all grow in faith the center of God’s great
together. story of salvation—and at
018018 $14.95US / $CDN* the center of their own story
ISBN 9781592554645 too.
460214 $16.99US / $CDN*
Helping Our Children
ISBN 9780310708254
Grow in Faith
How the Church Can Nurture the
Spiritual Development of Kids
Robert J. Keeley
This practical book offers
six principles for fostering
three-dimensional faith that
engages a child’s head,
heart, and spirit.
116021 $14.99US / $CDN*
ISBN 9780801068294

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Children and Worship Program
This program helps your church structure a separate worship time for young children to
experience and learn about God.
Young Children and I Wonder . . . Lift Up Your Hands
Worship More Bible Stories for Children An Introduction to Signing in
Sonja M. Stewart and Jerome and Worship Children and Worship
W. Berryman Janet Schreuder An 11-minute DVD on signing
The original resource book Bible stories from Genesis to for use in worship.
for the Children and Worship the Resurrection to use with 001850 $15.00US / $CDN*
program. the Children and Worship
program. Worship Songs for
001800 $24.95US / $CDN*
Children
ISBN 9780664250409 001825 $18.95 / $ US CDN*
June Fischer Armstrong
ISBN 9780916466077
Spanish A collection of 29 simple
705006 $24.95US / $CDN* Godly Play Scripture songs written to
ISBN 9789709523300 An Imaginative Approach to complement the stories in
Religious Education Young Children and Worship.
Following Jesus Jerome W. Berryman
The latest collection of stories Songbook
Godly Play encourages
and materials for the Children 001810 $13.50US / $CDN*
readers to become more
and Worship program. ISBN 9781562126407
childlike in order to teach
001805 $29.95 children. CD
ISBN 9780664501235 001815 $13.50US / $CDN*
001855 $16.99 / $ US CDN*

ISBN 9780806627854 ISBN 9781562126414
Helping Children More Worship Songs for
Teaching Godly Play
Experience God DVD Children
The Sunday Morning Handbook
An Introduction to the Children June Fischer Armstrong
Jerome W. Berryman
and Worship Program
In this unique approach An additional 22 songs based
A DVD intro to developing a on the Bible stories in
worship-centered ministry to learning and classroom
of faith nurture for young management, Jerome I Wonder . . .
children. Berryman’s religious 001830 $13.50US / $CDN*
education method develops a
DVD ISBN 9781562124762
partnership between children
001860 $14.95US / $CDN* and leaders. CD
001820 $17.00 / $ US CDN* 001845 $13.50US / $CDN*
ISBN 9780687086511 ISBN 9781562126438

Visit the RCA website to learn more about training or
contact Lynn Setsma at (616) 224-0784 or
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Wood Figures for Children and Worship
These wood figures are similar to the patterns suggested in Young Children and Worship, I
Wonder..., and Following Jesus. Figures are organized by book and story. For more detailed
descriptions and photos, visit our website at www.FaithAliveResources.org. Please note: Wooden
figures may not be identical to illustrations in books. (Figures crafted by Youngstirs, Godly Play
Resources, and Worship Woodworks).
Story figures for Young Children and Worship
Story Description Prod. of Pieces US Price/cdn*
8 Noah set 001901 13 $30.00
8 Noah’s ark 001902 4 $33.00
9 Abram (with staff), Sarai 001903 2 $6.00
10 Moses (with staff), Miriam 001904 2 $6.00
10 People of God set 001906 18 $42.00
11 Moses 001905 1 $4.00
11 Mt. Sinai (small mountain) 001998 1 $45.00
12 Priest 001907 1 $4.00
12 Tabernacle set 001908 18 $136.00
13 Joshua, priests, ark 001909 3 $21.00
13 Jericho backdrop 001922 1 $14.00
14 Solomon’s temple (w/ artifacts) 001910 9 $101.50
14 Solomon’s temple (no artifacts) 001911 1 $59.00
16 15" x 15" Church year puzzle 001966 14 $40.00
17-21 Advent stories/manger scene 001912 14 $39.00
17-21 Wooden storage/stable 001913 2 $26.00
17-21 Advent Star 001914 1 $7.00
17-21 Advent Prophet 001915 1 $6.00
17-21 Bethlehem backdrop 001916 1 $32.00
22 Jesus in the Temple set 001917 5 $17.00
22 Temple 001918 1 $20.00
23 Jesus Is Baptized set 001919 5 $16.00
24 Figure of Jesus 001956 1 $4.00
31-33 13" x 9" Lenten cross puzzle 001967 6 $15.00
32 Jesus and the Children set 001920 9 $23.00
32 City of Jerusalem backdrop 001970 1 $25.00
33 Jesus and Bartimaeus set 001921 5 $16.00
33 Jericho backdrop 001922 1 $14.00
34 Jesus and Zacchaeus set 001923 8 $20.00
34 3-D tree (12" tall) 001924 1 $16.00
35 Jesus on a donkey 001925 1 $7.00
36 Jesus, 12 disciples 001926 13 $29.00
36 Upper Room backdrop 001927 1 $13.00
36 Chalice set 001928 4 $5.00
36 Table 001929 1 $8.00
37 Appearance to Mary set 001930 5 $14.00
37 Tomb 002008 5 $46.00
38 The Road to Emmaus set 001931 3 $8.00
38 Emmaus house backdrop 001932 1 $11.00
40 Good Shepherd set 001933 21 $46.00
40 Good Shepherd bases 001934 4 $33.00
43 Pentecost set 001935 15 $36.00


City of Jerusalem model—3' x 4' 001969 1 $150.00
Pendant Cross Set 001971 4 $14.00
Gold Gift Box 001972 2 $3.00

Story figures for I Wonder...More Bible Stories for Children and Worship
Story Description Prod. of Pieces US Price/cdn*
1 Adam, Eve, tree 001936 3 $10.00
2 Adam, Eve, tree with hole 001937 3 $11.00
3 Cain and Abel set 001938 8 $22.00
4 City backdrop 001957 1 $18.00
4 Lot’s Choice set 001939 8 $22.00
5 The Birth of Isaac set 001940 7 $24.00
6 Sold Birthright set 001941 4 $20.00
6, 19, 20, 22-25 Table 001929 1 $8.00
7 Jacob 001942 1 $5.00
8 Jacob’s Return set 001943 7 $33.00
9 Moses and Burning Bush set 001944 7 $17.00
10 David the Shepherd Boy set 001945 7 $20.00
11 David and Goliath set 001946 19 $45.00
12 Sacristy/temple backdrop 001958 1 $16.00

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12 Birth of John the Baptist set 001947 6 $22.00
13 The Followers of Jesus set 001948 14 $35.00
17 The Ten Lepers set 001949 15 $34.00
17 Village backdrop 001959 1 $18.00
18 The Rich Young Ruler set 001950 7 $26.00
19 Mary and Martha set 001951 5 $23.00
19,22 Bethany home backdrop 001960 1 $15.00
20 Temple 001918 1 $20.00
20 Cleansing the Temple set 001952 8 $22.00
20,22,23 Jerusalem gate w/ walls 001961 1 $16.00
21 The Feast by the Sea set 001953 8 $28.00
21,26 Small Boat 001962 1 $10.00
22 Mary Anoints Jesus set 001954 7 $30.00
23-26 Appearance Stories 001955 18 $42.00
24,25 Upper room backdrop 001963 1 $15.00

Story figures for Following Jesus
Story Description Prod. of Pieces US Price/cdn*
1 Baby Jesus Is Presented set 001973 8 $60.00
1 Nesting baskets/Set of 4* 001974 8 $9.00
1 Individual Basket* 001975 2 $3.00
1 Temple (Boy Jesus) 001977 1 $32.00
2 Follow Me set 001982 17 $85.50
2 Large Boat 001983 1 $32.00
3 New Teaching set 001984 16 $84.00
3 Synagogue 001985 1 $30.00
4 Jesus and the Paralytic set 001986 26 $122.00
4 Paralytic’s or Peter’s house 001987 2 $43.00
5 Jesus/Tax Collectors set 001988 35 $158.00
5 Large backdrop 001989 1 $32.00
5 Tax booth 001990 1 $32.00
6 Jesus Calls the Twelve set 001991 22 $127.00
6 Large mountain 001992 1 $26.00
7 The Parable of the Farmer set 002022 10 $59.00
8 The Parable of the Treasure set 002023 17 $72.50
9 The Parable of the Fishnet set 002024 22 $66.50
10 Jesus and the Storm set 001993 11 $67.00
11 Jesus/Two “Daughters” set 001994 14 $78.00
11 Small backdrop 001995 1 $32.00
12 Jesus Feeds 5,000 People set 001996 28 $75.00
13 The Transfiguration of Jesus set 001997 17 $100.00
13 Small mountain 001998 1 $45.00
14 Jesus Heals a Boy set 001999 20 $109.00
15 Who Is The Greatest? set 002000 19 $103.00
16 Jesus Makes Lazarus Alive set 002001 14 $119.00
17 The Parable of the Two Sons set 002025 14 $57.00
18 Most Important Command set 002002 14 $94.00
19 The Gift of the Poor Widow set 002003 18 $110.00
20 Woman Anoints Jesus set 002004 23 $108.00
21 Too Afraid to Follow Jesus set 002005 30 $111.00
22 Trial of Jesus set 002006 13 $76.50
23 Jesus Dies and Lives Again set 002007 21 $177.00
24 Jesus Appears to Mary set 002009 9 $75.00
25 Jesus Appears to Thomas set 002010 18 $98.00
26 Jesus Commissions Disciples set 002011 17 $88.00
27, 28 Jesus by the Sea set 002012 13 $83.25
29 God’s Gift of the Holy Spirit set 002014 18 $54.75
30 Peter, Follower of Jesus set 002015 6 $56.00
31 Philip Follower of Jesus set 002016 12 $61.00
31 City wall 002017 1 $23.00
32 Dorcas Follower of Jesus set 002018 17 $99.00
32 Dorcas’ house 002019 1 $48.00
33, 34 John, Follower of Jesus set 002020 11 $58.00

14” Wicker Tray 001976 1 $6.25
12” Wicker Tray 001978 1 $6.25
16” Wicker Tray 001980 1 $6.25
18” Wicker Tray 001981 1 $6.25
Gold Wood Box/Parable Stories 002026 2 $31.00
*sizes and shapes may vary.

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Christmas Dramas
Looking for a Christmas program that kids and adults will love and that you can pull off with only
ONE rehearsal? Sounds impossible, right? Not with our Quick & Easy Christmas Drama series!
Born for You and Me Not Forgotten The Manger King
Laura and Robert Keeley Laura and Robert Keeley Laura and Robert Keeley
It’s A.D. 30, and customers in A Sunday school group Israelite children tell stories
a sandal store think back to looks at four stories from of King David’s life in
the first Christmas. the Bible that describe God’s anticipation of the Messiah.
001360 $20.95US / $CDN* faithfulness during difficult 001350 $20.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781592552535 times. ISBN 9781592552610
001330 $20.95US / $CDN*
I’ve Got Mail The Very Best Gift of All
ISBN 9781562129743
Laura and Robert Keeley Laura and Robert Keeley
A Sunday school teacher Promises, Promises A reminder that Christmas is
sends Christmas cards to Laura and Robert Keeley about God’s amazing gift to
children all year so they’ll This Christmas program us: Jesus our Savior.
remember that Jesus, our shares the message that the 001340 $20.95US / $CDN*
Immanuel, is always with them. promises God made to his ISBN 9781592552184
001320 $20.95US / $CDN* people in the Old Testament
were fulfilled when Jesus was born. What Did I Miss?
ISBN 9781562129736 Laura and Robert Keeley
001310 $20.95US / $CDN*
More Than a Story A Sunday school class
ISBN 9781562129729
Laura and Robert Keeley gathers for a lesson about
At a class reunion of Bethlehem the birth of Jesus. They look
High School, people reflect at four stories from the Bible
on their experience of the first and learn how they, too, are part of the story of
Christmas. Jesus’ birth.
001370 $20.95US / $CDN* 001390 $20.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781592554638 ISBN 9781592554690

Songbooks & Music

Sing With Me Songs for LiFE Sing-Along Praise Worship Songs for More Worship Songs
Children’s Songbook Children’s Songbook Songs Songbook Children Songbook for Children
This collection of nearly A collection of songs for Jacquelyn and Jon Negus June Fischer Armstrong June Fischer Armstrong
250 fun songs for kids kids including hymns, Sixteen delightful songs A collection of 29 simple An additional 22 songs
covers major biblical psalms, choruses, and for kids available in Scripture songs written to based on the Bible stories
stories and themes using more. Songs represent a songbook. Includes complement the stories in I Wonder . . . Available
a wide variety of musical many cultures and motions. in Young Children and as a songbook or CD.
styles. countries. Worship. Available in a
001668 $10.50US / $CDN* 001830 $13.50US / $CDN*
018050 $15.95US / $CDN* 100020 $14.95US / $CDN* ISBN 9781562128159 songbook or on CD. ISBN 9781562124762
ISBN 9781592552153 ISBN 9781562120702 001810 $13.50US / $CDN*
CD CD
ISBN 9781562126407
Leader’s Edition Leader’s Edition 001667 $13.95US / $CDN* 001845 $13.50US / $CDN*
018055 $39.95US / $CDN* 100025 $49.95US / $CDN* ISBN 9781562126339 CD ISBN 9781562126438
ISBN 9781592552160 ISBN 9781562121143 001815 $13.50US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781562126414

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Program Support
Autism and Your Church Preventing Child Abuse Workshops for Chidren’s Ministry
Nurturing the Spiritual Growth Creating a Safe Place Visit www.FaithAlive Resources.org/Grow
of People with Autism Spectrum Beth Swagman to download free trainiing manuals and
Disorders PowerPoint slides that will help you equip
Helps churches and nonprofit
Barbara J. Newman and encourage your team of volunteers!
organizations develop policies
This unique resource will help and procedures to protect Topics include praying with kids, storytelling,
your church welcome people children and youth from connecting with families, classroom
with autism into the full life of abuse. management strategies, and more.
your congregation. Web Seminars
155243 $21.95US / $CDN*
116015 $27.95 / $ US CDN*
ISBN 9781592554171 Faith Alive’s webinars are workshops
ISBN 9781592552733 offered online. To participate live, or
Spanish listen to a recorded session, visit www.
Celebrating the 601325 $11.00US / $CDN* FaithAliveResources.org/Webinars. When
Milestones of Faith ISBN 9781558831292 you register you will receive an email with
Helps you and your church a weblink and toll-free number to use to
idenitify and celebrate the Q&A: A Summary of
Biblical Teachings join the webinar. You’ll see the presentation
faith milestones in the lives of slides on your computer and hear the voices
children, youth, and adult. A summary of the creeds and
confessions of the Reformed/ of each presenter through your telephone.
018018 $14.95US / $CDN* New topics are offered every month!
Presbyterian tradition written
ISBN 9781592554645 at a fifth-grade reading level. Walk With Me and Kid Connection
Helping Kids Include Kids 130005 $2.75 / $US CDN* Blogs for Coordinators and Teachers
with Disabilities ISBN 9781592553648 Visit these blogs for ideas! Articles are
Barb Newman listed under topics like crafts, discipline,
So You’ve Been Asked To and meetings, to make your search easy.
Practical tips and strategies
Serve in the Nursery Sign up for the free e-newsletter to receive
for helping students welcome
Jessie Schut
kids who have disabilities into highlights of ideas posted each month.
their group. Tips for structuring a
church nursery program to www.WalkWithMeBlog.org
116010 $27.95US / $CDN* www.KidConnectionBlog.org
function as a ministry. A great
ISBN 9781562127770 pamphlet to hand out to your
Leading a Child to Jesus volunteers!
Tips for guiding a child’s faith 410113 $1.25US / $CDN*
journey in age-appropriate ISBN 9781562124250
ways.
So You’ve Been Asked To
100056 $5.50US / $CDN* Teach Church School
Learning Disabilities and Jessie Schut
the Church This pamphlet is an excellent
resource for first-time Sunday
Including All God’s Kids in Your
Education and Worship school leaders.
Cynthia Holder Rich and 410114 $1.25US / $CDN*
Martha Ross-Mockaitis ISBN 9781562123918
A practical manual that Sunday School That Really
helps churches better serve Works
children and youth with Ideas and Strategies to Make It
learning disabilities and Happen
ADHD. Jessie Schut
116018 $12.95US / $CDN* Proven ideas and strategies
ISBN 9781592552627 for making your Sunday
school program as strong as
it can be.
116020 $21.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781562127787

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Middle School
These stand-alone four-lesson units for grades 6-8 (from Walk With Me) are easy to teach and full of
activities to get kids involved. Use them in order or pick and choose! Also available in Braille.

Explore Series Believe Series Discover Series
Unit 1: Explore Tough Choices Unit 1: My Only Comfort Unit 1: Discover Church History
Unit 2: Expore Your Bible Unit 2: The Father: God for Me Unit 2: Discover Your Church
Unit 3: Explore Relationships Unit 3: Jesus: God With Me Unit 3: Discover Your Gifts
Unit 4: Explore Prayer Unit 4: The Spirit: God in Me Unit 4: Discover Worship
Unit 5: Explore Your Place in Culture Unit 5: Our New Life in Christ Unit 5: Discover Creation and Science
Unit 6: Explore Sharing Your Faith Unit 6: Signed and Sealed Unit 6: Discover God's Covenant
Unit 7: Explore God's Gift of Sex Unit 7: Living My Thanks Unit 7: Discover God's Kingdom
Unit 8: Explore Diversity Unit 8: Living Love for My Neighbor Unit 8: Discover Justice
Unit 9: Explore Stewardship Unit 9: Connecting with God Unit 9: Discover End Times

Leader
$6.50US / $CDN**
Student
$3.45US / $CDN**
Student (Braille)
$3.45US / $CDN**

Bibles & Devotions
Bibles and devotional books to help teens spend daily time with God.
Every Bit of Who I Am NRSV Student Bible Hardcover
Devotions for Teens The original and best-selling student Bible, in the New
James C. Schaap Revised Standard Version. Hardcover.
These short meditations help teens answer the 460240 $32.99US / $CDN**
question “Who am I?” Makes a great gift for profession ISBN 9780310926825
of faith or graduation.
160490 $12.99US / $CDN**
ISBN 9781562127886 Walk With Me, Jesus
Devotions for You and Your Family
Intermission
Karen Wilk
Breaking Away with God
James C. Schaap This devotional is an important link between home and
Sunday school.
These devotions help busy teens make time for God.
016211 $7.50US / $CDN**
160450 $17.95US / $CDN**
ISBN 9781592551941
ISBN 9780930265069
Braille
16045B $15.95US / $CDN**

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Other Studies for Middle School
Discover How to Discover Your Discover Your Discover Your
Grow Spiritually Church Faith Gifts
Michelle Gritter And Why You Need And Learn How to And Learn How to
Discover what it Each Other Live It Use Them
means to become Rachel Boehm Van Norman D. Stolpe Ruth Vander Zee
Harmelen Helps teens Introduces the
more like Jesus
and to grow in faith. A hands-on understand and practice what concept of spiritual gifts and helps
exploration of what the church is they believe about God, Jesus, teens identify working gifts and
Student Book and how it works. the Holy Spirit, the Bible, and the waiting gifts.
120600 $6.50US / $CDN**
Student Book church.
ISBN 9781562125233 Student Book
120500 $6.50US / $CDN** Student Book 120400 $6.50US / $CDN**
Leader’s Guide ISBN 9781562124106 120700 $6.50US / $CDN** ISBN 9781562123666
120605 $11.50US/ $CDN** ISBN 9781562125257
ISBN 9781562125226 Leader Guide Leader Guide
120505 $11.50US / $CDN** Leader Guide 120405 $11.50US / $CDN**
ISBN 9781562124113 120705 $11.50US / $CDN** ISBN 9781562123659
ISBN 9781562125240

Program Support
Autism and Your Church Learning Disabilities and So You’ve Been Asked to
Nurturing the Spiritual Growth the Church Mentor a Young Person
of People with Autism Spectrum Including All God’s Kids in Your Jeff Stam
Disorders Education and Worship Guidance for how to
Barbara J. Newman Cynthia Holder Rich and Martha develop effective mentoring
This unique resource will help Ross-Mockaitis
relationships with teens or
your church welcome people with autism into A practical manual to help your young adults.
the full life of your congregation. church serve children and youth with learning
410110 $1.25US / $CDN**
disabilities and ADHD.
116015 $27.95 / $US CDN**
ISBN 9781562123789
ISBN 9781592552733 116018 $12.95US / $CDN**
ISBN 9781592552627
Calling a Youth Pastor
Second Edition Preventing Child Abuse
Whether you’re a church Creating a Safe Place
looking for a youth pastor, or Beth Swagman
a youth pastor looking for a Shows churches and nonprofit
church, this book can help you organizations how to develop
identify a good fit. procedures and policies to
keep children safe.
155225 $6.50US / $CDN**
ISBN 9781562124601 155243 $21.95US / $CDN**
ISBN 9781592554171
Celebrating the Milestones
of Faith Spanish
A Guide for Churches 601325 $11.00US / $CDN**
Laura Keeley and Robert J. ISBN 9781558831292
Keeley
Learn how your church can
intentionally identify and celebrate faith
milestones in the lives of children, youth, and
adults.
018018 $14.95US / $CDN**
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Reformed Faith
Help teens understand the basics of Christian faith and Reformed beliefs while they build a life of
faith in God and service to others.
A Sure Thing Living Your Faith in a What We Believe
What We Believe and Why Messed-Up World Second Edition
Cornelius Plantinga, Jr. A Look at the Contemporary Lew Vander Meer
Testimony
A collection of devotions for A popular course for high
Jane Vogel and Mary Sytsma
teens who want to know school students and young
more about what their church What difference does being adults on basic Christian
believes and confesses. Reformed make in how we live beliefs.
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Other Beliefs
Help teens understand world religions and other belief systems and learn how to
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Christianity, Cults, and What’s Up with the Church Which Way to God?
Religions Down the Street? A Christian Look at World
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Mary Lagerwey ISBN 9781592554270
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Topical Studies
Explore big issues in the Bible and in daily life with these stand-alone studies on topics ranging
from ethics to creation to worship and much more.
Fossils and Faith Sunday Morning Live The Case for Christ/The
Finding Our Way Through the How & Why We Worship Case for Faith
Creation Controversy Mary Sytsma and Jane Vogel Student Edition Leader Guide
Thea Leunk Plug kids in to worship by Lee Strobel, with Jane Vogel
A thought-provoking course helping them understand how A leader guide for both The
for teens that examines the and why we worship God Case for Christ Student Edition
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Bibles & Devotions
And Grace Shines Through It’s All Grace Sixty at Sixty
A Journey of Faith through the The Best of Eppinga A Boomer Reflects on the Psalms
Ordinary Stories of Our Lives Jacob D. Eppinga James C. Schaap
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These stories help readers from author Jacob D. readings by James Schaap
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General Reading
NEW Our Family Album Pursued by God
Behind Closed Doors The Unfinished Story of the The Amazing Life and Lasting
Christians, Pornography, and the Christian Reformed Church Influence of John Calvin
Temptations of Cyberspace James C. Schaap Chris Meehan
Robert J. Baird and Ronald L. Author James C. Schaap Discover the human side of
Vanderbeck John Calvin in a biography that
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With inspiration from Scripture in this narrative that weaves a rich tapestry of offers a fresh and personal
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Jesus is still calling disciples, but the call is just the beginning of the journey!
Find out what it means to follow Jesus in every part of your life with Disciples.
These studies can be used in a wide variety of settings:
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Discover Judges
Marilyn A. McGinnis
The book of Judges records a period of about 300
years between the death of Joshua and the beginning
of the monarchy (era of kings) in Israel. It was a YOUR BIBLE
troubled time in which Israel was often at war as they
settled into the land God had given them. But it’s also Studies that help everyone—from new
a time of heroes and miracles that God used to sustain believers to mature Christians—discover the
his struggling people and to bring a Savior to the richness of God’s Word through inductive
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152715 Genesis 1 Leader Guide 12 978-1-59255-257-3 $9.55
152720 Genesis 2 Study Guide 12 Basic 978-1-59255-258-0 $6.45
152725 Genesis 2 Leader Guide 12 978-1-59255-259-7 $9.55
152600 Joshua 2 Study Guide 7 Intermediate 978-1-56212-801-2 $4.45
152605 Joshua 2 Leader Guide 7 978-1-56212-802-9 $5.95
152800 Judges Study Guide NEW! 9 Intermediate 978-1-59255-481-2 $5.25
152805 Judges Leader Guide NEW! 9 978-1-59255-482-9 $6.95
152270 Ruth Study Guide 5 Intermediate 978-1-56212-150-1 $4.45
152275 Ruth Leader Guide 5 978-1-56212-148-8 $5.95
152290 God in the Psalms Study Guide 8 Intermediate 978-1-56212-194-5 $5.45
152295 God in the Psalms Leader Guide 8 978-1-56212-195-2 $7.25
New Testament
152730 Mark Study Guide 12 Basic 978-1-59255-453-9 $6.45
152735 Mark Leader Guide 12 978-1-59255-454-6 $9.55
152560 Luke 1 Study Guide 7 Basic 978-1-56212-763-3 $4.45
152565 Luke 1 Leader Guide 7 978-1-56212-762-6 $5.95
152570 Luke 2 Study Guide 9 Basic 978-1-56212-765-7 $5.45
152575 Luke 2 Leader Guide 9 978-1-56212-764-0 $7.25
152580 Luke 3 Study Guide 13 Basic 978-1-56212-767-1 $6.45
152585 Luke 3 Leader Guide 13 978-1-56212-766-4 $9.55
152590 Luke 4 Study Guide 10 Basic 978-1-56212-769-5 $5.45
152595 Luke 4 Leader Guide 10 978-1-56212-768-8 $7.25
152670 John 1 Study Guide 12 Intermediate 978-1-59255-223-8 $6.45
152675 John 1 Leader Guide 12 978-1-59255-224-5 $9.55
152680 John 2 Study Guide 12 Intermediate 978-1-59255-225-2 $6.45
152685 John 2 Leader Guide 12 978-1-59255-226-9 $9.55

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152440 Acts 1 Study Guide 9 Intermediate 978-1-56212-620-9 $5.45
152445 Acts 1 Leader Guide 9 978-1-56212-358-1 $7.25
152450 Acts 2 Study Guide 13 Intermediate 978-1-56212-387-1 $6.45
152455 Acts 2 Leader Guide 13 978-1-56212-372-7 $9.55
152460 Acts 3 Study Guide 6 Intermediate 978-1-56212-401-4 $4.45
152465 Acts 3 Leader Guide 6 978-1-56212-400-7 $5.95
152170 Ephesians Study Guide 7 Intermediate 978-1-56212-190-7 $4.45
152175 Ephesians Leader Guide 7 978-1-56212-605-6 $5.95
152180 Philippians Study Guide 6 Basic 978-1-59255-241-2 $4.45
152185 Philippians Leader Guide 6 978-1-59255-233-7 $5.95
152640 Titus and Philemon Study Guide 4 Intermediate 978-1-59255-180-4 $4.45
152645 Titus and Philemon Leader Guide 4 978-1-59255-181-1 $5.95
152690 Hebrews Study Guide 9 Intermediate 978-1-59255-287-0 $5.45
152695 Hebrews Leader Guide 9 978-1-59255-288-7 $7.25
152520 James Study Guide 7 Basic 978-1-56212-506-6 $4.45
152525 James Leader Guide 7 978-1-56212-505-9 $5.95
Topical Studies
152430 The Gift of Christmas Study Guide 4 Basic 978-1-56212-199-0 $4.45
152435 The Gift of Christmas Leader Guide 4 978-1-56212-198-3 $5.95
152420 Easter Study Guide 6 Intermediate 978-1-59255-209-2 $4.45
152425 Easter Leader Guide 6 978-1-59255-210-8 $5.95
152740 Parables of Jesus Study Guide 6 Basic 978-1-59255-455-3 $4.45
152745 Parables of Jesus Leader Guide 6 978-1-59255-456-0 $5.95
152700 Prayer Study Guide 7 Intermediate 978-1-59255-243-6 $4.45
152705 Prayer Leader Guide 7 978-1-59255-242-9 $5.95
152610 Power of Forgiveness Study Guide 6 Basic 978-1-56212-803-6 $4.45
152615 Power of Forgiveness Leader Guide 6 978-1-56212-804-3 $5.95
152650 Hosea: God of Second Chances Study Guide 5 Basic 978-1-59255-182-8 $4.45
152655 Hosea: God of Second Chances Leader Guide 5 978-1-59255-183-5 $5.95
152630 The Joy of Sharing Jesus Study Guide 4 Basic 978-1-56212-859-3 $4.45
152635 The Joy of Sharing Jesus Leader Guide 4 978-1-56212-860-9 $5.95
152790 Elijah/Elisha Study Guide 10 Intermediate 978-1-59255-289-4 $5.45
152795 Elijah/Elisha Leader Guide 10 978-1-59255-290-0 $7.25
152490 Sermon on the Mount Study Guide 8 Intermediate 978-1-56212-515-8 $5.45
152495 Sermon on the Mount Leader Guide 8 978-1-56212-514-1 $7.25
152660 Fruit of the Spirit Study Guide 9 Intermediate 978-1-59255-207-8 $5.45
152665 Fruit of the Spirit Leader Guide 9 978-1-59255-208-5 $7.25

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Abraham: Trusting the God Who Calls
Marten Woudstra and Galen Meyer
New in the Word Alive series of advanced Bible studies for small
groups
The stories of Abraham help us understand our purpose
in life and the God who calls us. See how the promises
God made to Abraham are fulfilled in Jesus Christ and
how seemingly impossible things are made possible by the
power of God. 9 sessions
Study Guide
Dig deeper into the Word to discover new
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150190 Revelation 1 Study Guide 8 Advanced 978-1-56212-534-9 $8.50
150191 Revelation 1 Large Print 8 $8.50
150195 Revelation 1 Leader Guide 8 978-1-56212-533-2 $9.50
150200 Revelation 2 Study Guide 6 Advanced 978-1-56212-774-9 $8.50
150201 Revelation 2 Large Print 6 $8.50
150205 Revelation 2 Leader Guide 6 978-1-56212-775-6 $9.50
150230 Psalms 1 Study Guide 7 Advanced 978-1-56212-820-3 $8.50
150231 Psalms 1 Large Print 7 978-1-59255-236-8 $8.50
150235 Psalms 1 Leader Guide 7 978-1-56212-821-0 $9.50
150240 Psalms 2 Study Guide 6 Advanced 978-1-56212-822-7 $8.50
150241 Psalms 2 Large Print 6 978-1-59255-348-8 $8.50
150245 Psalms 2 Leader Guide 6 978-1-56212-823-4 $9.50
150250 Acts 1 Study Guide 7 Advanced 978-1-56212-824-1 $8.50
150251 Acts 1 Large Print 7 $8.50
150255 Acts 1 Leader Guide 7 978-1-56212-825-8 $9.50
150260 Acts 2 Study Guide 6 Advanced 978-1-56212-826-5 $8.50
150261 Acts 2 Large Print 6 $8.50
150265 Acts 2 Leader Guide 6 978-1-56212-827-2 $9.50
150270 Philippians Study Guide 8 Advanced 978-1-56212-846-3 $8.50
150271 Philippians Large Print 8 978-1-56212-847-0 $8.50
150275 Philippians Leader Guide 8 978-1-56212-848-7 $9.50
150280 Ten Commandments Study Guide 10 Advanced 978-1-56212-849-4 $8.50
150281 Ten Commandments Large Print 10 978-1-56212-850-0 $8.50
150285 Ten Commandments Leader Guide 10 978-1-56212-851-7 $9.50
150290 Luke 1 Study Guide 7 Advanced 978-1-56212-852-4 $8.50
150291 Luke 1 Large Print 7 978-1-56212-853-1 $8.50
150295 Luke 1 Leader Guide 7 978-1-56212-854-8 $9.50
150300 Luke 2 Study Guide 6 Advanced 978-1-56212-869-2 $8.50
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150305 Luke 2 Leader Guide 6 978-1-56212-871-5 $9.50
150310 Daniel Study Guide 9 Advanced 978-1-56212-981-1 $8.50
150311 Daniel Large Print 9 978-1-56212-982-8 $8.50
150315 Daniel Leader Guide 9 978-1-56212-983-5 $9.50

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150320 James Study Guide 9 Advanced 978-1-56212-984-2 $8.50
150321 James Large Print 9 978-1-56212-985-9 $8.50
150325 James Leader Guide 9 978-1-56212-986-6 $9.50
150330 1, 2, 3 John Study Guide 9 Advanced 978-1-59255-202-3 $8.50
150331 1, 2, 3 John Large Print 9 978-1-59255-203-0 $8.50
150335 1, 2, 3 John Leader Guide 9 978-1-59255-204-7 $9.50
150340 Romans Study Guide 9 Advanced 978-1-59255-220-7 $8.50
150341 Romans Large Print 9 978-1-59255-221-4 $8.50
150345 Romans Leader Guide 9 978-1-59255-222-1 $9.50
150350 Ephesians Study Guide 9 Advanced 978-1-59255-284-9 $8.50
150351 Ephesians Large Print 9 978-1-59255-285-6 $8.50
150355 Ephesians Leader Guide 9 978-1-59255-286-3 $9.50
150360 Abraham Study Guide NEW! 9 Advanced 978-1-59255-486-7 $8.50
150361 Abraham Large Print NEW! 9 978-1-59255-502-4 $8.50
150365 Abraham Leader Guide NEW! 9 978-1-59255-487-4 $9.50

Paul: To Live Is Christ
Jeff Stam
New in the Discover Life series of outreach-focused topical
studies for small groups
Paul was dedicated to serving God with all his heart. In
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152300 A Woman & Her World Study Guide 7 Basic 978-1-56212-154-9 $6.50
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152310 Women Who Found a Way Study Guide 8 Intermediate 978-1-56212-496-0 $6.50
152315 Women Who Found a Way Leader Guide 8 978-1-56212-683-4 $8.50
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153150 Ecclesiastes Study Guide 7 Advanced 978-1-56212-503-5 $6.50
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153180 Jesus: His Powerful Life Study Guide 7 Basic 978-1-56212-161-7 $6.50
153185 Jesus: His Powerful Life Leader Guide 7 978-1-56212-138-9 $8.50
153190 Jesus: His Triumph Over Death Study Guide 6 Basic 978-1-56212-210-2 $6.50
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153210 Grace: It’s Amazing Study Guide 7 Basic 978-1-56212-582-0 $6.50
153215 Grace: It’s Amazing Leader Guide 7 978-1-56212-255-3 $8.50
153250 Stewardship Study Guide 7 Advanced 978-1-56212-571-4 $6.50
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New Bible studies that aim to help people
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90% of Helping Is Just Healing for a Broken Living the Good Life on
Showing Up World God’s Good Earth
James R. Kok Christian Perspectives on Public David S. Koetje, editor
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suffering. Equips Christians to God’s earth.
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in a way that’s based on
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Other Studies
Space for God God Wins The Kingdom Equation
Study and Practice of Spirituality A Look at the Mysteries of A Fresh Look at the Parables of
and Prayer Revelation Jesus
Don Postema Lew Vander Meer, Bob John Timmer
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Through readings, art, Explores the meaning of
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Reformed Faith
Find out what it means to be Reformed and how a Reformed perspective can change the way
you think about God and your place in the world.

Bioethics Origins Signs & Wonders
A Reformed Look at Life and Death A Reformed Look at Creation, A Reformed Look at the Spirit’s
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Ruth E. Groenhout Deborah B. Haarsma and Loren John A. Algera
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on complex issues such as Reformed perspective on the reexamines biblical teaching
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F.A.I.T.H. Unfolded
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Jim Osterhouse
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Coffee Break
Coffee Break is an outreach-focused, inductive Bible Study program for women. Call
1-888-644-0814 for more information.

Coffee Break Evangelism Coffee Break Postcards Coffee Break Introductory Video: Jesus
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RCA Women’s Ministries
Resources for Womens’ Ministries of the Reformed Church in America

Above and Beyond God Calling: Jubilee!
Hearing God’s Call in Jonah and A Study of Our Call Luke’s Gospel for the Poor
Ruth This study was written by six Dale Lindsay Morgan
Carol M. Bechtel (suggestions women, each telling of their In nine lessons of the study,
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Studies for Women
A Woman and Her World Bethesda: Come to the Women Who Found a Way
Discover what the Bible has Water Learn how women of the
to say about work, friends, A Bible Study for Women Bible dealt with timeless
children, money, priorities, Bonnie Nicholas issues such as infertility,
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Program Support Studies for Men
Small group training is also available from
A Man and His World Ecclesiastes: Finding
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Book David: The Making of a Nehemiah: Success in
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Prayer
Study guides and other resources to help individuals and churches develop a strong and faith-filled prayer life.

Love to Pray The Joy of Prayer The Prayer Saturated
Alvin Vander Griend A 40 Day Devotional to Invigorate Church
This 40-day study helps you Your Prayer Life A Comprehensive Handbook for
become devoted to prayer Alvin Vander Griend Prayer Leaders
as a way of life rather than A sequel to the popular Love Cheryl Sacks
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Diane Karay Tripp Griend
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So You’ve Been Asked To world and throughout history. your church.
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Praying the Lord’s Prayer
for Neighbors
A House of Prayer Devotional
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John F. DeVries
A devotional guide to help
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who live or work nearby.
216943 $3.25US/$CDN

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Evangelism Faith Basics
Learn how to reach out to your neighbors, your commuity, and the world with the good news of Resources designed especially with seekers
Christ. and new Christians in mind.
Companions on the Way So You’ve Been Asked To Reformed: What It Means,
It is a process for Share Your Faith Why It Matters
congregations (especially Diane and Brent Averill Robert DeMoor
pastors and elders) as they This practical, inspiring This newly revised edition
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Congregational Care
Resources for pastoral care, congregations life, abuse prevention, and ministry with those with disabilities

90% of Helping Is Just In Life and In Death Proven Promises
Showing Up A Pastoral Guide for Funerals A Devotional Booklet for Those
James R. Kok Leonard Vander Zee, CRC Who Are Walking Through the
Provides a practical model for Worship Committee Valleys of Life
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suffering. and elders who minister to the From the perspective of his
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Ministry Tools
Spiritual gifts, stewardship, multi-generational ministry, and more

Baptism & Profession of Faith
Belonging I Believe The Promise of Baptism
A Resource for New members Getting Ready to Profess My Faith An Introduction to Baptism in
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Laura Keeley and Robert J. A guide for mentors who help Tradition
Keeley James W. Brownson
young people prepare to make
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This book provides biblical
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El Bautismo de Infantes
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Bibles Creeds & Confessions
NIV Study Bible: Updated Belgic Confession Our Only Comfort
Edition The oldest of the Reformed A Comprehensive Commentary
This best-selling Bible edited confessions, the Belgic on the Heidelberg Catechism
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this pocket Bible has clear, 155211 $5.50US / $CDN* of faith approved by Synod
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708015 $19.95US / $CDN* A Study of the Heidelberg Reformed Church.
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ISBN 9780930265571 ISBN 9781592554683
Ecumenical Creeds and Q&A: A Summary of
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A summary of the creeds and
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outlines the basic principles, Athanasian creeds, as well 130005 $2.75US / $CDN*
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15529B $5.50US / $CDN*

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Congregational Stewardship
The Heidelberg Catechism Firstfruits The Joy of Generosity
with NIV Scripture Texts A Stewardship Guide for Church Stewardship Resources for Your
The latest translation of the Leaders Church
Heidelberg Catechism (1975, Robert C. Heerspink A three-week program
updated 1988) approved by This revised, updated self- on stewardship that
the synod of the Christian directed study guide helps encompasses worship,
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155295 $11.95US / $CDN* a biblical and Reformed devotions.
ISBN 9780930265670 perspective. 151465 $13.75US / $CDN*
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Unity, Reconciliation,
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Program Guide
A Study Guide for the Belhar Stewardship: Keeping 151460 $37.75US / $CDN*
Confession Faith with God’s Gifts ISBN 9781562127961
This modern confession of Mary Vanden Berg
faith developed by Christians This study explores what it
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Study Guide Leader Guide
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Poster
705211 $1.99US / $CDN*
By Word and Spirit
Spiritual Foundations of the
Belhar Confession
This 25-day devotional
explores the Scripture
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during the seasons of
Epiphany or Lent! Features
writers from across the RCA.
705220 $3.00US / $CDN*

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Leadership Issues
Resources for pastors, youth pastors, deacons, and elders
All Things New: A Fable Celebrating the Milestones Pastoral Search
of Renewal of Faith The Alban Guide to Managing the
Rodger Price A Guide for Churches Pastoral Search Process
Explores how developing Laura Keeley and Robert J. John Vonhof
deep, meaningful Keeley Find a wealth of information
relationships helps Identify and celebrate the faith and ideas in this guide to the
Christian leaders grow. milestones in the lives of children, youth, and complex task of finding a new
(Available online at rca.org under adults. pastor.
“Revitalize.”) 018018 $14.95 / $US CDN*
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US CDN* ISBN 9781592554645 ISBN 9781566992138
ISBN 9780916466114 Changing Times, New Preaching Ethically
Behind Closed Doors Approaches Being True to the Gospel, Your
Christians, Pornography, A Handbook for Deacons Congregation, and Yourself
and the Temptations of Jay Van Groningen Ronald D. Sisk
Cyberspace A guide to meeting the needs Offers guidelines for preaching
Robert J. Baird and Ronald of a changing society. in light of a range of factors
L. Vanderbeck
151100 $9.50US / $CDN* that might tempt a preacher to
These authors present misuse the pulpit.
ISBN 9781562122225
specific and practical
460026 $17.00US / $CDN*
interventions to assist those struggling Discover Your Gifts
And Learn How to Use Them
ISBN 9781566993616
with sexual temptation on the Internet.
Alvin J. Vander Griend The Missional Church and
155248 $17.95 / $
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ISBN 9780979945601 Back by popular demand, this Denominations
newly revised, five-session Helping Congregations Develop a
Beyond the Agenda interactive course helps Missional Identity
Add a Spiritual Dimension to Craig Van Gelder (Editor)
people identify their spiritual
Ordinary Church Meetings
gifts. Includes an online gifts Essays that explore how
Jessie Schut
survey. the “missional church”
Help leaders in the church conversation relates to denominations.
grow into a spiritual Student Book
216580 1 - 9 copies $10.95US / $CDN* 151117 $26.00US / $CDN*
community.
10+ copies $7.95US / $CDN* ISBN 9780802863584
151535 $10.50US / $CDN* ISBN 9781592554096
ISBN 9781562124434 The Wolf Shall Dwell with
Leader Guide the Lamb
Calling a Youth Pastor A spirituality for leadership in a
216585 $12.95US / $CDN*
Second Edition multicultural community
ISBN 9781592554089
Whether you’re a church Eric H. F. Law
looking for a youth pastor, Learn how to effectively lead a
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Change 163105 $16.99US / $CDN*
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Wesley Granberg-Michaelson ISBN 9780827242319
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Leadership requires people
ISBN 9781562124601
of character who are capable
of creating trust, building
integrity, and sustaining vision.
216832 $19.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9780824521370

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CRC Reformed Faith
Resources for understanding the basics of the
Christian faith from a Reformed perspective
The Deacon’s Handbook
Lori Wiersma and Connie
Kuiper VanDyke Christian: What It Means, Quest of Faith
Helps new and seasoned Why It Matters Understanding What You Confess
Alfred E. Mulder Robert DeMoor
deacons perform their
duties with efficiency and The basics of the Christian Robert DeMoor helps teens
compassion. faith described in easy-to- and young adults answer basic
understand words and ideas. questions about the Christian
151104 1 - 4 copies $13.95US / $CDN*
150785 $5.95US / $CDN* faith and our Reformed heritage.
5+ copies $8.95US / $CDN*
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ISBN 9781592554317
The Elder’s Handbook F.A.I.T.H. Unfolded
Louis M. Tamminga A Fresh Look at the Reformed Faith Reformed: What It Means,
Learn how to minister Jim Osterhouse Why It Matters
This booklet takes a fresh look Robert De Moor
sensitively to your
parishioners and work at the five points of Calvinism in Learn what’s different about
effectively with church a way that’s biblical and easy to the Reformed/Presbyterian
leaders. understand. faith and how having a
150930 $6.25US / $CDN* Reformed perspective can
151099 1 - 4 copies $13.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781562125547 change your life.
5+ copies $8.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781592554607 150755 1 - 9 copies $5.95US / $CDN*
Pamphlet 10+ copies $3.95US / $CDN*
150935 $0.70US / $CDN* ISBN 9781592554775
ISBN 9781562125554
The Reformed Handbook
On Being Reformed
RCA Distinctive Characteristics and
A humorous, tongue-in-
cheek field guide to all things
Common Misunderstandings
The Ministry of the Deacon Reformed.
(Second Edition)
As One Who Serves
Betty Voskuil
John Hesselink 160260 $14.95US / $CDN*
Discusses twelve common ISBN 9781592552979
English
misunderstandings about what
704007 $3.95US / $CDN*
it means to be Reformed.
Book
The Ministry of the Elder 701026 $6.95US / $CDN*
Guiding and Nurturing God’s
People Leader’s guide
Robert White 701027 $3.50US / $CDN*
English 701560
$3.95US / $CDN*

Deacons and Elders
Called to Serve
704017 $19.95US / $CDN*
RCA Pastoral Search Handbook
701550 $7.95US / $CDN*
(Available online at rca.org under “leadership.”)
Constitutional Theology
Notes on the Book of Church Order of the Reformed
Church in America
Allan J. Janssen
701609 $25.00US / $CDN*
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So You’ve Been Asked To... Pamphlets
This series of practical pamphlets helps members prepare to lead in various areas. Keep a supply
on hand to mail to volunteers or to use in training sessions!
So You’ve Been Asked To So You’ve Been Asked To So You’ve Been Asked To
Read Scripture Lead in Prayer Develop a Worship Team
Harvey A. Smit Timothy J. Mulder Robert R. Castle
Tips to help volunteers Tips to help volunteers This pamphlet provides
prepare to read the Word of prepare to lead the practical help in forming a
God in worship. congregational prayer. contemporary worship team,
410100 $1.25US / $CDN* 410101 $1.25US / $CDN* focusing on general matters
ISBN 9781562122133 ISBN 9781562122171 like the structure of the
worship team and the order
So You’ve Been Asked to So You’ve Been Asked To of worship.
Mentor a Young Person Greet or Usher
410104 $1.25US / $CDN*
Jeff Stam Cindy K. Holtrop
ISBN 9781562122157
Helps adults develop effective Practical tips for extending
mentoring relationships with hospitality to visitors. So You’ve Been Asked To
teens or young adults. Lead a Small Group
410117 $1.25 / $
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Willy Nywening
410110 $1.25US / $CDN* ISBN 9781562125639
ISBN 9781562123789 This brief pamphlet helps
So You’ve Been Asked To every small group leader
So You’ve Been Asked To Chair a Committee organize and sustain a
Serve in the Nursery Jeff Stam successful group.
Carol Evenhouse Helps you create a well-run 410111 $1.25US / $CDN*
How to structure a church committee with a specific ISBN 9781562123796
nursery program and minister purpose, clear goals, and
to the children who use it. motivated people. So You’ve Been Asked To
Lead a Worship Service
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410112 $1.25 / $
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John D. Witvliet
ISBN 9781562124250 ISBN 9781562123901
This pamphlet addresses
So You’ve Been Asked To So You’ve Been Asked universal lessons that worship
Make Visits To Design Visuals for leaders can learn, regardless
Louis M. Tamminga Worship of worship style. It provides
A great resource for learning Chris Stoffel Overvoorde perspectives and strategies
how to structure a visit, what Provides a basic approach to that will help you in this
to say and do, and how to enriching the visual aspects important task.
comfort others with the love of your congregation’s 410106 $1.25US / $CDN*
of God. worship environment. ISBN 9781562123925
410109 $1.25US / $CDN* 410108 $1.25US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781562124267 ISBN 9781562124281

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So You’ve Been Asked So You’ve Been Asked To So You’ve Been Asked To
To Lead Congregational Recruit Volunteers Share Your Faith
Singing Jessie Schut Diane and Brent Averill
Randall D. Engle and Ronald Gives you a positive Helps people in your church
Rienstra perspective on recruiting gain the confidence and
This pamphlet provides volunteers, and suggests skill they need to share
principles and strategies to workable and practical the gospel with another
guide your leadership, as well strategies. person. Especially useful for
as practical tips to help you evangelism committees and
410116 $1.25US / $CDN*
lead singing more effectively. congregational evangelism
ISBN 9781562124236
410118 $1.25US / $CDN* trainers.
So You’ve Been Asked To
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Sing a Solo
ISBN 9781562128104
So You’ve Been Asked To John D. Witvliet
Plan a Worship Service This pamphlet covers lessons So You’ve Been Asked
John D. Witvliet from Scripture, a reflection To Give the Children’s
This pamphlet describes the on worship, and answers to Message
role of the worship planner, common questions. Jesse Schut
and provides suggestions This pamphlet will help you
410102 $1.25 / $
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that apply to a wide range of think abut your audience,
ISBN 9781562122164
churches. prepare your message, and
So You’ve Been Asked To practice it.
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Teach Church School
ISBN 9781562123932 410105 $1.25US / $CDN*
Jesse Schut
ISBN 9781562122140
So You’ve Been Asked To An excellent resource for
Present a Group Reading first-time Sunday school
Jerelyn Schelhaas leaders. Includes preparation
This pamphlet will give you hints, tips from experienced
basic instruction on how to teachers, and more.
form a group, how to choose 410114 $1.25US / $CDN*
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rehearse, and how to present
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helps your congregation
worship.
410103 $1.25US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781562122188

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CRC Booklets & Brochures CRC Certificates &
Children’s Profession of Faith What It Means to Be Reformed Mementos
464111 $2.50US / $CDN* English 150760
Spanish 150761 Adult Baptism Foil Certificate
Children’s Profession of Faith Kit Korean 150762 464085 $3.95US / $CDN*
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Hello Neighbor 10+ copies $1.00US / $CDN* 46000 $2.00US / $CDN*
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I Love You, Lord 155214 $.50US / $CDN* Certificate
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Nurturing Your Child’s Faith Children’s Baptism Memento
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CRC Elder & Deacon Resources
Changing Times, New The Deacon’s Handbook The Elder’s Handbook
Approaches Lori Wiersma and Connie Louis M. Tamminga
A Handbook for Deacons Kuiper VanDyke Learn how to minister
Jay Van Groningen Helps new and seasoned sensitively to your parishioners
A guide to meeting the needs deacons perform their and work effectively with church
of a changing society. duties with efficiency and leaders.
151100  compassion.
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ISBN 9781562122225 ISBN 9781592554584
Developing a Workplan in
Your Diaconate
Ben Vandezande
This workbook helps leaders
of deacons guide their
diaconate in developing a
written workplan that results
in a clear sense of mission.
151105 $10.00US / $CDN*

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Other CRC Resources
Visit www.FaithAliveResources.org for a list of synodical resources including Yearbook, Agenda
for Synod, Acts of Synod, and Church Order.

CRC Church Sign Learning to Count to One Doctrinal and Ethical Positions
Diamond-shaped 24” x 34” The Joy and Pain of Becoming a A summary of the church’s response to a
heavy-gauge aluminum Multiracial Church variety of ethical and doctrinal issues including
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This book offers stories euthanasia, divorce, disabilities, and more.
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DVD w/ discussion guide backgrounds to show how 464300 $1.25US / $CDN* each
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ISBN 9781562125462 a united family drawn from every people,
language, and nation. Pastoral Care for Homosexual Members
Offering Voucher Book The 1973 and 2002 CRC Synodical Study
Pack of 100 160240 $14.95US / $CDN*
Committee Reports in their entirety.
464012 No charge ISBN 9781592552962
165455 $2.95US / $CDN*
Grace Through Every Our Family Album
Generation The Unfinished Story of the  anual of Christian
M
The Continuing Story of the Christian Reformed Church Reformed Church
Christian Reformed Church James C. Schaap Government
Scott Hoezee Author James C. Schaap Peter Borgdorff
Celebrate 150 years of the presents a compelling history This book, updated every five
Christian Reformed Church! A in this narrative that weaves to seven years, presents a
personal look at the CRC’s journey, particularly a rich tapestry of insights into commentary on the practices
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160250 $6.95US / $CDN* 160280 $26.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781592552948 ISBN 9781562123611 155307 $22.95US / $CDN*

RCA Certificates & Forms
RCA Certificate of Marriage RCA Deacon Ordination Certificate
For RCA resource information, including
701520 $2.00US / $CDN* 701531 $6.95US / $CDN*
training and consulting, contact the RCA
staff at 1-800-968-6065. Most forms RCA Certificate of Marriage and Booklet RCA Elder Ordination Certificate
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and downloaded at www.rca.org under
RCA Marriage Service Booklet RCA Minister Call Form
“resources.”
701521 $3.95US / $CDN* 701541 $2.00US / $CDN*
RCA Certificate of Membership RCA Order for Profession of Faith Booklet
RCA Infant/Child Certificate of Baptism
701510 $2.00US / $CDN* 701511 $3.95US / $CDN*
701500 $2.00US / $CDN*
RCA Certificate of Membership (Q&A #1)
RCA Adult Certificate of Baptism
701514 $2.00US / $CDN*
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RCA Certificate of Membership (Q&A #1)
RCA Adult Certificate of Baptism and
and Booklet
Booklet
701515 $4.95US / $CDN*
701504 $4.95US / $CDN*
RCA Certificate of Membership and
RCA Infant/Child Certificate of Baptism
Booklet
and Booklet
701513 $4.95US / $CDN*
701503 $4.95US / $CDN*
RCA Transfer of Membership Certificate
RCA Order for the Sacrament of Baptism
701512 $6.95US / $CDN*
Booklet
701502 $3.95US / $CDN*

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RCA Leadership Resources
Resources for pastors, elders, and deacons
All Things New: A Fable of Leadership from Inside Out The Ministry of the Elder
Renewal Spirituality and Organizational Guiding and Nurturing God’s
Rodger Price Change People
Explores how developing deep, Wesley Granberg-Michaelson Robert White
meaningful relationships helps These reflective essays Clarifying the role of an
Christian leaders grow and highlight that leadership today elder, this booklet discusses
become more fulfilled and requires people of character the responsibilities of
effective in all areas of their lives. (online at who are capable of creating a climate of trust. spiritual oversight, discipline and discipling,
RCA.org under “revitalization”) 216832 $19.95US / $CDN* gatekeeping, and visitation.
701053 $9.95 / $
US CDN*
ISBN 9780824521370 English 701560
ISBN 9780916466114 Spanish 701561
RCA Pastoral Search
Korean 701562
By Word and Spirit Handbook
Spiritual Foundations of the Belhar This handbook guides your $3.95US / $CDN*
Confession congregation step-by-step Unity, Reconciliation, and
This 25-day devotional through the entire search Justice
explores the Scripture process, including choosing A Study Guide for the Belhar
passages behind the Belhar a search committee, conducting a self-study, Confession
Confession. and interviewing. A study of the modern
705220 $3.00 / $
US CDN*
701550 $7.95 / $
US CDN* confession of faith developed
(Available online at rca.org under “leadership.”) by members of the Uniting Reformed Church
Companions on the Way
in Southern Africa.
Helps congregations The Ministry of the Deacon
(especially pastors and elders) As One Who Serves Study Guide
intentionally evangelize and Betty Voskuil 705210 $14.95US / $CDN*
welcome new disciples to ISBN 9780916466107
This booklet prepares deacons
Christ and the church. for their responsibilities as Poster
701570 $8.95US / $CDN* leaders in ministries of mercy, 705211 $1.99US / $CDN*
service, and outreach.
Constitutional Theology Work in Progress
Notes on the Book of Church English Architectural Handbook
Order of the Reformed Church in 704007 $3.95US / $CDN* The comprehensive handbook
America outlines the basic principles,
Allan J. Janssen Chinese
704010 $3.95US / $CDN* guidelines, and procedures a
One of the RCA’s foremost congregation can follow as it
researchers offers commentary Korean contemplates a building project.
that explains the proper roles of elders, 704009 $3.95US / $CDN* 705300 $7.95US / $CDN*
deacons, classes, and synods and details the
procedures necessary for successful church Spanish
life. 704008 $3.95US / $CDN*

701609 $25.00US / $CDN*
ISBN 9780802848826
Deacons and Elders
Called to Serve
This exciting training resource
helps RCA deacons and elders
better prepare to serve as
leaders in their congregations.
704017 $19.95US / $CDN*

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RCA Evangelism & Discipleship
A Three-Minute Tour of Belonging Our Reformed Church
the Reformed Church in A Resource for New Members Howard Hageman, Gregg Mast
America (Revised)
This small paperback is
This full-color brochure Help people find belonging
divided into four sections:
contains brief summaries and meaning as they discover
Why We Are Here, What We
of what the RCA believes the significance of church
Believe, How We Worship,
and information about its membership.
and How We Are Organized.
mission and vision, goals, 701042 $9.95US / $CDN* Useful for membership
government, mission classes.
program, colleges and Christian Baptism
seminaries, and website. Gregg Mast English 701046
This booklet is for parents/ Chinese 701047
701040
guardians seeking baptism Spanish 701048
1 - 40 copies $.40US / $CDN*
for their children. $3.95US / $CDN*
50+ copies $.35US / $CDN*
701049 $4.95US / $CDN* The Top 10 Questions
Above and Beyond
about God
Hearing God’s Call in Jonah and Homosexuality
And How to Respond to Them
Ruth Seeking the Guidance of the
Troy Nanninga and Kirsty
Carol M. Bechtel Church (Revised)
DePree
RCA 2007 Women’s This five-session study,
grounded in Scripture, helps This book provides biblical
Ministries Bible Study. This
participants understand key answers to some of the most-
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RCA perspectives on the asked questions about the
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issue of homosexuality. Christian faith.
Who am I called to be? What
am I called to say? 701025 $9.95US / $CDN* 701054 $9.95US / $CDN*
704301 $6.00US / $CDN* Joshua: A Journey of
Are You Looking for a Faith
Church Home? Explore the challenging book
This full-color brochure of Joshua, whose themes
invites people to learn more include leadership, the
about your local church and promise of land, the concept
the Reformed Church in of “holy war” and outsiders
America in general. becoming insiders.
English 701030 704303 $6.00US / $CDN*
Spanish 701034 Jubilee! Luke’s Gospel for
1 - 49 copies $.40US / $CDN* the Poor
50+ copies $.35US / $CDN* Jesus message of jubilee that
At Home With the Word calls for the reversal of the
2009-10 Edition social order: the poor will be
rich: the rich will be poor
Daily Bible Readings from the
Revised Common Lectionary 704302 $6.00US / $CDN*
This annual booklet of daily
Bible readings is based
on the Revised Common
Lectionary texts printed on
Sundays in the RCA Plan
Calendar.
705208
1 - 9 copies $.75US / $CDN*
10+ copies $1.50US / $CDN*

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RCA Logo & Other Resources
And Grace Shines Through RCA Logo Bookmark Reformed Church
Take a closer look at life’s 701200 $0.20US / $CDN*
familiar places with these
in Mission Profiles
stories Special Occasion Bulletin Covers Profiles on RCA missionaries,
705207 $9.95US / $CDN* Covers are 8.5” x 11”. staff, and special project sheets
Order in multiples of fifty. are available in bulk. Please call
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Nations list or visit www.rca.org or
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The Early Years of the Reformed http://www.FaithAliveResources.
701209 $5.50US / $CDN*
Church in America, 1628-1776 org/RCA-Mission-Profiles
During this 14-minute DVD, RCA Logo Cards
viewers join Kim and Chris 701210 $5.50US / $CDN*
Moore, members of West End RCA Logo Key Chain
Collegiate Church, as they visit 701208 1 - 4 copies $4.00US / $CDN*
historic sites in lower Manhattan and Albany.
5+ copies $3.00US / $CDN*
701024 $14.95US / $CDN*
RCA Logo Lapel Pin
701211 1 - 9 copies $4.00US / $CDN*
10+ copies $3.75US / $CDN*

RCA Mission & Call — Reformed Church World Service
Global Mission RCWS: A Ministry of One Great Hour of Sharing
Compassion and Hope Promote One Great Hour of Sharing for
Get Dirty for Jesus This colorful brochure Reformed Church World Service.
How to Organize a Work Trip provides an overview of the
Jayna E. Powell philosophy and focus of the English
If you are planning a volunteer mission trip, work of Reformed Church Bulletin Insert 703202
this booklet will help you get started. World Service. A great Korean 703232
introduction to this ministry! Spanish 703222
702027 $14.95US / $CDN*
703005 No charge Coin Bank 703203
Gifts for the Children Offering Envelope 703210
Discover how to impact the lives of children Church World Service Gifts of Korean 703227
around the world! Available as a free download the Heart Spanish 703226
also. Information on a variety of kits
Info Packet 703201
705005 No charge that churches can put together or
Korean 703231
purchase to help others in crisis
How to Pray for RCA Missionaries Spanish 703221
settings, such as school kits, baby
Bookmark kits, and emergency cleanup kits. Poster 703200
This attractive bookmark contains practical Korean 703220
703062 No charge
suggestions on how to pray for Reformed Maps 703205
Church in America missionaries. Ways to Help Cure Hunger Placemats 703204
702019 No charge This brochure offers 15 practical
and simple ways that Christians
Mission of the Month Offering Envelopes can help eliminate hunger in our
702028 No charge world.
RCA Statement of Mission and Vision 703002 No charge
701023 No charge
RCA World Mission Placemats
These placemats show where the RCA is
carrying on mission work.
702020 No charge

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RCA Mission & Call — Our Call
Includes resources for church multiplication and revitalization

God Calling: A Study of RCA Statement of Mission Our Call: Together,
Our Call and Vision Answering Our Call
Mary Clark This document contatinthe This colorful 4-page
An RCA Women’s Bible RCA Statementof Missionand brochure/insert presents the
Study of Our Call, the RCA’s Vision RCA’s ten-year goal.
Ten-Year Goal to Revitalize 701023 No charge 701017 $.20US / $CDN*
Congregations and Begin
New Congregations. Our Call: Church Multiplication Brochure
Catch the passion for changed lives, catch the
704300 $6.50US / $CDN*
vision for creating new congregations!
701014 No charge

Worship
By Word and Spirit NRSV Pocket Companion The Lord’s Supper Pew
Spiritual Foundations of the Bible (bonded leather) Card
Belhar Confession Produced especially for the A double-sided laminated
This 25-day devotional Reformed Church in America, pew card containing words
explores the Scripture this pocket Bible has clear, (Invitation; Communion
passages behind the Belhar easy-to-read type. Prayer; Communion) from the
Confession. 708015 $19.95US / $CDN* RCA Order of Worship for the
705220 $3.00 / $ US CDN* Lord’s Day.
The Sweet Life
708001 $1.25US / $CDN*
Helping Children A Taste of God in the Ordinary
Experience God DVD Louis Lotz, Cheryl Molhoek Large print
An Introduction to the Children Louis Lotz tells 40 real-life 708003 $1.50US / $CDN*
and Worship Program stories of everyday people The Meaning of Mystery
A DVD intro to developing a searching for signs of God’s Baptism and Communion
worship-centered ministry kingdom. Optional 10-session
of faith nurture for young This DVD introduces,
study guide included.
children. explains, and demonstrates
705205 1 - 9 copies $9.95US / $CDN* the administration of the
DVD 10+ copies $7.95US / $CDN* sacraments of baptism and
001860 $14.95US / $CDN* the Lord’s Supper from a
Reformed perspective.
708002 $19.95US / $CDN*
Worship the Lord
The Liturgy of the Reformed
Church in America
This collection of Reformed
Church in America liturgies
includes a treasury of prayers
and is a primary resource for
planning and leading worship
in RCA congregations.
708010 $29.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9780916466091

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RCA Synodical Resources
By Word and Spirit RCA Baptism Packet RCA General Synod
Spiritual Foundations of the Belhar This packet includes various Directory 2009-2010
Confession Reports to General Synod A quick reference to all RCA
This 25-day devotional regarding baptism. personnel as well as regional
explores the Scripture synod and classis meetings.
701506 $5.95US / $CDN*
passages behind the Belhar Contains contact information
Confession. RCA Book of Church Order for RCA congregations, ministers, missionaries,
2009 with Binder elected leaders and more.
705220 $3.00 / $
US CDN*
This three-ring binder 701382 $10.00US / $CDN*
Liturgical Calendar includes the government,
2009-2010 the disciplinary and judicial RCA Plan Calendar
Taken from the RCA Plan procedures, the bylaws and 2009-2010
Calendar, this sheet shows the special rules of order of the General Synod, Includes lectionary selections
liturgical seasons, including and the formularies of the Reformed Church in for the Sundays of the
liturgical colors and key dates America. Content is also available on the web church year, special Sunday
of the church year. at www.rca.org. emphases, and other key
708009 $1.95US / $CDN* events. Does not include a staff directory or
2009 Edition with binder
synod information.
Minutes of the General English 701351
Spanish 701352 701001 $9.95US / $CDN*
Synod
Korean 701353 Unity, Reconciliation,
Known as “the orange book,”
Chinese/Taiwanese 701354 and Justice
this annual publication
contains the acts and $7.50US / $CDN* A Study Guide for the Belhar
proceedings of the General Confession
2009 insert only This modern confession of faith
Synod and the statistical tables
$4.00US / $CDN* developed by faithful Christians
and financial statements of the Reformed
Church in America. (Available online at rca.org) in the Uniting Reformed Church of Southern Africa
arises from this church’s theological reflections
701380 $10.00US / $CDN*
on its own challenging experiences.
Study Guide
705210 $14.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9780916466107
Poster
705211 $1.99US / $CDN*

RCA Historical Series
This series recounts the history of the Reformed Church in America.
For older titles not listed in this series, visit www.eerdmans.com.
701601 The Arabian Mission’s Story 701632 Ref Church in China/1842-1951 701652 Dutch Ref Church in American Colonies
701603 By Grace Alone 701640 Word & World 701653 Old Wing Mission
701604 The Call of Africa 701641 Iowa Letters 701654 Herman J Ridder: Contextual Preaching
701606 The Church Speaks (1) 701643 Taking the Jesus Road 701655 Chinese Theological Education
701607 The Church Speaks (2) 701644 Netherlands Reformed Church 701656 Liber A
701609 Constitutional Theology 701646 Kingdom, Office and Church 701657 Aunt Tena, Called to Serve
701619 From Mission to Church 701647 Divided by a Common Heritage 701658 Tools for Understanding
701622 Grace in the Gulf 701648 Henry J Kuiper - Shaping the CRC 701659 Freedom on the Horizon
701623 Historical Directory of the RCA 701649 Goodly Heritage: Essays/Elton Bruin 701660 The Practice of Piety
701626 Meeting Each Other 701651 Liturgy among the Thorns

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Worship for Children & Youth
Curriculum and books to help children understand what worship is and encourage them to
become involved. Find more Worship resources for children on page 13.

A Child Children Helping Our Discover Sunday
Shall Lead in the Children Worship Morning
A Sanctuary Grow in (Walk With Live
Sourcebook DVD Faith Me Yr 3, How & Why We
for Christian Explores How the Unit 4) Worship
Educators, Church Mary Sytsma
the A study for
Musicians, and Clergy Can Nurture the Spiritual and Jane Vogel
opportunities and issues grades 6-8 on worship,
John D. Witvliet (editor) Development of Kids
of involving children fully baptism, profession of This course helps students
Advice for involving Robert J. Keeley understand how and
in the worship life of a faith, and the Lord’s
children more fully in congregation. This practical book offers Supper. why we worship God and
the worship life of your six principles for fostering what the elements of the
congregation. DVD Leader Guide
three-dimensional faith worship service mean.
001715 $29.95US / $CDN* 016345 $6.50US / $CDN*
460090 $29.95US / $CDN* that engages a child’s
ISBN 9781592551613 Student Journal
ISBN 9781929187133 head, heart, and spirit.
138710 $7.50US / $CDN*
116021 $14.99US / $CDN* Student Materials ISBN 9781562128425
ISBN 9780801068294 016340 $3.45US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781592551606 Leader Guide
138715 $15.95US / $CDN*
Student (Braille) ISBN 9781562128432
01634B $3.45US / $CDN*

Planning & Leading Worship
Everything you need to plan and lead worship services and coordinate volunteers

In Life and in Death Reformed Worship
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Visuals for Worship
A Pastoral Guide for Funerals A quarterly journal filled Elizabeth Steele Halstead
Leonard Vander Zee, CRC with practical resources for Provides churches with
Worship Committee planning and leading worship 29 symbols from original
An indispensable resource in the Reformed tradition. woodcuts to use as worship
for pastors and elders who Includes complete service visuals. Includes a CD with high-resolution
minister to the dying or to plans, feature articles, music, and much more! downloadable images.
people grieving the loss of a Visit www.ReformedWorship.org to request a
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Manual One-year Subscription (4 issues)
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400150 $34.95US / $CDN*
A collection of more than
ISBN 9781562120221 Ten Service Plans for 2,500 prayers, litanies, and
Prayers of the People Contemporary Worship spoken texts for every element
Patterns & Models for Ron Rienstra of the worship service.
Congregational Prayer Ten complete plans for 420020 $37.95US / $CDN*
thematically integrated ISBN 9781562128678
Contains model prayers, prayer
services.
outlines, and other helps Worship the Lord
for incorporating prayer into Vol. 1 420030
The Liturgy of the Reformed
worship. ISBN 9781562128685 Churchin America
Vol. 2 420031
420025 $7.50US / $CDN* This collection of Reformed
ISBN 9781592552290
ISBN 9781592552061 Church in America liturgies
$21.50US / $CDN*
includes a treasury of prayers
and is a primary resource
for planning and leading worship in RCA
congregations.
708010 $29.95US / $CDN*

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So You’ve Been Asked to . . . Every Sunday Bulletin,
Quarterly Subscription
Design Visuals for Lead in Prayer As a subscriber to our bulletin
Worship Timothy J. Mulder service you will receive
Chris Stoffel Overvoorde Tips to help volunteers a three-month supply of
Practical tips for enriching the prepare to offer prayer in a Every Sunday Bulletins each
visual aspect of your worship worship service. quarter. All bulletin covers are
environment. 8 1/2” x 11” (folds to 5.5” x
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Develop a Worship Team John D. Witvliet
Robert R. Castle Describes the role of the Special Occasion Worship Bulletins
Help for forming a worship planner and provides
Easter
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464209 $0.08US / $CDN**
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of worship.
Present a Group Reading Christmas
410104 $1.25US / $CDN* 464206 $0.08US / $CDN*
Jerelyn Schelhaas
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Basic instruction on how World Communion
Give the Children’s to present group readings 464221 $0.08US / $CDN*
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Jessie Schut congregation worship. RCA Crest
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delivery. Read Scripture
Harvey A. Smit
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ISBN 9781562122140 Tips to help volunteers
prepare to read the Word of
Lead a Worship Service God in worship.
John D. Witvliet
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Addresses universal lessons ISBN 9781562122133
that worship leaders can
learn, regardless of worship Sing a Solo
style. John D. Witvliet

410106 $1.25US / $CDN* This pamphlet covers the
ISBN 9781562123925 nuts and bolts of singing
a solo, provides help from
Lead Congregational Scripture, and answers
Singing common questions.
Randall D. Engle and Ronald
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ISBN 9781562122164
Provides principles and
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singing more effectively.
410118 $1.25US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781562125646

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Songbooks
Choose from hymnals and song books in a variety of styles from traditional to contemporary.

Complete Worship Sing! A New Creation The Psalter Hymnal
Planning Bundle A contemporary hymnal Contains 641 songs,
Save 30% on these five supplement with more than ecumenical creeds, doctrinal
must-have resources. 270 songs. standards, and liturgical
400255 $75.00US / $CDN* resources of the Christian
Songbook
Reformed Church.
Contemporary Songs for 400200
Worship 1 - 49 copies $15.95US / $CDN* Hardcover
A new collection of 37 50+ copies $11.95US / $CDN* 400000 $19.95US / $CDN*
modern contemporary songs ISBN 9781562128111 ISBN 9780930265359
arranged for congregational Braille Braille
singing. 40020B $15.95US / $CDN* 40000B $24.95US / $CDN*
400410
Spiral-Bound Large-Print Spiral
1 - 9 copies $6.99US / $CDN*
400201 400006 $49.95US / $CDN*
10+ copies $3.95US / $CDN*
1 - 19 copies $19.95US / $CDN* ISBN 9780930265540
ISBN 9781592554416 50+ copies $15.95US / $CDN*
Large-Print, Text Only
Hymns for Worship ISBN 9781562128111
400007 $24.95US / $CDN*
Take a 3,000-year journey
Leader’s Edition ISBN 9781562120177
through the songs of God’s
400205 $54.95US / $CDN*
people with this collection Psalter Hymnal Handbook
ISBN 9781562128128
of 256 hymns presented Emily R. Brink and Bert
in chronological order Software Edition Polman, editors
beginning with a sampling of 400210 $99.95US / $CDN* Discover the stories behind
Old Testament psalms and ISBN 9781562128135 the songs in the 1987 Psalter
continuing to the present. Hymnal and get tips for using
Singing the New
400430 these songs in worship.
Testament
1 - 9 copies $14.95US / $CDN* This new songbook offers 400100 $29.95US / $CDN*
10+ copies $9.95US / $CDN* 260 songs inspired by ISBN 9781562122690
ISBN 9781592554430 Scripture passages from Forms and Confessions
Spiral-Bound Matthew through Revelation. on CD
400431 400300 400060 $21.75US / $CDN*
1 - 9 copies $18.95US / $CDN* 1 - 29 copies $19.95US / $CDN* Song Texts on CD
10+ copies $13.95US / $CDN* 30+ copies $12.95US / $CDN*
400065 $124.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781592555192 ISBN 9781592554164
Descants for B-flat
Sing With Me Songbook Bundle
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All 36 descants in the
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1987 Psalter Hymnal
major biblical stories and songbook collection.
are transposed for B-flat
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of musical styles.
clarinet, tenor sax, trumpet,
Children’s Songbook and treble-clef baritone.
018050 $15.95US / $CDN* 400008 $6.75US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781592552153
Leader’s Edition
018055 $39.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781592552160

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Disability Ministry Resources
Resources for inclusive ministry and education programs. Other resources are also available from the
CRC’s Office of Disability Concerns. Visit www.FaithAliveResources.org/Braille for a full listing of products
available in Braille. Visit www.FaithAliveResources.org/Large-Print for a full listing of Word Alive Bible
studies for adults available in large print. The Psalter Hymnal is also available in large print.

A Compassionate Journey Expressing Faith in Jesus Learning Disabilities and
Coming Alongside People with Church Membership for People the Church
Disabilities or Chronic Illnesses with Cognitive Impairments Including All God’s Kids in Your
John G. Cook Ronald C. Vredeveld Education and Worship
A guidebook to help This book and the companion Cynthia Holder Rich and Martha
Ross-Mockaitis
congregations increase their resource kit help churches guide
ability to sensitively care for people with intellectual disabilities through A practical manual that helps
people dealing with disabilities and other long- baptism, confirmation, or profession of faith. churches better serve children and youth with
term needs. learning disabilities and ADHD.
Book
116012 $5.95US / $CDN* 300661 $9.50US / $CDN* 116018 $12.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781592553990 ISBN 9781592552344 ISBN 9781592552627

Autism and Your Church Resource Kit Sexuality
Nurturing the Spiritual Growth Your Sons and Daughters with
300665 $6.25US / $CDN*
of People with Autism Spectrum Intellectual Disabilities
ISBN 9781592552191
Disorders Karin Melberg Schwier and
Barbara J. Newman Handbook for Worship David Hingsburger
Evening Star Christian Worship Though written from a secular
This unique resource will help
Experiences for Persons with perspective, this book helps
your church embrace people with autism into Dementia
the full life of your congregation. parents increase children’s self-esteem,
A handbook for planning encourage appropriate behavior, empower
116015 $27.95US / $CDN* Christian worship experiences them to recognize and respond to abuse, and
ISBN 9781592552733 for people with dementia living in long-term enable them to develop life-long relationships.
Building a Developmental care facilities.
300675 $26.95US / $CDN*
Disability Ministry 450040 $15.00US / $CDN* ISBN 9781557664280
A Manual for Congregations
Helping Kids Include Kids Work in Progress
A tool to help congregations
with Disabilities Architectural Handbook
reach out to people with Barb Newman
developmental disabilities. This comprehensive
Gives teachers practical tips handbook outlines the basic
116013 $25.00US / $CDN* for helping students welcome principles, guidelines, and
ISBN 9780977660605 kids who have disabilities into procedures a congregation
Caring Relationships their group. can follow as it contemplates
Helping People with Mental 116010 $27.95US / $CDN* a building project. Includes information about
Impairments Understand God’s Gift ISBN 9781562127770 issues of accessibility.
of Sexuality
Including People with 705300 $7.95US / $CDN*
Ronald C. Vredeveld
Provides Christian guidance Disabilities in Faith
in the area of sexuality for Communities
Erik W. Carter, Ph.D.
persons with intellectual disabilities.
This how-to book gives
300670 $5.50US / $CDN*
readers workable strategies
ISBN 9781562125219
and reproducible forms
for identifying “indicators of welcome,”
encouraging community outreach, and
gathering important information about the
support needs of people with disabilities and
their families.
300672 $24.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781557667434

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Friendship Ministries
An international, interdenominational ministry to share God’s
love with people who have intellectual disabilities. Visit www. Free Information Packet
friendship.org to learn more. Overview of Friendship
Ministries and materials for
What Is Friendship Ministries? your Friendship program.

Friendship Ministries is an international non-profit ministry that 300710 No Charge
provides www.friendship.org ISBN 978-1-56212-753-4

• extensive CONSULTING SERVICES to help start programs for people with intellectual Introductory Kit
disabilities, and Sample Friendship Bible
• a comprehensive set of CHRISTIAN FORMATION MATERIALS designed for people with Studies materials in
intellectual disabilities. a Friendship tote bag
including God Our Father
Friendship Ministries has supported more than 1,000 organizations and churches (from 60+ [unit 1], Friendship Program
denominations) in starting such programs. Guide, and Curriculum
Overview.
301010 $20.00US/$CDN*
What Is a Friendship Program?
Friendship Program
The purpose of a Friendship program is to nurture the spiritual growth of people with intellectual
Guide
disabilities (“friends”) in the context of personal and meaningful relationships.
This how-to resource helps
Participants in a Friendship program include a group leader, mentors, and friends. a group leader start and
The group leader coordinates the program and presents the Bible story during the group organize a new Friendship
session; the mentors pair up with friends during one-on-one time, which is a breakout session program—from choosing
used to build relationships, talk about the Bible story, and complete the activities in the take- materials and defining
home paper. roles, to recruiting friends and mentors, to
building community.
301000 $6.50US/$CDN*
We’re Here to Help! ISBN 9781592555055

Our dedicated staff can answer any questions you might have about a Friendship program and/ What Friendship
or general disability concerns.  Mentors Need to Know
Free downloadable
resource guide for both
new and seasoned
Friendship Program Consulting mentors.
Friendship Ministries Call us today for help with: www.friendship.org/support 
Nella Uitvlugt • starting a new ministry
2215 29th St. SE, B-6 • tuning up an existing group
Grand Rapids, MI 49508 • recruiting volunteers
888-866-8966 (ext. 1) • questions about Friendship materials
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Amistad (Friendship in Spanish)
Elizabeth Rodriguez
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E-mail: info@ministerioamistad.org
Web site: www.ministerioamistad.org 

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Friendship Bible Studies
Series Components
Friendship Bible Studies are divided into three series. (Order by the entire series or by individual
units.)
God, Our Father The Spirit, Our Helper
Seven units, focusing on the Old Testament, Six units, focusing on the New Testament, that
that tell the story of God’s creation, God’s highlight the work of the Holy Spirit in the early
relationship with his people, and God’s church as told in the book of Acts.
promise to send a Savior. (5 sessions per unit)
(5 sessions per unit) Unit 1: The Spirit Comes
Unit 1: God Created the World Unit 2: The Spirit Helps Peter
Unit 2: God Makes a Promise Unit 3: The Spirit Helps Paul
Unit 3: God Cares for His People Unit 4: The Spirit Makes Us One
Unit 4: God Helps His People Unit 5: The Spirit Helps Us Believe
Unit 5: God Is Faithful Unit 6: The Spirit Teaches Us How to Live 
Unit 6: God Works Through David
Unit 7: God Gives His People Hope  CD
Available for each series. Includes accompaniment
Jesus, Our Savior (without vocals) for music in the Leader/Mentor
Six units, focusing on the New Testament, Guides and songs in all units. The accompaniment
devoted to stories about Jesus’ life from his is at a slower tempo to accommodate friends’
birth to his resurrection as told in the four singing. (Order one CD for each series.) 
gospels. God, Our Father CD
(5 sessions per unit) 301115 $10.50US/$CDN*
Unit 1: Jesus Comes Jesus, Our Savior CD
Unit 2: Jesus Heals 301215 $10.50US/$CDN*
Unit 3: Jesus Teaches The Spirit, Our Helper CD**
Unit 4: Jesus Cares 301315 $10.50US/$CDN*
Unit 5: Jesus Loves
(**Includes SOUND EFFECTS for some lessons.)
Unit 6: Jesus Dies and Is Risen 

Amistad
(Friendship in Spanish)
The original edition of God, our Father (GOF) and Jesus, Our Savior (JOS) in Spanish.

Sample Packet Leader’s Manual
602600 No Charge GOF 602614 $20.00US/$CDN*
JOS 602604 $20.00US/$CDN*
Promo CD
English 697104 No Charge Adult Resources
Spanish 697105 No Charge GOF 602613 $10.00US/$CDN*
JOS 602603 $10.00US/$CDN*
Group Leader’s Kit
Includes Leader’s Manual and all the visual Youth Resources
aids for 30 lessons. GOF 602612 $10.00US/$CDN*
GOF 602615 $100.00US/$CDN* JOS 602602 $10.00US/$CDN*
JOS 602605 $100.00US/$CDN*

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Unit Components
Each unit of Friendship Bible Studies includes four components. (Order the components by the
full set or by individual units.) 

Leader/Mentor Guide Friendship Youth (Take-Home Papers)
Resource guide for both a group leader for the Resource for friends ages 10-20 whose social
group sessions, and mentors for the one-on- experiences include home and school. Each
one sessions. Includes session plans, ideas unit contains four take-home papers and two
for opening activities and presenting the Bible activity sheets for the one-on-one sessions.
stories, reproducible resources, etc. (Order one (Order one for each friend.) 
for the group leader and one for each mentor.)  Full Set
Full Set God, Our Father (all 7 units)
God, Our Father (all 7 units) 301102 $23.95US/$CDN*
301100 $6.50US/$CDN*
Jesus, Our Savior (all 6 units)
Jesus, Our Savior (all 6 units) 301202 $20.75US/$CDN*
301200 $31.50US/$CDN*
The Spirit, Our Helper (all 6 units)
The Spirit, Our Helper (all 6 units) 301302 $20.75US/$CDN*  
301300 $31.50US/$CDN*  
Individual Units
Individual Units
God, Our Father (each unit) $3.75US/$CDN*
God, Our Father (each unit) $5.50US/$CDN*
Jesus, Our Savior (each unit) $3.75US/$CDN*
Jesus, Our Savior (each unit) $5.50US/$CDN*
The Spirit, Our Helper (each unit) $3.75US/$CDN* 
The Spirit, Our Helper (each unit) $5.50US/$CDN* 
Friendship Adult (Take-Home Papers)
Group Leader’s Packet
Resource for friends ages 21 or over whose
Resource for a group leader. Includes all the
social experiences include home or group
visual aids (e.g., pictures, posters, etc.) needed
home living and work. Each unit contains four
for group sessions. (Order one for the group
take-home papers and two activity sheets for
leader.) 
the one-on-one sessions. (Order one for each
Full Set friend.) 
God, Our Father (all 7 units)
Full Set
301101 $72.95US/$CDN* God, Our Father (all 7 units)
Jesus, Our Savior (all 6 units) 301103 $23.95US/$CDN*
301201 $62.95US/$CDN*
Jesus, Our Savior (all 6 units)
The Spirit, Our Helper (all 6 units) 301203 $20.75US/$CDN*
301301 $62.95US/$CDN*  
The Spirit, Our Helper (all 6 units)
Individual Units 301303 $20.75US/$CDN*  
God, Our Father (each unit) $11.25US/$CDN*
Jesus, Our Savior (each unit) $11.25US/$CDN* Individual Units
God, Our Father (each unit) $3.75US/$CDN*
The Spirit, Our Helper (each unit)
$11.25US/$CDN*   Jesus, Our Savior (each unit) $3.75US/$CDN*
The Spirit, Our Helper (each unit) $3.75US/$CDN* 

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Friendship Life Studies
Courses Course Components
Friendship Life Studies consist of ten courses on various Each Friendship Life Studies course includes two components.  
life-application topics. (5 sessions per course) Leader/Mentor Guide
1. Caring for God’s World 6. Learning the Lord’s Prayer Resource guide for both a group leader for the group sessions, and mentors
2. Faith for Tough Times 7. Talking to God About Your Feelings for the one-on-one sessions. Includes session plans, visual aids, music,
3. God’s Gift of Work 8. Telling Your Friends About Jesus activities, etc. (Order one for the group leader and one for each mentor.) 
4. Growing Closer to God 9. We All Have Gifts Friendship Magazine
5. Helping Each Other 10. When People Die Resource for friends. Contains four-page papers for use during one-on-
one sessions. (Order one for each friend.)

Caring for God’s World Learning the Lord’s Prayer
Jessie Schut Jessie Schut
Teaches that God created the world and wants us to take Teaches the words and meaning of the Lord’s Prayer so that
care of it.  friends can more fully participate in corporate worship. 
Leader/Mentor Guide Friendship Magazine Leader/Mentor Guide Friendship Magazine
300565 $6.95US/$CDN* 300560 $3.75US/$CDN* 300695 $6.95US/$CDN* 300690 $3.75US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562122676 ISBN 9781562127459  ISBN 9781562127916 ISBN 9781562127909 
Faith for Tough Times Talking to God About Your Feelings
Jessie Schut Jessie Schut
Encourages friends to trust God during tough times at Helps friends talk to God about their feelings, work through
home, at work, or with others.  them in a positive way, and see that God cares how we feel. 
Leader/Mentor Guide Friendship Magazine Leader/Mentor Guide Friendship Magazine
300545 $6.95US/$CDN* 300540 $3.75US/$CDN* 300575 $6.95US/$CDN* 300570 $3.75US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562122201 ISBN 9781562127435  ISBN 9781562123567 ISBN 9781562127466 
God’s Gift of Work Telling Your Friends About Jesus
Jessie Schut Jessie Schut
Helps friends appreciate the gift of work and find purpose Emphasizes the importance of having friends, introduces
and value in their work. Encourages friends to work Jesus as our best friend, and encourages students to tell
together and to keep trying when work is difficult.  their friends about him. 
Leader/Mentor Guide Friendship Magazine Leader/Mentor Guide Friendship Magazine
300585 $6.95US/$CDN* 300580 $3.75US/$CDN* 300555 $6.95US/$CDN* 300550 $3.75US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562124199 ISBN 9781562127473  ISBN 9781562122515 ISBN 9781562127442 
Growing Closer to God We All Have Gifts
Jessie Schut Jessie Schut
Helps friends grow closer to God through reading or Encourages friends to identify and use the gifts the Holy
listening to the Bible, praying, worshiping, and making Spirit has given them to serve God and others. 
music.
Leader/Mentor Guide Friendship Magazine
Leader/Mentor Guide Friendship Magazine 300595 $6.95US/$CDN* 300590 $3.75US/$CDN*
300515 $6.95US/$CDN* 300510 $3.75US/$CDN* ISBN 9781562125172 ISBN 9781562125189 
ISBN 9781562120948 ISBN 9781562127404 
When People Die
Helping Each Other Jessie Schut
Jessie Schut Helps friends understand and deal with death and grief. 
Offers concrete ideas on how to help others—how to serve
Leader/Mentor Guide Friendship Magazine
people who are close to us, people who are sad, people
300525 $6.95US/$CDN* 300520 $3.75US/$CDN*
others don’t like, and people who are in trouble. 
ISBN 9781562120955 ISBN 9781562127411 
Leader/Mentor Guide Friendship Magazine
300535 $6.95US/$CDN* 300530 $3.75US/$CDN*
ISBN 9781562121778 ISBN 9781562127428 

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Disability Ministry

Living God’s Way Accessories
This thoroughly revised, rewritten study on the Ten Commandments introduces youth and adults
with intellectual disabilities to the Ten Commandments. An overview session introduces the two Friendship Art Cards
tables of the law: Love God, Love Others. 10 sessions, one for each commandment, use Bible (Set of 5 cards)
stories and activities to teach friends and mentors how to live by God’s guidelines with gratitude. 300740 $14.95US/$CDN* 
A two-part review session and a celebration session are also included.

Friendship Teddy Bear
LEADERS RESOURCES SECOND EDITION Leader/Mentor Guide 300745 $10.00US/$CDN* 
Resource guide for both a group leader for the group sessions and
mentors for the one-on-one sessions. Includes session plans, music Tote Bag
rd your God with all your
h all your soul. Love him with
Living recommendations, ideas for opening activities and presenting the Bible 300730 $10.00US/$CDN* 
.’ This is the first and most

God’s Way
mmandment. And the second

stories, reproducible resources, etc. (Order one for the group leader and
e your neighbor as you love

—Matthew 22:37-39
1 - 4 $8.00US / $CDN*
one for each mentor.) 5+ $6.00US / $CDN*
300405 $13.50US/$CDN* T-shirt
sample
ISBN 9781592554454 $9.00US/$CDN* 
Group Leader’s Packet S mall 300751
Includes all visual aids (pictures, posters, etc.) needed for leading group Medium 300752
sessions. (Order one for the group leader.) Large 300753
300404 $28.50US/$CDN* XL 300754
ISBN 9781592554386 2XL 300755
3XL 300756

Support the work of Friendship Ministries
by purchasing Wear Your Heart Jewelry!
Take-Home Papers (for Youth and Adults) View the full selection online at www.
Package of 10 four-page take-home papers, one for each lesson on the FaithAliveResources.org/Friendship-Ministries
commandments. (Order one for each friend.)
300400 $9.75US/$CDN*
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Must-Have Resources
Other program materials and inspirational resources on issues relating to intellectual disabilities.

Autism and Your Church Expressing Faith in Jesus Helping Kids Include Kids
Nurturing the Spiritual Growth Resource Kit with Disabilities
of People with Autism Spectrum Church Membership for People Barb Newman
Disorders with Cognitive Impairments Gives teachers practical tips
Barbara J. Newman Ronald C. Vredeveld for helping students welcome
This unique resource will help This companion book kids who have disabilities into
your church embrace people and the Resource Kit their group.
with autism into the full life of guide church leaders and 116010 $27.95US / $CDN*
your congregation. friends with intellectual ISBN 9781562127770
116015 $27.95US / $CDN* disabilities through baptism,
confirmation, or profession Including People with
ISBN 9781592552733
of faith. Disabilities in Faith
Building a Developmental Communities
Disability Ministry Book Erik W. Carter, Ph.D.
A Manual for Congregations 300661 $9.50US / $CDN*
This how-to book gives
A tool for congregations ISBN 9781592552344
readers workable strategies
that want to reach out to Resource Kit and photocopiable forms
people with developmental 300665 $6.25US / $CDN* for identifying indicators
disabilities. ISBN 9781592552191 of welcome, encouraging
116013 $25.00US / $CDN* community outreach,
Friendship Christmas
ISBN 9780977660605 and gathering important
Book information about the
Caring Relationships Christmas sessions and ideas support needs of people with
Helping People with Mental for your group. disabilities and their families.
Impairments Understand God’s
301400 $39.95US / $CDN* 300672 $24.95US / $CDN*
Gift of Sexuality
ISBN 9781562129033 ISBN 9781557667434
Ronald C. Vredeveld
Provides Christian guidance Friendship Easter Book Sexuality
in the area of sexuality for Lent and Easter sessions and Your Sons and Daughters with
persons with intellectual ideas for your group. Intellectual Disabilities
disabilities. 301410 $39.95US / $CDN* Karin Melberg Schwier and
ISBN 9781562129040 David Hingsburger
300670 $5.50US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781562125219 Written from a secular
perspective, the book helps
parents increase children’s
self-esteem and encourage
appropriate behavior,
empower them to recognize
and respond to abuse, and
enable them to develop life-
long relationships.
300675 $26.95US / $CDN*
ISBN 9781557664280

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Index

Index
29 More Great Bible Studies for Youth������������������������������������������� 21 Compassionate Journey, A������������������������������������������������������ 38, 56
31 More Great Bible Studies for Youth������������������������������������������� 21 Constitutional Theology���������������������������������������������������������� 43, 48
32 Great Bible Studies for Youth���������������������������������������������������� 21 Contemporary Songs for Worship�������������������������������������������������� 55
90% of Helping Is Just Showing Up����������������������������������������� 31, 38 CRC and You, The������������������������������������������������������������������������ 45
CRC Booklets & Brochures����������������������������������������������������������� 46
A CRC Certificates & Mementos������������������������������������������������������� 46
A Ministry of Compassion and Hope���������������������������������������������� 50 CRC Church Sign������������������������������������������������������������������������� 47
Above and Beyond����������������������������������������������������������������� 34, 49 CRC: Who We Are, What We Believe, The��������������������������������������� 45
Abraham Kuyper�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 56 Creating a Quality ESL Program���������������������������������������������������� 37
All Things New: A Fable of Renewal����������������������������������������� 42, 48 Creation Celebration.................................................................... ��� 6
Amistad��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 58 Curriculum blogs�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 17
And Grace Shines Through����������������������������������������������������� 23, 50
Are You Looking for a Church Home?�������������������������������������������� 49 D
At Home With the Word���������������������������������������������������������������� 49 Daylight: Readings with the Bible�������������������������������������������������� 23
Autism and Your Church����������������������������������������������17, 19, 56, 62 David: The Making of a Man of God����������������������������������������������� 35
Day of Christ’s Return, The����������������������������������������������������������� 32
B Deacons and Elders: Called to Serve��������������������������������������� 43, 48
Baptism & Profession of Faith������������������������������������������������������� 39 Deacon’s Handbook, The�������������������������������������������������������� 43, 46
Baptism of Children, The�������������������������������������������������������������� 38 Descants for B-flat Instruments����������������������������������������������������� 55
Behind Closed Doors���������������������������������������������������������24, 38, 42 Developing a Workplan in Your Diaconate�������������������������������������� 46
Belgic Confession������������������������������������������������������������������������ 40 Disability Resources��������������������������������������������������������������������� 58
Believe It!������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 20 Disciples Bible series������������������������������������������������������������������� 25
Belonging������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 39, 49 Discover How to Grow Spiritually (Youth)���������������������������������������� 19
Bethesda: Come to the Water������������������������������������������������� 31, 34 Discover Life Bible Series������������������������������������������������������������� 29
Beyond Doubt������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 23 Discover Worship (Walk With Me)�������������������������������������������������� 53
Beyond the Agenda���������������������������������������������������������������������� 42 Discover Your Bible series������������������������������������������������������������� 26
Bioethics������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33 Discover Your Church (Youth)�������������������������������������������������������� 19
Book of Church Order (RCA)��������������������������������������������������������� 52 Discover Your Faith (Youth)������������������������������������������������������������ 19
Book That Understands You, The��������������������������������������������� 23, 37 Discover Your Gifts (Youth)������������������������������������������������������������ 19
Born for You and Me�������������������������������������������������������������������� 16 Discover Your Gifts (Adult)������������������������������������������������������������� 42
Building a Developmental Disability Ministry���������������������������� 56, 62 Doctrinal and Ethical Positions������������������������������������������������������ 47
By Word and Spirit������������������������������������������������������������41, 48, 51 Dreams and Schemes�������������������������������������������������������������������� 6

C E
Calling a Youth Pastor������������������������������������������������������������� 19, 42 Earth-Wise���������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 31
Caring Relationships�������������������������������������������������������������� 56, 62 Ecclesiastes: Finding the Meaning in Life��������������������������������������� 35
Case for Christ, The��������������������������������������������������������������������� 22 Ecumenical Creeds and Reformed Confessions������������������������������ 40
Case for Faith, The����������������������������������������������������������������������� 22 El Bautismo de Infantes���������������������������������������������������������������� 39
Celebrating the Milestones of Faith������������������������������12, 17, 19, 42 Elder’s Handbook, The������������������������������������������������������������ 43, 46
Changing Times, New Approaches������������������������������������������������ 46 Esther: Courage in a Complicated World���������������������������������������� 30
Child Shall Lead, A����������������������������������������������������������������������� 53 Every Bit of Who I Am������������������������������������������������������������������� 18
Children in the Sanctuary DVD������������������������������������������������������ 53 Every Sunday Bulletin Quarterly Subscription��������������������������������� 54
Children’s Ministry workshops������������������������������������������������������ 17 Expressing Faith in Jesus������������������������������������������������������� 56, 62
Children’s Profession of Faith�������������������������������������������������������� 45
Christian Baptism������������������������������������������������������������������� 39, 49 F
Christian: What It Means, Why It Matters�����������������������������33, 37, 43 F.A.I.T.H. Unfolded������������������������������������������������������������������ 33, 43
Christianity, Cults, and Religions���������������������������������������������������� 21 Firstfruits������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 41
Church World Service Gifts of the Heart����������������������������������������� 50 Follow the Leader�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6
Coffee Break Resources��������������������������������������������������������������� 34 Following Jesus��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 13
Comfort and Joy�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 40 Fossils and Faith�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 21
Coming Home: Devotions for Advent���������������������������������������������� 23 Four-Dimensional Jesus��������������������������������������������������������������� 32
Companions on the Way��������������������������������������������������������� 37, 48 Friendship Accessories����������������������������������������������������������������� 61
Compassionate Congregation, The������������������������������������������������ 38 Friendship Easter, Christmas��������������������������������������������������������� 62

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Index

Friendship Ministries�������������������������������������������������������������������� 57 K
Friendship Bible Studies��������������������������������������������������������������� 58 Kid Connection������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 7
Friendship Life Studies����������������������������������������������������������������� 60 King Jesus������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 6
Kingdom Equation������������������������������������������������������������������������ 32
G
Gathered From Many Nations������������������������������������������������������� 50 L
Get Dirty for Jesus����������������������������������������������������������������������� 50 Lamb of God, The�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6
Gifts for the Children�������������������������������������������������������������������� 50 Launch and Lead Your Own Small Group��������������������������������������� 35
Glory to the Giver and the Gift��������������������������������������������������������� 6
Leadership Issues������������������������������������������������������������������������ 42
God Calling: A Study of Our Call���������������������������������������������� 34, 51
Leadership from Inside Out����������������������������������������������������� 42, 48
God Loves Me������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 10
Godly Play����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 13 Leading a Child to Jesus�������������������������������������������������������������� 17
God’s Family in ACTion������������������������������������������������������������������� 6 Learning Disabilities and the Church��������������������������������������� 19, 56
God Wins������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32 Learning to Count to One�������������������������������������������������������������� 47
Grace Through Every Generation��������������������������������������������� 24, 47 Lift Up Your Hands������������������������������������������������������������������������ 13
Light of the World is Jesus, The������������������������������������������������������ 6
H Little Lambs����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 9
Hand in Hand������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 12 Liturgical Calendar (RCA)�������������������������������������������������������������� 52
Handbook for Worship������������������������������������������������������������������ 56 Living God’s Way�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 61
Hard Questions People Ask About the Christian Faith���������������������� 37 Living in the Light�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6
HC and Me���������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 20 Living the Good Life on God’s Good Earth�������������������������������������� 31
Healing for a Broken World����������������������������������������������������������� 31 Living Your Faith in a Messed-Up World����������������������������������������� 20
Heidelberg Catechism, The����������������������������������������������������������� 40 Lord’s Supper Pew Card, The (RCA)����������������������������������������������� 51
Heidelberg Catechism with NIV Scripture Texts, The����������������������� 41
Love to Pray�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 36
Hello Neighbor����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 45
Helping Children Experience God DVD������������������������������������� 13, 51
M
Helping Kids Include Kids with Disabilities���������������������������17, 56, 62
Helping Our Children Grow in Faith������������������������������������������ 12, 53 Man and His World, A������������������������������������������������������������������� 35
He’s Alive!������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6 Manger King, The������������������������������������������������������������������������� 16
Historical Series (RCA)������������������������������������������������������������������ 52 Manual of CRC Government���������������������������������������������������������� 47
Homosexuality����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 49 Meaning of Mystery, The�������������������������������������������������������� 39, 51
How to Pray for RCA Missionaries Bookmark��������������������������������� 50 Ministry of the Deacon, The���������������������������������������������������� 43, 48
Hymns for Worship����������������������������������������������������������������������� 55 Ministry of the Elder, The�������������������������������������������������������� 43, 48
Minutes of the General Synod (RCA)���������������������������������������������� 52
Mission of the Month Offering Envelopes��������������������������������������� 50
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Missional Church and Denominations, The������������������������������������� 42
I Believe�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 20, 39
More Than a Story����������������������������������������������������������������������� 16
Isaiah Vision, The������������������������������������������������������������������������� 37
More Worship Songs for Children�������������������������������������������������� 16
I Love You, Lord��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 45
My Business, My Mission������������������������������������������������������������� 24
I Wonder . . .�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 13
In Life and in Death���������������������������������������������������������������� 38, 53
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Including People with Disabilities in Faith Communities�������38, 56, 62
Nehemiah: Success in Servant Leadership������������������������������������� 35
Intermission��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18
Next Steps for Small Group Growth����������������������������������������������� 35
It’s All Grace�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 23 NIV Study Bible: Updated Edition��������������������������������������������� 23, 40
I’ve Got Mail�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 16 No Easy Answers (Downloadable)�������������������������������������������������� 22
Not Forgotten������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 16
J NRSV Pocket Companion Bible������������������������������������������23, 40, 51
Jesus Storybook Bible, The����������������������������������������������������������� 12 NRSV Student Bible Hardcover������������������������������������������������ 18, 40
John Calvin, Pursued by God�������������������������������������������������������� 31 Nurture Newsletter����������������������������������������������������������������������� 12
Joshua: A Journey of Faith������������������������������������������������������ 34, 49 Nurturing Your Child’s Faith����������������������������������������������������������� 45
Joy of Generosity, The������������������������������������������������������������������ 41
Joy of Prayer, The������������������������������������������������������������������������ 36 O
Jubilee! Luke’s Gospel for the Poor����������������������������������������� 34, 49 Offering Voucher Book������������������������������������������������������������������ 47
Just Like Me���������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6 On Being Reformed���������������������������������������������������������������������� 43
One Great Hour of Sharing������������������������������������������������������������ 50

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Origins���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33 RCA Worship������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 51
Our Call (RCA) Resources������������������������������������������������������������� 51 RCWS: A Ministry of Compassion and Hope����������������������������������� 50
Our Family Album������������������������������������������������������������������������ 47 Reformed Church in Mission, The�������������������������������������������������� 50
Our Family Album DVD����������������������������������������������������������������� 47 Reformed Church in Mission Profiles, The�������������������������������������� 50
Our Only Comfort������������������������������������������������������������������������� 40 Reformed Church World Service���������������������������������������������������� 50
Our Reformed Church������������������������������������������������������������������ 49 Reformed Faith���������������������������������������������������������������������������� 43
Our World Belongs to God������������������������������������������������������������ 40 Reformed Handbook, The������������������������������������������������������� 33, 43
Reformed Worship����������������������������������������������������������������������� 53
P Reformed: What It Means, Why It Matters���������������������������33, 37, 43
Pastoral Care for Homosexual Members���������������������������������������� 47 Responding to Domestic Violence�������������������������������������������������� 38
Pastoral Search��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 42 Rough Waves? Jesus Saves!����������������������������������������������������������� 6
Paul’s Race, God’s Grace���������������������������������������������������������������� 6 Route 66������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 22
Persevering in Ministry����������������������������������������������������������������� 24
Peter: The Making of a Disciple����������������������������������������������������� 35 S
Prayer Saturated Church, The������������������������������������������������������� 36 Safekeeping�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 12, 38
Prayers from the Reformed Tradition��������������������������������������������� 36 Salt of the Earth��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 37
Prayers of the People������������������������������������������������������������� 36, 53 Seven Deadly Sins, The���������������������������������������������������������������� 22
Praying Church Idea Book, The����������������������������������������������������� 36 Seven Steps to Effective Small Group Ministry������������������������������� 35
Praying Church Sourcebook, The�������������������������������������������������� 36 Sexuality������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 56, 62
Praying the Lord’s Prayer for Neighbors����������������������������������������� 36 Sharable Parables�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6
Preaching Ethically����������������������������������������������������������������������� 42 Signs and Wonders���������������������������������������������������������������������� 33
Preventing Child Abuse������������������������������������������������������17, 19, 38 Sing-Along Praise Songs�������������������������������������������������������� 11, 16
Promise Keeper, The���������������������������������������������������������������������� 6 Sing With Me Children’s Songbook���������������������������������������8, 16, 55
Promise of Baptism, The��������������������������������������������������������������� 39 Sing! A New Creation������������������������������������������������������������������� 55
Promises, Promises���������������������������������������������������������������������� 16 Singing the New Testament���������������������������������������������������������� 55
Proven Promises�������������������������������������������������������������������� 23, 38 Sixty at Sixty�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 23
Psalter for Christian Worship��������������������������������������������������������� 55 So You’ve Been Asked To Chair a Committee��������������������������������� 42
Psalter Hymnal Handbook������������������������������������������������������������� 55 So You’ve Been Asked To Design Visuals for Worship���������������� 44, 54
Pursued by God��������������������������������������������������������������������� 24, 31 So You’ve Been Asked To Develop a Worship Team������������������� 44, 54
So You’ve Been Asked To Give the Children’s Message������������� 44, 54
Q So You’ve Been Asked To Greet or Usher��������������������������������������� 44
Q&A: A Summary of Biblical Teachings������������������������������������ 17, 40 So You’ve Been Asked To Lead a Small Group�������������������������� 35, 44
Quest of Faith�������������������������������������������������������������20, 37, 39, 43 So You’ve Been Asked To Lead a Worship Service�������������������� 44, 54
Questions from the Pickle Jar������������������������������������������������������� 22 So You’ve Been Asked To Lead Congregational Singing������������� 44, 54
Questions Worth Asking���������������������������������������������������������������� 20 So You’ve Been Asked To Lead in Prayer�����������������������������36, 44, 54
So You’ve Been Asked To Make Visits�������������������������������������������� 44
R So You’ve Been Asked to Mentor a Young Person��������������������� 19, 44
RCA Baptism Packet�������������������������������������������������������������������� 52 So You’ve Been Asked To Plan a Worship Service��������������������� 45, 54
RCA Book of Church Order 2009 w/ Binder����������������������������������� 52 So You’ve Been Asked To Present a Group Reading������������������ 45, 54
RCA Certificates and Forms���������������������������������������������������������� 47 So You’ve Been Asked To Read Scripture��������������������������������� 44, 54
RCA Evangelism & Discipleship����������������������������������������������������� 49 So You’ve Been Asked To Recruit Volunteers���������������������������������� 45
RCA Historial Series��������������������������������������������������������������������� 52 So You’ve Been Asked To Serve in the Nursery������������������������� 17, 44
RCA Leadership Resources����������������������������������������������������������� 48 So You’ve Been Asked To Share Your Faith������������������������������� 37, 45
RCA Logo products���������������������������������������������������������������������� 50 So You’ve Been Asked To Sing a Solo�������������������������������������� 45, 54
RCA Mission & Call���������������������������������������������������������������� 50, 51 So You’ve Been Asked To Teach Church School������������������������ 17, 45
RCA Synodical Resources������������������������������������������������������������� 52 Songs for LiFE Children’s Songbook���������������������������������������������� 16
RCA One Great Hour of Sharing���������������������������������������������������� 49 Space for God������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 32
RCA Pastoral Search Handbook���������������������������������������������� 43, 48 Speaking of Pastors��������������������������������������������������������������������� 24
RCA Plan Calendar����������������������������������������������������������������������� 52 Special Occasion Worship Bulletins����������������������������������������������� 54
Stewardship: Keeping Faith with God’s Gifts����������������������������������� 41
RCA Statement of Mission & Vision����������������������������������������������� 50
Story Hour����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 11
RCA Volunteer Opportunities 2010������������������������������������������������ 51
Stuff to Know When Cults Come Knocking������������������������������������� 21
RCA World Mission Placemats������������������������������������������������������ 50 Summer and Holiday units (WWM & KC)������������������������������������������ 6

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Sunday Morning Live�������������������������������������������������������������� 22, 53 Walk With Me, Jesus Middle School���������������������������������������������� 18
Sunday School That Really Works�������������������������������������������������� 17 Ways to Help Cure Hunger������������������������������������������������������������ 50
Sure Thing, A������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 20 Web Seminars����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 17
Sweet Life, The���������������������������������������������������������������������� 23, 51 Welcome to Our Church��������������������������������������������������������������� 37
Welcome to the CRC�������������������������������������������������������������������� 45
T Were You There?���������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6
Teaching Godly Play��������������������������������������������������������������������� 13 What Did I Miss?�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 16
Ten Service Plans for Contemporary Worship��������������������������������� 53 What It Means to Be Reformed����������������������������������������������������� 45
Ten Service Plans for Contemporary Worship Vol. 2������������������������ 53 What We Believe�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 20
The Meaning of Mystery DVD�������������������������������������������������������� 39 What’s Up with the Church Down the Street?��������������������������������� 21
Three Minute Tour of the RCA, A��������������������������������������������������� 49 When You Worship with Us����������������������������������������������������������� 37
Through Tears to Joy�������������������������������������������������������������������� 23 Which Way to God?���������������������������������������������������������������������� 21
Top 10 Questions About God, The������������������������������������������� 39, 49 Why Do We Baptize Our Children? DVD����������������������������������������� 39
Trail Mix (WWM)����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6 Wolf Shall Dwell with the Lamb, The���������������������������������������������� 42
Woman and Her World, A�������������������������������������������������������������� 34
True Story of the Whole World, The������������������������������������������������ 32
Women Who Found a Way������������������������������������������������������������ 34
Wood Figures for Children and Worship����������������������������������������� 14
U Word Alive Bible Series����������������������������������������������������������������� 28
Unbinding the Gospel������������������������������������������������������������������� 37 Work in Progress��������������������������������������������������������������40, 48, 56
Unity, Reconciliation, and Justice����������������������������������������41, 48, 52 Worship Planning Bundle�������������������������������������������������������������� 55
Worship Songs for Children���������������������������������������������������� 13, 16
V Worship Sourcebook, The������������������������������������������������������������� 53
Very Best Gift of All, The��������������������������������������������������������������� 16 Worship the Lord������������������������������������������������������������������������� 51
Visuals for Worship���������������������������������������������������������������������� 53 Would You Like to Know Jesus?���������������������������������������������� 11, 37
WWJD Day Camp������������������������������������������������������������������������ 12
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Walk With Me�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 4 Y
Walk With Me Coordinator’s Handbook�������������������������������������������� 6 Young Children and Worship��������������������������������������������������������� 13
Walk With Me Preschool����������������������������������������������������������������� 9
Walk With Me, Jesus Devotional���������������������������������������������������� 18

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Payment info FAX: 1-888-642-8606
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Ship to (If different from above)
Name____________________________________________________________________________ Our Promise
Address__________________________________________________________________________ If you aren’t ­completely satisfied with
City, State / Prov., Zip/Postal ___________________________________________________________ your purchase, simply return it in saleable
condition within 30 days and we will send
Please send me a FREE Faith Alive Christian Resources Catalog.
you a complete refund (less ­shipping).
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Name/Component Product Number Qty Price Total

Subtotal

Add shipping and handling fees (see below)

In Michigan, unless tax-exempt, add 6% sales tax; in Canada add 5% for GST (R126032408)

TOTAL AMOUNT

Make check or money order payable to Faith Alive.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ORDER!

Need help?
Call 1-800-333-8300 and speak to one of our friendly representatives.
Shipping and Tax Information
• Standard shipping for orders less than $25.00 is $5.50, for  $25.01-$50.00 is $6.95, and  for $50.01-$100.00 is $8.95.
For orders between $100.01-$150.00 is $11.95,  $150.01-$200.00 is $15.95, $200.01-$300.00 is $22.95, for
orders  over $300.00 it is 8% of the total order. The maximum charge is $75.00.
• Various priority and international shipping methods are also available. For more information, please contact our office. source code
• In Canada, 5% GST will be added to your order (registration number R126032408). In Michigan, 6% sales tax will be 0C10
added unless your o­ rganization is tax-exempt.
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MATERIALS
Name/Component Product Number Qty Price Total

Subtotal

Add shipping and handling fees (see reverse)

In Michigan, unless tax-exempt, add 6% sales tax; in Canada add 5% for GST (R126032408)

TOTAL AMOUNT

Make check or money order payable to Faith Alive.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ORDER!

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Ordering Information

orders will be shipped by Canada Post or CanPar. Please provide your
street address and daytime telephone number.
We offer expedited shipping for an additional charge.
Orders may also be picked up at either our Grand Rapids, MI, or
Burlington, ON, offices. Please call ahead to have your order ready.
Add shipping and handling and applicable sales tax as follows:
n If your order totals
How to Order Less than $25.00—$5.50 $25.01-$50.00—$6.95
$50.01-$100.00—$8.95 $100.01-$150.00—$11.95
Phone: 1-800-333-8300 $150.01-$200.00—$15.95 $200.01-$300.00—$22.95
Fax: 1-888-642-8606 Over $300.00—8% of the order total (maximum charge is $75.00)
n Michigan residents . . . add 6% for sales tax (unless tax-exempt)
Email: sales@FaithAliveResources.org n Canada . . . add 5% for GST (registration number: R126032408)
Web: www.FaithAliveResources.org n International shipping: Please see our website or contact our
customer service department for international shipping information.
By Phone n Make checks payable to Faith Alive
Call toll-free 1-800-333-8300
Preview and Return Policy
Local 616-224-0728 You may preview any product in this catalog for 30 days. If for any
Customer service hours are 8am-5pm (EST) M, T, Th, Fri and 9am-5pm reason you decide not to keep it and you return it to us in clean,
Wed. After hours you may leave your order on our voice-mail service. To saleable condition, you pay only the return shipping.
save time when ordering, please have your customer number available. Please note that refunds or exchanges do not apply to products that are
On the Web out of print. Credit for unused, unopened curriculum will be offered for
You may view sample chapters and order from our website at 30 days beyond the end of each quarter. All returned materials must be
www.FaithAliveResources.org. unused and in clean, saleable condition.
By fax or e-mail Returned materials are credited according to invoice number; any return
Toll-free fax number is 1-888-642-8606 made without a copy of the packing slip or invoice will be credited at
90% of the invoice value. Note the reason for return on the packing slip/
E-mail address is sales@FaithAliveResources.org invoice and include your name and daytime phone number. Ship returns
By mail by UPS or Canada Post and mark them “Attn: Returns Dept.” In Canada,
Please send orders to please send returns to our Canadian office (3475 Mainway, Burlington,
ON L7M 1A9).
Faith Alive Christian Resources
2850 Kalamazoo Ave. SE Information for Canadian Shoppers
Grand Rapids, MI 49560-0001 To better serve our Canadian customers, all orders from Canada are
shipped through our facility in Burlington, Ontario. This ensures that you
In Canada, please send to:
receive your order as quickly as possible.
PO Box 5070
Please note that our Canadian prices are adjusted monthly (if the
Burlington, ON L7R 3Y8
exchange rate has changed by $0.05 or more in either direction from
If enclosing payment, please include shipping and handling and the rate in our system).
applicable sales tax. See shipping information.
To display the Canadian prices for our products, simply log on to the
MasterCard, VISA, and Discover (U.S. only) are accepted. Please note Faith Alive website (www.FaithAliveResources.org). If you have not used
your credit card expiration date on all orders. our system before, you will need to register in order to see Canadian
Pricing currency.
The prices in this catalog are subject to change without notice. Prices are in effect until Thank you!
June 30, 2010.

Shipping Information
Shipments should arrive 5-10 days from the date order is received.
They will normally be shipped by USPS or UPS (United States). Canadian

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