Pastor Changes Part III: Welcoming the new pastor and their family
Children's Sermons / Welcoming All Families

Pastor Changes Part III: Welcoming the new pastor and their family

The first Sunday of July is often the first Sunday worshiping with the new pastor for United Methodist churches with a new appointment.  The goal of children’s time on the first Sunday is to introduce children to the new pastor and to model generously welcoming new people to the congregation. For the following children’s message, … Continue reading

One question that can transform any story
Children's Sermons / Taking the Lessons Home / Thoughts on Faith

One question that can transform any story

Summer is full of reading and stories: around a campfire, at the library reading program, in a book club, or in the paperback you toss in the beach bag. Whether you are reading the Bible, a picture book, news article or hearing a friend tell a vacation tale, a question can help connect the story to your … Continue reading