Summer Planning Made Easy
Faith Formation (formerly Sunday School) / Intergenerational activites / Taking the Lessons Home

Summer Planning Made Easy

With travel and camp, our summer attendance tends to be rather sporadic. We need lessons that stand alone, invite us outside, and offer meaningful opportunities for reflection about God. Sound familiar? I’d been pondering how we could offer a multi-age class focused on justice and compassion starting in June. As grace would have it, several … Continue reading

Learning the Lord’s Prayer
Faith Formation (formerly Sunday School) / Intergenerational activites / Prayer / Taking the Lessons Home

Learning the Lord’s Prayer

In Matthew chapter 6 and Luke chapter 11, Jesus instructs the disciples on how to pray what we now call the Lord’s Prayer. This is considered the model for how we all should pray. In this prayer we affirm who God is, ask for forgiveness, request what we need for daily living, and pray for … Continue reading

New on Bless Each One
Faith Formation (formerly Sunday School) / Lent / The Bible / Uncategorized

New on Bless Each One

This has been the busiest month ever on this blog! I am grateful not only for the opportunity to share things I have created, but also to be able to have conversations and collaborate with Christian Educators around the country. Today I have  8 parachute games for learning about the Bible up on Building Faith. … Continue reading

Learning to Use the Bible Resources (including a new handout)
Faith Formation (formerly Sunday School) / Intergenerational activites / Taking the Lessons Home / The Bible / Uncategorized

Learning to Use the Bible Resources (including a new handout)

“I don’t know the Bible well enough” is he most common hesitation I hear when I invite adults to lead our faith formation classes. Many people are curious, yet not confident, about the Bible. Every Sunday I look forward to hearing people’s questions. Just this past week, one kindergartner asked, “Is it fiction or nonfiction?’ … Continue reading