Summer Lesson Options that Work
Faith Formation (formerly Sunday School) / Intergenerational activites

Summer Lesson Options that Work

Summer Faith Formation is both an opportunity and a challenge in a church of our size (weekly worship attendance between 60-80 and Sunday school attendance from 5-20). Earlier this week I asked our leadership team for feedback on four curriculum options for summer. I named what we wanted to be intentional about our annual reprieve … Continue reading

To Do List for an (almost) Rocket Scientist
Faith Formation (formerly Sunday School) / Thoughts on Faith / Youth Ministry

To Do List for an (almost) Rocket Scientist

Recently a colleague remarked that Christian education isn’t rocket science. Hmm. I’ve never been a rocket scientist. But, I did spend  two years in chemical engineering school and I can tell you that while there may be less math, children’s and youth ministry is still wonderfully challenging. I was pleased to see a recent article … Continue reading

Children's Sermons / Faith Formation (formerly Sunday School) / Lent / Taking the Lessons Home

Valentine’s & Ash Wednesday – A New Coloring Page

The NEW 2018 Ash Wednesday Coloring Page is Available for Purchase on Etsy for  just $2 There just aren’t a lot of options for Ash Wednesday coloring pages. Last year I made one with palm branches and ashes that was very popular. This year, with the added challenge of Ash Wednesday on Valentine’s day, I … Continue reading

Faith Formation (formerly Sunday School) / Taking the Lessons Home

Online Faith Formation: Getting Started

Social media, websites and the internet are not new. And yet, churches are still challenged to provide meaningful ways to help people grow in faith online. Us, too.  The question is, how do we get started with a limited budget? First Steps: I recommend taking a look at John Roberto’s work. He has applied Networked, … Continue reading