Collected Works: Summer
Arts and Crafts / Faith Formation (formerly Sunday School) / Prayer / Uncategorized

Collected Works: Summer

You may have noticed I haven’t been blogging as frequently as usual. In addition to finishing up seminary and preparing for ordination interviews, I’m co-leading the planning of a conference youth ministry workshop and college searching with my oldest daughter. Phew! For the next little bit my blog posts will be collections of previous posts … Continue reading

Faith Formation (formerly Sunday School) / Intergenerational activites / Prayer / Welcoming All Families

Teen Friendly Back to School Blessing:

I have noticed that the youth are less enthusiastic about backpack blessing tags than the younger kids.  This year I decided to try to come up with a something that appealed to a wider age range. The blessing reminder needs to be: Youth friendly. Visually appealing. Budget-friendly. Reflect our church’s commitment to inclusion. Be a … 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