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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

Syria: Learning and Prayer Stations
Intergenerational activites / Prayer / Youth Ministry

Syria: Learning and Prayer Stations

Given the tragic news stories of ongoing war and of 40,000 civilians who are trapped in Aleppo, I decided to re-share a prayer and learning activity I created for a multi-church youth event last February.  In this activity, each participant follows a path, learning about the crisis, viewing striking images, stopping to pray, and leaving the paper … Continue reading