Category Archives: Church season

Thanks and have a good summer

  It’s time to unplug and tune in to the beauties of summer and to say good bye. My work life is shifting to pick up some additional duties in a transitional time, so this blog will probably not be … Continue reading

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Earth Day Challenges

I had an absolutely lovely Saturday. It was warm and sunny in southern Manitoba. My husband and I turned over our sorry looking boulevard, lovingly added compost and grass seed in hopes of greening up our section of street frontage. … Continue reading

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He is risen, indeed

The children in this group retelling of the resurrection are truly inspiring. Enjoy! http://www.storydivine.com/?p=198

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4 poorly known Holy Week days

Last Sunday w as Palm Sunday. Christians know it’s donkeys, palm branches and cloaks well. Soon it will be Maundy Thursday, with the Lord’s Supper and the Arrest of Jesus. We know it well, too. But do we know what … Continue reading

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Mark 11: Telling the Palm Sunday Story Together

Here’s a fresh and appropriate way to engage children in scripture telling for Palm Sunday, Mark 11: Telling the Palm Sunday Story Together. Blessings in the name of the Lord.

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Footwashing? Are you sure?

Feet, with their unique toes, are marvellous and intriguing human appendages. Years ago, I easily identified my fiancee from a group of ‘hidden’ men by identifying him by his toes. When we get to know our babies, we marvel at … Continue reading

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Practices for the Second Week of Lent

An inviting, meditative activity from Joanna Harader: Practices for the Second Week of Lent.

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