Category Archives: Intergenerational worship

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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6 Angles on Expanding our Communion Tables!

Come Lord Jesus, be our Host by Elsie Rempel illust. Joanna G. Pinkerton Come Lord Jesus be our Host helps us stop and take a good look at what we really believe about communion. It guides congregations as they navigate … Continue reading

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Looking for Peace

Two millenia ago, many people who were longing for peace came to the Jordan River to hear John the Baptist. The longing for peace continues at the Jordan, even as many pray for the peace of Jerusalem, of Syria, of … Continue reading

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Looking for Hope

After closing the church year with last week’s “In Memoriam” blog, it is time for me to turn my thoughts toward the Advent of Jesus and the theme of hope. On that note I need to let you know how … Continue reading

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Prison Songs

Singing joyfully in prison surprised me almost as much as seeing a smile on this toe. The toe reminds me of a childhood game, “My grandfather’s big fat toe.” We’d sit in a row, usually on our front steps. The … Continue reading

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Back for Fall

I’ve been gone for a season, but I’m glad to be back. It seems like a long time, but I was glad for the break from weekly posting. My fingers haven’t been idle, though. Here are a few of the … Continue reading

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Children and the Future of the Church

The questions, “Will our children have faith?” and “Will our faith have children?” have been actively discussed in children’s ministry circles ever since John Westerhoff raised them in his classic critique of Christian education in his book, Will Our Children … Continue reading

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