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What can birds tell us about God?

    By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster At Vacation Bible School, we are considering this question: What can birds tell us about God? I love the ancient interpretation of the book of Genesis, that at creation, God hovered like a bird over the pre-creation messy chaos. I imagine God hovering [...]

2018-06-27T08:54:52+00:00Children, Church Stories|

Children’s Day Worship

By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster By all accounts, the Outreach Benefit last weekend was a huge success. Funds were raised to support our 39 Outreach Agencies, new friendships were fostered at the dinner tables, and God's love was lifted up. This is one of the ways that we live out the greatest commandment: [...]

2018-05-03T12:47:27+00:00Children, Church Stories, Worship|

Sunday School Teaching Team

Explore faith with young children through a simple, consistent lesson plan, we pray, play, and build holy friendship in the Sunday School classroom after Children's Chapel every week. As we finalize our four-person Sunday School teaching teams for the 2018–2019 school year, we have a few openings to work with our younger grades, and [...]

2018-05-29T10:10:12+00:00Children|

Singers and Ringers Open House

Current first graders through fourth graders and friends are invited to attend and experience singing, bell ringing, games, and treats this Wednesday, April 18 from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. in the Music Room. Parents are encouraged to stay and observe. For more information please email Lisa Bond.

2018-04-09T13:11:46+00:00Children, Music, News|

Sunday School Parent Commitment

Did you know? This year, the 3rd and 4th grade classes had four-person teaching teams, and the model worked well: friendships grew, trust was built, responsibility was shared. The Children's Ministry Committee and Board of Trustees unanimously agree—let's make this happen for our across every age level. We will have 2018–2019 teaching teams [...]

2018-02-28T10:52:26+00:00Children, Church Stories|

Children’s Prayers in The Snow

  By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster Are you feeling cooped up in the snow? Are you feeling the post-Christmas blues? Are you wondering how to connect with God in the middle of winter? Here are my top five ideas for exploring spirituality with your children in the winter. ​ Go for a meditative winter [...]

2018-02-15T04:28:28+00:00Children, Church Stories|

Children’s Ministry Visioning Day

By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster As we dream for the future, deepening our ministry to children and their families, change is afoot. After our November 11 Children’s Ministry visioning day, we have a clear mandate to develop new programs, strengthen existing ones, and design new curriculum for our ministry to children​ and families​. [...]

2017-12-18T10:08:55+00:00Children, Church Stories|