Rhythms of Grace is relatively simple, affordable, and adaptive and can be effectively used to bring the Gospel to people not currently being served. Designed for those on the Autism spectrum, it is also very welcoming to individuals with other diagnoses like Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, ADHD, Down Syndrome, and neuro-typical children with ordinary wiggly squigglies, as well as youth and adults.
Relationships between youth and trusted adults strengthen confirmation programs and congregational support.
An activity for all ages, the Lords Prayer Tracing Cross is visual and tactile way to deepen prayer experience. Try it this Lent at church or home.
9 previous Lent posts for congregations and home full of reflection, liturgy, music, prayers and devotionals for the season.
Your invited to this free webinar on planning for Lent. Big picture thinking and practical ideas with Matthew Kozlowski, Krista Lovell, and Sue Van Oss.
Books old and new help us remember and honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, a great preacher and speaker, on MLK, Jr Day.
Magic happens when a story draws adult and child into a world of make-believe. Reading together is a precious gift of time that feeds the soul and nurtures the heart. Each year the season of Advent reminds us that God’s love became incarnate in a stable in Bethlehem. This year, St Cuthbert’s offered an intergenerational […]
Celebrating both Christmas and Hanukkah brings families together to share faith, tradition, food, and light. Links to recipes and books.
So you want to show movies at church, but what about copyright? You DO need permission or a license. What you need to know, and sources to get a license.
This Thanksgiving, take some time for an easy, intergenerational craft to recognize and record gratitude. This family craft can then adorn your table!
From at-home activities, to the history and meaning of Thanksgiving, you are sure to find something helpful: a round-up of Building Faith articles
The Center for the Ministry of Teaching’s top picks for smartphone apps. Use your phone to read the Bible to daily devotional prayer to prayer-in-community.
Lectio Divina is the ancient practice of praying with Scripture in four steps: reading, meditation, prayer, contemplation. Using a children’s Bible and modified questions, lectio can successfully help children listen to God speak through His Word.
Collaborative art projects fully engage teens. Experiential projects allow all styles of learners to shine, as different aspects require different skills.
Frolic fosters a loving environment in which children 0-3, their parents and caregivers, can learn about prayer, Scripture, God, and the world around them.
Each fall as children and teens go back to school, parents and teachers feel that sacred tug. Call it a moment of grace; call it a sacrament; delight in it.
Growing food from the earth is much like growing faith. The growing never really ends, and the fruits of the spirit appear.
Making and using prayer sticks are a simple way to create an intentional and consistent prayer practice in your home.
With limited time and space for Sunday morning adult education, one congregation chooses a book to read as a community; conversation and community grow.
Many families say a prayer – grace – before a shared meal, usually dinner. What about the other times we nourish our bodies?