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Children’s Sabbath

Blessed to be a Blessing Join thousands of churches, synagogues, mosques and temples across the country in the annual National Observance of Children’s Sabbath celebration by holding special worship services, education programs, and advocacy activities to engage people of faith … Continue reading

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World Communion Sunday

October 3, 2010 World Communion Sunday is celebrated the first Sunday in October every year in many Protestant churches. It originated in the Presbyterian Church USA in 1936. The day has taken on new relevancy and depth of meaning in … Continue reading

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The Feast of St. Francis – October 4th

Francis of Assisi, Friar          1182-1226 Of all the saints, perhaps Francis is the most popular and well known. His joyous faith is found in many of his writings. In a little town in Italy, nearly eight … Continue reading

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Connecting Children’s Books to the Lectionary

Children’s Literature: A Resource for Ministry For years Union Presbyterian Seminary and the William Smith Morton Library in Richmond, Virginia has hosted a blog called Story Path for connecting children’s literature with themes of faith and spirituality. It is a … Continue reading

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Prayers for Teachers and Students

It is a new academic year. Students and teachers of all ages are going back to school in our communities in both public and private settings. Whether it is a preschoolers first experience of Nursery School or a young adult … Continue reading

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Prayers for a New Education Year

The calendar is a funny thing. It has different points of departure, remembrance and beginning. For teachers, September begins a new year. By mid-August, we are looking toward the fall – new beginnings, new programs, new ideas. A fresh start. … Continue reading

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Sunday Planning

There are many website & curricular resources for tapping into. Whether you are looking for lesson plans, artwork, exegesis, commentary or sermons, there is a treasure trove of material just a few clicks away. One of the very easy ways … Continue reading

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