Family

Monday, January 27, 2014 - 16:41

Today’s guest blogger is Jerusalem Jackson Greer, author of A Homemade Year: The Blessings of Cooking, Crafting and Coming Together. Her complete bio is at the end of the article. Bonfires and Tamales: Observing Candlemas I discovered the...

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 14:03

Today’s guest blogger (and photographer) is  Jan Berry Schroeder, Minister for Families, Children and Youth at The Episcopal Church of the Advent, Kennett Square, PA. In this post Jan shares a great idea for an intergenerational activity she has...

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 15:21

As you kick-off the program year, Candle Press publishes some fun take-home resources. They include: Me Too! invites the child (aged 4 to 7) who has been receiving Eucharist since infancy — or is now being prepared to receive — to notice what is...

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 13:26

Each October Episcopal Churches observe the Children’s Sabbath by holding special worship services, education programs, and advocacy activities to engage people of faith in improving the lives of children and their families. This year, the 2013...

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 19:29

Lists help me stay organized. Lists help me keep track of who I’ve contacted and who I haven’t yet. Lists are easy to read in just a minute or two. Lists make logical sense. That’s why I love this newest list from the Lewis Center for Church...

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 20:17

Summer can be a time when we see our families and children in church a bit less. Here are some good (and inexpensive) ideas from Candle Press on how to stay connected through the summer months: Build up your library of To Go units. Pick and choose...

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 18:54

Well, I missed National Barefoot Week (who knew there was a National Barefoot Week?) but nonetheless, I believe you will enjoy this blog post by my friend Genelda Woggon from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Asheville, NC. It is reprinted with...

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 17:17

Have you made your mark with any of the Five Marks of Mission? Why not share your success with the rest of the church? The Episcopal Church Office of Communication is asking you to create and share videos of local ministry and work in action as...

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 21:05

There’s no doubt that all media – including movies – have the ability to impact young minds. Through film, every director and screenwriter has particular themes and messages they are trying to convey. As adults, we can help our children learn to...

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 17:39

The Faith Formation Learning Exchange just published their list of Spring 2013 Resources: What’s New: Spring 2013 includes the latest research and articles on families, children’s ministry, children’s and adolescent behavior, and young adult and...

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