Small Congregations

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 11:51

Sunday, August 24 is Proper 16, Year A. Lesson Plans are included for both the Gospel and Old Testament. Gospel Lesson: Who Do You Say That I Am? Scripture: Matthew 16:13-20 After much instruction, story-telling, miracles, encounters, and prayer,...

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 13:56

Sunday, June 15 is Trinity Sunday, Year A. Readings are from the Old Testament and the Gospels. Gospel Lesson: God’s Call to Us to Mission Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20 This passage is known as The Great Commission. It is Jesus giving the disciples...

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 16:34

Today we welcome back guest blogger Jenny Beaumont, who serves as the Director of Adult Spiritual Formation for Christ Episcopal Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is the final article in a 3-part series by Jenny on formation programming...

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 14:37

Today we welcome guest blogger Jenny Beaumont, who serves as the Director of Adult Spiritual Formation for Christ Episcopal Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is the second in a three-part series by Jenny on formation programming based in...

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 13, 2013 - 14:42

Weaving God’s Promises is a three-year Episcopal curriculum for children and middle-school youth, published by Morehouse Education Resources. The curriculum is divided into two programs: Weaving God’s Promises for Children for ages 3-11 Weaving...

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 19:24

Harry Potter is 33 today. I don’t suppose many of us think of Harry Potter as a 33 year old man. We want to remember Harry Potter as a teenage wizard at Hogwarts with Ron and Hermoine; not as a man who is approaching middle age…the man in the...

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 20:01

Do you know sleep-deprived parents of a newborn? Help them embrace the wonder of God’s love for their child in the Candle Press booklet, This Child of God. The booklet contains suggestions for the simplest and briefest prayers with infants. It also...

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 14:48

In August, Vibrant Faith Ministries will offer a new way for congregations and homes to come together in ministry. The Taking God’s Story Home weekly bulletin inserts provide congregations with an easy way to read and understand the Bible – from...

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 14:07

I ran across this blog in my Internet travels yesterday. It looks like a great resource for worship leaders who want to include children in the congregation’s worship. Have a look for yourself and let me know what you think:http://...

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