Steve Burger from the Department of Christian Formation (ECC) shares this overview of Children and communion. Continue Reading »
Posts tagged ‘Worship’
If your child begins to ask questions about communion and expresses a desire to participate, here are some suggestions for exploring and preparing your child to participate. Helpful for churches and parents. Continue Reading »
Prairieview Covenant, New Richmond, WI participated in The Story (published by Zondervan) over the school year of 2011-2012.
The Story goes through the whole Bible chronologically in 31 weeks, using the NIV translation and organizing the major themes and stories into chapters. We have used The Story for preschool, early elementary, later elementary, teen, and adult books. The book for each age has NIV scripture and some connecting paragraphs of explanation. It helps us to see God’s “Upper Story,” which is God’s overall plan from creation to Revelation, as well as God’s “Lower Story,” which is all the people he used to carry out his plan. Continue Reading »
This evaluation is a resource that is available to help you evaluate your church’s engagement in intergenerational worship. This resource will help you think through the importance and the implications of intergenerational worship. Continue Reading »
Some of you may be looking for a gluten-free bread option for communion. Dan Shelton shares this recipe. Continue Reading »
This prayer was written by Rick Lindholtz for the memorial service of a friend. It is based on Psalm 22, 90, 100; Isaiah 43, 49. Continue Reading »
Cedarbrook Church in Menomonie, WI recently completed a prayer trail that crosses a ridge on church-owned property behind the church facilities. The idea originated 10 years ago before Cedarbrook began meeting. A small group had been meeting with Pastor Remy Diederich, studying different ways that people can connect with God. The idea of connecting with God through nature dominated the conversations. Amazingly, 10 years later they have a church building, spare land and a prayer trail. Continue Reading »
Brian Ward shares music and lyrics he’s written that will help kids learn the books of the Bible. Continue Reading »
We Believe in you, God: Father, Son, Holy Spirit.
We believe in the truth and power of your word.
We trust in your finished work, Lord Jesus.
By what you have done, you have secured our eternal destiny.
We affirm your new commandment, your call to love and serve others. Continue Reading »
The following worship ideas are related to components of stewardship. Give a puzzle piece to each person as they enter the building for the service. Customize the generic points (see download) to deliver your desired message in your unique context and setting. (Previously posted in The Soul of a Steward, Fall, 2003) Continue Reading »