No one ever expected that we would be in another pandemic year trying to figure out how to safely offer backpack blessings to kids. Last year, I shared a round up of resources and ideas that I wanted to update because things are different this year. There are a ton of ideas for ways toContinue reading “More Backpack Blessings in Coronatide”
In my first attempt at brainstorming for worship planning in the pandemic, I wondered how many blessings there might be as the school year begins. I wondered if there will not only be the usual backpack blessings but also blessings for teachers and parents (and other caregivers). It could be a whole service. Or itContinue reading “Backpack Blessings in Coronatide”
My baby girl took her first unbalanced steps to the dinner table on Sunday night while my toddler has been working hard on her ABCs. She’s curious about these strange shapes. She wants to identify them and has even started drawing her own figures.
I shared a few days ago some worship brainstorming for the season ahead and it got me thinking about the other big thing that often happens in the fall season in our churches: the pledge drive. Most churches still tend to run this program in the harvest season while crops are being gathered from theContinue reading “Stewardship in Coronatide”