O Holy Night Of the many famous stories in the Bible, the one we read about this week is very familiar – probably the most familiar – to us and our children. Unfortunately, that can make it hard for our kids (and us!) to be amazed. Please really read the story this year, because it … Continue reading O Holy Night
Several years ago, for a couple of years in a row, we hosted a Christmas concert at Munger. Whatever you're picturing is wrong. "Holly Jolly Christmas" was not sung. No 7th graders played clarinets. No one wore choir robes. The concert is the brainchild of Andrew Peterson, an independent musician from Nashville. He and some … Continue reading Behold the Lamb of God!
Today is the first Advent Monday! Advent means "coming" and it is a time of expectant waiting and preparation. It also marks a new liturgical year, so you can put 2020 behind you and start fresh 🙂 There are four themes: hope, love, joy and peace. Things we can always use more of! We dug … Continue reading Hear All About It
Please note that this post is intended for elementary-aged children and may be completed anytime between now and Friday. It will take us through the Stations of the Cross that we would have set up in our church building. It's important to know what all happened in the days leading up to Sunday. It's important … Continue reading Stations Of The Cross
I have certain foods that I like that I'm embarrassed to order in front of people. I don't if that's normal or not. I think it's because I like basically every food and others think certain foods are "gross". Some "gross" foods are more en vogue to like than others. I also get embarrassed for … Continue reading I’m a Little Embarrassed.
Every summer growing up, we would meet my extended family at Lake Greeson for a camping trip. My greatest childhood memories come from those weeks of hiking, water skiing, exploring, and relaxing in the Ozarks. When I was 8 or 9 years old, my uncle decided it was time for me to learn to ski … Continue reading Jesus Taught Me to Water Ski
I am not shy about the fact that I DO NOT like Jacob. I like the name just fine and I can’t think of a Jacob I’ve met that I don’t like, but I don’t like the biblical character Jacob. I don’t think it’s popular to say you don’t like biblical characters, but I can’t … Continue reading We’re All Weasels
Hope you are still following along with our Bible reading. Here's this week. Monday 3/18 – At the Temple Yesterday’s reading was about what is appropriate and inappropriate to do at church. The money changers and people selling doves were taking advantage of people who traveled from far away to worship at the temple. … Continue reading In Matthew This Week…
Today we will talk about how a single penny could be worth more to God than millions of dollars. We will learn about the poor widow who gave more than all the rich people, and that things aren’t always the way they seem. While Jesus was preaching in the temple he saw lots of rich … Continue reading A Little Lenten Project: Giving & Sacrifice
In our preschool classes we are continuing to talk about the life of Jesus. We started in Advent and will continue all the way through Easter. So we have four whole months dedicated to teaching our little ones about the life of Jesus. Although that’s a lot of time, it’s still not nearly enough time … Continue reading Sharing Is Caring