Practicing Church

Practicing Church

This children’s sermon was written for December 8, 2019, to accompany the story of Zechariah and how God was working in him as he did the practices his faith traditions required. My goal was to help the kids understand that as we do the things we do in church-...

The Third Sunday of Advent

Welcome to the celebration of the Third Sunday of Advent, this Sunday, December 15. This Sunday we introduce the third advent card, focusing on the angels’ visit to the shepherds and the angels’ song of Good News. The themes you might wish to explore include: 1.The...

The Second Sunday of Advent

Welcome to the celebration of the Second Sunday of Advent, this Sunday, Dec 8. This Sunday we move to the second card in the Advent Godly Play series, focusing on Mary and Joseph’s journey (don’t forget the donkey!) to Bethlehem. There are several themes to explore...

Advent 1

Welcome to the celebration of the First Sunday of Advent, this Sunday, December 1.What an exciting time of year!This Sunday we focus on getting ready to enter the mystery of Christmas. It’s perfect timing then for us to focus on the prophets’ message that something...
God With Us

God With Us

This children’s sermon was given November 17, to accompany a sermon based on Luke 21: 5-19. The preaching minister asked me to focus on God’s constant presence with us. Just an fyi: the children’s sermon went long. I try to keep children’s...