Eight days a week!

Eight days a week!

By: Barbara J. Essex Some of you may remember “Beatlemania”—the British invasion phenomenon that struck the US during the 1960s. The frenzy was over a boy band from Liverpool, England, the Beatles. The Beatles are among the most celebrated and decorated groups in...
Turning Wheels for Kids

Turning Wheels for Kids

By: Patricia and Donald Griggs The APCE Conference Mission Project for 2014 is Turning Wheels for Kids (TWFK). Ten years ago, Sue Runsveld, a nurse, and a few nurse friends collected enough money to purchase and build 12 bikes to give to children with health issues...
Reaching out with bagged lunches

Reaching out with bagged lunches

By: Heather Stevenson It all started with a small multi-generational summer Sunday School class and a lesson on “Who is My Neighbor?”at Fries Memorial Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, NC. Our lesson focused on Ephesians 2:14; 4:1–6 and Luke 10:25–37. We had good...
ConnectED: Storytelling as sacrament

ConnectED: Storytelling as sacrament

By: Kara K Root Body of Christ When you join Lake Nokomis Presbyterian Church, you must tell a story. Technically, this is called, “being examined by Session.” It sounds like this should involve a cold stethoscope and a gown that opens at the back. But we’re small,...
Educator Certification: Get ConnectED

Educator Certification: Get ConnectED

By: Priscilla Andre-Colton and Debbie Hough The mission of APCE is to connect, enrich, empower and sustain. The APCE organization strives to accomplish this in a variety of ways—through events, this publication, regional gatherings, and the Endowment Fund. APCE is...
Educator of the Year: Debra Hough

Educator of the Year: Debra Hough

By: Joyce MacKichan Walker Debra (Debbie) Hough has been selected by the APCE Governing Cabinet as the 2014 Educator of the Year. This honor follows a 35-year career as a director of Christian education, work that was God’s clear calling, and her deep privilege to...