What Will We Tell the Children?

by Tori Smit It was a Good Friday service I will never forget. I was perhaps eight or nine years old and since children in my church rarely joined the adults in the sanctuary for any part of worship going to worship on Good Friday was a very big deal for me. I wanted...
What Will We Tell the Children?

What Will We Tell the Children?

What Will We Tell the Children? It was a Good Friday service I will never forget. I was perhaps eight or nine years old, and since children in my church rarely joined the adults in the sanctuary for any part of worship, my going to worship on Good Friday was a very...
A Prayer for Holy Week

A Prayer for Holy Week

A Holy Week Prayer for Educators Lord, we are ready to walk with you to Easter. Unless we are not. We have services planned, events prepared. Unless we do not. Our hearts are ready for the up and down, the cross and tomb, the sorrow and joy. Unless they are not....
A Holy Week Prayer for Church Educators

A Holy Week Prayer for Church Educators

By: Emily Enders Odom O God, most holy and faithful, Upheld by your strength, we have fasted, prayed, planned, and worked throughout these forty days. Having now moved beyond the confession and contrition of Ash Wednesday; past the parades and pageantry, the colt and...