Ever since I returned to the church in my twenties, I have been inspired by the Blessed Virgin Mary.
We are made in the image of God and we believe God to be the ultimate Creator. What better way to honor our Creator than to do likewise?
From time to time the Forma Facebook Group has a post from someone (clergy, youth minister, Christian educator) who is asking if anyone has a “rubric” for what children should learn in each year of “Sunday School” (or whatever you call it).
Today, June 19, we remember Adelaide Teague Case, who died seventy-one years ago. “An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church” tells us that Dr. Case was “the first woman to be appointed to full professional rank in an Anglican seminary.” She was a theologian, librarian, professor, and writer, but she lived at a time before women could be ordained in the Episcopal Church.
As you make your plans for summer study or travel, for camps and play dates, consider making some time for summer formation as well. After all, your kids (at least) might have some extra time, and what better opportunity to grow in the knowledge and love of God?!
Last Sunday I had to bat cleanup after my own sermon. Sometime during the Nicene Creed, I realized that I’d left something out. It was an important point with significant pastoral implications.
Over a decade ago, while in seminary I began researching children’s spirituality. I read whatever I could and looked at (and tried) lots of things, […]
One Advent, completely by accident, Christmas carols became part of the bedtime routine. And we were glad.