The key to expanding our traditions and journeying joyfully into the church year is three fold – flexibility, simplicity and repeatability.
Advent is the beginning of church year, which means late November is the end: a good time to focus on the past year’s gifts.
Observing feasts and seasons reminds us about what truly matters as we practice faith at home.
All of the snippets of scripture that we hear in worship and sing in hymns “count” in my children’s Christian education.
Abigail Pogrebin wrote about observing the whole Jewish year. I read about ways to cultivate faith at home.
The objects in my home, and on my walls, reinforce the lessons I try to teach my children – and help myself absorb ever more fully.
An interview with Wendy Claire Barrie about the purpose behind her new book Faith at Home: A Handbook for Cautiously Christian Parents.