The season of Lent is a gently shifting lens at Saint Michael’s.
Praying Compline with children during this summer of disruption, violence, and injustice
It’s 9 pm on a Tuesday evening, and my 9 and 11 year old boys have just finished their second full day of Camp Mama.
An Eastertide Word of the Day
Well, I feel like I need to come clean: I failed.
Family Morning Prayer with Young Children
Worshiping with kids under 5 has never been easy…and during the pandemic it is even more difficult.
New Directions for Holy Questions: Progressive Christian Theology for Families
I find myself searching for a theology resource I could feel comfortable with, not just in content but in approach.
Gender Inclusive Children’s Ministry: Where To Start
There are so many ways that we can invite children into safer spaces when at church or in Christian formation settings. Here are some starting places.
Compassion in a Pandemic
For the past eight weeks, my home base has been designated the Special Pathogens Unit of the hospital, which delivers vital care for hospitalized patients infected with COVID-19.
Slightly Frantic Liturgy
When I worked with youth, one of my favorite events was an agape meal. It started as a Seder and I eventually started calling it “What Would Jesus Eat” which I found hilarious.
Maundy Thursday: The At Home Edition
As this article is being written, I am on the 20th day being home with my husband, two small children, and my mother.
Palm Sunday in Extraordinary Times
I live in Austin, Texas, where, along with much of the country, I expect to remain under a “Shelter in Place” order during Palm Sunday. What a strange contradiction on a Sunday in which we would ordinarily march around the streets of the church, waving palm branches, and loudly singing, “Hosanna in the highest!”