Believe it or not, she said: It was AWESOME!

Tori reflects on recent feedback from two children in her congregation, and talks about the purpose of church. Worship services are a chance to explore our faith in community, as church-workers our goal should be to show our congregants, especially children, that they are valued in that space.

Guest Post: A Reconciliation Prayer for Children

As many of us prepare services for September 26th with both Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (September 30th) on our minds, we are wondering how to include our children into a time of reflection that can be difficult. Our dear friend Rev. Catherine T. Stuart, Regional Minister for Children, Youth and Young Adults for the three Atlantic Regions and Co-Minister for Ukulele Church.

Guest post: A reopened church’s activity bag

This week we have a guest post from Nancy Windis, a member of Mt. Brydges United Church in Ontario. She shares about the activity bags her community of faith put together with care and intention to welcome children back to the church when they reopened this past year.

Guest post: ‘Delivering’ God’s love in a pizza box

This week we’re sharing a project from Rev. Stephanie Richmond and the communities of Greenbank UC and Seagrave UC in Port Perry (north east of TO). I invited Stephanie to share her community’s project with us because I hadn’t before heard of Sunday School being done in quite this way! Many communities have been trying to figure out safe ways to do family ministry (camp-in-a-box, take-home VBSes, Advent-at-home) but there’s just something about serving up a slice of Sunday School that appeals!

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