Rev. Carla Wilson

Incorporating Storytelling and Expressive Arts in Worship

By Rev. Carla Wilson August 2, 2022

During the summer, the congregation I serve has a tradition of taking the children’s sermon out of..

Empowering Youth for Faithful Activism

By Rev. Carla Wilson July 7, 2022

During the month of June, I was invited to open a local Juneteenth celebration with a prayer..

Talking to Young People about Gun Violence

By Rev. Carla Wilson June 7, 2022

I ask us to wrestle with a painful topic that is front and center in the news across the nation..

Supporting Young People Reentering Group Environments

By Rev. Carla Wilson May 10, 2022

Summer approaches! From May Day festivals to Vacation Bible School, opportunities for our young..

Summer Service Projects with an Accompaniment Model

By Rev. Carla Wilson April 21, 2022

Spring has sprung, but youth leaders are likely already deep in summer planning. Summer vacation..

Embodying Our Faith during the Great Three Days

By Rev. Carla Wilson March 15, 2022

Tell me. Show me. Let me try. That progression is a time- and experience-tested arc of learning..

Differences between Youth Trauma and Adult Trauma

By Rev. Carla Wilson February 1, 2022

It’s a match made in, well, not heaven. A new semester, a new pandemic strain outbreak that..

Honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's Legacy

By Rev. Carla Wilson January 13, 2022

As the holiday commemorating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. approaches, many congregations and..

New Year's Resolutions for Youth Ministers

By Rev. Carla Wilson December 28, 2021

One of my favorite holiday traditions is the making of New Year’s resolutions. After the last two..

Commemorating Native American Heritage Month

By Rev. Carla Wilson November 4, 2021

As October transitions into November and many of our young people prepare to honor the Thanksgiving..

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