Ruth Sall

Encouraging Children to Be Faithful Givers

By Ruth Sall April 23, 2024

God loves a cheerful giver. I remember hearing this phrase as a child and smiling to think that my..

Celebrating Pentecost and the Holy Spirit

By Ruth Sall March 19, 2024

As Christians we have wonderful traditions of celebrating holy days with pomp and creativity. We..

Service-Oriented Vacation Bible School for Middle Schoolers

By Ruth Sall February 13, 2024

It is that time of year again: time to plan for vacation Bible school. I have been thinking this..

When Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day Coincide

By Ruth Sall January 16, 2024

Ash Wednesday falls on February 14 this year: Valentine’s Day. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of..

Post-Christmas Intergenerational Activities

By Ruth Sall December 19, 2023

The bustle and busy time of Advent and Christmas will be behind us very soon and the long winter..

Advent Practices for Families

By Ruth Sall November 14, 2023

Advent is nearly here, and the excitement for Christmas is palpable. For families with children,..

Teaching Kids about Church Architecture

By Ruth Sall October 17, 2023

I come from a family of architects. My grandfather and great-grandfather designed municipal..

Fall Communion Class for Children and Families

By Ruth Sall September 12, 2023

Our congregation has an open invitation for all baptized Christians to receive communion. Since a..

Working with a Children's Ministry Committee

By Ruth Sall August 1, 2023

I serve a Presbyterian church as the Children’s Ministry Director and am the staff liaison for the..

Leading Children's Ministry When You Struggle with Details

By Ruth Sall July 20, 2023

I am a creative person. I have a degree in music, and I have spent many years in professional roles..


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