Ruth Sall

Marking the Year with the Church Seasons

By Ruth Sall September 20, 2022

I remember growing up in my little Lutheran church in Wyoming and thinking how boring it was that..

Keeping Tweens Engaged in Church

By Ruth Sall August 9, 2022

I love working with middle schoolers. It was a surprise to me, too. Tweens, preteens, late..

Using a Rotation-Model Sunday School to Cultivate Volunteer Teachers

By Ruth Sall July 26, 2022

At this stage of the pandemic, people are reengaging as volunteers in their congregations. One area..

Summer Sabbath for Children and Families

By Ruth Sall June 23, 2022

We made it through another strange and difficult school and church year of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Starting a Post-Easter Drama Club

By Ruth Sall May 3, 2022

Starting a Drama Club with children at church is a great way to involve kids in worship with a..

Self-Care after More Than Two Years of Pandemic

By Ruth Sall April 19, 2022

We are now more than two years into the pandemic. When it all began in March of 2020, I never..

Involving Kids in Holy Week

By Ruth Sall March 8, 2022

I love teaching children about the early church and how every week was an Easter celebration in the..

Prayer Stations for Kids during Lent

By Ruth Sall February 15, 2022

During Lent we place a priority on prayer and finding time to connect to God. I have loved the ways..

Children's Ministry as an Entry Point into Church Volunteering

By Ruth Sall January 20, 2022

I knew when I first started my job in children’s ministry that it would be filled with rewarding..

Celebrating Epiphany with Star Crafts and Stargazing

By Ruth Sall December 23, 2021

Recently there was an amazing lunar eclipse that captured the imagination of my eleven-year-old...

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