Ruth Sall

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..

Expanding Children's Faith in the Summer Months

By Ruth Sall June 13, 2023

Summer faith experiences for children can be touchstones in their lives. The opportunity to go to..

Welcoming New Children and Families over the Summer

By Ruth Sall May 23, 2023

One of the challenges my congregation has faced in the past few years is providing a consistent..

Saying Goodbye to a Pastor

By Ruth Sall April 18, 2023

Transitions are a regular part of life for children. Kids live in a constant state of growth and..

Preparing for Vacation Bible School

By Ruth Sall March 21, 2023

It is already the beginning of spring, and the time is speeding toward summer programs at church,..

Engaging Families in Lent and Holy Week

By Ruth Sall February 21, 2023

Ash Wednesday arrives this year on February 22 and the season of Lent begins. In the early church..


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