Let's Get Kids Involved in Palm Sunday Worship

By Cathy Skogen-Soldner March 12, 2020

One way to help children feel welcome is to invite them to lead worship. Their leadership affirms..

Making Holy Week Family Friendly

By Rebecca Ninke March 10, 2020

A couple years ago, a nearby church had a new pastor. My neighbors attended there and had some..

Should Toddlers Learn Memory Verses?

By Amber Lappin March 5, 2020

Is there anything cuter than a toddler reciting scripture? When little voices proclaim the word of..

Beaming Books Titles to Mark Women's History Month in Sunday School

By Sparkhouse March 3, 2020

Are you looking for biblical, age-appropriate ways to celebrate Women’s History Month with the kids..

Seven Ways to Recruit Local Artists for Creative Arts Camp

By Dawn Rundman February 20, 2020

Once you read Chapter One in Sparkhouse’s latest release titled Creative Arts Camp: Four Summer VBS..

A Purity Curriculum? Really?!

By Erik Ullestad February 13, 2020

If you found yourself wondering why Sparkhouse was making a purity curriculum, let me reassure you..

Making Ash Wednesday Services Accessible to Families

By Reverend Anne Edison-Albright February 6, 2020

Blow the trumpet in Zion;

   sanctify a fast;

call a solemn assembly;

   gather the people.

..

Have a Deeper Conversation about Race with Dialogues On: Race

By Sparkhouse February 5, 2020

It’s Black History Month. Plenty of events in the last decade or two have pushed us toward a..

What Young People Need to Hear around Valentine's Day

By Sparkhouse February 4, 2020

Valentine’s Day is coming up! For elementary-age kids, Valentine’s Day likely means they’ll..

Preparing for Martin Luther King Day

By Sparkhouse January 14, 2020

Next week is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Some of us will have the day off; sometime this week or..

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