Ministry survival tips for Advent and Christmas

By Deb Hetherington November 9, 2018

Ministry leaders have an important and particular responsibility – and yes, challenge – to help..

3 reasons to level up with Sparkhouse at NYWC 2018!

By Elissa Zoerb November 7, 2018

This month, youth workers will be attending the biggest party of the year and we’ll be there, too!..

Giving thanks in November (and beyond)

By Deb Hetherington November 2, 2018

Let November be full of giving thanks – to our Lord and to each other! May these thankful..

3 tips to help kids understand the meaning of church seasons

By Deb Hetherington October 9, 2018

 

 

What season is it? Sounds like such an easy question for kids (and adults) to answer, but for..

5 easy ways to start planning for Advent and Christmas

By Deb Hetherington September 14, 2018

We just got back into the swing of things with fall, and finally recovering from all the great..

Rally day blessings from Sparkhouse

By Sparkhouse September 7, 2018

 

 

My congregation in the heart of Chicago just celebrated a very successful school backpack..

Shared experiences at the heart of National Grandparents Day

By Sparkhouse September 6, 2018

While it’s true that I am an “Opa,” as we say in our house, neither Oma or I recall observing..

Join us as we celebrate Reason for the Season

By Sparkhouse August 10, 2018

As we swing into the end of summer and the unending advertisements for back to school, you likely..

My favorite moments from the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering

By Sparkhouse July 11, 2018

For the first time, I had the opportunity to join 30,000 leaders and students at last week’s 2018..

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