Two Christmas Programs Available on Sparkhouse Digital

By Sparkhouse October 12, 2021

A long-standing tradition in many congregations, the annual Christmas program showcases the talents..

Using the Arts in Your Christmas Program

By Cathy Skogen-Soldner October 7, 2021

Have your Christmas programs become a predictable format of readings, dialogues, and songs? This..

Helping Children Remember Loved Ones on All Saints Day

By Ruth Sall October 6, 2021

On All Saints Sunday we remember and pray for all members of the church who have died. The church..

Celebrating National Coming Out Day and Trans Day of Remembrance

By Rev. Carla Wilson October 5, 2021

Fall is a busy season of celebrations that we might not buy gifts for the way we do with "big..

Keeping Christmas Simple

By Tera Michelson August 31, 2021

Summer service is winding down, fall kick-off is around the corner, and—believe it or not—it is..

The Scandal of St. Patrick's Day

By Jason Brian Santos March 16, 2021

The Scandal of St. Patrick’s Day was an actual event in history (I wasn’t just saying that to get..

Including Children in Holy Week

By Jessica Davis March 2, 2021

The primary themes of Holy Week can seem inaccessible for the children in our midst. The betrayal,..

Keeping Christmas into the New Year

By Ruth Sall January 14, 2021

Christmas is over, and Epiphany comes with the star and the wise men with their gifts. But the..

Remembering Dr. King's Ministerial Identity and Working toward Justice

By Jessica Davis January 12, 2021

On the third Monday of January, people all around the country typically gather to perform acts of..

Starting the New Year Fresh

By Cathy Skogen-Soldner January 7, 2021

The beginning of a new year finds lots of us in children’s ministry taking inventory of what was..

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