Celebrating the Season of Creation with Youth

By Rev. Carla Wilson September 5, 2023

One of my favorite times in the modern church year is the ecumenical “Season of Creation.” The..

Using Restorative Justice Principles with Children and Youth

By Rev. Carla Wilson August 8, 2023

Sometimes the best tools in education come from unexpected sources. Such was the case with..

Nurturing LGBTQ Youth at Church

By Rev. Carla Wilson June 20, 2023

Content note: This blog post contains brief mentions of suicide and self-harm.

The Trevor Project..

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..

Spring Cleaning Your Faith Formation Space with an Equity Lens

By Rev. Carla Wilson May 16, 2023

We often speak of spring cleaning as a time to cleanse and refresh our spaces in preparation for..

Involving Younger and Older Folks in Pentecost Celebrations

By Jessica Davis April 25, 2023

"I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh,and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,and your..

Honoring Earth Day with Your Church's Youth

By Rev. Carla Wilson April 11, 2023

Earth Day is coming up! If you are like my students, you have enjoyed getting your hands dirty in..

Liturgical Role Play as Faith Formation

By Rev. Carla Wilson March 14, 2023

“Remember Baby McBabyface?”

I recently had the joy of reconnecting with several youth who took part..

Helping Young People through the Winter Blues

By Rev. Carla Wilson January 3, 2023

Congratulations! You made it through the gauntlet of Advent and Christmas. Pageants and showcases..

Appropriate Ways for Youth Leaders to Use Social Media

By Jonah Davis December 15, 2022

For many of us, social media has become a tool, hobby, or distraction. As social media platforms..


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