Crossroads: Compassion

by Jessica Asbell

How do you show compassion for others? Did you help others when you were a child, or is it something you have started recently?

Formations 04.28.2024: Wow

by Darrell Pursiful

Author Anne Lamott wrote a book about what she considered the “three essential prayers.” And what are these prayers? She says they are Help, Thanks, and Wow.

Connections 04.28.2024: Fruitfulness and Friendship

by Kelley Land

Twenty-four years ago this October, I got engaged to my beloved boyfriend. We married nine months later on a hot July day.

About Tomorrow

by Charles Qualls

Tomorrow. The word alone is enough to give pause, for wrapped in its syllables are promise and hope. There is the grace of time, too, which we will surely need now and then. I like the fact, Lord, that we get to start over and make a new one each day.

Flame: LEGO Prayers

by Mina Munns

This prayer activity is suitable for groups of children or even a whole congregation as long as you have enough bricks. Have an adult or child to lead the prayers for each group, however big.

Crossroads: A Blank Slate

by Jessica Asbell

It’s no secret that I loved school as a child. One of my favorite parts about going back to school was buying school supplies. Even if I had pens and pencils at home, I wanted new ones for school.

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