Category Archives: Finding Stories Outside the Classroom

“Civil Rights Sunday” September 15, 2013

What we can leave out in this post is the usual chatter about my musings about Godly Play. This post is about something far more important, and I point you to my friend Fran’s Civil Rights Sunday post on her … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross for Children

When I reported here on our first go at doing a Stations of the Cross for our Godly Play children (ages 4 through 5th grade), several people asked me where they could find the “script” that she used. Diane, our … Continue reading

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Pentecost – It’s Time to Eat Flame Food!

Pentecost is one of the three great mysteries, and yet it seems to get very little notice. In our case, Pentecost usually comes after we have finished Sunday School for the academic year. In fact, this year the county schools … Continue reading

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The Labyrinth and Stations of the Cross

Some time ago I published this picture of two boys in our 3rd-5th grade class using two labyrinths we have. I am not a labyrinth person (caution would make me add “yet” to that sentence…) but I have many devotees … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Feast of St. Martin of Tours (11/11)

Have you ever wondered about the root of the word “chapel”? St. Martin of Tours is that valiant soldier (of “and one was a soldier” fame) who slashed his cloak in two with his sword to give half to a … Continue reading

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Pentecost – it’s all about the FOOD!

One of my volunteer duties is to send out a weekly e-newsletter to all parishioners. It usually has the general sorts of announcements that all newsletters have, in reasonably short blurbs. I also like to put in one blurb of … Continue reading

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A Twist on the Lectionary for Sunday, 7/25/2010

If your church uses the RCL (Revised Common Lectionary), you’ll notice that the Lord’s Prayer comes up in the Gospel reading for Sunday, July 27, 2010. If you want to change up and consider the Lord’s Prayer in another language, … Continue reading

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