Tag Archives: Godly Play

September 7, 2014 Story Update

Each week we write a Constant Contact e-mail targeted to young families (and our elected vestry members! We’re sneaky that way…) At first we just listed upcoming schedule changes and that sort of thing, but we decided it was a good forum for opening … Continue reading

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Our 2014 Fall Godly Play Schedule

First of all, perhaps you missed me. (I HOPE you missed me!) If you wondered where I’ve been, I’ve been puppy wrangling – so here’s a gratuitous photo of Harvey, the Monster Puppy (he’s a 9 month old border collie mix … Continue reading

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“Do I really have to memorize the story?”

When people know I am interested in Godly Play, they always ask me this question. And you know what? Every time I dodge the question and try to be supportive. I don’t want to discourage ANYONE from using Godly Play! … Continue reading

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The Job Maze

We all know I struggle with managing the response time. On Sunday, October 21, our talented storyteller told the story of Job from Vol. 6. It was a WONDERFUL wondering period; the five children compared the story of Job to … Continue reading

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“Blowing Up” Pentecost

It is our parish tradition to hold “Sunday School Recognition” on the last day of Sunday School in May (we resume – or begin a new “year” the first Sunday after Labor Day in September in the US). We encourage … Continue reading

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Why do you do it THAT way?

By my best recollection, we started Godly Play at our church the year my almost 21 year old daughter would have been in 4 year old preschool. Since about that time, children ages 3 through fifth grade use Godly Play … Continue reading

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“We are very much the ‘present’!”

In my post “Needed: A Theology of Children,” my friend Fran mentioned in her comment a cartoon I had shown her: The cartoon comes from ASBO Jesus, and I share it with the artist’s permission. We also use it each … Continue reading

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