Six New Things – Week of March 18, 2024

It's almost Holy Week. Are you ready? Are you already looking ahead? Ideas for Earth Day, Creationtide, and future learning are all right here. ONE It's almost Holy Week: are you ready? In case you're not: Illustrated Ministry just shared…

Eclipse, Faith & Science

Thanks to Emily Ewing for sharing this Great Idea on the SparkHouse Blog! Use the coming solar eclipse as an opportunity to invite congregation members and neighbors to explore faith and science in conversation with one another! In their…

Build a Better Easter Basket

Thanks to Building Faith for sharing this Great Idea in their Easter 2024 Toolkit (check it out for some other Great Ideas!). Jerusalem Jackson Greer writes, 'Can an Easter basket contain more than a sugar high? Absolutely! With a little…

Six New Things – Week of March 11, 2024

Empowerment specifically for folx often made to feel insecure and redefining 'security' amidst diversity: authors' particular perspectives share New Life for all ages, across social strata, and from local to international communities. ONE Another…

Rethinking the Egg Hunt & Flowering the Cross

Thanks to Building Faith's Charlotte Hand Greeson for sharing these two Great Ideas in one. This is a concise article, with details only where necessary - a quick read for updating two Easter traditions. Greeson begins with a few tweaks…

How to Live the 50 Days of Easter

Thanks to Building Faith's Elizabeth Ring for compiling this list of tips and practices for 'living into the Easter Season'. The Season of Easter/Eastertide lasts 50 days. For many, 'the charm seems to wear off after about 3 weeks'. Thus…

Six New Things – Week of March 4, 2024

It's Women's History Month and the middle of Lent - and that means Holy Week - and Summer Planning - are just around the corner. No worries! ONE Is it for Women's History Month? Or Confirmation Classes? Or for a summer camp? Holy Troublemakers…

Encouragement Day Self-Care

Thanks to Rev. Traci Smith for sharing these accessible tips for everyday self-care in her Treasure Box Tuesday. Traci encourages engaging the six weeks of daily sacred self care offered by Dr. Chanequa Walker Barnes in her recent book, Sacred…