Six New Things – Week of May 10, 2021

Love is at the heart of New Life. As we inch our way toward transformation, Love is our Source, our mission, and our goal. Here are resources to help expand, express, and exchange Love in grace and hope. ONE Show the Littles in your life that…

Six New Things – Curricula Supplemental

So many fantastic new, updated, or "on sale" curricula presented themselves this week that we didn't want to bury them with too many other materials. Here's what's hot off the press - or ready for preview or download - right now! ONE PC(USA)…

Six New Things – Week of May 3, 2021

In these are rapidly changing times, challenges can seem overwhelming. Anxiety, depression, fear, and trauma are mounting. Here are resources to help you take care of the young, the vulnerable,  the church, and your self. One Help your Littles…

Six New Things – Week of April 26, 2021

The trifold global pandemics of Covid-19, racism, and environmental devastation have merged over the past year. We have been living through an apocalyptic time. As the veil is lifted and our eyes are opened, we are invited to "dive into change…

Six New Things – Week of April 19, 2021

Hope can be hard to come by these days. Anxiety, frustration, anger, doubt - about our selves, our neighbors and our world make it tempting to withdraw, turn inward, and hide. But while there are times retreat, rest, and renewal are essential…

Six New Things – Week of April 12, 2021

One Words completely fail to express our grief, terror, frustration, and anger over the senseless killing of Daunte Wright. In the gap between feeling utterly useless and desperately needing to make some contribution toward justice, we offer…

Six New Things – Week of April 5, 2021

Happy Easter! In this Resurrection Season, we're putting two weeks' worth of New Things into one post - and it's all about New Life experienced through Justice & Liberation; Self-Awareness and Personal Growth; Belonging; Community Transformation;…

Six New Things – Easter Special

Six New Things will take a week off during Holy Week, but just to be sure you've got everything you need, here are our top picks for these High Holy Days: One Our own Rev. Emily Meyer's Go Out with Joy Holy Week liturgies are free, downloadable,…

Six New Things – Week of March 22, 2021

First: This week's Church Anew blog is full of important writing in response to the March 16 shootings in Atlanta. Find lists of ways to engage in the work of anti-racism and ending violence in the Community Engagement section of our home page. The…

Six New Things – Holy Week Supplemental

Just so they didn't get buried in a regular Six New Things, here are some last-minute quick ideas for an engaging, eventful Holy Week and Easter! One Tips & How-Tos for including children - and all generations - in Holy Week abound. Three…