Monthly Archives: February 2011

Cookie Prayers

I did this with our group at Christmas time, but this could be a really fun and easy to prepare activity anytime — especially this week if you decide to talk about Shrove Tuesday traditions. This is adapted from an … Continue reading

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Koinonia Festival of Workshops

A quick reminder that this weekend is the Koinonia Festival of Workshops. It is co-sponsored by the Children Youth and Families Committee of the Metro NY Synod. The event is free and provides workshops that help equip people in their … Continue reading

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March Networking Event

Please mark your calendars for our next  networking event for youth workers on Monday, March 14th at 6:00pm.  This is open to any paid, lay, and volunteer youth workers in the Metro New York Synod.  I will be hosting the … Continue reading

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Rethinking Youth Ministry

Check out Charlie Germain’s (the head of the Children, Youth and Family Ministry Committee) reaction to the Extravaganza Event on the Synod’s Headlines Page.

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It’s not about Numbers…

If you are like me and the church I serve, you recently had to written annual report.  You may have been asked to list every event, the plan, and the attendance for that event.  You may have been asked to … Continue reading

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Come Sunday

Come Sunday is a lovely children’s book that I found through Children’s Literature a couple of months ago. My only dilemma in using the book for our normal Sunday School time was that the Baptist Church depicted in the story … Continue reading

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A Few More from Extravaganza

Here’s a few more pictures from the group at YMNet’s Extravaganza. You can see more pictures of the the group of youth workers from across the country (and even a couple from further away) by clicking here.

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Training for the Race in Ministry

One of my goals for 2011 is to run 2 half marathons.  I have ran a few half marathons and even completed a full marathon a few years ago and am hoping get back into running.  I’m in the midst … Continue reading

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