Author Archives: Rebekah Wedge

Transfiguration Thaumatrope

Our weekly Sunday School program at Our Saviour is based on the lectionary. Every so often I have trouble finding craft or activities for lessons that are not too complicated, not heavy on supplies and still help the kids to … Continue reading

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How Transparent is Your Church?

I recently saw this quick blurb on a news service I follow: Well, it’s a church with a steeple, but you don’t need to open the doors to see all the people. Two Belgian architects have created an amazing steel-framed … Continue reading

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Change of Heart

Here’s an easy activity for kids. It can fit with this weekend’s Gospel (Matthew 22:34-46) or can easily slip into a variety of lessons. To prepare it, for each child you will need: white paper with a large heart printed … Continue reading

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Overheard…

I recently overheard a girl (I would guess around 7) and her father talking as I walked down the street. This is what they said: Daughter: “Daddy, Let’s say you have a house and I have an apartment…” Father: (With … Continue reading

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Defining our Terms

Along the same lines as a recent post from Abby, I had two somewhat striking moments this past weekend. First, during our confirmation class I asked how many of them have heard the word theology. They hesitated until I said … Continue reading

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What is God’s Love Like?

Yesterday for our Sunday School Lesson, we focused in on the verse, Romans 8:38-39: 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height … Continue reading

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Room for Christ

Yesterday we were ready to start Sunday school and so I asked all the kids to make sure they had written their names on the activity sheet they had while everyone was arriving. As they started putting their sheets to … Continue reading

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Pentecost Craft

When I was in elementary school I remember having a really great art program. As someone who often plans/leads arts and crafts for kids, I often wonder how they were able to do such amazing things. The student’s ages and … Continue reading

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Rethinking Sunday School

I just received in my inbox the Synod’s E-Letter (Sign Up Here). Included is the most recent issue of “The Lutheran New Yorker” featuring an article about rethinking Sunday School. Click here to see the article. It shares how one … Continue reading

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Next Networking Event

Networking Event for MNYS Youth Workers Tuesday, May 24th, at 1:00 pm Join us as we look ahead to the National Youth Gathering in the summer of 2012. We will be talking about what types resources will be available as … Continue reading

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