Monday - Outdoor Ministry Association Meeting
(See Below for FB link)
Friday - FREE Children Worship & Wonder Workshop
"What is CW&W?"
Saturday - Creating Vital Congregations Webinar Series
Workshop: What is CW&W?
March 19, 2021, Friday 6pm - 9pm CST
Trainer: Lisa Engelken, Cost: FREE! Registration
Creating Vital Congregations Webinar Series Intergenerational Ministry
Rev. Dr. Olivia Bryan Updegrove
March 20, 2021 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. EDT
The cost to register is $10 per log-in. https://www.lextheo.edu/webinar-series/
Rev. Dr. Olivia Updegrove, an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), has worked with children, youth, and young adults at various stages of her ministry and has a deep passion for biblical education for all ages as a foundation for deeper spiritual growth.
CAMP in times of COVID-19
As the 2021 Camp season approaches, our camp leaders are working to help navigate all the questions and safety responses. Christmount Executive Director, Rob Morris, has been working with our Ministries Across Generation Youth & Young Adult Consultant, Randy Kuss, to gather information. You can find the information at https://www.christmount.org/camp-matters.
The Association of Outdoor Ministry continues to hold gatherings once a month as new questions come forward (Example: Do camps needs to require the vaccine for people to attend?) To find meeting times and links, please join the Facebook page. (Next meeting, MONDAY - March 15th)
THERE IS MORE!
Dismantling Sexism Seminar for Youth & Youth Sponsors
Can Christians be LGBTQ? Is God a man?
Can only men be ministers & church leaders?
What does the Bible say about gender & Identities?
Should we have different expectations based on gender?
Check the website for registration information at www.ccsw.org/youth
$15 per person, scholarships available
About the Keynoter, Rev. Sara Nave Fisher.
Sara (she/her/hers) is a queer, ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She currently serves as the Senior Minister at Rolling Oaks Christian Church in San Antonio, Texas.
Next Gathering... Monday, April 12, 2021 - 2:30 EST Ministries Across Generations:
Check-in, Resource, Support and Speakers, 2:30 EST Join Zoom Meeting, Meeting ID: 987 027 306
(Mark you calendars for the first Monday of each month - EXCEPTION: Monday April 12th will be our monthly gathering)
(2nd MONDAY) Monday, April 12, 2021: Poor Peoples Campaign Adam Barnes, PhD is the coordinator of the Rights and Religions program at the Kairos Center and has worked at the Poverty Initiative/Kairos Center since 2007. Rev. A. Kazimir Brown, Repairers of the Breach coordinator.
Monday, May 3, 2021: LifelongFaith Formation & Vibrant Faith
John Roberto, has spent a lifetime working in Christian faith formation—teaching, writing, researching, consulting, and developing program resources. He founded LifelongFaith Associates, LLC in 2006 to continue his work. He served on the leadership team of Vibrant Faith Ministries from 2017-2020. John is also the founder of the Center for Ministry Development (1978). Previous Meeting Videos
Videos of Children Worship & Wonder Stories for Lent and Easter! (Click Here)
21 Jesus, the King
28 Jesus’ Last Passover
4 EASTER SUNDAY
11 Appearance to Mary Magdalene
18 The Road to Emmaus
FYI - New GenON Resource for Easter to Pentecost
GenOn Ministries is excited to share a new resource for all ages to explore God’s great outdoors together!
Spring at Home and in Community is a seven-session, interactive devotional to use at home or with the church community from the Sunday after Easter to Pentecost. Short, easy-to-do sessions of an Acts passage reading (Revised Common Lectionary Year B), an activity based on that passage, and a prayer. Written for all ages with an emphasis on outdoor activities. Price includes permission for
churches to distribute (print or e-mail) to all households in the congregation
individuals to use in their home or share with their small group, "bubble" or extended family
church leaders to use for the planning of church-based outdoor gatherings
Ideas are included for virtual gatherings and ways to experience outdoors together.
Session themes: Sharing, Strengthening, Healing, Guiding, Receiving, Choosing, Pouring Sharing session (Week One) is available as a free sample. Spring at Home and in Community is $18 and immediately downloadable.