Posts Categorized: Children

Responding Faithfully In A Pandemic

The current state of the world is new territory for many of us. As we respond to help slow the spread of COVID-19,  routine daily movements are grinding to a halt. Shelves stand empty inside many stores and most restaurant owners have posted ‘Closed’ signs. Many people are worried about having enough to get through… Read more »

World Communion Sunday for all Creation

Rev. Neddy Astudillo invited animals to worship on World Communion Sunday at Parroquia San Jose (a Lutheran and Presbyterian Latino congregation in southern Wisconsin). Wild animals, farm animals, and pets were all blessed as part of God’s creation. This World Communion Sunday worship expanded the notion of what is typically understood as World Communion to… Read more »

Earth Care Congregation: Hunter Presbyerian’s Children Take the Lead!

What makes this congregation’s Earth Care Congregation certification particularly compelling is that the application process, projects, and pledge were completed solely by the 2nd through 5th graders at Hunter Presbyterian Church (Lexington, KY). Initiated during the community garden-themed Vacation Bible Study in May 2013, these children completed the research, consulted the clerk of session and… Read more »

New Children’s Curriculum Coming Soon

“God’s Creation, Our Health: Taking Action Together” Will Connect Faith and Eco-Justice PC(USA) Environmental Ministries and the Office of Child Advocacy are partnering to create a new a 4-session curriculum to engage older elementary children in discipleship.  God’s Creation, Our Health: Taking Action Together, will be released in the fall of 2011.   The resource will… Read more »