Category: Family

Friday Prayers: Peace

“God…will speak peace to [God’s] people…to those who turn to [God] in their hearts.” (Psalm 85:8) What is peace? It is simply the absence of war? Is it the sound you hear and the relief you feel when you walk

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Wednesday Chapel: Peace

Family Advent Time for December 6 Welcome back to Wednesday Chapel. We introduced this series of special ideas for Advent family time last week, and we’ll keep posting them on Wednesdays throughout December. Peace Gather around your Advent Centre or

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Friday Prayers: Hope

“Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved.” (Psalm 80:7) How do we find hope when all around us is sadness, despair, and lament? When we hear words of pain, when we see

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Wednesday Chapel: Hope

Family Advent Time for November 29 Advent, which begins this Sunday, is a beginning time; it is the first season of the church year. Advent is a getting ready time; we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Advent is

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Resources 101: Advent for All Ages

Advent starts this Sunday, December 3. Are you ready? Here’s a good way to engage a family at home: print out our Advent Calendar [PDF] and place it on the side of your fridge. Then you can count down the

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Resources 101: Videos and Candle Lighting Ideas!

I am excited to introduce our third set of Advent videos based on the popular themes of Hope, Peace, Joy, Love, and Christmas. In the Advent Unwrapped universe, each video (and video series) builds on traditional metaphors for these themes.

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A Season of Giving

It is not surprising that every year churches across the country participate in the Shoeboxes program, or Operation Christmas Child. Advent and Christmas are seasons of giving, and being able to go to a store and fill a shoebox with

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Resources 101: Sunday School, Messy Church, and Resources for All Ages

Some of the most popular downloads on our site have been resources that can be used with people of all ages.

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