Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Exploring nature-based spiritual practices, Considering Birds & Lilies (CreateSpace) by Cynthia Coe includes questions for reflection for groups or individuals.  Coe has also written creation care lessons for children and youth.

Curtiss Paul DeYoung, the new CEO of the Minnesota Council of Churches, is featured in five short films from The Work of the People.  DeYoung is author of Living Faith:  How Faith Inspires Social Justice (Augsburg Fortress).

The Genesis Trilogy (Convergent) by Madeleine L’Engle has been reissued.  Each volume has a foreword by Rachel Held Evans and a reader’s guide.

Sharing ideas for interactive prayer stations and intergenerational worship, Theresa Cho describes the spirituality center she designed on the theme “Rooted in Love” for the Presbyterian Women’s Conference.

Sue Nilson Kibbey tells the story of a church’s Good Neighbor team formed to get acquainted with the people and families near their building.  The Lewis Center post is adapted from her book, Flood Gates:  Holy Momentum for a Fearless Church (Abingdon).

In 60 Seconds Storytelling, Heather Roth Johnson shares a story swap she prompted during a sermon.  She lifts up innovative congregational practices at Storyboard:  Moving Forward in God’s Story.

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