Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

For ages 3-7, Sandy Eisenberg Sasso’s The Story of AND (Flyaway) has a companion song by Carrie Newcomer.  In God’s Big Plan (Flyaway) by Elizabeth Caldwell and Theodore Hiebert, the story of Babel reveals God’s plan for diversity.

Sharon Ely Pearson outlines an Intergenerational Taize service.  Her Faithful Celebrations:  Making Time for Family and Friends (Church) brings a faith perspective to secular events in spring and summer.  Pearson updates her helpful curriculum charts.

Wrestling with Rest:  Inviting Youth to Discover the Gift of Sabbath (Eerdman’s) by Nathan T. Stucky is accompanied by study guides for youth and for parents.  Stucky discusses Sabbath Rest on The Distillery podcast.

Guide to Summer Self-Care for Families on the Go is a printable resource from The SALT Project.  SALT also offers a weekly lectionary commentary and theologian’s almanac.

The Future is Calling Us to Greatness is a free series of Skype interviews with Michael Dowd and 55 leaders at the nexus of science, inspiration, and sustainability.

Debie Thomas asks, Why should the kids at my church care about pursuing God? in The Christian Century.  Thomas writes a weekly lectionary essay at Journey with Jesus.

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