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March 9th – A Double Dose of Sunday Happens

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This week we are blessed to have two reflections! Katie Young is the youth ministry intern at Church of the Heavenly Rest in Abilene, Texas. Debra Quintana is the Director of Christian Education at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Larchmont, NY.     What went right today? Katie: We had a wonderful discussion about mission and what it […]

Rejoice! Building Faith Continues

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For you shall go out in joy, and be led back in peace. The mountains and the hills before you shall burst into song, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands. Isaiah 55:12   Greetings and blessings to you, whether you are a long time reader or new to this blog.  […]

Worship, Learning, and Technology

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“Today, churches and religions are challenged to find the appropriate metaphors to maximize the new opportunities that media presents and come to terms with a fundamental shift in reading practices that digitality has brought about,” said Daniel Ramirez, an assistant professor of North American religious history at the University of Michigan.

What Leads to Volunteerism?

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Graduates of Protestant high schools out-volunteer peers from Catholic, secular, public, and home schools—all by significant margins.

Why High-Stakes Tests are a Social Justice Issue

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As a former public school teacher, the parent of a child with special needs that make testing a nightmare for him, and a lay minister whose calling is to serve children, youth, and families, this is a subject close to my heart. And my temper: frankly these tests make my blood boil.

Prayers for a New School Year

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Faithful and ever-present God, we lift to you our concern for public education. We raise for your blessing and guidance all who work and learn in the public schools and colleges of our state and country. We bring to you all our hopes and expectations.