Read this inspiring article "A Resolve to Practice Faith at Home"
“Even if we sometimes feel unsure about adapting or creating family prayers, rituals, and other practices… we have this concrete reminder that the way we live our everyday lives matters not just to God but to the corporate lives of even our smallest faith communities.”
The Rev. Kyle Matthew Oliver
Preparing for the new school year
Life is full of changes. From starting school to moving to a new home, the way we adapt and move forward with change makes a difference. Take time to engage in this family conversation about Moving Forward with Change.
Add these Backpack Blessings to your child's backpack or lunch daily or weekly during the school year.
Lord Jesus, we ask for Your help as we begin this new school year.
Allow us to experience Your presence in the many blessings You put before us.
Open our eyes to the new challenges and exciting opportunities that this new school year brings.
Open our heart and mind to new friends and new teachers.
Give us a generous spirit to be enthusiastic with our studies and courage to accept new opportunities. Help us to be attentive to one another and let us experience Your presence in our new friends.
Jesus, inspire us to do our best this year! Amen.