Disciples Family Faith Boxes - Lenten at Home
Order Now - $90.00 from Worship Woodworks (free shipping)
This Box is a collaboration between Ministry Across Generations
and Worship Woodworks.
Includes the SEVEN following stories: Lenten Puzzle,
Jesus and The Children, The Ten Best Ways to Live,
Jesus the King, Jesus and the Last Passover, Holy Week, and Easter.
The stories will come in a box and include wooden characters, cardstock
backdrops, activities and manipulatives to prepare for Lent, Holy
Week and celebrate the mystery of Easter.
When you order these kits it will be ordered and delivered through Worship Woodworks.
We have two easy ways for you to hear stories of God.
Dismantling Sexism Seminar for Youth & Youth Sponsors
Can Christians be LGBTQ?
Is God a man?
Can only men be ministers & church leaders?
What does the Bible say about gender & Identities?
Should we have different expectations based on gender?
April 11th, 18th, & 25th
7 pm - 8:30 pm CST/6 pm - 7:30 pm MT on Zoom
Check the website for registration information at www.ccsw.org/youth
$15 per person, scholarships available
About the Keynoter, Rev. Sara Nave Fisher.
Sara (she/her/hers) is a queer, ordained minister in the
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She currently
serves as the Senior Minister at Rolling Oaks Christian
Church in San Antonio, Texas.
Next Gathering... Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:30 EST
(Click here for login information)
(Mark you calendars for the first Monday of each month -
EXCEPTION: Monday April 12th will be our monthly gathering.)
Monday, March 1, 2021: FORMA
FORMA is the Network for Christian Formation for the Episcopal Church and
Melissa Rau: She is the Director for Partnership and New Initiatives at the
Episcopal Church Foundation. She is responsible for managing partnerships
and collaborations, including Forma, and discerns and develops strategic
solutions for Episcopal faith communities through consulting and coaching.
She is especially passionate about leadership and discipleship.
(2nd MONDAY) Monday, April 12, 2021: Poor Peoples
Adam Barnes, PhD is the coordinator of the Rights and Religions program
at the Kairos Center and has worked at the Poverty Initiative/Kairos Center
Rev. A. Kazimir Brown, Repairers of the Breach coordinator.
February gathering with LoveBoldly is now available with other
Creating Vital Congregations Webinar Series
Lexington Theological Seminary offers the Creating Vital Congregations
webinar series to help equip pastors, church leaders and members alike
with tools to address a wide variety of issues facing congregations today.
The cost to register is $10 per log-in.
Do you have a webinar discount code from Mark Blankenship in
Advancement? Click HERE!
Please register by 10 a.m. the day before the webinar. A link to the
webinar will be emailed 24 hours prior to the webinar. Late registrants
are not guaranteed live participation; a link to view recorded presentation
will be available within approximately one week of the presentation.
Rev. Dr. Olivia Bryan Updegrove
March 20, 2021 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. EDT
Ministries Across Generations is a counter-culture movement to engage in faith daily with a more holistic reality of being faithful for life. This webinar will help us understand and learn the importance of including all ages in various faith encounters, how to engage intentionally in intergenerational worship, learning and mission.
Rev. Dr. Olivia Updegrove, an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), has worked with children, youth, and young adults at various stages of her ministry and has a deep passion for biblical education for all ages as a foundation for deeper spiritual growth.
To register and for more information about this and other webinars go to https://www.lextheo.edu/webinar-series/
CAMP in times of COVID-19
As the 2021 Camp season approaches, our camp leaders are working to
help navigate all the questions and safety responses. Christmount
Executive Director, Rob Morris, has been working with our Ministries
Across Generation Youth & Young Adult Consultant, Randy Kuss,
to gather information. You can find the information at
The Association of Outdoor Ministry continues to hold gatherings once a month as new questions come forward (Example: Do camps needs to require the vaccine for people to attend?) To find meeting times and links, please join the Facebook page.
We have already seen many of you proactively putting together resources for Lent. Here
are some helpful tools if you need them. E-mail us with your insight, creativity and
resources to share! We will update the Ministries Across Generations Facebook page.
Some "New" Resources:
Young Voices: Stepping out of the Wilderness A 47 day devotion to walk you
through Lent and concludes with the good news of Easter Sunday.
Wonder of Easter Uses a child’s “wonder” questions to think about what it must
have felt to be a part of the biblical story, and uses a prayer to make a connection
to how we honor Jesus today. It includes Bible verses on every page and is in
Leadership Initiative Team Survey
Lonnie Graves has been working with the Leadership Initiative Team and an Oreon E. Scott grant to create a quick survey to inform the team on how to best resource our churches.
Please take and share! (Click here)
Children Worship & Wonder
As we continue to live into this virtual reality, CW&W is updating its videos, trainings, and
at home options. For current videos, check out our playlist. Lent at home resource will be
Coronavirus, Anxiety, Children and the Church (Building Faith)
How Your Children’s Ministry Can Emerge Stronger and Better After COVID-19 (Faith Formation Ministries)
Last updated by wks 2/12/2021