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More generations leading in worship

The joy of launching: Step 5 in Becoming Intentionally Intergenerational

GenOn Youth Summit returns with churches from five denominations

Nurturing relationships through LIFT at Saints Mary & Joseph Parish

Break in the shoes first -- Pilot: Step 4 in Becoming Intentionally Intergenerational

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More generations leading in worship

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    Liz PerraudExecutive DirectorGenOn Ministries   GenOn defines intergenerational ministry as nurturing Christ-centered community by bringing together two or more generations in planned and purposeful settings, where all are mutually invested. We identify four ministry areas impacted by intergenerational community: worship, study, service, and fellowship.  Let’s start with Worship. The goal is to seek to engage more generations to lead worship using a variety of worship arts. The vitality of congregational worship is enhanced and influenced by the gifts of a diversity of people across generations. This is more than about who is sitting in the sanctuary. Where and how...

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The joy of launching: Step 5 in Becoming Intentionally Intergenerational

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Get started with intergenerational ministry.

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GenOn Youth Summit returns with churches from five denominations

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A week long Christian youth retreat open to all denominations and any size group. Scholarships are available.

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Nurturing relationships through LIFT at Saints Mary & Joseph Parish

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Saints Mary & Joseph Parish in Salem, New Hampshire is launching their second year of intergenerational faith formation opportunities— called LIFT Mini Sessions, using GenOn’s LIFT (Living in Faith Together). They offer them Saturdays and Sundays after a Mass, and Wednesdays in conjunction with their monthly parish potluck. There are a variety of schedules and topics from which to choose. Most participants are families with children, though LIFT invites the whole parish to come together. Director of Faith Formation Susan Levesque says they hope it connects people together in fostering a oneness in their parish by nurturing relationships. LIFT begins...

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Break in the shoes first -- Pilot: Step 4 in Becoming Intentionally Intergenerational

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  Liz PerraudExecutive DirectorGenOn Ministries     On my morning walk, I enjoy listening to podcasts. I have several go-to programs and one of my current favorites is “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” She’s the author of “The Happiness Project.” On her podcast, she discusses happiness and good habits with her sister, Elizabeth Craft. They banter back and forth with helpful insights, advice, and personal stories. A recent topic was a happiness “stumbling block.” They suggested that for a special occasion or big event when you want to “give it your all,” don’t do something for the first time. An example...

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