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Planning for Fall Faith Formation? 5 Great Reasons to Look at GenOn's Faith for Life Bible Study Curriculum

One Great Idea: LOGOS Finale

Sunday LIFT Spring and Summer Resources Bring ALL Ages Together for Faith Formation

All Aboard for Transformation!

The "Why" Rather Than the "How" of LOGOS

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Planning for Fall Faith Formation? 5 Great Reasons to Look at GenOn's Faith for Life Bible Study Curriculum

Posted by Suzie Lane at

GenOn Ministries’ believes that Bible study curriculum for young people is most effective in growing Christ-centered disciples when it… …is rooted in one or more Biblical passages. Faith for Life is. …provides opportunities for young people to express their faith through decision-making, relationships, service to others, worship, and personal devotional time. Faith for Life provides these opportunities. …reflects a keen awareness of varied faith formation settings. Faith for Life is written by Christian education leaders from various Christian denominations in a wide variety of settings. …is flexible, working in single or multi-graded groups, in a variety of timeframes and calendars,...

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One Great Idea: LOGOS Finale

Posted by Tracey Daniels at

Lynn Nuzzo Director of Children’s Ministry First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton, IL Every year our LOGOS program has a big celebration on the last evening of the year. The families and  all the volunteers come together for this very special night. Everyone gathers in the Sanctuary to begin the celebration with a time of thanks and praise. Families sit together and watch a video presentation of our year together. Lots of fun pictures are shared and memories are made! After the video, the graduating 8th graders are given a special time of recognition. A slide show of the kids participating...

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Sunday LIFT Spring and Summer Resources Bring ALL Ages Together for Faith Formation

Posted by Suzie Lane at

Here’s what participants said after experiencing LIFT in their church:

“It was very engaging and fun!”
“Meaningful and purposeful”
“Reflective and moving”
“Creative and fun”

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All Aboard for Transformation!

Posted by Liz Perraud at

Liz  PerraudExecutive DirectorGenOn Ministries     A caterpillar changing into a beautiful butterfly is an oft-used image for transformation. From crawling to flying. From plain to beautiful. From unnoticed to wow! And though it’s a powerful illustration, perhaps we need something else to describe a congregation transitioning from multigenerational to intergenerational. That systemic change from multiple generations in the same building to those generations in relationship, is much less of an overnight “eureka”! Could a moving train describe a church traveling from “here” to a planned and purposeful “there”— transforming to a new way of being the church, growing disciples,...

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The "Why" Rather Than the "How" of LOGOS

Posted by Tracey Daniels at

Last fall, we decided that God was calling us to start a children’s ministry at our church, Laramie First United Methodist Church (UMC).  The need for something to strengthen our youth’s connection with Christ, foster relationships between the congregation and youth, and instill a greater sense of purpose in our church led us to LOGOS.  A few of us had previous experience with LOGOS ministries and knew firsthand how transformational this would be for UMC. 

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