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More Advent Ideas for Your Church!

One Great Idea: Drive-in Movie

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

LOGOS Bible Study: Creative, Relevant, Teachable

DeHaven LOGOS Fund Exceeds Fundraising Goal!

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More Advent Ideas for Your Church!

Posted by Suzie Lane at

Sunday LIFT Advent Imagine an intergenerational gathering during Advent where all ages enjoy fellowship, fun, Bible study and prayer. Our Sunday LIFT Advent includes 4 sessions. Do one or do them all. LIFT (Living In Faith Together) for Advent has 4 detailed lesson plans, is easy to lead, and is a creative and inspirational way to wait for the birth of Christ. What does Rev. Ivy Beckwith say about Sunday LIFT? "Sunday LIFT is a flexible resource that can be used every week, once a month, or at other times in the church year. The format includes time for the...

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One Great Idea: Drive-in Movie

Posted by Tracey Daniels at

A new theme we tried last year that was a big hit was "Drive-in Movie." Our overall theme for the year was focusing on "Only One You" in which we talked about how special and unique God created each one of us, and together we can do great things with God. In preparation for our Drive-In, staff and families found boxes large enough for all the children and youth to sit comfortably in. During Recreation, all sorts of crafting supplies were brought out, and the kids were able to decorate their "car" however they wanted!

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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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LOGOS Bible Study: Creative, Relevant, Teachable

Posted by Tracey Daniels at

Fall is quickly approaching! What will your LOGOS ministry or young people’s Sunday school use for Bible study? Faith for Life is our creative, relevant, teachable Bible study curriculum. It includes nine courses (grades K-8) that can easily be combined for multi-age classes. Written by some of the very best Christian educators, Faith for Life encourages learning the stories and truths of the Bible using sound educational and theological principles. Each course contains 25 fully downloadable sessions. Find more information, including our free Scope and Sequence and sample sessions here.    

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DeHaven LOGOS Fund Exceeds Fundraising Goal!

Posted by Liz Perraud at

Thank you! We did it! In 2016 the GenOn Board of Directors approved the creation of the DeHaven LOGOS Fund to support Christian churches who have established or wish to start a LOGOS weekly ministry as a means of being an intergenerational church, yet have limited funds to do so.  Thomas Kanavy, member of the GenOn Board of Directors says this of the importance of the DeHaven fund, “LOGOS builds thriving churches and we have 50 years of evidence to support this claim.  The DeHaven Grant was introduced as a way to bring LOGOS into financially distressed communities and to...

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