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Two Questions: Henry Zonio

Gathering All with LIFT

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

Donate and Receive Gift of LIFT

Build Cross-Generational Relationships on Sunday Mornings

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Two Questions: Henry Zonio

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Henry ZonioSociologist (social inequalities, child development, and religious education) Instructor at University of KY and Asbury University        In each edition of IG Mix, we ask a guest writer two questions about serving in ministry. What keeps me up at night? There is so much more to children and family ministry than “just teaching the Bible.” Don’t get me wrong; teaching the Bible is what we do in ministry, and the Bible is what we are supposed to be teaching. What we neglect to realize and account for is that most of us uncritically teach the Bible through...

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Gathering All with LIFT

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LIFT prior to COVID restrictions. Rachel E. Núñez Director of Faith Formation Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Akron, OH After the initial shut-down and following the Easter season and working week-to-week with individual story and faith formation themes, I reintroduced LIFT (Living in Faith Together) as a weekly offering for Intergenerational Faith Formation. I had already purchased LIFT Summer “God Creates” and had it scheduled for our summer gatherings. We shifted gears and provided the materials as a hard copy through mail and we also included it in a member’s only e-mail. I stretched the “God Creates” curriculum over June and July...

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

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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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Donate and Receive Gift of LIFT

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Could you use the gift of a Sunday LIFT? Our “Climb the Mountain” Sunday LIFT session is a thank you gift for all of our 2018 donors and Partner Churches. Donate to GenOn Ministries by December 31 to receive our “Climb the Mountain” intergenerational Sunday morning session: Make a donation of at least $50 OR Join our GIFT Circle with at least $10 a month OR Commit your church to be a GenOn Partner with a donation of at least $50 2018 donors and 2018 + 2019 Partner Churches are already on the list to receive the gift of Sunday LIFT in early January. To...

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Build Cross-Generational Relationships on Sunday Mornings

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What is Sunday LIFT?
A curriculum for churches that are looking to build cross-generational relationships on Sunday mornings. It can take the place of other Christian education or formation ministries or be used in addition to programming that already exists within your church.

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