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One Great Idea! October LOGOS - More Than Just Tricks and Treats!

Creating a Contagious Community

One Great Idea: Camp Out LOGOS

Our First Day with Sunday LIFT

Are You Planning a Church Retreat?

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One Great Idea! October LOGOS - More Than Just Tricks and Treats!

Posted by Tracey Daniels at

Beth Pool Christian Education Director First Presbyterian Church Eaton, Ohio Families have enjoyed Wednesday Night LOGOS since 2002 at small town First Presbyterian Church in Eaton, Ohio. Generations of families have spent Wednesday nights participating in the four parts of LOGOS: 1) playing games at recreation 2) learning about God and His plan for their lives at Bible Stories & Study 3) planning and practicing worship activities in Worship Skills/Arts class 4) most importantly, shared LOGOS meals filled with good food, lots of fun, games, and limitless fellowship linking generations within our church family. Since about 2012, the month of...

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Creating a Contagious Community

Posted by Liz Perraud at

“We long for intergenerational relationships,” Perraud said, noting that the earliest church attendees met in homes to pray, worship, break bread, learn and fellowship alongside believers of all ages.

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One Great Idea: Camp Out LOGOS

Posted by Tracey Daniels at

Donelson Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee launched 26 years of LOGOS with a year-long theme of “Camp Out LOGOS, Getting S’more Jesus.” Their sign-up for children, youth, and parents was held after Sunday worship with lunch—grilled hot dogs, baked beans, chips, and s’mores, of course—served at tables decorated for the theme. Parents completed registration forms and signed the LOGOS covenant and photo release. Payments were made or scholarships were requested. (Church members provide scholarship money as their way to contribute to LOGOS if they are unable to help with staffing.)       LOGOS leaders dressed as camp counselors and...

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Our First Day with Sunday LIFT

Posted by Tracey Daniels at

Kim Looney Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries Plymouth Congregational Church Syracuse, NY Editor’s note: Kim wrote about attending the Sunday LIFT workshop in our last newsletter. Read that article. My church had its first LIFT on Sunday, and it was fantastic (with around 60 participants)! It was pouring rain right about the time when everyone arrived for worship (fitting for the theme of the day). We had a baptism during worship, and after worship everyone was invited to our fellowship hall to explore the first Summer LIFT Water Story: A Big Boat. Each age group got a different colored...

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Are You Planning a Church Retreat?

Posted by Suzie Lane at

Retreats are excellent settings for growing intergenerational relationships. And, now we have a BRAND NEW resource in our All God’s Children series that is designed for your retreat! ALL GOD’S CHILDREN: THE CHURCH FAMILY GATHERS FOR RETREAT Church programs often separate people by age for education and fellowship activities. A retreat is a unique extended event designed to set aside time for spiritual growth where we leave our usual routine and settle into God’s presence for personal growth, spiritual solace and strengthening relationships. It is a time to surround ourselves with love and grow deeper in our journey with God....

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