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Our First Day with Sunday LIFT

Are You Planning a Church Retreat?

Two Questions: Sharon Pearson

One Great Idea: LOGOS Finale

Introducing John Roberto, Our New GenOn Board Member

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Our First Day with Sunday LIFT

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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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Two Questions: Sharon Pearson

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Sharon Pearson Christian Educator and Author Episcopal Church   In each edition of GenOn Connect, we will ask someone the same two questions about intergenerational ministry: “What keeps you up at night?” and “What gets you up in the morning?” What keeps you up at night? I am fearful that the Christian faith is not being passed down to future generations. We know the statistics of the “spiritual but not religious” growth in the United States and how many of our youth and young adults (and I would say parents also) have a belief system that has been called “moralistic therapeutic...

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One Great Idea: LOGOS Finale

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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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Introducing John Roberto, Our New GenOn Board Member

Posted by Liz Perraud at

It is our honor to share that John Roberto has accepted a call to serve on the GenOn Ministries Board of Directors. John is on the leadership team of Vibrant Faith Ministries where he serves as the coordinator of training services and the Vibrant Faith Institute. 

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