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Our First Day with Sunday LIFT

Bringing the Intergenerational Relationship Piece to Bible Lessons

LIFT Engages All Ages at Trinity UCC

What Are Churches That Are Doing Sunday LIFT Saying About It?

Donate and Receive Gift of LIFT

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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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Bringing the Intergenerational Relationship Piece to Bible Lessons

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Marla Paulson Director of Youth and Family Ministry St. John’s Lutheran Church Bloomer, WI It’s that time of the year when I, as the Youth Director of a Lutheran congregation in Wisconsin, begin to make decisions concerning what curriculum will be used for the Sunday and Wednesday faith formation programs that are offered. I have been the Director of Youth and Family Ministry for 20 years. During the month of June, I take time to go through the evaluations that volunteers have given concerning lesson plans, how difficult or easy they were to use, etc. For several years I was...

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LIFT Engages All Ages at Trinity UCC

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Trinity United Church of Christ in Wooster, Ohio introduced Sunday LIFT (Living in Faith Together) to their congregation this spring, right after Easter. Church leaders hoped LIFT would help get more people involved outside of their worship services and usual Sunday school classes. And it did! Director of Christian Education and the Arts Suzanne Feltner shared, “Many said it was a wonderful time of fellowship and that the activities engaged people of all ages.” Suzanne also said that the curriculum was easy to follow and offered things some people would not normally do, like make a rain gauge, discuss scripture...

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What Are Churches That Are Doing Sunday LIFT Saying About It?

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MORE ABOUT SUNDAY LIFT Download our free Sunday LIFT "Why & How"   Order Sunday LIFT    Sunday LIFT is GenOn's intergenerational community building resource for Sunday mornings and beyond! Use discount code LIFTFALL2 here for 25% discount until July 30! What are the churches that are doing Sunday LIFT saying about it? “LIFT has met a need for our congregation as we seek to grow and reach out. We have people coming that never came to traditional Sunday school and our teens have opted to stay in LIFT rather than go back to their traditional group.” “The scriptures chosen for...

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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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