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Parents' Corner: Spiritual Transformation in Our Children and Youth

All Aboard for Transformation!

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Parents' Corner: Spiritual Transformation in Our Children and Youth

Posted by Tracey Daniels at

    Shirley CarlsonLa Crescenta Presbyterian Church     How do we know if our children are growing spiritually? According to Barna’s research in the book Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions, “a person’s moral foundation is either based on Christian spirituality and God’s Word, or, it is based on worldly perspectives.” I am sure you prefer the former to the latter. A lot of our children’s spiritual development is aided by what they learn at church, especially through a ministry such as LOGOS. However, spiritual development must also be encouraged at home. You can find a review of Barna’s book...

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All Aboard for Transformation!

Posted by Liz Perraud at

Liz  PerraudExecutive DirectorGenOn Ministries     A caterpillar changing into a beautiful butterfly is an oft-used image for transformation. From crawling to flying. From plain to beautiful. From unnoticed to wow! And though it’s a powerful illustration, perhaps we need something else to describe a congregation transitioning from multigenerational to intergenerational. That systemic change from multiple generations in the same building to those generations in relationship, is much less of an overnight “eureka”! Could a moving train describe a church traveling from “here” to a planned and purposeful “there”— transforming to a new way of being the church, growing disciples,...

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GenOn Youth Summits

Posted by Liz Perraud at

 'This is church.' I had never thought of church as a feeling, only as a place. Hearing those three words helped me to realize that I find church not only while attending service or activities, but also in other people."

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Donate and Receive Gift of LIFT

Posted by Liz Perraud at

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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Matching Funds for December Donations

Posted by Liz Perraud at

Good news! There is a matching challenge for the first $4,300 of donations made by the end of this year as well as funds to match new donors.

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