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Student Ministries Lessons (Youth and Children)

In an effort to coordinate what the pastor teaches in worship each Sunday with what the children/youth are learning in Sunday school, I have written a basic outline from the topic and scripture used by the pastor. It follows an inductive study method.  (I have been involved in leadership with Bible Study Fellowship International and…

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Week of Prayer from Lenexa, KS

Here is one approach to implementing a Week of Prayer focus in a church. They have used the Covenant’s 2012 Week of Prayer material (Selah: Pausing to Pray in a Rush Hour Life, by John E. Aho) as a guide at the beginning of the new year. However, this material (as well as resources prepared…

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Ordination Recognition (Sample)

The following service is one way a local church can recognize their pastor or staff minister who has received ordination to the office of Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Covenant Church.

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10 Days of Global Prayer

Together with several of our partners in missions around the world, we aim to cover 24 hours of focused prayer for 10 days from Ascension Day leading up to Pentecost. We will systematically pray the Lord’s Prayer, asking for great things concerning the deepest needs of the world. It will be exciting to see how God…

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Committment to Christ, Parent Letter

During “mission time” at the end of the week of day camp, we shared with the children what it means to become a Christian, a follower of Christ. This time was a natural conclusion of all they had been learning throughout the week concerning Jesus’ love for them.

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