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MobilePack

Hilmar Covenant Church mobilized community volunteers to participate in MobilePack, a food-packing event to benefit Feed My Starving Children (FMSC). Bags of food were packed for hungry kids around the world. The local community also benefited from the experience, because their awareness of the issue of global hunger was raised and they realized how they…

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Intergenerational Worship Evaluation

This evaluation is a resource that is available to help you evaluate your church’s engagement in intergenerational worship. This resource will help you think through the importance and the implications of intergenerational worship.

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Prayer Trail

Cedarbrook Church in Menomonie, WI recently completed a prayer trail that crosses a ridge on church-owned property behind the church facilities. The idea originated 10 years ago before Cedarbrook began meeting. A small group had been meeting with Pastor Remy Diederich, studying different ways that people can connect with God. The idea of connecting with…

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Stewardship – Built to Be Missional

The following worship ideas are related to components of stewardship. Give a puzzle piece to each person as they enter the building for the service. Customize the generic points (see download) to deliver your desired message in your unique context and setting. (Previously posted in The Soul of a Steward, Fall, 2003)

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Merge: Intergenerational Prayer

At Sanctuary Covenant Church (Minneapolis, Minnesota), we are trying to incorporate ways for families and all ages to interact, pray, worship, and build community together. This idea came out of a desire to have a time for our children to be involved in our prayer ministry on Wednesday nights. It started as a central time…

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Going Toe to Toe

Transforming Communities Outreach (TCO) presented its health and fitness initiative entitled “Going Toe to Toe On Health and Fitness” to approximately 55 youth and parents at Atonement Covenant Church in Chicago, IL.

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Communion – Children

Intergenerational Communion Service Our church had an intergenerational worship service which focused on the Last Supper and teaching children (and adults) about communion.  It seemed to be very well received here, so I thought I would pass it on as a possible resource for other churches.  Attached is a worship order with detailed notes and…

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Good Friday Tenebrae: The Seven Deadly Sins

The seven candles that are extinguished in the Good Friday Tenebrae service can be fittingly paired to the seven deadly sins. Included in this service are calls to prayer, congregational prayers, and words of pardon for each of the seven deadly sins.

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Tenebrae Service – Jesus’ Last Week

We had done a Tenebrae service for a number of years and were looking for a way to breathe some newness into it, so instead of walking through the sayings of Jesus on the cross and extinguishing a candle after each one, we decided to incorporate some scenes from the last week of the life…

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