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The Story (Zondervan Publishing)

Prairieview Covenant, New Richmond, WI participated in The Story (published by Zondervan) over the school year of 2011-2012. The Story goes through the whole Bible chronologically in 31 weeks, using the NIV translation and organizing the major themes and stories into chapters. We have used The Story for preschool, early elementary, later elementary, teen, and…

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Cov Anapolis 500

At Prairieview Covenant Church, New Richmond, Wisconsin we have a “Cov Anapolis 500” every May at the end of the Sunday School season. This event includes a church picnic and a race. The children each make a race car. We make a race track out in the yard using orange cones. The racers run around…

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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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“Underground River”

“Underground River” is our weekly prayer gathering at McMinnville Covenant Church. We meet on Tuesdays from 12-12:45 pm. The name of our gathering reflects its more contemplative nature. “Underground River” is a metaphor we use for prayer, acknowledging that our prayers (particularly in the evangelical tradition) often can contain a lot of words but don’t…

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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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The Door Is Open

For those of you who have traveled broadly, you may have discovered churches that are open each day for silent prayer and meditation. This was also true for the church down through the ages. The sanctuary was a place away from the bustle and noise of home and market – and a time to simply…

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A Confession for Maundy Thursday

We Believe in you, God: Father, Son, Holy Spirit. We believe in the truth and power of your word. We trust in your finished work, Lord Jesus. By what you have done, you have secured our eternal destiny. We affirm your new commandment, your call to love and serve others.

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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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