A new grant is available to support endeavors that help children come to know and love God and grow in faith.
The Nurturing Children Through Worship and Prayer Initiative aims to support programs that help congregations strengthen worship and prayer practices that respect how children experience God and express their faith, include children with disabilities, draw upon the arts, create opportunities for Bible storytelling, and connect worship to the daily lives of children and families.
Sign up for an information session on Feb. 26 or 27 to learn more about eligibility and application guidelines.
By Shannon Hopkins
Q&A with David P. Gushee
By Angie Kay Hong
Encountering a unique ministry in San Francisco prompted a confrontation with her own ageism, writes a director of educational programs at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
By Jean Neely
By Rhonda Mawhood Lee
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald
the number of pastors leaving parish ministry hasn’t amounted to a
“great resignation,” those who have left still offer insight into the
current state of the American church.
- What does rallying to support a pastor look like in your congregation?
- When a pastor does leave your congregation, do leaders ask about the forces that contributed to the decision?