April 2014

New Life

The good news of Easter—Christ is alive!—is that out of sadness, disappointment, and brokenness God can bring new life.

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* Greet the people who visit your church for Easter services.

* Help clean up after the coffee hour at your church.

* Volunteer with your family for one of your church’s outreach ministries.

* Pray for the Sunday-school teachers at your church.

 

03/31/2014 at 12:00 pm

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The List for April

8 Awesome April Holidays

 

Some serious and some silly (but all real) holidays (and ideas to celebrate them)

April 2—Children’s Book Day—Reread a favorite book. Swap favorites with a friend. Donate a book you don’t need anymore to a family shelter or hospital.

April 8—Draw a Picture of a Bird Day—Sure. Why not? It’s also a good time of year to put out materials (dryer lint, string, yarn, etc.) that birds can use in building their nests. more

04/11/2014 at 09:01 am

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About April issue

April 2014—New Life         

By the time most children reach middle-school age, they will have experienced some significant loss: a move that leaves old friends behind, the death of a beloved pet or perhaps a grandparent, a divorce in the family or some other disruptive event. The good news of Easter—Christ is alive!—is that out of sadness, disappointment, and brokenness God can bring new life. more

04/03/2014 at 10:10 am

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