Our Sunday School is using the SPARK Curriculum from Augsburg Fortress this
year utilizing the Spark Study Bibles (Story and NRSV). Here is a link for
the web www.activatefaith.org.
Mornings, 10:15 am
The FAITH 5
Faith Acts In The Home
Care to have some fun, keep your family communicating every night, and grow
in your understanding of yourself and God? Try this simple five-step process
for the next six weeks and see if it doesn’t help!
Here’s how you do it: Whoever is going to bed first in your home
calls “FAITH 5” or “Huddle Up!” Everyone must drop what they’re doing, turn
off the television, put down the newspaper or their homework, set the cell
phone on silence and gather in a room of the convener’s choice. Then take
turns going through these five simple steps:
1. SHARE highs & lows of the day
2. READ and highlight a verse of Scripture in
3. TALK about how the verse relates to your highs
4. PRAY for your highs & lows, for your family,
and for the world
5. BLESS one another
You want a great relationship with your kids? You want openness,
honesty, caring and sharing in your family? You want to raise a child to be
a strong, thoughtful, empathetic, positive, healthy adult out in the world
some day? You can’t buy that. You have to invest in it. And the investment
is the most expensive currency you own – your TIME – aimed at that most
precious young person in your life.
Kids spell love TIME. Be intentional. Be consistent. Be caring. Be
the parent. Every night. Every home.
No one else can do that for you.
Communion Preparation Class
East Koshkonong Lutheran Church has a policy that
invites parents of baptized children to be in mutual conversation and
instruction with their child and their pastor to determine when a child is
ready to commune at the table. The ‘age of readiness’ varies with each
child. Each child grows at their own rate and will be ready at an age that
is best determined by parents and their pastor.
On Sunday March 30, 2014 there will be a class to
prepare children to receive the body and blood of Christ during our weekly
worship. The class will take place during the Sunday School hour. Please
contact Pastor Dave if you and your child (or children) would like to
participate in this class. Children who are already communing are also
invited to come and learn more about this gift of Christ to the church.
Download a copy of our 2012-2013 Sunday
school class schedule.
Sunday School Class Added
Due to the recommendations of the Confirmation Task
Force, we are adding a new class this year for the
5th and 6th graders. This will be an important
“transition” period as this age group prepares for
Confirmation. As such, we are praying for a strong
leader for this group. There will be a focused
curriculum providing an in-depth study of each
aspect of the worship service and the important role
of youth. Please prayerfully consider whether you or
someone you know may be a leader for this unique
group and contact Ann Nottestad at (608) 575-4569.
Memories from Day Camp!
Memories from Lutherdale, August 6,
download a flyer, click here.
1. For parents of Young Children: What would it be
worth to you to have a teenager some day who won’t go
to sleep without talking to you about their day?
Praying with you? Blessing you? Would it be worth five
minutes? Tonight? Every night?
2. For Parents of Pre-Teens: What would happen to
your family over time if you were able to deep this
open, caring communication going every night
3. For Parents of Teenagers: Once the teen years
begin and drivers’ licenses come into play,
communication between parents and teens can become a
challenge. How might this type of five-minute conversation
change a family if they were intentional and consistent
about it? Would the benefits outweigh the hassle of trying
to invest this time of care, listening, and prayer
each night in your home? Why or why not?
4. For Church Leaders: What would happen to a family
over time if they made an intentional point of
doing the Faith 5 most every night? What would happen to
your church five years from today it the majority of
your household were doing active listening,
scripture, faith talk, prayer, and blessings every night?