Looking for something to do with your kids this summer that will be inexpensive, but the rewards will be huge? Try this easy idea. Buy some pool noodles—they’re everywhere right now and very cheap! Chop a pool noodle in to 5”-6” strips, using a serrated knife and cutting board. Choose a few scriptures you’d like […]
Mom or Dad, please download and print this Mother’s Day BINGO card for your kids. They’ll have a great time trying to BINGO, and Mom will reap the rewards! Mom Bingo Card Activity
Every year at St. Luke’s we have a group of students who go through Confirmation class in the spring. Confirmation is a time for students to “make firm” their faith. Confirmation gives these students a chance to learn more about God and the church, and finally on Confirmation Sunday to make a profession of faith […]
God created you to be unique and special, just the way you are. That’s what Susan Easttom, St. Luke’s Director of Family Ministry, teaches our children through a fun project that you can do at home! Play this video to learn how to grow in your faith together as a family. Don’t forget the Peeps!
On the day before Easter, make these cookies to tell the Easter story! Allow plenty of time because there is a lesson in each step. This is a great way for your family to share and discuss more about the story of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross and the resurrection! Supplies needed: 1 cup whole […]
If you are traveling for Spring Break, try some of these ideas for growing in faith while you’re traveling: Drive Time Audios (All ages) These are excellent times to find music or books with a Christian theme that fit their age range. Preschoolers may enjoy music while older kids will enjoy audio books that address […]
Moms and Dads, try some of these ideas to create impression points of faith with your children. God Made Everything (All ages) Get out the Lego’s or K’NEX, or another set of blocks. Work as a family to make creations. When everyone is finished, and you’ve admired all of them, take them apart and place […]
If you’re a parent of school-age children, you’re likely experiencing the dilemma of choosing which activities will benefit your children and which ones can be weeded out. Indeed, there are MANY choices! Here’s one that should be easy to make; weekly Sunday school attendance. Spiritual formation begins at home, but it doesn’t end there. “God […]
Tension in our families can drive us away from one another and rob us of the great joy of being close, even though we all know it takes a village to raise children. Sharing this community of child-raising across family generations is not only important, it’s also valuable for everyone. Today, grandparents may or may […]
Lent is a season in the church that is a time of preparation for Easter. It can also be a great time for building in family moments to teach faith! Some of the concepts of fasting, suffering, death, and sacrifice can be difficult for younger children to understand. Begin talking about these concepts (in an age-appropriate way for your children). Here are some ways that you can take the time to slow down and focus on Jesus and the importance of the cross and the resurrection as your family prepares for the season of Easter.