Peace in Nuclear Times

by Vicki Garlock on April 24, 2019

Well, it’s not strictly about faith, but the theme for the April edition of The Interfaith Observer was “Interfaith Influence on Nuclear Disarmament,” so I wrote about kids’ resources. Here’s the link! 


Passover for Kids: 10 Fun Facts

by Vicki Garlock on April 9, 2019

This week’s blog post is one we wrote for Multicultural Kids Blogs! Click here to read our 10 fun Passover facts .


Multifaith Mashup: Anointing

April 2, 2019

One of this week’s lectionary readings (Fifth Sunday in Lent) is the passage in the Gospel of John about one of the Mary’s anointing Jesus’ feet (John 12:1-8). Anointing, in a general sense, is about Divine suffusion. It’s about recognizing that something, someone, or some situation is both special and a vessel for the Sacred. […]

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Interfaith Sunday School: Isra and Miraj

March 24, 2019

Next week is the celebration of Isra and Miraj, an Islamic celebration of Muhammad’s miraculous night journey while riding the winged, mythical animal, named Buraq. “Isra” refers to the first part of the journey — Muhammad’s visit to “the farthest mosque,” which is now taken to be the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. “Miraj” refers to […]

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It’s Hola Mohalla: Let the Games Begin!

March 22, 2019

Hola Mohalla is a 3-day festive holiday celebrated by Sikhs. One of the symbols of baptized Sikhs is wearing a turban. It’s a practice that is routinely misconstrued and feared by people, which is why it’s important to educate your kids about Sikhism — a faith tradition with over 25 million adherents around the world. […]

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Interfaith Sunday School for May 27, 2018

May 23, 2018

Angels are a great Sunday School topic, mostly because kids have lots to say about them! There are all kinds of angels — guardian angels, Christmas angels, the Los Angeles Angels, fallen angels, and angels of death to name a few — and according to a somewhat recent poll, over 3/4 of Americans say they […]

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Multifaith Mashup for May 27, 2018

May 22, 2018

This upcoming Sunday is Trinity Sunday, and all the lectionary readings offer great cross-faith connections. (For the entire list of lectionary readings for May 27, click here.) We decided to focus on the passage from Romans today. Here are the verses we’ll explore. Romans 8:12-14 8:12 So then, brothers and sisters, we are debtors, not […]

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Interfaith Sunday School for May 20, 2018

May 16, 2018

What could be better for kids than a zombie story that comes straight from the Bible?! Ezekiel’s vision of dried-up bones coming back to life is a great story for kids of all ages, especially since they can readily grasp the metaphor, even when they are young. So, take a different approach to Pentecost this […]

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Multifaith Mashup for May 20, 2018

May 15, 2018

Today’s Multifaith Mashup focuses on the first few verses of the Pentecost story found in Acts 2. Click here for a complete list of the Revised Common Lectionary readings for Sunday, May 20, 2018. In this passage, we witness the author of Acts as he attempts to describe an incredible and miraculous spiritual experience which […]

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Interfaith Sunday School for May 13, 2018

May 9, 2018

Yesterday, in our Multifaith Mashup for adults, we focused on the Psalm passage (Psalm 1:1-6) from this Sunday’s Revised Common Lectionary readings. We’ll use this excerpt again today, as we offer suggestions for kids in Sunday School classes. But instead of focusing on the path of the sinners vs. the path of the righteous, we’ll […]

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