Interfaith Sunday School for May 27, 2018

by Vicki Garlock on 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

by Vicki Garlock on 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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Multifaith Mashup for May 13, 2018

May 8, 2018

Today’s Multifaith Mashup focuses on the Psalm 1 passage found in the Revised Common Lectionary selections for Sunday, May 13, 2018. Here’s the passage. Psalm 1 1:1 Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or take the path that sinners tread, or sit in the seat of scoffers; 1:2 but […]

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Interfaith Sunday School for May 6, 2018

May 2, 2018

Yesterday, in our Multifaith Mashup, we focused on the Psalm passage from this Sunday’s Revised Common Lectionary readings. For the kids in Sunday School classes, we’ll focus on this excerpt from Acts. Acts 10 10:46b Then Peter said, 10:47 “Can anyone withhold the water for baptizing these people who have received the Holy Spirit just […]

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Multifaith Mashup for May 6, 2018

May 1, 2018

Today’s Multifaith Mashup focuses on the passage from Psalms found in the Revised Common Lectionary selections for Sunday, May 6, 2018. Here’s the first part of the lection. Psalm 98 98:1 O sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things. His right hand and his holy arm have gotten him […]

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Interfaith Sunday School for April 29, 2018

April 25, 2018

I really love the 1 John reading founding in the Revised Common Lectionary selections for Sunday, April 29, 2018. Yesterday, I focused on several verses from the 1 John passage and offered some Sufi poetry that focuses on the God-is-Love idea. Today, I’ll offer a couple of suggestions for the last few verses — which […]

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Multifaith Mashup for April 29, 2018

April 24, 2018

I’m loving the 1 John reading found in the Revised Common Lectionary selections for Sunday, April 29, 2018. The lections, which can be found here, include an epistolary passage that focuses on “God is Love” — a simple three-word phrase that might sum up the entire message of the New Testament. As wonderful and Christian-y as this […]

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