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Prayer with Children

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(Recently, Kids of the Cross offered a special Parents’ Night focusing on prayer. Helen Keuning has graciously distilled the lessons, along with her own impressions and thoughts, into three blog posts for us. This is the third post. Click here to find the first post–Prayer for Children–and the third post–Prayer by Children.) by Helen Keuning Have you ever […]

Prayer for Children

by pberg

(Recently, Kids of the Cross offered a special Parents’ Night focusing on prayer. Helen Keuning has graciously distilled the lessons, along with her own impressions and thoughts, into three blog posts for us. This is the third post. Click here to find the second post–Prayer with Children–and the third post–Prayer by Children.) by Helen Keuning “Wow! They […]

Great Books for Advent & Christmas

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by Jill Swanson (Jill writes a regular blog recommending great children’s literature, and has taken some time to give some COTC some special recommendations. You can find her blog at orangemarmaladebooks.com) Digging out the box of Christmas books has always been a much-anticipated moment in our family. Over the years we’ve collected a nice stash mostly from […]

Bringing Children to the Core

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by Andrea Lang The Children’s Leaders Team recently read “Adam” by Henri Nouwen. Andrea Lang reflects on the message of the book as it relates to COTC’s core value of the blessing of children. At COTC we have declared that one of the things we hold most dear is the Blessing of Children.  As stated in our […]

Seeing God at Work at KidsCAN 2014

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by Alyssa Tennison Two meaningful phrases have come to me through various conversations and encounters with people at COTC, and they have stuck.  Not only had I been ruminating over them for many months, but I experienced the two of them coming to fruition together during the week of KidsCAN (June 23-27).  Although my role […]