Justice is in the news all over the world. As parents, how do we teach justice to our children and teenagers? Maybe we teach it by demonstrating it in our homes. Click the link below to visit our Youth page to learn more.
We’re sharing a story today of a man’s experience on the road from Hinduism to Christianity. Click the link below to visit our Worship&Music page to read about his journey.
We still have several weeks of summer left, so kids have plenty of time to play. Today we’re sharing some ideas on including faith in everyday play at home. Use the link below to visit our Children’s page for more information.
Yesterday’s Gospel Lesson included the following verses from Matthew 11:
28 “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”
Perhaps these last few months have left you feeling burdened and in need of rest. Click the link below to visit our Worship&Music page for a music break today.
The news reports are telling us that more and more people are reporting symptoms of depression and anxiety during COVID-19. These are difficult days, and we hope today’s post will encourage you and help you encourage others. Please visit our Adult page by clicking the link below.
“This Little Light of Mine” is a staple heard at Vacation Bible School. Churches may not be gathering in person for VBS, but you’ll get great joy hearing the song performed by someone who may surprise you. Click the link below to visit our Adult page for this unusual rendition of the classic song.
One of our Desert Cross choir members sent us today’s story. She loves singing the hymn “Lift Every Voice and Sing” and learned that it’s known as the Black National Anthem and a beloved Civil Rights song. Click the link below to visit our Adult page to learn more about this favorite hymn.
Desert Cross hosted Virtual Vacation Bible School last week. It was a fun week of songs, Jesus, crafts, Jesus, service, and Jesus! VBS included service projects, and we’re sharing ideas today for serving others. Service is for folks of all ages, so visit our Children’s page by clicking the link below for ways you can reach out and help others.
We’ve all been disturbed and disheartened by the news over the last week. Protests and unrest in the streets of America. Yet again. Visit our Adult page for more thoughts on these events.
The United States met a grim milestone last week when we reached more than 100,000 dead from the pandemic. Bishop Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), is calling on us to observe a National Day of Mourning today, June 1. Please visit our Adult page to read the full statement from the ELCA.