A few years ago our cat got outside when we weren't looking. We don't let our cats go outside because they get in fights with other cats and can get hurt. So we were worried about the cat and, for the next several days we would go outside, look through the bushes, and call her name.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 15-Sep-19”
What is the hardest thing you've had to do? I want you to think about it. Remember it. Did you feel that you might not be able to do it?
Jesus was talking to his disciples one day and he said, "You know that being a disciple can be really hard.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 8-Sep-19”
Have you ever been told that there are some things you shouldn't do in church? Now some of those rules are good and helpful and, if your parents tell you not to do something, you should listen to them.
In Jesus' day there were a lot of rules about what you could do on the day people went to worship God.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 25-Aug-19”
One day when I was in school someone knocked on the door and spoke to the teacher for a while. She turned to us and said, "I'm going to have to leave for a while. Please do your reading while I'm gone." and then she just left!… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 11-Aug-19”
When I was growing up, my brother and I had some toys that belonged to us both. We were supposed to share them. To be honest, that didn't always happen. Sometimes I would gather those toys where I was playing and try to keep them all to myself.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 4-Aug-19”
Sometimes it might seem to you that we adults know a lot... but I'm going to let you in on a secret: We don't know everything. Sometimes we need to learn how to do things just like you do. In our gospel story for today, for instance, Jesus was teaching his disciples how to pray.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 28-Jul-19”
Today's story is about Jesus and two of his friends that were sisters. Mary was the one who always curious, trying to find out new things. So, when Jesus came by, she sat with him and listened and learned. The other sister was Martha.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 21-Jul-19”
I want to tell you a story about one day at school. It was time for recess and all the kids in the class went outside to play on the playground. While they were playing one of the boys tripped and fell and hurt himself, but no one noticed right away.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 14-Jul-19”
Have you every heard the word "ambassador"? Do you know what it means? Usually, an ambassador is a person who is chosen to represent a country while living in another country. When I say represent, I mean that, in many ways, the people of the country where the ambassador lives think of them as an example of how the people in the country the ambassador represents think and act.… Read the rest “Children’s Moment for 7-Jul-19”