DWELLING  |  May 2020

Dwelling is an e-newsletter created for children’s ministry coordinators, leaders, and teachers like you! You have the amazing privilege of nurturing kids’ faith and showing them what it means to be a follower of Jesus. This e-newsletter gives you the resources to do just that: helpful articles, creative tips, and more.

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For Such a Time . . .

As we process the events of the past few weeks of Spring 2020, it is easy to focus on the hardships and challenges of dealing with COVID-19, but let’s also make sure to open our eyes to the ways people have come together and how technology has helped in making life in this new reality. At Faith Alive, we want to share a few stories about how Spring 2020 has shown us God’s providence. 

We launched Dwell Digital not even a year ago (July 2019). Now this convenient, online Sunday School curriculum is being used even more widely during this period of church shutdowns and social distancing. Children’s Ministry coordinators that had been using Dwell Digital quickly switched to emailing lessons out to families for home schooling ever since churches stopped meeting in person due to COVID-19.

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Annual Reorder Mailing Disrupted by COVID-19

Our annual reorder mailing has been disrupted by COVID-19, but if you're ready to order Fall 2020 materials, we're here for you. Call 800-333-8300 or email support@dwellcurriculum to see what you ordered last year.

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Maybe What We Need Most Right Now Is a Bedtime Song

Last month I changed my email profile picture to a preschool photo of myself. In it, I’m sitting on my tricycle in the middle of the road (apparently that was okay in 1970), wearing bright yellow sunglasses and smiling happily, clearly unaware of how short and crooked my mom had cut my bangs.

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Does Worshiping at Home Feel Awkward? You’re Not Alone

There we were, our little family of two parents and two college kids back home because of the pandemic, sitting around our TV on Easter morning. We were streaming the service from our home congregation, and we were all thinking the same thing: “This is awkward.”

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