Before allowing my name to stand for editor I asked several people the same question: “What is the role of a church magazine in the church?”
Rev. Janet Ryu-Chan started the day with a body prayer—a prayer we pray with the body, not with words. "You take your hands," she started, "and face them down. Then face them up. Then wrap your arms around yourself. And then spread your arms. And repeat … "So … [...]
In this synod, 50 per cent of our congregations have 10 or fewer children and, as these congregations are discovering, doing Sunday school the way we’ve always done it is neither working nor viable.