Helpful Ways on How to Conquer Back To School Anxiety (or any anxiety)
Box Breathing Relaxation Technique is great for teens and adults who may experience some stress with school starting, changes in regulations, and continued concerns about COVID-19 variants. Teaching Belly Breathing from Sesame Street is a great option for a younger crowd,
A helpful article on how to create your own ‘Calming Kit’
Pentecost Books, Games, and Crafts
Books for Pentecost and The Season After Pentecost (* Have Read-aloud Available on YouTube):
Juneteenth for Mazie – Floyd Cooper* The Longest Day: Celebrating the Summer Solstice – Wendy Pfeffer
heard their own languages being spoken. People in many faiths and cultures have particular phrases they
use to greet one another, bless one another, or offer each other peace. In the english-speaking United
Church, we often say “peace be with you.” Someone might respond with “amen” or “and also with you”.
Easy to Make Ribbon Pentecost Wand: All you need is Supplies: glue dots or glue, one meter of satin ribbon, one stick
or paint stir stick, permanent felt pens. Directions and images can be found here
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How To Live-Stream Worship With Kids
Participating in live-streamed worship with children can be tricky; watching worship on a screen may be far less engaging than worshiping in person. Here are a few tips to help you get started.