Sunday, July 15, 2012

A Thank You Note from Ben Minor

All I can say is you are welcome, and we're all glad you had a great time.



Art Work from Jesus Time - Sunday, July 15, 2012

Below are some pictures drawn during Jesus Time, Cove’s worship experience for children. We were working on pictures responding to the sentence, “God loved us before the world was made.”







Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Art Work from Jesus Time - Sunday, July 8, 2012

Below are some pictures drawn during Jesus Time, Cove’s worship experience for children. We were working on pictures responding to the sentence, “When I’m weak, then I’m strong.”




Friday, July 6, 2012

Did you miss Screen Free Week? Make it last!


Recently the Campaign for Commercial Free Childhood urged families to observe Screen-Free Week, a time to take a sabbatical from using all screen media — TV, Internet, movies, texting, and so forth. If your family missed this opportunity, don’t despair — it’s really intended to be a springboard for important lifestyle changes that will improve well-being and quality of life all year round. If you are interested in reducing screen time all year, you may find these resources and handouts helpful:
  1. 10 Steps to Screen-Proofing Our Homes — From rearranging the furniture to setting limits, simple steps you can take to make your home less screen-centric.
  2. Family Meals: Let’s Bring Them Back — Why screen-free meals are so important.
  3. Working With Your School To Reduce Screen Time — What schools can do, from turning off Channel One to making reducing screen time a wellness priority.
  4. The Ultimate Screen-Free Challenge — A successful year-long screen time reduction program from the South Orange/Maplewood, N.J. school district.
  5. The Green Hour — Tips and activities from the National Wildlife Federation for a daily dose of unstructured play and discovery in the outdoors.
  6. The Screen-Free Guide to Showers for Harried Parents of Infants and Toddlers — Tips from busy parents on getting clean without a screen!  

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Art Work from Jesus Time - Sunday, July 1, 2012

Below are some pictures drawn during Jesus Time, Cove’s worship experience for children. We were working on pictures responding to the sentence, “God Bless America.”