At least for the duration of Zoom worship, we'll post the children's time here so that families can see it again or watch for the first time.
When David becomes king, he wants to build God a house. God reminds David that the Divine doesn't live only in one place. God has always and will always live in and through all things and in each one of us. In this story, Holly discovers just that in her conversations with the fish and the frog and the people in her community.
In the story about Hannah in the Bible, Hannah feels distressed - she feels very sad - and she prays to God about how sad she's feeling. Pastor Amy prays with colors and drawings to communicate feelings to God. And so can you!
Lulu is so excited that here friend Finny is coming to play because she's bringing her special toy. But Lulu has trouble paying attention to her friendship because she is so focused on Finny's toy. It seems like the toy might be more important to her than her friend. I wonder if Finny and Lulu and solve this problem.
Pastor Amy talks about the water-poor country of Jordan and how students in the Green Schools Project are promoting water conservation and environmentalism with the support of MCC partners.
Pastor Amy shares about the way our coins can support the work of Mennonite Central Committee in their work with farmers in Cambodia. Farmers join together in collectives to help each other and use loans from MCC to grow produce, chicken and fish. You can share your coins by bringing them to the church office (email marsh (at) seattlemennonite (dot) org to arrange) or donate directly to MCC.
Pastor Amy talks about how the coins we collect can support the work of Mennonite Central Committee for education. Students in Syria, where there has been war for many years, receive school kits and supplies and support for programs like trauma healing for children. (Video misses the first minute or so of the story but the main points are still there!) Share your coins collection by bringing it to church - arrange with the church office - or make a donation directly to MCC).