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Book Of The Month For March 2018:  Embracing Godly Character: The Christian Community's Response to a Godless Culture

Book Of The Month For March 2018: Embracing Godly Character: The Christian Community's Response to a Godless Culture

Book Of The Month For March 2018:  Embracing Godly Character: The Christian Community's Response to a Godless Culture By Kenneth Kremer 2018 / Paperback / 200 pages / Young Adult Overview We live in a godless culture. What are we to do when the faith of the next generation is threatened...


Book Of The Month For December 2016:  The Christmas Connection - Arch Books

Book Of The Month For December 2016: The Christmas Connection - Arch Books

Posted in Children / Book of the Month / Christmas / Advent / Christmas Eve

The Christmas Connection - Arch Books By Karyn Lukasek OverviewWhen we think of Jesus’ life on earth, we must remember both the beginning of the story and the end! This Arch Book ties together Luke 2 and Matthew 28 to help children learn the parallels between Christmas and Easter.   A...


Book of the Month for July 2016:  Being Dad: Father as a Picture of God's Grace

Book of the Month for July 2016: Being Dad: Father as a Picture of God's Grace

Posted in 2016 / Book of the Month / Children / family / Fathers Day

Being Dad: Father as a Picture of God’s Grace Dr. Scott Leonard Keith Paperback/2015/168 pages Overview: Being Dad deals with the way fathers, and the subject of fatherhood, are treated in modern culture. Dr. Keith brings his experience with family, students, great mentors and friends to...


Book Of The Month For March 2016:  Teaching the Faith at Home: What Does This Mean? How Is This Done?

Book Of The Month For March 2016: Teaching the Faith at Home: What Does This Mean? How Is This Done?

Posted in Book of the Month / Children / Sunday School

Teaching the Faith at Home: What Does This Mean? How Is This Done? by David Rueter 2015 / Paperback / 232 Pages Overview:When children are in their early elementary school years, their minds are actually at the peak time for easy rote memorization. And yet, many Protestant churches begin...


Book Of The Month for March 2015:  My First Hymnal

Book Of The Month for March 2015: My First Hymnal

Posted in 2015 / Book of the Month / Children / Easter / family / Sunday School

My First Hymnal by David A. Johnson, editor 2011 / Hardback / 128 Pages Overview This heirloom quality hymnal contains lyric hymns favored by grandparents, godparents, and parents with beautifully conceived illustrations presenting the colors, seasons, and symbols of the Church Year and...


The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) by Paul Tibbitt - Movie Review

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) by Paul Tibbitt - Movie Review

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) Directed by: Paul Tibbitt Written by: Glenn Berger, Jonathan Aibel (screenplay), Stephen Hillenburg, Paul Tibbitt (Story) Stars: Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Clancy Brown, Antonio Banderas, Rodger Bumpass, Carolyn Lawrence, Mr. Lawrence Run...


Book of the Month for November 2014:  The Songs of Christmas - Arch Books

Book of the Month for November 2014: The Songs of Christmas - Arch Books

Posted in 2014 / Book of the Month / Children / Christmas / family

The Songs of Christmas - Arch Books by Clark, Lisa M. 2014/16 Pages This book retells the Christmas story through the songs found in the Bible: Mary’s Song: The Magnificat, the song of the angels’ announcement to the shepherds, Simeon’s Song of Praise when Jesus is presented in the temple...




Set sail on an amazing grace adventure with Concordia’s 2014 VBS! July 21-25 6:00PM-8:30PM

Set sail on an amazing grace adventure with Concordia’s 2014 VBS! July 21-25 6:00PM-8:30PM

Posted in 2014 / Children

Gangway to Galilee, Concordia's 2014 VBS Program Overview  ...


Sunday School Parent Connection: May 25 - Bible Trivia Challenge

Sunday School Parent Connection: May 25 - Bible Trivia Challenge

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!      On our last day of Sunday School before summer break, we played the Bible Trivia Game Show reviewing many of the lessons...


Sunday School Parent Connection:  May 18th - Peter & Cornelius

Sunday School Parent Connection: May 18th - Peter & Cornelius

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!    The kids had a special treat today, as Pastor Ted opened for us and talked with the children.  Older students watched...


Sunday School Parent Connection:  May 11th - Peter & John Heal a Lame Man

Sunday School Parent Connection: May 11th - Peter & John Heal a Lame Man

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!  PETER & JOHN HEAL A LAME MAN   In Sunday School today, on Good Shepherd Sunday, the children learned how each of us is like the...


Sunday School Parent Connection:  May 4th - Jesus on the Road to Emmaus

Sunday School Parent Connection: May 4th - Jesus on the Road to Emmaus

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!     JESUS ON THE ROAD TO EMMAUS   Today in Sunday School the children learned of how the disciples recognized the...


Sunday School Parent Connection: Apr 27 - The Empty Tomb

Sunday School Parent Connection: Apr 27 - The Empty Tomb

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!     THE EMPTY TOMB   On the first Easter, Jesus reveals to Mary Magdalene and to His disciples that He is alive (John  20:1–18)....


Sunday School Parent Connection: Apr 20 - Easter Sunday

Sunday School Parent Connection: Apr 20 - Easter Sunday

Posted in Children / Easter / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!   EASTER SUNDAY   Christ is Risen!  Alleluia!  Today in Sunday School we reinforced earlier lessons by watching a full-length...


Sunday School Parent Connection:  Apr 13 - Palm Sunday

Sunday School Parent Connection: Apr 13 - Palm Sunday

Posted in Children / Palm Sunday / Sunday School

 Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!     PALM SUNDAY   Thank you to all the parents and grandparents for bringing the kids early yesterday and help dress the kids for...


Sunday School Parent Connection:  Apr 6 - Jesus Raises Lazarus

Sunday School Parent Connection: Apr 6 - Jesus Raises Lazarus

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!     JESUS RAISES LAZARUS   Today’s Sunday School lesson was the raising of Jesus' good friend, Lazarus.  In resurrecting Lazarus...


Sunday School Parent Connection:  Mar 30 - Jesus Heals a Blind Man

Sunday School Parent Connection: Mar 30 - Jesus Heals a Blind Man

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!       JESUS HEALS A BLIND MAN   Today in Sunday School the children learned about Jesus healing a blind man (John 9).  Jesus...


Sunday School Parent Connection: Mar 23 - The Woman at the Well

Sunday School Parent Connection: Mar 23 - The Woman at the Well

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!     THE WOMAN AT THE WELL   This Sunday's lesson was the account of Jesus and the Samaritan Woman (John 4:1– 42).  Sin causes us...