Tagged: “sabbath”

Letting Go of the Cracked Lens – Lent Week 3

On Sunday evening, we hosted a mutli-generational event focused on listening to youth share about the joys and challenges of teen life today. The bad news is that social media fuels some of our desire for perfection, whether it is planning a Pinterest-worthy party, or making sure we update our Instagram with a photo showing […]

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Lent Week 1: Family Activities for Sabbath

Welcome to the first week of Lent, a time of contemplation and spiritual practice to help us get ready for the mystery and joy of Easter. Here at Northbrook UMC, we are focusing on Sabbath as a gift and as a way of connecting with God and each other in an over scheduled world. Discuss: […]

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Summer, Sabbath and Screens – Summer Faith Formation Week 2

Last Sunday our youth group family activity was attending the viewing of Screenagers at Gloria Dei. The documentary follows one family‚Äôs attempt to be intentional about the ways they use technology. Gloria Dei did an outstanding job welcoming the community and facilitating this important discussion. There is one particular part of the discussion that followed […]

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