Brianna Childs

Preparing For Worship

Preparing For Worship - Brianna Childs, pastoral resident. You may not have been aware of it, but April is National Volunteer Month. The litany we’ll read together this morning, “A Commitment to Care,” celebrates the occasion and reminds us all of the importance of...

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Preparing for Worship

Preparing for Worship - Brianna Childs, pastoral resident. In the Ithaka Sunday School class last week we talked about liminal spaces in our lives. As we continue in this season of Advent, there is much to reflect upon as we wait. Richard Rohr describes these liminal...

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Preparing for Worship

Preparing for Worship - Brianna Childs.   I’ve always been someone who can fall asleep and stay asleep just about anytime, anywhere. I just NEED good sleep or else I am deeply impacted. People vary based on a variety of factors on how much sleep they might need,...

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Preparing for Worship

Preparing for Worship - Brianna Childs. We follow a big God  Who offers amazing grace The God who made the starry skies  Delights in your shining face God’s love is deep and wide God’s love is strong and true As big as the galaxy As near as your next breath to you...

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Preparing for Worship

Preparing for Worship - Brianna Childs, pastoral resident.  Throughout my community-practice specialization of my social work education, I loved learning about community development theories and community organizing processes. (Am I a pretty big nerd? The answer is...

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Preparing for Worship

Preparing for Worship - Brianna Childs, pastoral resident.   Both our names and the meaning of our names can be such a crucial part of how we are formed throughout our lives. They become a big part of our identity, whether it be the history of a last name, the...

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