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Jeff Burkart

Using Hymns to Teach the Faith

Part IV Student Written Hymns & Other Poems: Poetry Based on the Bible Do You or Your Students ...
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Using Hymns to Teach the Faith

Part III Remembering Hymns or Teaching Memory Work to Children through the Hymnal Memory Work Needs to be ...
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Using Hymns to Teach the Faith

Part II – The Hymn of the Month Why We Study Music and Hymns in Lutheran Schools  It ...
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Using Hymns to Teach the Faith and other Subjects

Part I – The Hymn Talk Teaching the Faith through the Hymnal  The hymnal is a substantial resource ...
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Hymns about the Transfiguration of Our Lord

An Opportunity Presents Itself     Epiphany is upon us and very soon, the Sunday when we will celebrate the ...
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Worship Is a Family Affair

Some Ideas to Have Children “Up front” in Your Worship Services - Part V Sometimes Church Can be ...
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It’s about Time! A Reflection on the Time of Christmas

Forty-six years ago, I read a new book about time management by R. Alec MacKenzie titled, The Time ...
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Using Children’s Artwork and Photography in Worship Services

Illustrating the Scripture Lessons with Children’s Artwork  Many congregations use digital projections to show hymn texts, Bible readings, ...
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Some Ideas to Have Children “Up Front” in Your Congregation’s Worship Services Part III – Drama in the Chancel

A Little Drama Goes a Long Way The word drama comes from the Greek word dran that means ...
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Children as Ushers, Greeters, and Helpers in Other Capacities Never Imagined…

 Advocate for Children Being Servants During Worship and Beyond    As I mentioned in the first blog, I’m ...
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