That Whole Gratitude Thing

I know the above video says “Christmas.” Trust me, it’s appropriate for Thanksgiving. And I know it’s kinda corny. But really, are there any great truths that aren’t?

I’ve had some Thanksgivings where the circumstances of my life meant that the only hard part about coming … read more.

Faith Development 11.24.19

Here’s what you need to know this week!

It’s not too late to sign up to help with the pageant. Sign up for open jobs listed here.

This week our classes take a break from their regular learning to engage in an all ages activity in … read more.

Faith Development 11.17.19

Here’s what you need to know this week!

It’s nearly pageant time! Watch for a signup sheet in the next couple of days for ways to participate and support this multigenerational event.

Elementary class continues their five-week unit on loss. We will take a break next week … read more.

Being In the Know

How do you know what is happening at Live Oak? Well one way, that we emphasize every Sunday, is to subscribe to the weekly newsletter — and read it. We haven’t yet figured out how to download information directly into our brains but when we … read more.

Resources on Loss

Both adults and elementary age children are focusing on loss and death in our classes. Rather than write more about it, I wanted to put together a resource list for you. Some of these are in our library and are being used during our classes.

Beliefs … read more.

Faith Development 11.10.19

Here’s what you need to know this week!

It’s nearly pageant time! Watch for a signup sheet in the next couple of weeks for ways to participate and support this multigenerational event.

Elementary class continues their five-week unit on loss. Because of the church campout, the classes … read more.

Eating Halloween Candy, Filling Up My Calendar

I remember talking to someone about their day-after-Halloween tradition: with a bowl of leftover (or stolen from one’s children) candy near them, they’d sit down with their calendar and fill in all of the events that were upcoming.

This was before the internet, so they’d … read more.

Autumn and Loss

It’s autumn — my favorite time of the year. Weather is finally changing for us in Texas. Days are shortening. Leaves are beginning to turn and fall. Squirrels are storing acorns all over the place. Signs that life is hunkering down for the still, restful … read more.

Faith Development 11.3.19

Here’s what you need to know this week!

Thanks to everyone who helped make our bake sale a huge success. We raised $290 for Angry Tias and Abuelas. Our pastoral care team also now has a stash of cards to send to members in need of … read more.