In "Love Connects Us," a Tapestry of Faith program
Congregations, like individuals, have family histories. Some stories of a congregation's past spark pride—congregational growth, involvement in important social issues, acts of caring. But congregations, like families, also have difficult or embarrassing episodes. Your group can "seek the truth in love" about your congregation's history in much the same way that Rev. Pettee did with his family history. Invite a long-term member or congregational historian to come speak with the group. Ask them to share, in particular, difficult or embarrassing times in the congregation's history. Prepare the children to ask follow-up questions. You might start the questions with these:
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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