Stone garden statute of a child with a hat.

Give us the spirit of a child.

Lifespan Education as a Spiritual Practice

The Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker writes, "For us, education is a core spiritual discipline. To be engaged in processes of learning that bring forth all that is within us is to be growing a soul...."

 

The Touchstones REACH (i.e., Religious Education Arts Clearing House) Packet is a packet that contains extensive lifespan RE resources to facilitate in-depth exploration of the monthly theme by all ages: children, youth & adults. The packet is in a Word Format and varies in length from 25 to 40 pages based on the theme. It is distributed by email 30-45 days in advance to permit time for planning.

 

The content areas for each packet will include:

Children

  • Pins/Netcards (images with quotes)

  • Children’s Homilies / Time for All Ages

  • Wisdom Stories

  • Children’s Books

  • Music & Videos

  • Curriculum

Youth

  • Readings

  • Curriculum

  • Popular Music

  • Videos

Adults

  • Readings

  • Popular Music

  • Videos

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Stone Child, photo by Emertz76, September 1, 2012, (CC BY 2.0), https://www.flickr.com/photos/emertz76/7940403754