Beyond fasting: 10 tips for a more meaningful Lent
Some United Methodists do not connect with the traditional discipline of fasting for Lent. Creative alternatives can help reenergize the season.
Staying Connect with Dakota Ridge Church!
...as we got out of the car, the big white van had pulled behind us. A guy got out and started yelling at me. “Hey! It was obvious that we were waiting for that spot! He then proceeded to let out a string of creative name-calling that just wouldn’t be appropriate to repeat here. The exchange went on for a while…he with his impressive mixture of curse words and me trying to convince him that it was accidental. He was so heated and loud that I thought he might take a swing at me.
10 Family Camping Destinations for Every Different Skill Level
From drive-to tent sites and cabins to totally remote adventures, this list of 10 amazing campgrounds for families has something for everyone!
Are You Glad When Passing the Peace Ends?
Lovett H. Weems, Jr., says passing the peace can be disruptive and off-putting to visitors. Do it in a way that enhances hospitality and community.
Way Forward group ponders structural changes
As the United Methodist commission works toward church unity, some members say the group is contemplating “loosening the connection.” Heather Hahn reports for United Methodist News Service.
Getting Kids Up In The Morning
Struggling with getting your kids up and out of bed in the mornings. In this video we see how Super Nanny helps a mom get her kids and and ready for school.
What the Science Says About How Preschool Benefits Children
What happens when a group of the nation's leading pre-K experts get together to lay out a blueprint for what parents, and educators, can learn from decades of research?
How Ballet Academy East's Darla Hoover Can Spot a Future Ballerina
You can take the dancer out of Balanchine, but you can't take the Balanchine out of the dancer—or at least, that's Darla Hoover's experience. As artistic director of Ballet Academy East's pre-professional division, following an 11-year career with New York City Ballet, she readily recognizes that as...
How to Find the Best Child Care for Your Family
Congratulations on the recent or soon-to-be addition to your family! This time in life is full of so many decisions…
How to Get $100 and Follow the Golden Rule
You may have heard about Grace Community School’s referral program. Refer a student to any one of our nine locations, and you get $100. It’s that easy. You can even do this for multiple families – there is no limit to the number of referrals you can make. Refer two families, that’s $200. Three families, … Continue reading How to Get $100 and Follow the Golden Rule