Three Easter Traditions to Do With Your Family at Home

By , Contributing Writer| March 31st, 2020|

Easter is coming! Are you ready to add to your families’ Easter traditions? Our residents have shared with us some of their favorite Easter traditions that they do with their families at home. Rocks in Baskets The day before Easter, give kids empty baskets so they can walk around the neighborhood, park, or just around [...]

Resurrection Eggs: An Easter Advent Activity

By , Teams Resident| March 25th, 2020|

Oftentimes, when we think of advent, we think of Christmas. But Easter also has an advent season. Easter Advent is during Lent—a time where we prepare our hearts to reflect on the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This season, try resurrection eggs, a fun way for your family to count down to Easter [...]

How to Tackle BOREDom

By , Groups Resident| March 25th, 2020|

COVID-19 has me stuck and I’m bored. Now what? AM: Early Morning Breathe As we continue to tune in on any news source (e.g., social media, TV, and radio), we can get overly anxious, panicked, and depressed. Sometimes we need to remember that, in the world, the good news is boring, and scary news makes [...]

4 Unique Opportunities for Your Group During COVID-19

By , Groups Pastor| March 19th, 2020|

Meeting in a group has never been the easiest thing to do. Let’s face it: we want good friends, but discovering and deepening those relationships takes work! Busy schedules, a bad group experience in the past, current group members who are flaky and inconsistent can all make community challenging. If it wasn’t difficult enough already, [...]

How to Cope With Anxiety and Fear During the Pandemic

By , ReNew Director| March 19th, 2020|

It’s hard to turn on the TV or scroll though social media without triggering anxiety or fear right now. The world is in a state of chaos, there is so much unknown, and we are all feeling it. Everyone has felt anxiety before, but many are feeling it for the first time in a big [...]

Fighting Fair During the Coronavirus Quarantine

By , ReNew Director| March 19th, 2020|

Because we are spending a lot of time in our homes practicing social distancing, the chances of experiencing conflict are pretty high. Whether it’s with your spouse, children and teenagers, or roommates, it’s probably going to happen. And because we still want to be around each other when the pandemic is over, we need to [...]