Families and FaithQuest
Starts Wednesday, September 4, 2019!!
FaithQuest is our intergenerational ministry- people of all ages eat dinner together, go to workshops, and finish the night with a tradition called “Candle Power Prayer.”
What: kids’ workshops rotated by week (cooking, games, arts and crafts), Confirmation Class for middle schoolers, Enneagram or other programming for parents and adults
When: 5:30pm dinner (free!)
6pm children’s choir
6:15pm workshops (including Financial Peace during the Fall 2019 program)
7:30pm meet back in fellowship hall to close with Candle Power Prayer
Where: Fellowship hall in the basement (follow the signs for “9:30 informal worship”)
How do I get involved or sign up? Contact us and ask about FaithQuest.
What is “Candle Power Prayer”?
Candle Power Prayer is a special tradition we do at the end of FaithQuest: everyone stands in a big circle, we start with a prayer and light a candle, and we pass the candle to each person in the circle. Each person can pray for something or someone out loud, say something they are grateful for, or they can pray in silence as they hold the candle, before passing it to the next person. Children and adults alike participate- our children take this opportunity to pray with us, and our adults cherish the community that this tradition creates.
What our kids learn
FaithQuest is where kids see what it’s like to be a faith community. They learn how to pray through Candle Power Prayer. They see how the leadership of their parents makes a difference in hosting meals or leading workshops. Our confirmation students learn about our faith, our history by looking at Old Testament and New Testament stories, and talking about what God is up to now.
What our adults get out of FaithQuest
Adults, parents, grandparents, and friends take this time as a way to reconnect with each other. Sometimes adults meet together to talk about the Enneagram. Other times we have special speakers come in, like the non-partisan group Count Me In that educates future voters about what’s on their ballot. Many times, people take time to catch up with each other.