In the liturgical Christian tradition to which I belong, faith formation activities tied to seasons are becoming more and more important. Commitment to a year-long program seems daunting; a 4–6 week commitment is much more manageable. Easter falls in the final week of its allowed range this year, which means we have a substantial “Season after the Epiphany.” Why not take advantage of the extra time and create a fun, thematic activity for your congregation, class, or small group? Since the feast itself falls on a Monday, you still have the whole week to get organized and launch!
The Epiphany is all about God being manifest in and to the world, so it’s a particularly appropriate time to name the places where we have seen God in our lives and communities. Seasonally appropriate questions include the following:
As you brainstorm with other leaders, remember these questions for a successful seasonal faith formation activity:
How has your faith community observed the season of Epiphany? We’d love to hear your ideas in the comments!
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