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Archive for September, 2015

Fun photos from First Lutheran Church-Cedar Rapids

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

A couple of days ago, I wrote a blog post on the ways that Spark Sunday School is effectively used by the Christian Ed team at First Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, IA. I’ve had some fun correspondence since then with people who are members of this congregation about not only their Sunday School, but […]

Survey for Faith-based Organizations Research

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Dr. Terri Elton, Associate Professor of Leadership at Luther Seminary, and Dr. Hayim Herring, CEO of are working together on a study, “The Congregation and Faith-based Organization 3.0″ research project.  They are researching Jewish and Christian congregations and non-profits in order to learn how their organizational structures influence their ability to fulfill their mission and […]

First Lutheran Church-Cedar Rapids, IA loves Spark!

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

  This past weekend, my husband, Rev. Rick Rouse, was working with the good people at First Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, IA.  He told me that he had enjoyed a delightful conversation with their Director of Children and Family Ministries, Marissa Letscher about our Spark Sunday School curriculum.  I asked if he could obtain […]

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