“FAITH JOURNEYS” is a means of using
creativity for growing in faith.
CREATIVITY: Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning
God created the heavens and earth. We know that God is the
Creator, and what a creation it is! We also know that God has
given us the enjoyment and the need of creating, perhaps not in
the grand and glorious way in which God did, but in a way which
will bring glory and honor to God. In these creations we use a
language other than words to express our emotions, our ideas,
our cares, which come from our very beings, which come from
inside ourselves, our hearts and our minds. Our creations help
us to connect with the creative nature of God, to connect with
We use our creations to come to understand
the love of God and humankind. We use our creations to
communicate this love of God to humankind.
Creativity is spiritual. Creation is part
of the transcendence of the soul. Creation is part of the grace
of God. Artistic creation can be a form of worship.
PHILOSOPHY: I believe that spiritual
growth takes place in a stress free environment in which the
connection with God, the Divine Source, is realized through
enriching, enjoyable, experiential and creative programs and
MISSION: My mission in life is to share,
create and teach for the Glory of God, to, for and with the
children of God. We are all children of God.
I wish to share the resources* I have
acquired over the past 60 years of my faith journey teaching in
the grades, in music, and teaching and serving in the church.
include, spiritual, intellectual and material.
STUDIO: When possible, weather
permitting, materials permitting, I like to work in the out of
doors. I do, however, have an ample indoor classroom space.
Please peruse this listing of ideas for
‘Journeys’ and contact me by phone or e-mail to make
arrangements for sharing together.
704-721-4017 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
IDEAS FOR JOURNEYS:
always welcome in conjunction with another
walking the nature
always available in conjunction with another activity.
running and jumping with balls and
frisbees in large open area
plein air painting
– painting out of doors - in the "Point Zero method
Wonders of God
See these ‘Wonders of God’ on the website
Easter Egg Tree
decorating blown eggs
using worship themes
using silk ties
using alcohol inks
Advent workshop activities
Jesse Tree ornaments
Godly Play* stories