For the 2012-13 church year we will again have ten monthly “spiritual themes.” Focusing on one spiritual theme a month allows us to go deeper into the topic and for all ages to be discussing the same theme at age-appropriate levels.
There will be sermons on the themes, activities and discussions for children and youth, and many of our small groups integrate the themes into their discussions. Parents, children and youth can also use the themes for family discussions on the way home from church or at the dinner table. These themes deepen our understanding of our own faith and strengthen our bonds with one another in religious community.
Following are the themes for the 2012-13 church year: