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Fiona Brownlee

About Fiona Brownlee

I am friend of children and their families. I have a lifelong passion for sharing the faith with all but most especially with children. I began teaching Sunday School when I was 16 and realized that I was learning as much if not more about how to be a Christian as the children were and mostly from the children at the time. Over time this grew to developing local curriculum for use in church camps and then working for a national curriculum company. I have written the Virtual Church School program for the last 4 years and am eager to share what I know with others and learn from others along the way.

Vacation Bible School in the North

Have you had an opportunity to do Children’s Ministry in a place or time that was out of your comfort zone? What did you learn? Would you do it again? Continue reading

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Planning, planning and more planning

Anytime is the right time to plan. So let’s take a look at what we should be planning for at the moment. Continue reading

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What to do with the kids in the summer?

The need to keep children and their families engaged in the worshipping life of the Christian community no matter what time of the year is paramount for healthy Christian communities. The question then arises how to make that happen? Continue reading

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Holy Week and Children

Holy Week is a time of fear, awe, and wonder for us as adults. How do we share that with the children in our parishes? How do we help them to experience the journey that Jesus made from Palm Sunday to Good Friday to Easter Sunday? Continue reading

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Lent, Children and Honesty about Jesus

Lent can be a difficult season to explain to children. It is much easier with Advent – we are getting ready for the birth of Jesus. Children can connect with that. It is fun and exciting and there are lots of neat things to get ready for. I find that Lent is harder with children. Continue reading

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Why I love Children’s Ministry

I began teaching Sunday School when I was 16 years old, more years ago than I like to remember most days. I thought I knew everything I needed to know about sharing the faith with children. Continue reading

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