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Children are a precious gift from the Creator of all things.
A special interfaith Children’s Sabbath gathering on Oct. 15 will bring together congregations committed to holy friendship with children for worship, music, inspiration and commitment.
“Believe in the Child: The Call of Our Faith” will be held at
Bishops from the three traditions, state Superintendent of Education Dr. Hank Bounds and children from across
“Across the spectrum of faith, we vary in perspective, but on this we agree: God cares about children, giving us joy and renewing the world through them,” said Bishop Hope Morgan Ward.
Congregations for Children is an effort launched by the Episcopal, Roman Catholic and United Methodist churches in Mississippi, open to partnership with all others who sense a calling to love, celebrate, and advocate for children. Faith communities that choose to become Congregations for Children make three commitments: to learn about the issues that challenge the children of