Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 28

Easter Celebration at Intermountain!

Easter-Plymouth-UCC

We here at Intermountain hope you had an amazing Easter celebration! This year brought something different to our Easter observance and built upon our ecumenical Lenten observances. As you may have seen in an earlier post, our children had the opportunity to learn about a variety of religious observances around the Easter holiday, and this …

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Mar 17

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you and yours from those of us at Intermountain’s Residential Services. You can be sure that lots of “wearin’ o’ the green” is going on both at our Helena and Kalispell homes. Every year in Helena the boys have a special breakfast, hear the story of St. Patrick (told by …

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Mar 14

“Pet Rocks Don’t Talk” – a lesson for Palm Sunday

Gary Dahl's pet rock "invention" made him a millionaire!

Objects needed: If possible, a “pet rock” decorated with eyes, mouth, etc. If not a “pet rock,” then just any old rock will do! Theme/Main Idea: Jesus wants us to use our words and actions to show that we know He is God’s Son and our Savior. Presentation: “Good morning, boys and girls! I have …

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Mar 08

Continuing our Lenten Journey

Students from Jim Thomas' class at Intermountain School learn about the symbolism and meaning of the Cathedral's windows

One of the best parts of practicing the observance of Lent is that you know you are joining in with millions of others around the globe and from various Christian traditions as you do so. In a previous post, I mentioned that the children were introduced to the concept of Lent and the practice of …

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Mar 01

Learning empathy through charity – Bishop Eliudi visit 2016

Our children unscramble the word "Jambo," meaning "Hello!"

Recently, our children assembled hygiene kits as a service project. These hygiene kits are given to students that come from far away to attend the International Evangelism Centre in Salika, Tanzania. At the Centre, these students prepare to be church planters and pastors to a number of countries in East Africa. The relatively few supplies—all …

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