Ubi caritas et amor, Deus ibi est

Damascus Gate

One of the many ways to discover the meaning of life is in working with children. The youngest ones havenít yet learned to dissemble or despair. And children constantly remind us of our responsibility for earthís future.

Kid Stuff

Children at Princess Basma CenterEntrance to Church of the Nativity, BethlehemTourist police at Church of the NativityChristmas Card 2007

A series of art projects suitable for children aged 3 to 10, following the Episcopal Churchís lectionary for the Epiphany & Easter seasons.

Art Activities

A nativity pageant designed for very young children. An adult or older child acts as narrator. The text is based on the Gospels of Matthew & Luke. Children dress in costumes & appear at appropriate points, leading the congregation in singing familiar carols.

A Nativity Pageant in Tableaux

A nativity pageant telling the story of the first Christmas from a historical & cultural point of view. Itís designed to involve the congregation. There are roles of various skill levels, to include children of all ages.

A Nativity Pageant in Story & Song

A Modern Day Christmas Card

Peacock feather

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Cultures & Holidays

Adventures in Music

A list of choral & orchestral music designed to introduce children & youth to western music from the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic & Modern periods. Organized by composer, style & genre.

Resources for celebrating a variety of holidays, both sacred & secular, with young children.

Children at Princess Basma CenterColumbarium at Masada

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