Arley K. Fadness ... CSSPlus contributor
Arley K. Fadness is a retired ELCA pastor who has served numerous Lutheran parishes in South Dakota and Minnesota. He is currently a member of Custer Lutheran Fellowship in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. Pastor Fadness is a congregational consultant who coaches churches in visioning processes, and he also conducts leadership retreats and workshops on “Finding Your True Flair.” A graduate of Augustana College, Luther Theological Seminary, and McCormick Theological Seminary, Fadness is the author of several CSS titles, including Blueprints For Advent and Christmas, Blueprints for Lent, Six Spiritual Needs in America Today, Holy Moses, Hey Joseph!, and Where’s Noah? He is also a contributing author to Sermons on the First Readings (Series I, Cycle A).
Trinity Sunday | 1st Sunday after Pentecost - B
Arley K. Fadness
Good morning children,
How are you this lovely morning? I'm _______ and so delighted to be here with you.
I love sharing God's word. And I love your listening ears. Does everybody have your listening ears on? Open eyes too? Thinking cap on?
Today I brought this object for you to see and think about. Do you know what it is? (children respond) Yes, it's a teacup. It's just a little quiet teacup. (presenter speaks to the teacup)
“Hello teacup. Thank you for coming to church today.”
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