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Celebrate Advent 2020

CalvaryPHX Women’s Ministry is sharing a daily Advent content including activities for the whole family. Look for their posts each day in December at instagram.com/calvaryphxwomen or facebook.com/calvaryphxwomen!

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The Power of Gratitude

The American Bible Society offers this 5-day journey on the importance of gratitude. Gratitude draws us closer to God, leads to joy, strengthens our faith, and guards our hearts—plus it’s God’s will for us! Take a look at what the Bible says about gratitude and how it will bless our God and benefit our lives.

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6 Steps to Managing Daily Screen Time as a Family

Screen time and technology addiction has worried parents long before the pandemic. And now that online schooling is on the uptick, anxiety levels and concerns about the negative effects of screen time are more pervasive than ever. Major tensions can form as parents and their kids battle over how much screen time is the “correct” […]

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Gratitude Family Challenge for November

Help them be grateful 2020, what a year! But before we get to 2021, help your family this November do something that may seem a little odd after all we’ve been through—help them be grateful. Use the Gratitude Challenge to give them a prompt to help them express gratitude. You can use the Gratitude Challenge […]

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What to Do When You Notice Your Kid Is Struggling Socially

You might parent a social butterfly, able to befriend even the most unlikely of people. Perhaps you parent an introverted child who struggles to form friendships. Regardless of personality, every child faces social challenges. That social butterfly? I’m guessing he or she might also dominate conversations or interrupt from time to time. Your shy baby? […]

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Devo – The Real Problem with a Bully

Here’s a great devotional and reminder from Pastor Rick Warren on where our battles should always be fought—in the spiritual realm! Update: Here’s Part 2 of Pastor Rick’s devo “When You’re Bullied, Remember Who You Are”

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FREE Parenting Pivot Challenge Oct 8-24

Is it time for a pivot in your parenting? Could you use some solid parenting direction in these uncertain times? Our friends at Axis have made this 2 week online course free to help us pivot into Confident and Christ-Centered parents! Join over 2 dozen Christian leaders who are experts in their fields. Though this […]

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4 Tips for Talking to Kids and Teens About Racism and Social Unrest

Over the past few months, our world has changed in profound ways. The effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic have been far-reaching and are now occurring in tandem with the quest for racial justice. The convergence of these events has made our jobs as parents even more challenging. Parents are now grappling with questions related […]

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Calvary Kids Reopens Sept. 13!

Hello Parents of Calvary Kids! Great news! With careful planning, we’re excited to reopen our children’s ministry on Sunday, September 13! Our new Sunday morning service times will be 7:45 & 9:00 @ Central and 11:00 @ Northwest with no advance reservations needed! I’m so thrilled to be able to welcome our families back! Calvary Kids […]

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Technology and Kids: Facing Your Fears

It’s easier than ever for kids to venture into great things and questionable things online. Character keeps us and them moving toward what’s good and avoiding what’s bad. But, how do we teach kids the character needed to handle technology in a responsible way? Keep reading to learn how you can help your child navigate […]