The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


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Children find their place in worship

It happens every Sunday: Parents armed with toys, coloring books and snacks bring their children to church, praying these distractions will keep them occupied--and quiet. But three minutes into a sermon a child cries, or screams or runs a metal truck across a wooden pew leaving echoes that rattle the stained-glass windows

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