The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Easter stress

The kids feel it too

Pastors aren’t the only ones who feel Easter morning pressure. For kids, too, it can be the biggest morning of the church year.

design picsThey must find their Easter baskets, eat Peeps until their tummies ache, dress up in new outfits and pose for family photos. Then, they’re expected to patiently sit through one of the most jam-packed worship services of the year.

While parents each year talk about downsizing their family’s Christmas celebrations, there’s not as much dialogue about scaling back the hectic pace of Easter. Perhaps it’s time to make a change.

Make your family’s celebration more meaningful by:

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