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God’s Blue Earth
Teaching Kids to Celebrate the Sacred Gifts of Water

Randy Hammer and Suzanne Blockland

TGod’s Blue Earth
Teaching Kids to Celebrate the Sacred Gifts of Water God’s Blue Earth: Teaching Kids to Celebrate the Sacred Gifts of Water is an ideal resource for elementary school-aged children and works best in small groups of six to eight children. Randy Hammer and Suzanne Blockland explain important ecological and faith concepts through fun activities, and each lesson is based on Biblical texts with water as a central theme. God’s Blue Earth includes six interactive, Christian-based lessons celebrating God’s sacred gift of water.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS of God’s Blue Earth Teaching Kids to Celebrate the Sacred Gifts of Water

Randy Hammer is an ordained minister in both the United Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church. He holds an M.Div. from Memphis Theological Seminary and a D.Min from Meadville Lombard Theological Seminary. He is the author of several books from The Pilgrim Press, including: The Talking Stick: 40 Children’s Sermons with Activities (2007), The Singing Bowl: 26 Children’s Sermons (2009) and What’s So Amazing About Polar Bears? Teaching Kids to Care for Creation (2011).

Suzanne Blockland holds a B.A. in philosophy and an M.A. in ethics from Vanderbilt University.


Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: The Pilgrim Press
ISBN: 978-0-8298-1941-0
Product Dimensions: 7.5 by 9 inches

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