Sparked and Sustained

Sparked & Sustained by the Spirit:

Guiding Principles of Spirit-Filled Cross+Generational Faith Formation in EVERY Congregation

– Rev. Breen Marie Sipes

Nebraska Synod Re:Formation Workshop: October 19, 2021 at 1:30 PM on Zoom

Cross+Generational Faith Formation which is meaningful and engaging for all ages and stages can be daunting to begin, and challenging to sustain.  Whether you are a beginner or looking to up your Cross+Gen game, join Rev. Breen Marie Sipes as we explore six guiding principles which spark and sustain Cross-Generational Faith Formation through the gifts of the Spirit.  During this workshop you will discover the principles, investigate how they apply in real-world scenarios, and explore how you can immediately begin using these principles to take it home to your own context. This will be a hybrid workshop, available both in person and online.  Bring a notebook, writing utensil, and a willingness to engage one or two partners in discussion over the course of our time together.  

Rev. Breen Marie Sipes is usually a parish pastor, and currently the full-time home educator of her three children.  She is an active member of the Nebraska Synod’s 4G Network, and an emerging leader in Music the Makes Community.  She curates the weekly Taking Worship Home website (, as well as providing curriculum and ministry ideas for children, youth, adults, and Cross+Gen ministry through Feed My Faith (  She lives in North Platte, Nebraska with her husband, 3 children, 2 cats, and 1 dog.

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