John 10-21

You know, it feels like I’m better caught up on the blog than I really am….  I didn’t realize I was so far behind. Anyway, we are wrapping up with John this week. My class takes off all but one day during the week of mid-terms/finals so that students can rest well and do their very best on their tests.  A lot of classes in the area don’t do this, but I feel it’s important for me as a Seminary teacher to expressly support students in their secular classwork.  I make it clear that they are not getting a holiday from Seminary because I need a break or because Seminary is difficult, but because I expect them to do well…

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LDS Passover Seder Meal in Seminary – our experience

The Thursday and Friday before Thanksgiving we covered the Passover in our Old Testament reading. I elected to put on an abbreviated Passover meal during Seminary to cement in my students’ minds the symbols in the passover meal and meaning behind them, since we’ll be referring back to them often during the next several weeks of class. I’ve been to Passover services before run by other churches, and I’ve helped do some very abbreviated Passover-style meals for other activities at Church, too, so I didn’t go into this blind. It’s kind of a big production — not huge — but more than you would usually do for Seminary, so weigh the temperment of your class and the amount of time…

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