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Telling the Worship Story

March 31, 2021 | Felicity Greene

Last week, the teachers once again asked the children for their help telling the worship story.  This time, the children told the story of the Prayer in the Garden.

In this story, Jesus and his disciples go to the garden in Gesthemane to pray. While they are in the garden, the disciples fall asleep several times, even after Jesus asks them to stay awake with him.

The children were faithful storytellers, listening for their cues, wanting to do their best to tell this special worship story.

Finally on Tuesday, it was time to watch the story. The children were thrilled to see themselves leading worship. When it was time to draw prayers for their Lenten journals, they exclaimed happy, “We get to draw ourselves!”

Felicity Greene

Teacher, Sky Class

Felicity Greene joined staff in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a minor in Children’s Literature and Childhood Studies. During her student teaching placement, Ms. Greene immediately felt at home in the classroom and is delighted to now be working at Mustard Seed among such a supportive and stimulating staff.

Excited to work at a school where she is free to incorporate her faith, Ms. Greene facilitates expression and exploration of faith with her students in the Sky class. She’s passionate about the role of literature in a child’s development and interested in development in general. She’s grateful to work at a school that pays such close attention to developmental markers in children, as she views developmental awareness to be a vital tool in teaching and caring for each child.

Ms. Greene is also delighted to be back in New Jersey where she grew up, able to be close to her childhood church community and family, especially now that she is newly an aunt. Along with her love of teaching, Ms. Green is passionate about baking as well as ice skating, in which she has competed in both individual and team competitions for more than twelve years. In addition to competing, Felicity also enjoyed coaching both children and adults with the Special Olympics Figure Skating Program in West Orange, New Jersey for several years.

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