Bad Guys Don’t Have Birthdays + Child Dedication

Around the age of four, children begin to engage in more complex imaginative play. In her book Bad Guys Don’t Have Birthdays, Vivian Paley explores how children intuitively create rules to negotiate group play and get what they want from the experience. It’s something many adults continue to practice! How might covenantal boundaries feel different from this kind of play? And what does our congregational covenant say about the community we want to co-create?