Over the course of the summer, our Summer Sunday School students learned about the different parts of worship. We sang the doxology (with bell accompaniment), wrote our own call to worship, collected an offering and more. During our last class, we learned about “Benediction.” As a class we discussed why we end worship with a blessing. The Benediction is a special blessing that connects us to God while we are apart from one another. Looking around the classroom it was an especially poignant conversation knowing that students were preparing for a new school year. How do we send people to begin something new?