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Interpretations of the 2017 Theme

"My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations." (Mark 11:17)

Possible interpretations of the theme may include but are not limited to some of the following ideas:

  • The Church is God's house
  • Depictions of the Church as a holy place
  • Ways that we show proper respect and reverence in church
  • What constitutes proper church behavior
  • Depictions of people from different races, ethnicities, etc. worshipping in church
  • Ways that we can welcome others into our church
  • The icon of the Cleansing of the Temple
  • The various parts of the church and the activities that take place in each section
  • Making disciples of all nations