August 28, 2016
Luke 14:1, 7-14
Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16

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Children's Sermon for Proper 17 | OT 22 | Pentecost 15
See How Great I Am! | Luke 14:1, 7-14

Object: a trophy or certificate.

Look at my trophy/certificate! Isn't it great?! And it's all for my outstanding performance! I'm just amazing, don't you think? Do you know who gave me this? I did! (pause)

Why are you looking at me so strangely? Is there anything wrong with awarding myself?

Did you know that something similar to this happened in the Bible?... click here for the rest of the children's sermon

Additional children's sermons and activities
for Proper 17 | OT 22 | Pentecost 15


Who's in Front? — based on Luke 14:1, 7-14
Entertaining angels — based on Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16
Fortune and fame — based on Luke 14:1, 7-14
Fortune and fame — Children's Activity based on Luke 14:1, 7-14
Imitation — Children's Sermon based on Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16
Secret meeting — Children's Sermon based on Luke 14:1, 7-14
Secret meeting — Children's Activity based on Luke 14:1, 7-14
Remember the right thing to do — Children's Sermon based on Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16
Share with all — Children's Sermon based on Luke 14:1, 7-14
Share with all — Children's Activity based on Luke 14:1, 7-14
Everything changes — Children's Sermon based on Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16
The problem with pride — Children's Sermon based on Luke 14:1, 7-14
"The problem with pride" — Children's Activity based on Luke 14:1, 7-14
It's Your Turn — Children's Activity based on Luke 14:1, 7-14
Good qualities of leaders — Children's Sermon based on Hebrews 13:1-8
Learn to be humble — Children's Sermon based on Luke 14:1, 7-14
Forever! — Children's Sermon based on Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16
Luke 14:1, 7-14 — Children's Sermon based on Humility
Humility — Children's Activity based on Luke 14:1, 7-14

Mary Kay Eichelman
Mary Kay Eichelman and her husband do international ministry at Virginia Tech, teaching English and the Bible. They also worked with Wycliffe Bible Translators for 7 years and helped in developing resources for Missionary Kids. Mary was also a director of an after-school program in the inner city of Trenton, New Jersey.

She served as a missionary in the Dominican Republic doing teacher training and working as a principal in a Spanish Christian school.

Mary has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Messiah College and a Master's in Education from Ohio State. She has taught at the elementary, middle school, high school, and college levels.

A joy of Mary's life is to teach... and she loves to teach God's truths in ways for children and internationals to understand.