June 26, 2016
Luke 9:51-62
Galatians 5:1, 13-25

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Children's Sermon for Proper 8 | OT 13 | Pentecost 6
Top of the List | Luke 9:51-62

Object: A long paper list of excuses all rolled up.

Have you ever been asked to do something that you didn't want to do? Maybe your mother told you to clean up your toys or room. Or maybe you were told to unload the dishwasher. We often have a long list of excuses (unroll the paper) because we think we have better ideas.... click here for the rest of the children's sermon

Children's material for Proper 8 | OT 13 | Pentecost 6

Eyes Forward! — based on Luke 9:51-62
Fly away home — based on Luke 9:51-62
Fly away home — Children's Activity based on Luke 9:51-62
Slave or free — based on Galatians 5:1, 13-25
The fruit of the Spirit — Children's Sermon based on Galatians 5:1, 13-25
Not welcome — Children's Sermon based on Luke 9:51-62
Not welcome — Children's Activity based on Luke 9:51-62
The fruit of the Spririt — Children's Sermon based on Galatians 5:1, 13-25
Be different from the world — Children's Sermon based on Luke 9:51-62
Be different from the world — Children's Activity based on Luke 9:51-62
Freedom is great! — Children's Sermon based on Galatians 5:1, 13-25
The cost of discipleship — Children's Sermon based on Luke 9:51-62
"The cost of discipleship" — Children's Activity based on Luke 9:51-62
Laws — Children's Sermon based on Galatians 5:1, 13-25
Follow Jesus — Children's Sermon based on Luke 9:51-62
Follow Jesus — Children's Activity based on Luke 9:51-62

Mary Eichelman
Mary 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.