November 2, 2014
Matthew 5:1-12
1 John 3:1-3

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Children's Sermon for All Saints Day
True Happiness | Matthew 5:1-12
The Point: Happy and blessed are the children of God.

The Lesson: Welcome, girls and boys. I am happy that you came up to share this time together.

I brought some pictures of people. You don't know them. But they all have something in common. (show the pictures) Can you see what they have in common? (let children make suggestions) That is right -- they are all laughing. They are happy.... click here for the rest of the children's sermon

Additional material for All Saints Day

Remembering and being ready — Children's Sermon based on 1 John 3:1-3
Comforting mourners — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 5:1-12
Comforting mourners — Children's Activity based on Matthew 5:1-12
Children of God — Children's Sermon based on 1 John 3:1-3
On becoming a saint — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 5:1-12
"On becoming a saint" — Children's Activity based on Matthew 5:1-12
God's children — Children's Sermon based on 1 John 3:1-3
Meek saints — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 5:1-12
Meek saints — Children's Activity based on Matthew 5:1-12
Blessed are the ... — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 5:1-12
Children of God — Children's Sermon based on 1 John 3:1-3
Blessed are ... — Children's Activity based on Matthew 5:1-12
All those saints — Children's Sermon based on Revelation 21:9-11, 22-27
Our saints — Children's Sermon based on 1 John 3:1-3
Never hungry — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 5:1-12
Never hungry — Children's Activity based on Matthew 5:1-12
Family — Children's Sermon based on 1 John 3:1-3
Fair play — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 5:1-12
Fair play — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 5:1-12

Children's Sermon for Proper 26 | OT 31 | Pentecost 21
A Crown or a Broom? | Matthew 23:1-12
The Point: If you are truly great you will be a servant to all.

The Lesson: Good morning boys and girls. I really enjoy having you come forward to share this time together. Thank you.

This morning I brought two items with me: a crown and a broom. Who wears a crown? (get responses) That is right, a king. A king is someone who rules with authority and power over other people. The crown is a sign of his or her power.... click here for the rest of the children's sermon

Additional material for Proper 26 | OT 31 | Pentecost 21

The word of God — Children's Sermon based on 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
Practice what you preach — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 23:1-12
"Practice what you preach" — Children's Activity based on
A life worthy of God — Children's Sermon based on 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
God's humble servant — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 23:1-12
Serving others — Children's Activity based on Matthew 23:1-12
Be ready bookmark — Children's Activity based on Matthew 25:1-13
Parable of movie-goers — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 25:1-13
Asleep in Jesus — Children's Sermon based on 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14 (15-18)
Good job — Children's Sermon based on 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
Serving others — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 23:1-12
Serving others — Children's Activity based on Matthew 23:1-12
Neat and tidy — Children's Sermon based on 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
Copycat — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 23:1-12
Copycat — Children's Activity based on Matthew 23:1-12

Cynthia Cowen
Cynthia Cowen has been a faithful CSS Publishing Company contributor for many years. Her creative resources target youth, family, women, Bible study, Advent and Christmas programs, and clergy. As a staff member of Our Saviour's (Iron Mountain, Michigan), Cynthia serves as an Associate in Ministry.