December 21, 2014
Luke 1:26-38
Romans 16:25-27

Sunrise

Reformation Sunday





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Parents or Teachers: Today's lesson is about truth. The example used is that of a sunrise; its beauty, how it changes from minute to minute and how we know it's there even when it's behind a cloud. Spend some time talking about the "truth" about the sun. It is a star, the closest one to the earth. It is 93 million miles away. We travel around it. It is made of burning gases. It keeps us warm. It produces energy. Sometimes it appears to be covered up during an eclipse. Some of these facts children have already learned. Some they know, but do not fully understand. You will need some paper and a variety of crayons, from bright red to bright yellow and all the shades in between, plus black, grays and pinks. You will be making an animated sunrise. Begin by explaining how animation works. It's a series of pictures, each one slightly different. When they are thumbed through quickly it looks as if they are moving. Divide the larger paper...

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