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Transfiguration Sunday

from the book
Story Time At The Altar
86 Messages For Children

Elaine M. Ward

Matthew 17:1-9


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Leader, wearing dark glasses, asks the children, "Do you know why I am wearing dark glasses?" (Pause)

The Bible story for today says that Jesus took his friends Peter, James, and John up a mountain to pray. While they were praying, Jesus' face changed and his clothes became dazzling white, so bright it blinded their eyes. Then two men appeared, Moses and Elijah, and they began talking with Jesus about what would happen when Jesus went to Jerusalem. Suddenly a cloud came and covered them, and a voice said, "This is my Son, my Chosen. Listen to him." When they came down from the mountain, everything was "tranfigured."

Talk together: If you saw Jesus in white robes coming down our center aisle to sit on the steps with us, what would you do? (Pause) Some of us might close our eyes, thinking this is too good to be true. Jesus here?

In what way might Jesus be here with us right now? One ...

This Children's Sermon titled 'Transfiguration Sunday' is based on Matthew 17:1-9. This Children's Sermon is excerpted from the book ''. SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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