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You Are Invited!
Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28

Cynthia E. Cowen

Matthew 22:1-14

Object: birthday invitation


The Point: Jesus asks us to join God's family and how we respond is important.

The Lesson:
Welcome, boys and girls. Thank you for coming forward to share this teaching moment with me.

Yesterday I received a special note in the mail. I brought it with me this morning. It's a birthday invitation. I love to go to birthday parties. How about you? (get responses) It is fun to be with friends and to play games. (get responses) Eating cake and ice cream isn't so bad either. (get responses) Finding a special birthday gift to give is fun too. And it is always exciting to watch the birthday presents being opened. (get responses)

When I receive an invitation to a party, I always let the person who is planning the party know that I will be there. When I go, I wear something nice so that my friend will know that I think his party is something special.

In this morning's gospel lesson Jesus ...

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