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You welcomed me -- Matthew 25:31-46 -- Christ The King (Proper 29) - A
Teachers: Often children wonder what they can do to
Now you see it, now you don't -- John 14:8-17 (25-27) -- Day of Pentecost - C
Parents or Teachers: When the sun shines in the summer it is a good time to explore shadows and what
The Pharisees -- Matthew 15:(10-20) 21-28 -- Proper 15 | Ordinary Time 20 - A
In today's scripture we find Jesus being challenged by the Pharisees, the legal-minded religious lea
Share with all -- Luke 14:1, 7-14 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
Today's lesson is a very easy one to understand. It is practical. It is clear.
The sick need medicine -- Matthew 9:9-13, 18-26 -- Proper 5 | Ordinary Time 10 - A
Teachers or Parents: Jesus came to save sinners from the
"Luke, the physician" -- Luke 1:1-4; 24:44-53 -- Proper 24 | Ordinary Time 29 - C
Teachers or Parents: It is good that our children know more
God's word -- John 1:1-14 -- The Nativity of our Lord - A
Teachers or Parents: In the middle of all the activity
Embarrassed -- Luke 12:13-21 -- Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18 - C
Teachers or Parents: One of the biggest fears we all have in
Heart, soul, mind, strength -- Mark 12:28-34 -- Proper 26 | Ordinary Time 31 - B
Teachers: Use the portion of scripture, "Love the Lord with
Pruning the vine -- John 15:1-8 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - B
Materials Small piece of tree branch (1 for each child) Tape Markers
What's your treasure? -- Luke 12:32-40 -- Proper 14 | Ordinary Time 19 - C
There are lots of different kinds of treasures.
With God, it's easy -- Mark 10:17-31 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - B
Teachers or Parents: It has been said that the message of
"Jesus heals" -- Luke 13:10-17 -- Proper 16 | Ordinary Time 21 - C
Teachers or Parents: Jesus heals! During his life on earth,
Jesus the Vine -- John 15:1-8 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - B
Teachers or Parents: Jesus is our vine and we are all
Not fair! -- Matthew 20:1-16 -- Proper 20 | Ordinary Time 25 - A
Teachers or Parents: Young children especially have an acute
Follow Jesus -- John 6:56-69 -- Proper 16 | Ordinary Time 21 - B
Teachers or Parents: In today's lesson we learn that some of
The meaning of transfiguration -- Matthew 17:1-9 -- Transfiguration Sunday - A
Materials:
Keys to the kingdom -- Matthew 16:13-20 -- Proper 16 | Ordinary Time 21 - A
Parents and Teachers: This lesson tells the story about Peter
Fill up the valley -- Luke 3:1-6 -- Second Sunday of Advent - C
Teachers: It is hard to go through an Advent/Christmas season without at least once hearing some of
Upon this rock -- Matthew 16:13-20 -- Proper 16 | Ordinary Time 21 - A
Today's reading introduces the word "church." One dictionary defines the word "church" as "the compa
Can you carry the cross? -- Luke 14:25-33 -- Proper 18 | Ordinary Time 23 - C
What does it mean to put Christ first? What does it mean to carry his cross?
Don't be afraid -- Matthew 10:24-39 -- Proper 7 | Ordinary Time 12 - A
Teachers or Parents: Fear is something we all need to deal
We all need God's forgiveness -- Luke 18:9-14 -- Proper 25 | Ordinary Time 30 - C
Teachers or Parents: Forgiveness is a key to understanding
Going with God -- Matthew 2:13-23 -- First Sunday after Christmas Day - A
Teachers or Parents: Travel is likely to be part of the
Tell others -- Luke 8:26-39 -- Proper 7 | Ordinary Time 12 - C
Teachers or Parents: Today's gospel lesson is about sharing in

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Your hometown -- Galatians 1:11-24 -- Proper 5 | Ordinary Time 10 - C -- 2007
Then after three years I did go up to Jerusalem to visit Cephas and stayed with
The wind -- John 3:1-17 -- Second Sunday in Lent - A -- 2007
The wind blows where it chooses, and you hear the sound of it, but you do not
Stay in shape -- Philippians 3:17--4:1 -- Second Sunday in Lent - C -- 2007
He will transform the body of our humiliation so that it may be conformed to
No more hunger -- John 6:25-35 -- Thanksgiving Day - C -- 2007
Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be
Time for Jesus -- Luke 12:32-40 -- Proper 14 | Ordinary Time 19 - C -- 2007
"You also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an unexpected hour." (v. 40)
Hearing the news -- Luke 7:11-17 -- Proper 5 | Ordinary Time 10 - C -- 2007
Fear seized all of them; and they glorified God, saying, "A great prophet has
Many steps -- Romans 5:1-11 -- Third Sunday in Lent - A -- 2007
And not only that, but we also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering
Gathering us in -- Luke 13:31-35 -- Second Sunday in Lent - C -- 2007
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are
Our king -- Colossians 1:11-20 -- Christ The King (Proper 29) - C -- 2007
He himself is before all things, and in him all things hold together. (v. 17)
My heroes -- Hebrews 11:29--12:2 -- Proper 15 | Ordinary Time 20 - C -- 2007
And what more should I say? For time would fail me to tell of Gideon, Barak,
What's inside -- Galatians 2:15-21 -- Proper 6 | Ordinary Time 11 - C -- 2007
... and it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me. (v. 20a)
Teamwork -- John 4:5-42 -- Third Sunday in Lent - A -- 2007
For here the saying holds true, "One sows and another reaps." I sent you to
Our strength -- 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 -- Third Sunday in Lent - C -- 2007
No testing has overtaken you that is not common to everyone. God is faithful,
Remembering -- Luke 23:33-43 -- Christ The King (Proper 29) - C -- 2007
Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom." (v. 42)
Be alert to the signs -- Luke 12:49-56 -- Proper 15 | Ordinary Time 20 - C -- 2007
He also said to the crowds, "When you see a cloud rising in the west, you
Sharing God's love -- Luke 7:36--8:3 -- Proper 6 | Ordinary Time 11 - C -- 2007
Simon answered, "I suppose the one for whom he canceled the greater debt."
Disasters -- Luke 13:1-5 -- Third Sunday in Lent - C -- 2007
Or those eighteen who were killed when the tower of Siloam fell on them -- do
Brothers and sisters -- Hebrews 2:10-18 -- First Sunday after Christmas Day - A -- 2007
I will proclaim your name to my brothers and sisters, in the midst of the
Heavenly Jerusalem -- Hebrews 12:18-29 -- Proper 16 | Ordinary Time 21 - C -- 2007
But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the
Jesus lives in us -- Galatians 3:23-29 -- Proper 7 | Ordinary Time 12 - C -- 2007
There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no
A clean slate -- 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C -- 2007
In Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their
Backpacking -- Matthew 2:13-23 -- First Sunday after Christmas Day - A -- 2007
Then Joseph got up, took the child and his mother by night, and went to Egypt. (v. 14a)
The best time -- Luke 13:10-17 -- Proper 16 | Ordinary Time 21 - C -- 2007
Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. (v. 10)
A new man -- Luke 8:26-39 -- Proper 7 | Ordinary Time 12 - C -- 2007
When he saw Jesus, he fell down before him and shouted at the top of his voice,
Welcome home -- Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C -- 2007
But we had to celebrate and rejoice, because this brother of yours was dead
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