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Forgiving a debt -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Teachers or Parents: Who is worthy of teaching about
The good shepherd -- John 10:11-18 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - B
Teachers or Parents: This Sunday is often called "Good
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
Heart, soul, mind, strength -- Mark 12:28-34 -- Proper 26 | Ordinary Time 31 - B
Teachers: Use the portion of scripture, "Love the Lord with
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.
Hometown pride -- Matthew 2:13-23 -- First Sunday after Christmas Day - A
Materials:Hangers String Construction paper Markers
Samantha and Henry -- John 10:11-18 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - B
Materials 2-inch white pom-pom 3/4-inch white pom-pom
The bread of life -- John 6:24-35 -- Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18 - B
Teachers or Parents: Jesus talks about the bread of life in
Watch out for greed! -- Luke 12:13-21 -- Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18 - C
How do we define ourselves? When we think of our lives and our worth, what are the criteria we use?
Keys to the kingdom -- Matthew 16:13-20 -- Proper 16 | Ordinary Time 21 - A
Parents and Teachers: This lesson tells the story about Peter
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
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
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
Tell others -- Luke 8:26-39 -- Proper 7 | Ordinary Time 12 - C
Teachers or Parents: Today's gospel lesson is about sharing in
Going with God -- Matthew 2:13-23 -- First Sunday after Christmas Day - A
Teachers or Parents: Travel is likely to be part of the
"Jesus heals" -- Luke 13:10-17 -- Proper 16 | Ordinary Time 21 - C
Teachers or Parents: Jesus heals! During his life on earth,
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
Not fair! -- Matthew 20:1-16 -- Proper 20 | Ordinary Time 25 - A
Teachers or Parents: Young children especially have an acute
Jesus the Vine -- John 15:1-8 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - B
Teachers or Parents: Jesus is our vine and we are all
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
The truth makes us free -- John 8:31-36 -- Reformation Sunday - B
Teachers: For this activity you will need sticky labels, or
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?
The meaning of transfiguration -- Matthew 17:1-9 -- Transfiguration Sunday - A
Materials:
Pruning the vine -- John 15:1-8 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - B
Materials Small piece of tree branch (1 for each child) Tape Markers
Follow Jesus -- John 6:56-69 -- Proper 16 | Ordinary Time 21 - B
Teachers or Parents: In today's lesson we learn that some of

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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)
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
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 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
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
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,
Imitation -- Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C -- 2007
Remember your leaders, those who spoke the word of God to you; consider
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
The right time -- Romans 13:11-14 -- First Sunday of Advent - A -- 2007
Besides this, you know what time it is, how it is now the moment for you to wake from sleep. (v.
The fruit of the Spirit -- Galatians 5:1, 13-25 -- Proper 8 | Ordinary Time 13 - C -- 2007
By contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,
Secret meeting -- Luke 14:1, 7-14 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C -- 2007
On one occasion when Jesus was going to the house of a leader of the
Being chosen -- Philippians 3:4b-14 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - C -- 2007
Yet whatever gains I had, these I have come to regard as loss because of Christ.
Preparing -- Matthew 24:36-44 -- First Sunday of Advent - A -- 2007
Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an unexpected hour. (v.
Not welcome -- Luke 9:51-62 -- Proper 8 | Ordinary Time 13 - C -- 2007
And he sent messengers ahead of him. On their way they entered a village of
I forgive -- Philemon 1:1-21 -- Proper 18 | Ordinary Time 23 - C -- 2007
To Philemon our dear friend and co-worker, to Apphia our sister, to
Something special -- John 12:1-8 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - C -- 2007
Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure nard, anointed Jesus' feet,
In harmony -- Romans 15:4-13 -- Second Sunday of Advent - A -- 2007
May the God of steadfastness and encouragement grant you to live in harmony
Working for each other -- Galatians 6:1-6, 7-16 -- Proper 9 | Ordinary Time 14 - C -- 2007
So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us work for the good of all, and
Favorites -- Luke 14:25-33 -- Proper 18 | Ordinary Time 23 - C -- 2007
So therefore, none of you can become my disciple if you do not give up all your
Meanings of names -- Philippians 2:5-11 -- Passion Sunday - C -- 2007
Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above
The last supper -- Luke 22:14-23, 56 -- Passion Sunday - C -- 2007
He said to them, "I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I
Sandals -- Matthew 3:1-12 -- Second Sunday of Advent - A -- 2007
I baptize you with water for repentance, but one who is more powerful than I is
Passing the peace -- Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 -- Proper 9 | Ordinary Time 14 - C -- 2007
After this the Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in
Your heart -- 1 Timothy 1:12-17 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C -- 2007
The saying is sure and worthy of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into
A special gift -- 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 -- Maundy Thursday - C -- 2007
For I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus
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