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Spreading fame -- Luke 7:11-17 -- Proper 5 | Ordinary Time 10 - C
Teachers or Parents: Who doesn't like knowing someone famous?
What is your name? -- Luke 2:21
Teachers: The lesson tells about Jesus being given a name. Go
Showing off -- Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 -- Ash Wednesday - A
Teachers or Parents: Do some research in a Bible dictionary
The puzzle of two sons -- Matthew 21:23-32 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - A
Teachers: This week's Bible story is about a father and two
Watching for the real thing -- Mark 13:1-8 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - B
Materials Old magazines that can be cut apart Glue Construction paper
Prepare the way -- Luke 3:1-6 -- Second Sunday of Advent - C
Teachers: Make this Sunday's activity a time for your students
John the Baptist -- Mark 1:1-8 -- Second Sunday of Advent - B
Teachers or Parents: John the Baptist is a biblical figure
Serving -- John 13:1-17, 31b-35 -- Maundy Thursday - B
Teachers or Parents: Jesus himself showed his followers a
Get rid of bad habits -- Mark 9:38-50 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B
Teachers: This week's lesson, in essence, reminds Christians
It's in the book! -- Luke 24:13-35 -- Third Sunday of Easter - A
Teachers or Parents: Jesus, our Master, tells the two
Who will do the work? -- Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 -- Proper 9 | Ordinary Time 14 - C
In today's Gospel Lesson, Jesus says, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.
Loaves and fishes book -- John 6:1-21 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - B
Teachers or Parents: This is the story of the boy who shared his
Promises, promises -- Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - B
Teachers or Parents: In this Gospel reading, we see Jesus
"Don't cheat!" -- Luke 16:1-13 -- Proper 20 | Ordinary Time 25 - C
Teachers or Parents: The Gospel this week gives us a
Not ordinary, but special -- Luke 4:21-30 -- Second Sunday after Christmas - C
Teachers: Today's Gospel lesson mentions the hometown people's surprise as Jesus speaks to them, not
Kneeling down in prayer -- Matthew 2:1-12 -- Epiphany of the Lord - A
Materials:
"Communication" -- Luke 11:1-13 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - C
Teachers or Parents: The Gospel theme is prayer and the
An image of God's kingdom -- Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
During our sermon time we discussed the lesson for today using dot-to-dot image.
Expensive perfume -- John 12:1-8 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - C
Teachers or Parents: Children are often impressed with a
Jesus measured up -- Matthew 4:1-11 -- First Sunday in Lent - A
Teachers or Parents: The whole concept of fasting is difficult
Christ's prize-winner -- Philippians 3:4b-14 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
Teachers: Paul writes about "pressing on toward the goal." He
He's got the whole world -- John 18:33-37 -- Christ The King (Proper 29) - B
Materials Scissors Blue craft foam Craft foam of another color Glue
Rejoice always! -- Philippians 4:4-7 -- Third Sunday of Advent - C
Teachers: Focus your activity on the second lesson this
Sent on a mission -- John 1:6-8, 19-28 -- Third Sunday of Advent - B
Teachers or Parents: Again this week our Gospel reading
Egg-stra special day! -- John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8 -- Easter Day - B
Teachers or Parents: Easter eggs are a long-standing

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Shouting for Jesus -- Mark 10:46-52 -- Proper 25 | Ordinary Time 30 - B -- 2006
Many sternly ordered him to be quiet, but he cried out even more loudly, "Son of David, have merc
How do you look? -- James 1:17-27 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - B -- 2006
For if any are hearers of the word and not doers, they are like those who look
Speak kindly -- 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 -- Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4 - C -- 2006
If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a
Old or new? -- Revelation 21:1-6a -- All Saints Day - B -- 2006
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; And I heard a loud voice from
Staying clean -- Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - B -- 2006
... there is nothing outside a person that by going in can defile, but the
Pleasing the crowd -- Luke 4:21-30 -- Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4 - C -- 2006
And he [Jesus] said, "Truly I tell you, no prophet is accepted in the
Jesus was sad -- John 11:32-44 -- All Saints Day - B -- 2006
Jesus began to weep. (v. 35)
Does God care? -- James 2:1-10 (11-13) 14-17 -- Proper 18 | Ordinary Time 23 - B -- 2006
Listen, my beloved brothers and sisters. Has not God chosen the poor in the
A firm Christian -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C -- 2006
... if you hold firmly to the message that I proclaimed to you -- unless you have
Only once -- Hebrews 9:11-14 -- Proper 26 | Ordinary Time 31 - B -- 2006
He entered once for all into the Holy Place, not with the blood of goats and calves,
Take a risk -- Mark 8:27-38 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - B -- 2006
For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their
Catching people -- Luke 5:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C -- 2006
Then Jesus said to Simon, "Do not be afraid; from now on you will be
The most special place -- Mark 12:28-34 -- Proper 26 | Ordinary Time 31 - B -- 2006
When Jesus saw that he answered wisely, he said to him, "You are not far from the kingdom of God.
Bad stains -- Hebrews 9:24-28 -- Proper 27 | Ordinary Time 32 - B -- 2006
But as it is, he has appeared once for all at the end of the age to remove sin by
Tongues of fire -- James 3:1-12 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - B -- 2006
How great a forest is set ablaze by a small fire! (v. 5b)
Be filled with joy -- 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 -- Epiphany 6 | Ordinary Time 6 - C -- 2006
If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are of all people most to be
Giving all she had -- Mark 12:38-44 -- Proper 27 | Ordinary Time 32 - B -- 2006
Then he called his disciples and said to them, "Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more
Take a risk -- Mark 8:27-38 -- Proper 18 | Ordinary Time 23 - B -- 2006
For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their
Huddling with Jesus -- Luke 6:17-26 -- Epiphany 6 | Ordinary Time 6 - C -- 2006
He came down with them and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of
Confidence -- Hebrews 10:11-14 (15-18) 19-25 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - B -- 2006
Therefore, my friends, since we have confidence to enter the sanctuary by the blood of Jesus....
Transforming -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
And all of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though
Mighty Dog -- Mark 13:1-8 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - B -- 2006
Then Jesus began to say to them, "Beware that no one leads you astray." (v. 5)
Nearer to God -- James 3:13--4:3, 7-8a -- Proper 20 | Ordinary Time 25 - B -- 2006
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. (v. 8a)
Obstacles -- 2 Corinthians 5:20b--6:10 -- Ash Wednesday - C -- 2006
We are putting no obstacle in anyone's way, so that no fault may be found with
Diversity -- 1 Timothy 2:1-7 -- Thanksgiving Day - B -- 2006
First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made
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The Nurturing Trait of Faith
by Keith Wagner
Psalm 67

When Paul met up with Lydia and some other women who were praying and worshipping in Philippi, they were inspired by his words. Lydia was baptized and insisted that Paul be a guest in her home, signifying her passion for the faith.

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Perhaps on this holiday weekend, which culturally marks the beginning of summer, it is right for us to think of the image of coming and going. People traditionally do a lot of coming and going during the summer.  The change in season combines with the relief from school schedules to make it rather common for folks to do much of their traveling and vacationing during the summer months. You and I as pastors will no doubt have to endure a lot of coming and going that may reflect itself in a dip in attendance.
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Arley K. Fadness
But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything, and remind you of all that I have said to you. (v. 26)

Hello children,

I am so glad to see you this morning. Know why? It's a time for worship. And more than that, I get to tell you good news. The good news from John's gospel today, is about a very special friend who is here with us today.

But first, how many of you have friends? (children respond)

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Jenny was having fun. Her friend Martha had brought a graphical calculator into school. Martha had borrowed the calculator from her older brother, who used it for his advanced maths. He'd been off school for a week, so Martha had figured he wouldn't need his calculator for a while. She and Jenny had soon discovered a great bowling game hidden in the depths of the calculator, and Jenny, to her excitement had just reached level three.

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... do not let your hearts be troubled...

Unfortunately, Maalox moments seem to outnumber peaceful moments. I offer a few reasons why.

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