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The Last Supper -- Matthew 26:14-27:66 -- Passion Sunday - A
There are a lot of very familiar themes in our gospel reading for today.
Never a king like Jesus -- Mark 14:1 - 15:47 -- Passion Sunday - B
Teachers: This week's lesson tells the story of Jesus' Passion.
Don't be stingy with love -- Luke 7:36--8:3 -- Proper 6 | Ordinary Time 11 - C
There's an old story about a woman who calls the turkey hotline at holiday time.
Our inheritance -- Matthew 25:31-46 -- New Year's Day - A
Teachers or Parents: New Year's Day is a strange one for
Jesus' want ad -- Matthew 9:35-10:8 -- Proper 6 | Ordinary Time 11 - A
Materials: Paper Markers, pens, crayons Scissors
Seeing all of the Easter story -- Luke 22:14--23:56 or Luke 23:1-49 -- Passion Sunday - C
Lent is coming to an end. Sometimes it seems to last
An amazing plan -- Mark 1:9-15 -- First Sunday in Lent - B
Materials:Heavy tape (duct tape is fine, it is not seen)
Pray as Jesus did -- Mark 14:1--15:47 -- Passion Sunday - B
Teachers or Parents: There is so much to talk about in the
Denying yourself -- Mark 8:31-38 -- Second Sunday in Lent - B
Materials: Popsicle (craft) sticks Thick craft glue
Help wanted! -- Matthew 9:35--10:8 (9-23) -- Proper 6 | Ordinary Time 11 - A
Teachers or Parents: The words of Jesus regarding few
A house of worship -- John 2:13-22 -- Third Sunday in Lent - B
SHARING THIS WEEK'S GOSPEL THEME AT SUNDAY SCHOOL AND AT HOME
Submission -- Matthew 26:14-27:66 -- Passion Sunday - A
Teachers or Parents: The Passion history gives us a chance to
Come into the light -- John 3:14-21 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - B
Materials: Black construction paper White crayons or chalk
'Faith, not works' -- Luke 7:36--8:3 -- Proper 6 | Ordinary Time 11 - C
Teachers or Parents: The real message of this Gospel text is
Bearing fruit -- John 12:20-33 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
Materials: Styrofoam cups Potting soil Marigold seeds
Before the cock crows twice -- Mark 14:1--15:47 -- Passion Sunday - B
SHARING THIS WEEK'S GOSPEL THEME AT SUNDAY SCHOOL AND AT HOME
A new life -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B
Materials: Clean, empty baby food jars with lids Glue
Christ is risen -- John 20:19-31 -- Second Sunday of Easter - B
SHARING THIS WEEK'S GOSPEL THEME AT SUNDAY SCHOOL AND AT HOME
Have you anything here to eat? -- Luke 24:36b-48 -- Third Sunday of Easter - B
Materials: Fish pattern(s) large enough to fit an 8.5" x 11" piece of paper
The Good Shepherd -- John 10:11-18 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - B
Materials: Black construction paper Popped popcorn Glue
I am the vine -- John 15:1-8 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - B
Materials: Tissue paper in bright colors, cut into 8" x 10" pieces
Two by two -- Mark 6:1-13 -- Proper 9 | Ordinary Time 14 - B
Teachers or Parents: Jesus instructed his disciples to go out
Jesus chose you -- John 15:9-17 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - B
Materials: Card stock or index cards prepared by the instructor (as below)
Thank you for caring -- John 17:6-19 -- Seventh Sunday of Easter - B
Materials:
What is missing? -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B
SHARING THIS WEEK'S GOSPEL THEME AT SUNDAY SCHOOL AND AT HOME

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A great gift -- Titus 2:11-14 -- The Nativity of our Lord - C -- 2006
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all. (v. 11)
Be an example -- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 0000
I am going to the store today.
Our weakness; God's strength -- 2 Corinthians 12:2-10 -- Proper 9 | Ordinary Time 14 - B
I have always admired men and women who can lift heavy
Produce or perish -- Luke 13:1-9 -- Third Sunday in Lent - C
Good morning! I'd like to show you a picture this morning.
Guarantees life after death -- Hebrews 9:24-28 -- Proper 27 | Ordinary Time 32 - B
Good morning, boys and girls. I brought two balloons with me
Do you look like Jesus? -- Romans 8:28-30 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
Good morning, boys and girls. How many of you know what Jesus
Be on top of the world -- Colossians 3:1-11 -- Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18 - C
We've talked before about being the kind of people that make God happy.
Real power! -- Luke 24:44-53 -- Ascension of the Lord - C
I love the Superman stories. When I was young I would buy and
Who is my neighbor? -- Romans 13:8-14 -- Proper 18 | Ordinary Time 23 - A
Good morning! The Bible tells us that we should love our
Savior, Messiah, Lord -- Luke 2:1-20 -- The Nativity of our Lord - B
Today I brought a campaign poster of our president. The
Rocks and choices -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C
Good morning, boys and girls. Let's talk about rocks today. Do any of you have a rock collection?
When Jesus broke the rules -- Mark 2:23-28 -- Proper 4 | Ordinary Time 9 - B
Good morning, boys and girls. I brought a pillow with me this
Changed before them -- Matthew 17:1-9 -- Transfiguration Sunday - A
Good morning, boys and girls. I brought something this morning
Finding our way -- 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 -- First Sunday of Advent - C
Good morning! What do I have here in my hand? (Show the map
Enemies and friends -- Mark 9:38-50 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B
Good morning! How many of you like football? (Let them
We all win! -- 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 -- Epiphany 6 | Ordinary Time 6 - B
Good morning! Have any of you ever played in a baseball or
Action, not words -- 1 John 3:16-24 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - B
Good morning, boys and girls.
Still sinners -- Romans 5:1-8 -- Proper 6 | Ordinary Time 11 - A
Several weeks ago many members of this congregation went to
Give it a chance -- Luke 13:1-9
Good morning, boys and girls. I brought an apple so we could talk about apples this morning.
Written for you -- John 20:19-31 -- Second Sunday of Easter - A
Happy Easter! Did you know that it's still Easter?
The name of Jesus -- Philippians 2:5-11 -- Passion Sunday - B
Good morning! Let's have everyone say his or her name this
Jesus, the honest teacher -- Luke 21:5-19 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C
I'm sure that all of you have been to the doctor before.
Don't let go! -- Hebrews 10:16-25 -- Good Friday - A
Good evening! Can any of you tell me why we are in church
Pain relief -- Romans 5:1-5 -- Trinity Sunday | 1st Sunday after Pentecost - C
Sometimes when I get a headache or if I overdo it and my
Traveling light -- Mark 6:1-13 -- Proper 9 | Ordinary Time 14 - B
Good morning, boys and girls. How many of you like to travel?
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