It's advent today So Christmas stuff is back on the table What's new for Christmas? This Sunday School lesson on Matthew. We only have one lesson this year on Christmas, so it feels like there's a lot to cover. On the plus side Biblical literacy is at its highest on the events of Christmas so … Continue reading A brief break from Acts
A long overdue thanks to the many Sunday School teachers who have helped and taught me. Looking at the teaching and activities in this weeks Acts Overview (Lesson 3) I realised just how much of a debt I owe to the other excellent Sunday School teachers I have known. The teaching structure was based on … Continue reading I can’t do it alone:
Specifically more Peter Which, to be fair, means more Jesus and more of the Spirit I can't help thinking that Peter would prefer to be the subtitle, but I thought about for a while and decided that this way round gives me a more natural lead for starting this post... The second lesson in our … Continue reading More Acts
An Overview of Acts For Sunday Schools who have 5 weeks to spare So if you had to describe Acts in a tweet what would you say? (Actually do this and leave me 140 characters of Acts info in the comments down below). I had more than a tweet but just 5 weeks of Sunday … Continue reading New Series
Finally! And with much rejoicing! The Jesus Rescues series for preschool groups is completed! It's been a month since I posted last saying that uploading this series was slow - so at least I'm consistant. You can now find the stories, craft and songs all uploaded! I've been busy writing new Sunday School lessons for … Continue reading At last!
Slowly but surely (That slowness is my uploading speed) Getting the God rescues New Testament series uploaded is taking it's time - sorry about that! There's about half of it up at the moment if you haven't seen it yet. I am somewhat reassured by the fact that the Spirit is making me more and … Continue reading Jesus Rescues!
Resources for making the most of your summer Whether your regular scheduling continues or Sunday School is taking a break Summer is already here in Chicago: with a vengeance! Kids break up for vacation much earlier here than we do in the UK (If you're in a school there: keep going - you're really close!) … Continue reading Summer days, drifting away…
Celebrate it! How to link Passover to Easter at home or in Sunday School It's not a coincidence that Jesus was crucified at passover time - God loves a real life metaphor and the death of a lamb to rescue a son perfectly foreshadows the death of the Lamb to rescue us and make us … Continue reading Don’t pass over Passover
Holy Week Celebrations Worksheets and colouring and videos; oh my! For Palm Sunday Worksheet on Luke 19v28-44 Jesus Enters Jerusalem for 8-12's but could be adapted Jesus' Triumphal Entry colouring page for up to 7 years old This video for 4-11's God's Story: Palm Sunday And A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Jerusalem … Continue reading High days and Holy Days
There's more to Easter than eggs And here are some gifts to help show it Kids, in my experience, ask a lot of questions. If you know a child between two and 10 you're undoubtably answering a lot of questions - and as frustrating as that can be; it's a fantastic thing! If you find … Continue reading Easter Gifts