Mary & Martha Encounter Jesus

1. HOOK It was Daddy’s birthday. And Sam wanted to have a nice party for Daddy. So he hung decorations (including a hand-drawn “Happy Birthday” banner) and baked a cake. Daddy came home after work at 6. Wow! The house looked wonderful, and he was so happy. But wait, nobody was around! “Sam!” Daddy called….

The Cupbearer & Wall Builder (Nehemiah 1 & 2)

1.      ICEBREAKER Play a fun, simple icebreaker (preferably “cup” or “wall” theme), e.g. Cup Stack Relay   2.      LESSON: The Cupbearer & Wall Builder (Nehemiah 1 & 2) Divide youths into 3 groups. Each group gets a different Bible passage to study and discuss: Nehemiah 1:1-11 Nehemiah 2:1-10 Nehemiah 2:11-20 Field questions to each group…

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Welcome

1. WELCOME Play some fun, simple age-appropriate icebreakers — at least one that introduces kids to one another. Some examples: Pick up balls  Empty colourful balls around the class and get kids to pick them up and put back in box. Blanket game Get all the kids to introduce themselves. Divide class into 2 teams….

Thank you Jesus

1. LESSON: Thank you Jesus We’ve come to the end of 2013! There are many things that has happened in this year. And when we look back, there are many things we can thank God for. Maybe it’s the presents we got for Christmas. Or maybe it’s how He helped you in school. Or the…

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Jesus is the best present

1. HOOK: Christmas present Can anyone tell me what is special day is this coming Wednesday? Yes, it’s Christmas! How many of you are happy or excited that it’s Christmas? Ask the children to share why they look forward to celebrating Christmas. (You may also wish to wrap up one gift which you plan to…

Jesus God with Us

1. HOOK: Save the Ants! (Show toy ant or picture of ant) Let’s say that for some strange reason, you really loved ants with all your heart. Let’s say that there was an ant colony near your house. You were careful not to step on those ants, and you would even leave food out for…

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Jesus Saviour

1. HOOK: Lifesavers Prepare paper plate lifesaver rings (cut a hole in the middle of the paper plate) for about half the number of children in your class. Divide the kids into 2 groups — each standing on each side of the room. One side is the shore. The other is the ocean. Kids standing…

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Jesus King

1. LESSON: Jesus King (Matthew 1:1-17) It’s December already! We’re entering the Christmas season. Why do we celebrate Christmas? <invite response> Christmas comes once a year, and we usually start preparing for it around this time. But do you know God prepared for Christmas a long, long time ago? He planned and prepared for the…

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New Covenant Family

1. Hook Younger kids: Stack ‘em UpGet kids to stack blocks as high as they can. Younger kids: Farmyard NoisesPrepare cards with pictures of 3 different farm animals. Tell the kids they have to make the animal sounds and find others in the same “family”. Older kids: Human knotEveryone stands in a circle. Put their…