Posts with the tag “sunday-school”
A Dream of Heaven
May 15th, 2022
A follower of Jesus named John wrote down an amazing vision or dream he had of Heaven. He saw Jesus as the King on the Throne and heard all of creation worshipping God. What an incredible future that ...
A New Way to See
May 5th, 2022
Of all the people who kept the rules, Saul was the best. One day, Saul met Jesus in a bright light on the road to Damascus. It was so bright that Saul went blind. A friend prayed for Saul and he could...
God Sends Help!
April 28th, 2022
The disciples are waiting in Jerusalem, just like Jesus told them to. But what are they waiting for? Suddenly something begins to happen... The helper Jesus had promised had come, and the disciple kne...
April 21st, 2022
Jesus has risen from the dead! Now it is time for him to go back to heaven. But he promises that even though they will not be able to see him anymore, he will be with them all the time. Jesus loves th...
April 14th, 2022
God loved the world so much that he became human to carry out his own rescue plan. Jesus came to earth as a servant and to give his life for the whole world. But he is God, and even death can't keep h...
The Sun Stops Shining
April 7th, 2022
Jesus had been warning his disciples that he was going to die. This was part of the great rescue plan that God had been telling his people since everything went wrong in the garden of Eden. Jesus cou...
A Dark Night in the Garden
April 5th, 2022
Jesus has gone into the garden to pray. Everything that was written about him -- all that had God had been telling his people through the long years -- it was all about to come true! ...
The Servant King
March 25th, 2022
The disciples don't know it yet, but it is the night before Jesus is taken from them. They are celebrating their last supper together. Jesus teaches them the most important lesson ever. Will they unde...
Jesus' Baptism and Patterns in Biblical Narrative
March 24th, 2022
During Lent we are spending time in the Gospel of Mark. We focused our attention on Mark 1:1-13. Mark introduces Jesus into the story as Jesus is baptized by John in the Jordan River. There is no exp...
Washed with Tears
March 18th, 2022
Jesus was invited to dinner with some very important people. Suddenly a woman came and interrupted the meal. The woman wanted to show Jesus how much she loved him. What would Jesus do when the importa...
March 11th, 2022
Jesus tells a story about a son who wants to live on his own, and not have to follow the rules of his father. After he wastes all his money and the son wants to go home, how his father will respond?...
The man who didn’t have any friends (none)
March 4th, 2022
No one liked Zacchaeus at all. It was not because he was short. And it was not because he had a funny name. No one like him because he would steal from people and cheat them. But one day Jesus came to...
Who wrote the Gospel of Mark?
February 27th, 2022
Lent begins on March 2 with Ash Wednesday. This is a time when we think about Christ's death and resurrection; and that we, also, have died to sin and evil and begun new life in Christ. During Lent, w...
Jesus and the Children
February 25th, 2022
Jesus friends were busy arguing over which one of them was the best, but Jesus had an important lesson for them to learn.... and the little children would help teach them about God!...
February 20th, 2022
Jesus like to tell interesting stories to help people understand what he was teaching them about God. One day Jesus told about a farmer, a fisherman and some buried treasure. What did these stories te...
Filled Full: The Feeding of the 5,000
February 11th, 2022
People loved to listen to Jesus teach for hours and hours. This time Jesus talked with them all day. It was now dinner time and Jesus tells his disciples that they should feed the people. What?!? Ther...
The Captain of the Storm
February 4th, 2022
Jesus and his disciples take a break from the crowds to cross over to the other side of the lake. But when a huge storm hits their little boat, Jesus is taking a nap. Do the disciples trust Jesus to t...
The Sermon on the Mount
January 28th, 2022
Jesus saw all the people surrounding him and his heart was filled with love. He sat then all down around him and began to share with them. He came into the world to sing a wonderful song of God's love...
A Hero's Journey
January 23rd, 2022
Stories often begin with a call to adventure where something happens that requires the hero to take action. But what happens when they refuse, or when they fail in their trials? How does understanding...
How to Pray
January 21st, 2022
How to Pray | Jesus Storybook Bible One day, Jesus taught the people how to pray. "When you pray," he said, "you don't need to use lots of words, and you don't need to be clever or important." Learn ...
January 14th, 2022
A little girl and a poor frail lady | Jesus Storybook Bible Jairus' daughter was very sick. He knew Jesus could heal her, but they would need to hurry. What happens when Jesus is interrupted along the...
Jesus Chooses his Closest Followers!
January 7th, 2022
Let's Go! | Jesus Storybook Bible | Jesus is preparing for his big rescue plan. He's going to need some helpers. Who will God choose?...
Exploring Ancient Jewish Literature
January 6th, 2022
Introduction to the Bible - Episode 4: Ancient Jewish Meditation Literature by the Bible Project | We each read the Bible through the context of our time and culture, but we can also learn to read Je...
John the Baptizer
January 2nd, 2022
Heaven breaks through | Jesus Storybook Bible | John was born about the same time as Jesus by a miracle. God had a special plan for his life. So how did he end up in the desert, wearing camel skins an...
The King of all kings
December 24th, 2021
The King of all kings | Jesus Storybook Bible | The star announcing Jesus' birth was shining all over the world. Wealthy men in the East saw it and knew what it meant... a new, long-awaited King had b...
The Light of the Whole World
December 17th, 2021
May 9: Read or watch the story The Light of the Whole World | Jesus Storybook Bible | page 184 Talk about these questions:Who were the first people God told about Jesus?Who got to give them God's good...
Baby Jesus, Here at Last!
December 10th, 2021
He's Here! | Jesus Storybook Bible | It is finally time! All of history has been working up to this big event. God is fullfilling his promise from the beginning of time. He is coming; Emmanuel is her...
December 3rd, 2021
Get Ready! | Jesus Storybook Bible | God's people have been captive in Babylon for many years, but now it is time to go home. They had forgotten the teaching of Moses and who God had called them to ...
The Story of the Bible
November 28th, 2021
Introduction to the Bible - Episode 2: The Story of the Bible and Episode 3: Literary Styles in the Bible by the Bible Project | When we met earlier in November, we talked about the Bible as a collect...
The Rescuer will Come! (Prophesies from Isaiah)
November 26th, 2021
Operation “No More Tears!” | Jesus Storybook Bible | This story comes from the writings and prophecies of Isaiah the prophet. God showed him the Secret Rescue Plan! And he is sharing it with us, too....
David & Goliath
November 19th, 2021
The Young Hero and the Horrible Giant | Jesus Storybook Bible | God's people are facing their worst fear - a giant named Goliath. He wants to fight in one-on-one combat, but the Israelites are too afr...
What is the Bible?
November 14th, 2021
Introduction to the Bible - Episode 1: What is the Bible? by the Bible Project We are so excited to be meeting for youth Sunday school in-person again. We will spend the next two months looking at the...
David Chosen as King
November 12th, 2021
The Teeny, Weenie . . . True King | Jesus Storybook Bible -- Who is the king of Israel? God wanted to be their king, their protector, their rescuer, but they wanted to be like all the other nations a...
Crossing the Red Sea
November 5th, 2021
Moses & the Red Sea | Jesus Storybook Bible -- Israel has escaped from slavery and are rejoicing in God's provision, but what happens when they become trapped between an attacking army and a sea they...
Moses & the Great Exit
October 29th, 2021
God to the Rescue! | Jesus Storybook Bible -- God's rescue from Slavery (the Exodus), was the most important story in Israel's history. They retell this event every year at Passover to always remembe...
Joseph & his Brothers
October 23rd, 2021
The Forgiving Prince | Jesus Storybook Bible -- Joseph had a very hard life after he was sold to slavery in Egypt. He worked diligently as a slave. It was many years before he finally understood God's...
God's Promise to Abraham
October 16th, 2021
Son of Laughter | Jesus Storybook Bible -- God made an impossible promise to Abraham and Sarah. What was impossible about this promise, something only God could do?...
Noah Builds a Big Boat
October 10th, 2021
The world is completely broken and everything has gone wrong with creation; all the pain, hate and suffering keep getting worse. But God still has a plan for the broken world. In the middle of the des...
The Terrible Lie
October 3rd, 2021
God made a beautiful world and he loves all of his creation! He looks at his children and he loved them with all his heart! But something has gone terribly wrong......
The Beginning: The Perfect Home
September 23rd, 2021
In the beginning -- in the silence, in the darkness, in the emptiness -- God is there. God has an amazing plan. "Out of nothing, I'm going to make EVERYTHING!"...
Thrilling Thursdays: July 21 - Buildings & Sounds
June 2nd, 2022
Thrilling Thursdays: July 14 - Birds & Butterflies
June 2nd, 2022
Thrilling Thursdays: July 7 - Critters & Creation Care
June 2nd, 2022
Thrilling Thursdays: June 30 - Flowers & Pollinators
June 2nd, 2022
Thrilling Thursdays! Coming Soon...
May 31st, 2022