Tag Archive: Lent

Feb 25

“Transaction or Transformation?” An object lesson for Lent, Week 3

I hope your Lenten season is going well, and that you and your church families are growing closer to the Lord as we all prepare for the coming of Easter. The lesson for the third week in Lent touches upon a theme, and a temptation, that I know I need instruction in order to avoid. …

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Jan 29

FREE object lessons for Lent & Easter!

In preparation for Lent, I have written seven free lessons for your use! My hope is that you will find this resource helpful for you as you interpret the “Change for Children” campaign to the young people of your church. While written primarily for a Children’s Sermon format, these object lessons could be used in a Sunday …

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Apr 04

“It ain’t over til it’s over!” A lesson for the 5th Sunday in Lent

The following lesson was included in Lenten materials produced for our ministry partners. It is written for a “children’s sermon” or object lesson in a Sunday school format. We hope it blesses you as we near the end of our Lenten journey to the cross. Easter is coming soon! –Chris.   Week 5: “It’s never …

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Feb 20

7 FREE Children’s Sermons for Lent (Year A)

In preparation for Lent, I have written seven free lessons for your use! My hope is that you will find this resource helpful for you as you interpret the “Change for Children” campaign to the young people of your church. While written primarily for a Children’s Sermon format, these object lessons could be used in a Sunday …

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Mar 14

“Pet Rocks Don’t Talk” – a lesson for Palm Sunday

Gary Dahl's pet rock "invention" made him a millionaire!

Objects needed: If possible, a “pet rock” decorated with eyes, mouth, etc. If not a “pet rock,” then just any old rock will do! Theme/Main Idea: Jesus wants us to use our words and actions to show that we know He is God’s Son and our Savior. Presentation: “Good morning, boys and girls! I have …

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Mar 08

Continuing our Lenten Journey

Students from Jim Thomas' class at Intermountain School learn about the symbolism and meaning of the Cathedral's windows

One of the best parts of practicing the observance of Lent is that you know you are joining in with millions of others around the globe and from various Christian traditions as you do so. In a previous post, I mentioned that the children were introduced to the concept of Lent and the practice of …

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Feb 23

When will we “fig”-ure it out? An object lesson for the third Sunday in Lent

fig-newton

NOTE: This object lesson appears in the series of 7 free object lessons available here. Objects needed: Fig Newtons (preferably one small package, and one large package) Theme/Main Idea: God waits patiently for us to respond to his love… what are we waiting for? Presentation: “Good morning! How are you this morning? Are you filling …

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Feb 09

A look in on our Lenten chapel services and a free resource

stations-cards

You may be like me, in disbelief that Lent is already here… and Easter not far behind! I thought you might like a “look in” to see how we are observing Lent in our chapel services on campus, as well as have a reminder that I have for free children’s sermons for you to use …

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Jan 19

7 free children’s sermons for Lent

In preparation for Lent, I have written seven free lessons for your use! My hope is that you will find this resource helpful for you as you interpret the “Change for Children” campaign to the young people of your church. While written primarily for a Children’s Sermon format, these object lessons could be used in a Sunday …

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Jan 15

Even more FREE children’s sermons!

Free Sermons

It may seem a little early to be thinking about Easter, but from my time serving in the church, I know how quickly Lent and Easter can come upon us! I also remember what a busy time it was with all the extra planning and preparation. Well, my hope is that this gift to you …

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