Users of Children Worship & Wonder, aka Godly Play, may find it refreshing for all to take a break from the regular WW story rotation over the summer by simply substituting a good children’s picture storybook into the routine as the weekly story. See download for the set of storybooks I have usedand a set of Wondering Questions to goRead More
HOPE & FEAR – A Stewardship Message -Written by Lee Yates, 1999 * Designed to be done at the beginning of service, interrupting the “welcome” SETTING and CHARACTERS While the congregation does get a line (they will always say “Good morning” back when addressed. One of the few for sure things in a church!) theRead More
OVERVIEW Sunday – China Opening Ceremony: Welcome and introductions Music with Sue Lou Mission introduction for the week Light the Christ Candle – take light to Centering time Centering: Olympic theme and idea that we are each Christ bearers Learn about your country (See Country List) Scripture: John 17: 20 – 21 “…and Jesus prayedRead More
This is a collection of word search puzzles I created while serving at Central Christian Church in Lexington, KY. The puzzles use the NRSV and most are meant to tell the biblical story as the puzzle is worked. These were inserts in the children’s bulletin that I created each week as well. Contact me ifRead More
This was created primarily for a youth choir program but could be used for any youth worship service. The skit is a fairly stand alone treatment of the David and Goliath Story (though the the song at the end of the skit is fairly essential as it sings the story of the defeat). Costuming forRead More
This is a Children’s Christmas Program intended primarily for a VERY small number of children in a group. It tells the story of how important it is to share the Christmas Story and how each time we tell it it becomes the NEW Story of Christmas! The .pdf contains the way the snowmanpf font looks.Read More
The Christmas Program will not happen because no one has the time or the priority to tell the Christmas Story. At the last minute a great idea and the audience who came to the program SAVE THE DAY!
This is a Christmas Program written for 3rd-5th graders. It is ideal for a church which has several children’s ministry groups of various ages and foci (music, fellowship, education) because each grouping can have a role and work on it in their program time. This format fits particularly well in a program that does notRead More
This is designed to be done as a music-led program but the skit is a fairly stand alone telling of the Daniel Story. It has readings and song suggestions applicable to most youth choirs.