Children’s Worship & Wonder

July 5, 2020 CW&W at Home

No matter where you are, or when you meet, we hope that you will enjoy this time with the story.

This summer our stories are taken from the book Following Jesus by Sonja M Stewart and the materials for the story are from Worship Woodworks.

Scripture text Matthew 13:44

If you have some more time to wonder, you can use these questions to start and wonder even more together:

List Questions

I wonder what is so great about this treasure that this person sold everything he owned to have it?

I wonder how he feels holding his treasure?

I wonder how long the treasure was in the field?

I wonder how many passed by it?

I wonder why this person sees the treasure and others don’t?

I wonder what this person will do?

Activities to explore

  1. You may want to draw a picture of this story and what the treasure is
    or  have your parent print the picture  found below for you to color.
    https://www.pinterest.com/pin/130956301643922077/
  2. You may want to make a card for a person that you treasure (love)

Watch this video of the story, The Parable of the Treasure

June 28, 2020 CW&W at Home

This summer our stories are taken from the book Following Jesus by Sonja M Stewart and the materials for the story are from Worship Woodworks.

Scripture  Matthew 21: 28-32

If you have some more time to wonder, you can use these questions to start and wonder even more together:

List  Wondering Questions

I wonder how the priests and elders are feeling about Jesus’ parable?

I wonder how the priests and elders feel about the two sons?

I wonder how the father feels about the two sons?

I wonder what it’s like to work in the vineyard?

I wonder why the first son said no?

I wonder what the son fells working with his father?

I wonder why the son said yes, but didn’t go to the vineyard?

I wonder if this son will ever change his mind and go to the vineyard?

Activities to explore to respond to the story

  • Read this story from a Bible Matthew 21:28-32
  • You may want to draw or paint a picture about how you feel about this story.
  • Perhaps you could make a vineyard out of play dough and have the son and father working together.
  • Ask your mom or dad if there is a task you could help them with.

Watch this video of the story, The Parable of the Two Sons

June 21, 2020 CW&W at Home

No matter where you are, or when you meet, we hope that you will enjoy this time with the story.

Today’s story is taken from Following Jesus by Sonja M Stewart the materials used to tell the story are from Worship Woodworks.

If you have some more time to wonder, you can us these questions to start and wonder even more together:

Wondering Questions

  1. I wonder how the people feel now that the unclean spirit is gone?
  2. I wonder how this person feels to be free of the unclean spirit?
  3. I wonder how the people feel hearing the unclean spirit ask Jesus if he is here to destroy them?
  4. I wonder how the unclean spirit knows Jesus is the Christ?
  5. I wonder who the people think Jesus is?
  6. I wonder how the scribes feel about Jesus when the people say Jesus teaches in a new way, with authority and not like the scribes?
  7. I wonder what Jesus taught that was different from the scribes?
  8. I wonder what the people think of the way of the kingdom of God that Jesus is showing them?
  9. I wonder what this person will do now that the unclean spirit is no longer in him?
  10. I wonder if Peter, Andrew, James and John and the others still want to follow Jesus?

Possible Activities

  1. Make a picture of today’s story or have someone print off the picture on the following link

https://www.vippng.com/png/detail/516-5161126_mark-1-drawing-bible-coloring-book-new-testament.png

  1. Use play dough to make the figures in the story.
  2. Think of a song to sing to praise God or Jesus and then sing it.

 

Watch this video of the story, A New Teaching

June 14, 2020 CW&W at Home

No matter where you are, or when you meet, we hope that you will enjoy this time with the story.

When you are ready to worship have someone in your house find the scripture in the Bible.

Scripture   Acts 2:38-39

If you have some more time to wonder, you can use these questions to start and wonder even more together:

Wondering Questions

I wonder what it feels like to become one with The Light of Christ?
I wonder how it feels to make a special promise to God and be baptized?
I wonder what it feels like to go through the water and under the water?
I wonder how people share The Light of Christ with other people?

 Activities to explore

1.Draw a picture of someone being baptized or color one of the pictures provided.

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/106538347407535732/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/107593878582109559/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/586453182717324342/

2. Ask your parent or grandparent to tell you about their baptism.

3.Ask mom or dad if you can retell the story using some small dolls/action figures and a bowl of water.

Watch this video of the story,  Baptism