December 23rd, 2018 – 4th Sunday of Advent

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Sunday: Fourth Sunday of Advent

Revised Common Lectionary – Year C

Text: Luke 1:39-45, (46-55); Micah 5:2-5a

Dollar Store Item: Item you use to show Joy – Musical Instrument, Cake Mix, Party Hats. Or have your kids jump for joy!

The Take Away: Out of the tiny comes great joy and great things!

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Matthew 1:18-25

Dollar Store Item: Item that has a Guarantee

The Take Away: God’s promise is good and trustworthy!

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December 16th, 2018 – 3rd Sunday of Advent

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Sunday: 3rd Sunday of Advent

Revised Common Lectionary – Year C

Text: Luke 3:7-18 (One for Zephaniah below this one)

Dollar Store Item: Bottle of Shampoo.

The Take Away: Follow instructions, being washed, repeat if necessary. We asked God, “What should we do?”

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Text: Zephaniah 3:14-20

Dollar Store Item: Candle, Something Scent, 2nd Advent Candle, etc.

The Take Away: God is here!

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Narrative Lectionary – Light of the Nations

Texts:
Isaiah 42:1-9

Dollar Store Item: Night Light

The Take Away: We can be Christ’s light to help guide people in this world.

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December 9th, 2018 – 2nd Sunday of Advent

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Sunday: Second Sunday of Advent

Revised Common Lectionary – Year C

Text: Luke 3:1-6

Dollar Store Item: Birthday Card, Coffee Mug, something that helps you remember a particular event. Maybe a 100th anniversary plaque from the church.

The Take Away: We have ways to mark and remember that our God is active and good!

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Esther 4:1-17

Dollar Store Item: Party Hat.

The Take Away: We tell stories to remember that our God is active and good!

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December 2nd, 2018 – 1st Sunday of Advent

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Sunday: First Sunday of Advent

Revised Common Lectionary – Year C

Text: Luke 21:25-36

Dollar Store Item: Different Signs, Traffic Cone

The Take Away: Ready or Not, God loves you!

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:2-4; 3:17-19

Dollar Store Item: Sign – “Coming Soon!”

The Take Away: Good News is Coming!

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November 25th, 2018 – Christ the King Sunday

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Sunday: Christ the King

Revised Common Lectionary – Year B

Text: John 18:33-37

Dollar Store Item: Ear Plugs, Head Phones.

The Take Away: We belong to Christ, we are Children, we are called to listen to each other!

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Jeremiah 1:4-10; 7:1-11

Dollar Store Item: Water, None

The Take Away: We are not ‘only a child,’ but we “ARE CHILDREN” of God!

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November 18th, 2018 – 26th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year B

Text: Mark 13:1-8

Dollar Store Item: Alarm Clock, Cell Phone, Cooking Timer

The Take Away: We are watching, waiting, hoping.

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Isaiah 36:1-3. 13-20; 37:1-7; 2:1-4

Dollar Store Item: Bugs, Story about being Afraid

The Take Away: Do not be afraid. God is in Control.

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November 11th, 2018 – 25th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year B

Text: Psalm 146

Dollar Store Item: Food Item to be given away. Or tape to make a circle.

The Take Away: We hear that God cares for those on the outside. We are called to care for them as well.

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Here is a link to a DSCS about the Gospel lesson:

https://dskidsermons.com/2015/10/20/november-8th-2015-24th-sunday-after-pentecost/


Narrative Lectionary

Text:Micah [1:3-5]; 5:2-5a; 6:6-8

Dollar Store Item: Tape Measure

The Take Away: God can bring amazing things from the smallest of gifts… from the littlest of of us, to the biggest.

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