November 26th, 2017 – Christ the King Sunday

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Sunday: Christ the King Sunday

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Matthew 25:31-46

Dollar Store Item:Graham Crackers

The Take Away: Christ is the Servant King, who doesn’t “lord” over us! We are to treat others as Christ treats us!

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-14

Dollar Store Item: Word Puzzle book, already solved.

The Take Away: God makes finding God easy. God lets Godself be found!

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November 19th, 2017 – 24th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Matthew 25:14-30, 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

Dollar Store Item: Any book. However, Sesame Street’s, “The Monster at the End of This Book,” is great for this one!

The Take Away: Endings can seem scary, but in God, we have our hope!

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Isaiah 9:1-7

Dollar Store Item: Something that reminds you of yourself. For me, it would be candy, or a book, or a deck of playing cards.

The Take Away: Nicknames tell us about a person many times. Isaiah tells us of the coming child who will be the light to the nations. What nick name might we give Jesus?

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November 12th, 2017 – 23rd Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Matthew 25:1-13, Amos 5:18-24, Psalm 70

Dollar Store Item: Your Hands/Hide and Seek

The Take Away: We are called to watch for the Lord. What are the ways that we watch for the Lord?

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Amos 1:1-2; 5:14-15, 21-24

Dollar Store Item: None – Using our hands for Hide and Seek.

The Take Away: We are called to Hide no more, and seek God, asking and acting. How are the ways we see God in this world?

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November 5th, 2017 – All Saints Sunday

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Sunday: All Saints Sunday

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Matthew 5:1-12

Dollar Store Item: Stone, Marble, Stickers

The Take Away: Looking at what the word, “All” means.

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: 1 Kings 19:1-18

Dollar Store Item: Hand Clapper

The Take Away: Finding God, or God finding us, in the pauses, the rests, the in-between moments.

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October 29th, 2017 – Reformation Sunday /21st Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost / Reformation Sunday

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Jeremiah 31:27-34 or Matthew 22:34-46

Dollar Store Item: Magnetic Drawing Board or Phone with Camera

The Take Away: God forgives our sins, because God forgives out of love and Grace, not because we work for it.

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: 1 Kings 5-15; 8:1-13

Dollar Store Item: Dollhouse Furniture

The Take Away: God lives everywhere, including our hearts.

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October 22nd, 2017 – 20th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Matthew 22:15-22

Dollar Store Item: Whoopie Cushion / Riddle / Practical Joke

The Take Away: We are all God’s and everything thing is God’s.

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: 1 Samuel 16:1-13

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The Take Away: Don’t judge a book by its cover. God sees our heart!

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October 15th, 2017 – 19th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Philippians 4:1-9

Dollar Store Item: Food/Cake Box

The Take Away: What are ways we rejoice? And how can we remember that rejoicing is a way of finding Joy in and because of God.

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: 1 Samuel 3:1-21

Dollar Store Item: (Ears Tingle) Your ears must be burning. Goosebumps

The Take Away: We are called to listen and watch for how God is active in our midst. God is active through you and me.

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