June 10th, 2018 – 3rd Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Third Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year B

Text: Mark 3:20-35 and 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1

Dollar Store Item: Strange Glasses

The Take Away: People who know Jesus, think he is acting strange. When we treat everyone like Jesus treats us, with Love and Grace, people might think we are acting strange.

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Exodus 20:12-16

Dollar Store Item: Strange Glasses

The Take Away: These commands change how we see one another, and ultimately how we are to treat and live with each other.

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June 3rd, 2018 – 2nd Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Second Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year B

Text: 2 Corinthians 4:5-12

Dollar Store Item: Night Light activated by light sensor.

The Take Away: God promises us to shine light into our darkness/to be with us when we are sad. This can happen through you and me!

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Exodus 20:3 – 11

Dollar Store Item: Night Light activated by light Sensor.

The Take Away: God gives us a better way to see that God is our God and wants to know us!

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May 27th, 2018 – Trinity Sunday

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Sunday: Trinity Sunday

Revised Common Lectionary – Year B

Text: Theme of Trinity Sunday

Dollar Store Item: Pencil, Paper, Print Out

The Take Away: The Trinity helps us see that God is at work in the world in many different ways!

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Thaumatrope Pictures

Thaumatrope Handout

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Trinity Sunday

Dollar Store Item: Pencil, Paper, Print Out

The Take Away: The Ten Commandments give us a more full way of seeing our God! (I don’t talk about this in the video, as it is focused on the trinity… but one could use that each commandment gives us a different way of seeing a God that cares for and loves us!

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Thaumatrope Pictures

Thaumatrope Handout

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May 20th, 2018 – Pentecost Sunday

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Sunday: Pentecost Sunday

Revised Common Lectionary – Year B

Text: Acts 2:1-21

Dollar Store Item: Painter’s Tape, Sidewalk Chalk, Paper and Pencil

The Take Away: God is hopping and bringing Good News through the Spirit, crossing lines, and erasing them!

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Acts 2:1-21

Dollar Store Item: Painter’s Tape, Sidewalk Chalk, Paper and Pencil

The Take Away: God is hopping and bringing Good News through the Spirit, crossing lines, and erasing them!

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May 13th, 2018 – Ascension Sunday/7th Sunday of Easter

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Sunday: Ascension Sunday/7th Sunday of Easter

Revised Common Lectionary – Year B

Text: Luke 24:44-53

Dollar Store Item: Magic Trick

The Take Away: We are witnesses, and we will tell our story.

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Philippians 2:1-13

Dollar Store Item: Yeast, Expanding Toy

The Take Away: God is at work in you!

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May 6th, 2018 – 6th Sunday of Easter

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Sunday: 6th Sunday of Easter

Revised Common Lectionary – Year B

Text: John 15:9-17 and 1 John 5:1-6

Dollar Store Item: Bubble Wrap, Swimming Noodle, Life Jacket, or Floating Item

The Take Away: We can rest in God’s love, and not be afraid.

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Philippians 1:1-18a

Dollar Store Item: Cone, Cardboard Tube

The Take Away: We speak God’s love with boldness!

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April 29th, 2018 – 5th Sunday of Easter

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Sunday: 5th Sunday of Easter

Revised Common Lectionary – Year B

Text: John 15:1-8 and/or 1 John 4:7-21

Dollar Store Item: Pot for plant, Stuffed Animal, Seed Packet, something that brings comfort to you.

The Take Away: Looking at what “abide” means. God loves us. We rest/abide/sit in that promise. We show the world by loving.

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Acts 17:16-31

Dollar Store Item: Mirror or take a selfie with the congregation!

The Take Away: We show the world the face of Jesus!

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