October 5th, 2014 – 17th Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday:  17th Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Texts:
Isaiah 5:1–7
Psalm 80:7–15
Philippians 3:4b–14
Matthew 21:33–46

Dollar Store Item:  Tumble Tower Game/Jenga

The Take Away:  Jesus is the foundation of our lives.

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Narrative Lectionary – Covenant and Commandments

Texts:
Exodus 19:3-7; 20:1-17
(Optional – Matt 5:17)

Dollar Store Item:  “Teaching Tree: Bullet Points”

The Take Away:  God gives us a better way to live!

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September 14th, 2014 – Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday:  14th Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Texts:
Genesis 50:15–21
Psalm 103:[1–7] 8–13
Romans 14:1–12
Matthew 18:21–35

Dollar Store Item:  Note Cards

The Take Away: Jesus asks us to forgive ALOT!

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Narrative Lectionary – Call of Abraham

Texts:
Genesis 12:1-9
(Optional – Matt 28:19-20, Go therefor and make disciples of all nations)

Dollar Store Item:  Fake Phone, Musical Triangle, or Cardboard Tube

The Take Away:  God calls us to respond with action.

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September 7th, 2014 – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday:  13th Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Texts:
Ezekiel 33:7–11
Psalm 119:33–40
Romans 13:8–14
Matthew 18:15–20

Dollar Store Item:  Ear Plugs

The Take Away:  Love by listening to each other!

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Narrative Lectionary – Flood and Promise

Texts:
Genesis 6:16-22; 9:8-15
(Optional – Matt 8:24-27, Jesus calms the Storm)

Dollar Store Item:  String

The Take Away:  God remembers God’s promises.

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