Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Sunday School - January 10, 2021

We begin the new year by sharing the story of Jesus's baptism from the Gospel of Mark. 

 To begin exploring the topic of baptism take a look at and discuss the following pictures:

Color pack 11
Sixth’s Baptismal font

Jenny’s Baptism

Questions to ask: 

  • What are the people doing in these pictures?

  • When have you seen a baptism?

  • Have you seen a baptism in our church?

  • Do you know anything about your baptism?



Today's Scripture - Read the NRSV version here: 


or share the story sheet from this week's lesson



Following the story, here are some questions you can ask: 


Questions after the story: 

  • Who baptized Jesus?

  • What did you learn about John the Baptizer in the story? 

  • Where was Jesus baptized?

  • What special thing happened when Jesus was baptized?

  • What was your favorite part of the story?



Story Activity:  


Things you can do at home!


Paper bag puppets - Make puppets out of paper bags to illustrate the story. Ask kids to e them make puppets for John, Jesus, and other parts of the story. Put on a puppet show for their telling and describing the story.







Dove craft 


Coloring Sheet




Story book to share:

"The Rain Came Down" by David Shannon 





 





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