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"To walk with children on our journey with Christ, sharing the good news of God's unconditional love through Bible stories."
...Sunday School Leaders Mission Statement
All Ages Palm Sunday School
Hello All Saints families and friends! Welcome to All Ages Sunday School for Palm Sunday. We are happy that you are joining us today! Please follow along and click on the links to hear a message, sing a song and listen to praise. We are using the FAItH5 order so you may recognize the pattern.
- Share your highs and lows with each other
- Sing along with Miss Betty as we prepare for Sunday School and worship
- Hear Pastor Kristin’s introduction of the subject for today and an opening prayer
- Act out or read this skit to learn today’s Gospel message Matthew 21 Click Here for Sunday School Handout - Jesus Triumphal Entry Skit
Jesus’ Triumphal Entry
Characters: Narrator, Jesus, Owner, Disciples (at least 2), the crowds, and of course, the donkey
Props: Coats or cloth to put on donkey
(Jesus and disciples walk to the front of the room)
Narrator: He was going on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. When He approached Bethpage and Bethany, near the mount that is called Olivet, He sent two of the disciples, saying,
Jesus: (pointing to where the donkey is) Go into the village ahead of you; there, as you enter, you will find a colt tied on which no one yet has ever sat; untie it and bring it here. If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you untying it?’ you shall say, ‘The Lord has need of it.'”
Narrator: So those who were sent went away and found it just as He had told them. As they were untying the colt, its owners said to them,
Owner: Why are you untying the colt?
Disciple: The Lord has need of it.
(owner nods head in agreement)
Narrator: They brought it to Jesus, and they threw their coats on the colt and put Jesus on it. As He was going, they were spreading their coats on the road.
(Jesus walks around with the donkey while crowd is praising Him)
Narrator: As soon as He was approaching, near the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the miracles which they had seen, shouting:
Crowd: Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord; Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!
- Game Time! Click the link below to see Pastor Kristin and the boys play a Palm Sunday game.
- Listen to Sommar Nelson sing praise to our Lord, who is forever.
- PRAY for one another’s highs and lows
- Trace the cross on each other’s foreheads, saying “May Christ enter your heart and life.”
- Craft Time!
To help celebrate Jesus’ triumphant entry in the city, we will make palms for you to wave as we sing along to “Hosanna” with Miss Betty
Gather your supplies…
Paper (colored or white)
Crayons or markers (or whatever you would like to decorate your palm fronds with!)(Optional)
Glue or staples
Paint stirrer or stick
Ribbon, twine or string (optional)
Trace your hands on paper and cut out. You will need about 10-12 total.
If you would like, decorate your hand cut outs. Use your imagination!
Glue/staple paper hands to stirrer or stick. Start at bottom (where you will hold your palm) leaving “handle”
Wave your palm and shout- “Hosanna!” (Hosanna translates to “Save us, we pray!”)
IF YOU WOULD PLEASE SNAP SOME PHOTOS OF YOU INVOLVED IN ANY OF THESE ACTIVITIES AND SHARE THEM WITH PASTOR KRISTIN OR MYSELF. LET US KNOW IF IT’S OK TO USE YOUR PHOTOS ON THE CHURCH WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK PAGE.
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From 10 am to noon this Sunday, April 5, 2020.
DRIVE THROUGH PALMS & PRAYERS
You are invited to come pick up a Palm leaf. Pastors (with gloves on) will be handing out palms to take home. Pastors will also pray for your concerns. You stay in the car and stay safe.
Also, for those who are looking to make donations, we will be collecting for Lutheran Social Services -SW.
Bring any non-perishable foods.
Also needed are: baby formula, grocery store and/or restaurant gift cards, Toilet paper, Toiletries: hand soap, body wash, shampoo, toothpaste, laundry detergent. Diapers, pull-ups, and wipes. Sizes 3, 4, and 5.
ALL AGES SUNDAY SCHOOL
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
in the Fellowship Hall
Parents and guardians of children 3 and up, please plan to join your children for this fun-filled hour as we share a lesson about being thankful, as simple practices for reinforcing lessons at home.
ALL families and households are welcome to join us for this time of singing, prayer, storytelling and learning—whether you have a Sunday Schooler or not!
(Note: Infants and toddlers are welcome too! However, nursery care will also be available for children 5 and under.)
Questions? Please contact Joe Schwartz or
5/6 Faith Freaks Gang (5/6 FFG)
5/6 Faith Freaks Gang
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
RSVP at the Youth Cart or contact Joe Schwartz - [email protected]
Please let us know you will be there!
Parents - This is our youth group of tomorrow and our church of today. Let’s help them build bonds that can help carry them through Middle School and beyond.
6TH GRADE SPIRIT
“Why are we attending a Lutheran church?” “Have we always been Lutheran?”
“Will we always be Lutheran?”
These are some questions as you may hear as a parent of a child going through faith education here at All Saints. During their 6th grade year, our students begin to piece together some of the answers to these and more questions.
This milestone helps them to take a look at, with the help of their parents and other loved ones, their faith family tree. They will create a tree showing how they came to be part of All Saints Lutheran Church. It will also help them as they begin to examine their own faith lives during the 3 years of Confirmation. Confirmation is something that helps you understand how you connect with God and with the church.
This milestone is meant to begin a conversation about faith and what it means to each of us and our family. It is literally a time to remember your own baptism and “confirm” the faith that our parents and our church handed down to us.
If you would like more information regarding this milestone, please contact Pastor Kristin or Joe Schwartz.
What is 6th Grade Spirit?
This is a crucial period in the life of a 6th Grader. At this time of the year, they have discovered that they are the leaders at their school and are beginning to gain more independence. Soon they’ll be experiencing life in middle school and more opportunities to make choices on their own. Here at All Saints, we offer “6th Grade Spirit”, which is designed to assist the family in helping these young people in making the best faith-based decisions possible when faced with new challenges. This experience is designed for our ‘tweens to discover him or herself, while continuing to grow in their relationship with Jesus, through the guidance of caring adults.
The class, which meets at 9:00am Sunday in the YO Zone.
Families are encouraged to join the class at any time.
One on One Sunday School
"One on One" Sunday School
Some children learn best in a smaller consistant class environment...some would benefit seeing the same teacher and shepherds every week! Some children are "born leaders" and would love to share their know-how with other children.
All Saints has a dedicated classroom for children who might learn better in a more typical style of learning enviroment, yet interactive and hands-on...too good to be true? If you would like to learn more about what this class has to offer your child please contact Joe Schwartz. Your child is special, we know that and we hope this class helps them feel that way!
"One on One" is:
During the regular SS hour (9am-10am)
In YO Room 2 (located behind the basketball net)
Follows the same stories as our rotation SS only class curriculm in adapted for the needs of the students
Children enjoy playing, learning and growing in their faith
Children have the same teachers and shepherds all year long so no need to adapt to different teaching styles every week.
2 yrs. old through 6th grade
Sundays at 9:00am
Register now below!
Click on Sunday School Registration and drop-off completed form at church office.
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