The Creation

Welcome to our lesson for August 18, Creation, taken from Genesis 1:1-2:3, and also found in The Complete Guide to Godly Play, Vol 2, the orange book, 14 Presentations for Fall. What a wonderful story about gift giving and creating! As it says in the Godly Play book,...

The Circle of the Church Year

Hi Godly Play Teachers! Welcome to the Circle of the Church Year, our Godly Play lesson for this Sunday, August 11. This is one of my favorite lessons of the year. The calendar makes so much sense that I think we should teach it to adults as well! The lesson comes...

The Parable of the Mustard Seed

Welcome to our lesson for August 4, the Parable of the Mustard Seed, found in Matthew 13:31-32, Mark 4:30-32, and Luke 13:18-19. The children love this parable, and if you help them process it through the wondering questions, they’re sure to come up with some profound...

The Parable of the Leaven

Welcome to our lesson for July 28, the Parable of the Leaven, found in Matthew 13:33 and Luke 13:20-21.  It will be interesting to see what the children make of this parable. As Godly Play often encourages us, it’s good to remember that the children may find meanings...

The Parable of the Sower

Welcome to our lesson for July 21, the Parable of the Sower, from Matthew 13. Jesus told this parable to answer the question, “What is the kingdom of heaven (God’s kingdom) like?” The wondering questions this week are really important, because they can help the...