When Life Isn’t Fair

When Life Isn’t Fair

This children’s sermon was written to accompany a sermon September 1, 2019, based on Amos 8:4-7. The whole children’s sermon idea (and art choice) comes from Carolyn Brown’s post on her wonderful site, Worshiping with Children. Thank you, Carolyn!...
Peace Be Upon You! (For a Back to School Sunday)

Peace Be Upon You! (For a Back to School Sunday)

This Children’s Sermon was given on Promotion Sunday, August 18, 2019, the Sunday before most of our kids start back to school. It was also written to go with the sermon of the day, based on John 5:1-18, titled, “Malpractice” See below for the information needed to...
Taking Off Our Blindfolds

Taking Off Our Blindfolds

This children’s sermon was written to accompany a sermon based on Luke 16: 19-31, the story Jesus tells the Pharisees about Lazarus, the poor man covered with sores who stays outside the rich man’s gate, hoping to eat the crumbs off his table, and what...
What Do We Do with the Bad Seed?

What Do We Do with the Bad Seed?

This children’s sermon was written to accompany a sermon on Luke 13:6-9, the parable of the barren fig tree. The preaching minister asked that I help kids think about whether we should give up on people or give them grace. The Bad Seed was perfect for this! Good...
Blessing of Listening Ears

Blessing of Listening Ears

This children’s sermon was written to accompany a sermon based on the story from Acts 16 in which Paul talks with Lydia, the seller of purple cloth. I found the main idea of blessing listening ears in Carolyn Browns blogpost about this scripture, here....
Seeing Is Believing – Doubts and Thomas

Seeing Is Believing – Doubts and Thomas

This children’s sermon was written to accompany a sermon about seeing God around us. The senior minister asked me to talk about how it’s hard to trust what we cannot see. This particular Sunday, the children remembered the story about Thomas and his...