How Do We Show Jesus We Love Him?

How Do We Show Jesus We Love Him?

Today’s Children’s Sermon was created to accompany a sermon based on the story of Jesus and the disciples in the Garden of Gethsemane. How do we be a friend to God, to Jesus, through this Lenten season?  Good morning girls and boys. One thing we’re talking...
What Makes Church Different?

What Makes Church Different?

This children’s sermon was written to accompany a sermon on March 24, 2019, about the responsibility of the church to do hard things. (Scripture was the story in which Jesus predicts his own death.) The preaching minister asked for me to talk with the children...
Blessings and Crosses, Ashes and Water

Blessings and Crosses, Ashes and Water

This children’s sermon was written for March 10, 2019, the first Sunday of Lent. It was also a day when we had both a baby dedication and a baptism in worship. The scripture was Mark 1: 9-15, the baptism and testing of Jesus. Good morning, girls and boys. We...
Rooted in God’s Love

Rooted in God’s Love

This Children’s Sermon was written to accompany a sermon January 20, 2019, based on the scripture John 2:1-11, the story of Jesus turning wash water into wine for a wedding in Cana. The minister focused on our worth to God, just as we are. The series of sermons...
Epiphany Sunday 2019

Epiphany Sunday 2019

How I LOVE this book, Home by Another Way, by Barbara Brown Taylor! I’d been waiting months for Epiphany Sunday so I could share it in a children’s sermon, and it was worth the wait! Taylor has such a gift for helping us think outside the box about faith,...
Getting Ready for Christmas!

Getting Ready for Christmas!

This children’s sermon was given December 23, 2018, to accompany a sermon based on Luke 2: 1-6. The minister preaching the main sermon had asked that I help kids think about the behind the scenes work that makes Christmas happen at their homes and how we all...