The Circle of the Church Year

Hi Godly Play Teachers! Welcome to the Circle of the Church Year! 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 with wondering questions. I’ll include them in your...

The Parable of the Mustard Seed

Welcome to 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 thoughts and ideas. The...

The Parable of the Leaven

Welcome to 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 that we haven’t even...

The Parable of the Sower

Welcome to 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 children understand the...

The Parable of the Great Pearl

Welcome to our lesson for July 14, the Parable of the Great Pearl, based on the scripture found in Matthew 13:45-46. In a world like ours which places such importance on having things, this story gives us a chance to explore the greatest treasure one can possess:...

The Parable of the Good Samaritan

Welcome to our lesson for the Parable of the Good Samaritan. What a wonderful story about what it means to be a neighbor and our responsibilities as followers of The Way to help those around us. If you’re at FBC Greenville, you might want to include time in your...