Jesus Heals a Paralyzed Man

Welcome to Jesus Heals a Paralyzed Man, our story for Jan. 19, based on Luke 5:17-26. It was really fun to think about how to tell this story, how to create the house so that the friends could deliver their paralyzed friend to Jesus’s feet. It was also a pleasure to...

Jesus Calls the Disciples

Welcome to Jesus Calls the Disciples, our story for Jan 12, which focuses on two of the Jesus stories Godly Play doesn’t cover: the calling of the fishermen, Peter, Andrew, James and John, and the calling of Levi (also called Matthew.)I love these two stories for many...

Epiphany / Baby Jesus Is Dedicated to God

Welcome to the celebration of Epiphany Sunday, January 5! I hope your 2020 will soon be off to a wonderful start. This Sunday you can choose whether to present the Epiphany story or the story of the Dedication of Jesus to God. I’m including both in this blog...

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Welcome to the celebration of the Fourth Sunday of Advent, this Sunday, December 22, when we introduce the fourth advent card, focusing on the visit of the Magi to the Christ child. There are several themes you may wish to explore during the time in the circle or...

The Third Sunday of Advent

Welcome to the celebration of the Third Sunday of Advent, this Sunday, December 15. This Sunday we introduce the third advent card, focusing on the angels’ visit to the shepherds and the angels’ song of Good News. The themes you might wish to explore include: 1.The...

The Second Sunday of Advent

Welcome to the celebration of the Second Sunday of Advent, this Sunday, Dec 8. This Sunday we move to the second card in the Advent Godly Play series, focusing on Mary and Joseph’s journey (don’t forget the donkey!) to Bethlehem. There are several themes to explore...