The Great Family

Welcome to the lesson of The Great Family, found in Genesis 12-15, 24. (Script is found in the yellow Fall book, p.57-64.) What a meaningful lesson, to learn that we are all descendants of God’s great family, and that God is with us no matter where we go. The...

The Flood and the Ark

Welcome to The Flood and the Ark, found in Genesis 6:5 – 9:17 and found in The Complete Guide to Godly Play, Vol 2, 14 Presentations for Fall p. 49-56 (the orange book.) This is bound to be a favorite story of the children. It’s good to remember that Noah was a good...

The Creation

Welcome to the story of 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, you can tell...

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...