Jesus 

  Who is JesusWho is Jesus? 

Who is Jesus? Outline Plan

Who is Jesus? Leaders’ Notes

This is a fun games based approach to the topic leading towards a serious reflection at the end. Suitable for lively groups. The games can be played without the PowerPoint by using flash cards or similar. 

There are just 2 games here but we have provided them in different formats

Game – ‘Who is Jesus?’ – What people say. PowerPoint

Game – ‘Who is Jesus?’ – What people say. No animation PowerPoint

Game – ‘Who is Jesus’ – What people say PowerPoint PDF

Game – ‘Who is Jesus’ – what people say, no animation PDF

Game – Did Jesus say…? PowerPoint

Game – Did Jesus say …? PowerPoint in pdf

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For a display of a range of quotes to encourage thinking: Who is Jesus? – Display of quotes and verses

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Christmas 

Burning bush art by Pat Marvenko Smith  Christ before Christmas – Plan

  Christ before Christmas – Leader’s notes

  Christ before Christmas – quiz

 This outline would suit a group who know the story well and would welcome a different approach.

It looks at appearances of Jesus in the Old Testament. Jesus is the only person who existed before he was born, but he wasn’t known as Jesus and was not always easily recognised.

Image from clipartbest.com

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  Horrid Herod’s Christmas Turkey – Drama sketch

   A fun drama

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Missing Boy Found in Temple

Missing Boy Found in Temple 

Even Jesus had misunderstandings with his parents!  

This is part of the ‘Parents – Who’d Have Them?’ set 

 

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drama     Drama – Jesus Superhero

    A short sketch where a reporter interviews eye witnesses of 3 of Jesus’ miracles. 

 

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Easter 

Easter

Easter in the Old Testament – Leaders’ Guide with plan

Easter in the Old Testament – Activity version

This outline takes the Emmaus road story and considers which Scriptures Jesus may have shared with the disciples on Resurrection Sunday.  It would suit groups who know the Easter story well and would benefit from a different approach.  

 

 

drama Bartimaeus sees Easter – A Drama

Bartimaeus – who had been blind until Jesus healed him, sees the events of Easter unfold before his eyes.

This is a dramatic sketch that includes ideas for an all-age Easter service

 

Easter – Timetable of Events – A suggested timetable for the events of Maundy Thursday through to Jesus’ resurrection

Holy Week Diary – The Bible readings for Holy Week

Holy Week in the words of the Bible for wall display

Holy Week in the words of the Bible for 2 sided display

For ideas for Holy Week prayer stations, see Spiritual page

Mary Magdalene – Facts versus Fiction

 

 

Praise Wrist Ribbons  Easter Praise Ribbons 

  This shows how to make simple praise ribbons that would suit an all-age situation. 

 

 

 

Jesus and Tough Times 

 

Photo depicting Jesus in Gethsemane in a Polish Church.       Jesus & Tough Times PowerPoint

   Jesus & Tough Times PowerPoint pdf

How much does Jesus understand about the things we go through?  Was he ever bereaved, betrayed, rejected etc

This simple PowerPoint shows how Jesus faced every type of suffering that we experience.

Jesus - Was he ever -

Jesus – Was he ever …. PowerPoint with Easter background

Jesus – Was he ever …. PowerPoint with Easter background pdf

The same PowerPoint but with a different background 

 

Creation questions

Call my Bluff Difficult Questions – REinspired with year 8 PowerPoint

Call my Bluff Difficult Questions – REinspired with year 8 PowerPoint in PDF

This guessing game asks some basic question about what Christians believe about creation. It was designed for use in schools work by REinspired as part of a lesson on ‘Difficult Questions’.  http://www.reinspired.org.uk 

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Burning bush art is by Pat Marvenko Smith, © 1992.  Visit www.revelationillustrated.com

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Noema Brádňanská Ondrásek

Peter Lord