Pentecost Proper 8 From “Sitting on the Rainbow” Artwork by Elsa Ingulsrud Scripture Reference: Mark 5:21-43
Preparation: Bring an alarm clock with you as an illustration.
What time did you get up this morning? (Let children answer.) Did you get up by yourself, or did someone wake you up? Maybe you had an alarm clock, like the one I have here, to help you get ready for church on time. (Show the children your alarm clock. You may even demonstrate how its alarm sounds.) Sometimes if
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From Saving the Ants, by Ruth Gilmore For the 7th Sunday of Easter
Acts 1:6-14 “‘Men of Galilee, why are you standing here staring at the sky? Jesus has been taken away from you into heaven, And someday, just as you saw him go, he will return!’”
Preparation: Bring one helium-filled balloon, preferably white. You may attach a long string to it if you wish to retrieve it after the service. Beware of obstacles, such as ceiling fans, during the sermon.
Today is the last Sunday
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