Day of Pentecost From “Scolding the Snakes” Scripture Reference: Acts 2:1-21
Preparation (Optional): Arrange ahead of time for members of the congregation who are fluent in other languages to stand, one after the other and declare, “Jesus is Lord. I believe in Jesus!” in their various languages.
Can you tell me what language you speak? (Let children respond.) Many of us speak English, but in our country we hear other languages as well. Do any of you speak another language or know anyone who does?
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6th Sunday of Easter From “Scolding the Snakes” Scripture Reference: John 14:26 Preparation: Tie colored yarn around three of your fingers as visual reminders. You may cut extra lengths of yarn and bring these to hand out to children at the end of the sermon.
Why do you suppose I have these colored strings tied around my fingers? (Hold your hand up and let children guess.) Sometimes people tie strings around their fingers to remind them of something. Let’s say you have to bring your turtle
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Day of Pentecost From “Sitting on the Rainbow” Artwork by Elsa Ingulsrud Scripture Reference: Acts 2:1-21 and Psalm 104:25-30
Preparation: Bring puzzle pieces to give out at the end of the talk.
Today is Pentecost Sunday. Do you know what happened on the first Pentecost? (Children may offer answers.) After Jesus had gone back up to heaven, his disciples were gathered together in a room. Suddenly, there was a sound of rushing wind. It was a mighty sound, and it filled the room. Fire appeared above
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Summary: Mercy Me is worried about Sunday because she does not know what Pente costs. Milo and his French friend, Pierre, explain that a free gift was given at Pentecost; the preaching power of the Holy Spirit.
Cast: Mercy and Milo (muppet-style puppets), Annmarie and Pierre (puppet with a French accent)
Mercy: (Enters looking down and counting…) One, two, three, four, five… oh boy. I don’t think I have enough.
Milo: Umm. Mercy Me? What are you doing?
Mercy: I’m counting my money. I don’t
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