Thanksgiving Always

For the Sunday before or after Thanksgiving From “Barefoot in the Snow”

Scripture Reference: 1 Thess. 5:16-18 “Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

Preparation: Bring a calendar that clearly shows the month names and a fat, washable, red marker (in case a child misses the calendar page and marks clothing instead).

When is Thanksgiving? Can anybody tell me? (Let children respond.) Thanksgiving is (or was) this Thursday? Are

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Video of “The Stuff of Thanksgiving” Children’s Sermon Puppet Skit

Here’s a video recording of the children’s sermon puppet skit “The Stuff of Thanksgiving” from the November 20th, 2011 worship service at West Tokyo Union Church (WTUC) in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan.

The Stuff of Thanksgiving

Biblical Reference: Luke 12:32-34

32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Cast: Milo & Mercy (Muppet-style puppets), and Lioness (lion puppet) Props: Costume jewelry and

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