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June 2024

No Fear

For Times of Fear and Uncertainty From “Sitting on the Rainbow” Artwork by Elsa Ingulsrud Scripture Reference:Â 1 John 4:16-19

Can you think of a time when you were really afraid? What was it that made you scared? (Let children share.) When did you stop being scared? What was it that comforted you or made you stop being afraid? (Children can tell about their experiences.) When we are scared, it can make all the difference in the world to have someone who loves us close

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Like a Tree

 Seventh Sunday of Easter From “Sitting on the Rainbow” Scripture Reference: 1 John 5:1-2 Psalm 1:1-3 and 1 John 5:12 “He who has the Son, has life.”

Preparation (optional): You may bring a couple of small, leafy branches for your young volunteers to hold while they pretend to be trees.

Trees are nice, aren’t they? I really like trees, and I think God must like them, too. He made so many of them, and so many different kinds! I’d like to read to you

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Love My Kids

Sixth Sunday of Easter From “Sitting on the Rainbow” Scripture Reference:Â 1 John 5:1-2

Preparation (optional): Arrange for several older members of the congregation to bring small photos of their grandkids and be prepared to show them to the kids during the children’s time.

How many of you have grandparents? Raise your hand. I know quite a few grandparents, and all of them just love their grandkids. They love to have their grandchildren visit them, and they tell their friends how wonderful and sweet their

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