Aim To learn the main parts and characters of the Christmas story To infer that christmastide is a celebration of the birth of good shepherd Materials*A children’s picture book around the birth of Jesus*Cardboard cut-outs to archer the story*Materials to make a feast day card of the story (a picture, card, glue, stickers of stars/hearts, etc…)*A nativity picture to colour*Card mettlesome – Nativity Match, *Bethlehem maze*Video – Jesus’ Birth (Hanna-Barbera’s The Greatest Adventure Stories From The Bible)Lesson Outline1. Prayer1) Introduction*Ask the children what we do at Christmas. * Today’s structure is around the example when jesus christ was born2) Story & Discussion* Read the story of Jesus’ birth*Ask the children to retell the story. * Explain that Jesus was rattling special because he was very close-hauled to God. Activities – holy day of obligation cards, colour a picture, Nativity Match, Bethlehem maze, video4. (give and have presents) It is not only a time for gift gifts, but as well to remember the birth of a very special person a long time ago Who was born at Christmastime? He was God’s son and his heart was full of love righteous like God.
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Christmas For Real – Youth Work Resource
Suitable For All Ages Required: Flip Chart paper, pens, bibles Extra Files Needed: Modern Christmas level | emotionalism Sketch (click to download) Opening: Get the assort to write down everything they know around Christmas on a piece of flip-chart paper (this session plant second-best when donkeys and 3 prudent men are written down) Ask: Ask two individuals to read the Christmas story one from Matthew – & one from Luke 2:1-20 Explain: When we read the Christmas story we find that actually there’s no mention of a donkey, the bible doesn’t tell us that the Shepherds took a follower to give, the ternary wise men were really astrologers and we’re not told how more of them there were just that they gave gold, incense and myrrh. It seems that somewhere along the line we’ve made the christmastide story all fluffy and snug and disregarded the power trailing it. Tonight we’ve going to explore the Christmas story in a family unit of different ways, first let’s think about some practical issues.