Great Lessons and Activites for Your Halloween and Harvest Festival Events

Are you looking for creative Bible lessons to use in your Halloween activities, Harvest Festival, or Fall Festival?

Children’s Ministry Today has a great selection of lessons and games for your Christian Church holiday services at the www.childrensministry.org website.

For example, the “Fear Not” Service and Combo Kit includes (more…)

Easy-to-Do Fall Festival

It’s that time of year for putting on a wonderful ‘Fall Festival’ event. But in the back of your mind you remember the huge undertaking it took last year. Here’s a few suggestions that will help you organize an incredible event!

First, consider the advantages of (more…)

Festival of Nations – Halloween Alternative

This fun event was designed to generate children’s interest in ministering to foreign countries. Children were encouraged to dress in costumes representing any country. When they arrived at the event they were able to “travel” to countries set up in our all-purpose building. At each country they were able to sample food from the country, learn about that country’s culture, do a craft, and see various items and artifacts from the countries. Adults served as the country hosts and they dressed in costumes from the respective countries as well. We played music and had games from other countries. (more…)

Back to School Party

BYOB (Bring Your Own Banana)

Each year we have a back to school bash and each child brings his/her own banana. We either serve individual banana splits or make a giant banana split to share.

We play all kinds of games using bananas and give away school supplies as favors and prizes! (more…)

Back to School Ideas

At our back to school party for the juniors we gave each child a packet of school supplies (such as paper, pencil boxes, glue, other larger items). For pencils, erasers, candy, treats, even certificates for ice cream and kids meals, and other smaller items: I wrapped each in Aluminum foil (tightly), then dipped each in a large bowl of plaster of paris. (more…)

Children’s Ministry Lesson Ideas for Freedom and Liberty Celebrations

Countries around the world celebrate national holidays of freedom, liberty and independence.  Some of the names include: Independence Day, Canada Day, Australia Day, New Zealand Day, Confederation Day, National Day, Bastille Day, Merdeka Day, Liberation Day, and St. Patrick’s Day.  There is a list of names and dates for each country at http://www.kidsturncentral.com/holidays/glossary/defindependence.htm.

How can you, the Children’s Ministry Leader, use your nation’s celebration to proclaim the gospel? (more…)

Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and Children’s Day Sunday School – Children’s Church Bible Lessons

Are you looking for creative Bible lessons to use in your Sunday School and Children’s Church services for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or Children’s Day?

Children’s Ministry Today has a great selection of lessons and games for your Christian Church holiday services at the www.ChildrensMinistry.org website.

Each Mother’s, Father’s, and Children’s Day lesson is excitingly designed to powerfully instill strong children’s Bible lesson truths in a motivationally fun interactive way.

These Sunday School and Children’s Church lessons have wonderful games and attention-keeping ways of teaching spiritual truths to children. Best of all, you can download these lessons and games.