Body of Christ
The Bride of Christ, the Church (See also unity)
"Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it." 1 Corinthians 12:27
As children bring their offerings to class, they will earn pieces of a puzzle that when completed will be a large picture of a church building.
Everyone is called to serve within the Church using whatever gifts we have, "For we are God's fellow workers." 1 Corinthians 3:9a
Kids write in their names to show that they are members of a number one team—Team Jesus.
(Coloring Activity) Children use their coloring skills while showing how they can use the different parts of their bodies to serve God.
A guided tour to find Spiritual Gifts and how they build up the Body of Christ, the Church.
Kids match the names of Spiritual Gifts with different activities shown in pictures.
What may be impossible for one person to do is possible when believers give together. This activity shows the importance of teamwork.
We live in a world made up of many different people from many different backgrounds, nationalities and lifestyles. God loves everyone. Children must learn to respect and love each other, because God loves all of us.
A great bulletin board idea for teaching how children of God will live forever, because their real home Is with Jesus Christ.
God makes us different for a reason. We all have a purpose. As Jeremiah discovered while observing the potter as he made clay vessels, God can use us in any way He chooses. We are His children, and He is our Lord. (Jeremiah 18:1-10)
A game of cooperation to show how staying connected can be a lot of fun, and how being connected to the Lord is essential for producing good fruit.
Like the old "What's my line" game. Children guess the talent of a special guest
After completing this lesson, the children will learn that they should use the gifts given to them by God to help build up the Body of Christ.
After completing this lesson, the children will discover they are special because God will give them Spiritual Gifts to help serve in His Kingdom.
This lesson illustrates how every gift given to God, no matter how large or small, is very important in reaching out to build up God's Kingdom.
After completing this lesson, the children will discover that we are all part of the Body of Christ, and in unity we should work towards the common good of the Church.
This Object lesson will reveal just how fast a Sunday school class can grow when God's Word is shared.
In order for something to operate correctly, all parts perform important functions. Every Christian is important too, because they are all part of one body: the Church.
How can you be a good example of a child of God unless people can clearly see Jesus living in you?
The Body of Christ is stronger and more effective when everyone pitches in.
(Word Search) Spiritual Gifts used to build up the Body of Christ from Romans 12:4-8 and 1 Corinthians 12:8-10 can be found in this Word Search
(Word Search) Even as children, we can give to the church in many meaningful ways to help the body of Christ grow.
"I am the vine, you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing" (John 15:5). This verse is written on a Tangram, an ancient baffling puzzle kids can solve.
(Word Search) After Jesus was born, some very special people paid him a visit. Words from the story are hidden in this word search.
A poem about a brilliant light in the night showing the way to the newborn king.