As an offering or sacrifice; spiritual gift of giving (See also tithing, sharing)
"But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you." Matthew 6:3-4
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.
Children unscramble words to complete sentences that describe ways they can care for others. These are then added to a care package.
The children will enjoy helping the less fortunate while they prepare care bags for the homeless.
A community outreach program will benefit the community, students and church as a whole.
It is important to give generously, but it is also important to receive with thanksgiving in your heart. This activity will help kids learn both.
Is it better to give or to receive? Generosity is a great attitude to have.
What may be impossible for one person to do is possible when believers give together. This activity shows the importance of teamwork.
The world can be a lonely place; wouldn't it be nice if each of us cared for one another?
All Spiritual Gifts are given to us from God, for the building up of the Church. This bulletin board shows how each gift is precious.
A Christmas coloring craft to show how children can give special gifts to Jesus.
Teams compete to see whose missionary will be able to build a church first.
Two teams are challenged to come up with different ways they can live to serve Jesus
The children will have fun as they learn about poverty, greed, and giving while playing a game.
In this lesson, the children will learn that to be just like Jesus, they must give their whole self to God and become a pleasing offering to Him. As Jesus sacrificed His life for our sins, so that we may have everlasting life, we must also become "Living Sacrifices", holy and pleasing to God.
After completing this lesson, children will see that we can show kindness and give generously to others because God shows kindness and gives generously to us.
In this lesson, the children will discover that the people in Jerusalem needed to recognize the state of their hearts by seeing their actions were not lined up with Godís Word.
After finishing this lesson, children will realize that Christmas is a time in which we should celebrate the birth of Jesus and worship Him.
This three lesson series teaches children the importance of giving back to God with their tithes, talents, and service.
This Object talk shows how God provides for all people, wealthy or poor.
The Body of Christ is stronger and more effective when everyone pitches in.
What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul? Mark 8:36
(Word Search) Even as children, we can give to the church in many meaningful ways to help the body of Christ grow.
Let your light shine in the darkness, and help set some captives free (Skit for four)