Enjoy this free sample lesson plan from the larger “Thankful Still (even in 2020)” 4-Week Curriculum for children's ministry. Click here for the full 4-Week Curriculum
About this Lesson Plan
Thankful Still for Who God Is!
Theme: Thankful Still
Memory Verse: "Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!"
1 Chronicles 16:34
Challenge Verse: The God who made the world and everything in it, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by man, nor is he served by human hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all mankind life and breath and everything. Acts 17:24-25
Bible Story: The Greatness of God • Isaiah 40 & Acts 17
The Point: God doesn’t need anything
About the Thankful Still (Even in 2020) Curriculum
In these 4 lessons, students will see that some things never change and that we can always give thanks for these things. This curriculum also includes a month-long Thanksgiving Challenge where each week students will add to the challenge and hopefully develop an attitude of gratitude by the end of the month.
EACH LESSON INCLUDES
- Introductory Activity
- Thanksgiving Challenge
- Large Group Worship Time
- Welcome activity
- Study God’s Word – teaching materials for the Biblical text
- 3 songs
- Small-Group Lessons (2 options – ages 5-8 and ages 8-12)
- Memory Verse
- All necessary printables and resources
- Take home – family devotional guide with everything families will need for thanksgiving challenges
ABOUT BETHANY DARWIN
AUTHOR’S BIO: Bethany Darwin spent 20 years working full time in children’s ministry before recently coming home to raise her son. During her years in children’s ministry, Bethany discovered gaps in the available curriculum and often struggled to find a curriculum that worked in her church setting. It was this discovery that awakened a passion in her for writing children’s ministry curriculum.
Bethany is a popular curriculum writer for Ministry-to-children and you can find many resources of hers there. You can connect with Bethany through Facebook at ‘Treasure Trunk Books’ or on IG at ‘Treasure Trunk Kids.’ On these pages, she shares articles and resources for families as well as what she is doing to point her little one to Christ. You can also find other resources of hers there. Bethany is a member of Faith Bible Church in Naples, Florida where she serves in children’s ministry.
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