Fall Retreat 2018

We are pleased to present a Sunday School Fall Retreat Guide developed by the Educational Enhancement team. In order to provide a consistent education experience throughout the diocese, it is encouraged for each region/parish to conduct a Sunday School Fall retreat based on the theme presented here. These are resources, templates, topics, guides, and activities that can be used to conduct such a retreat for your Sunday School students at the regional or parish level.

Theme

“Thankfulness”

In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:18

The retreat will be focused on two Old Testament figures:

Downloads / Resources

  1. Lesson Plans
    1. Lesson 1 – Hannah’s story (3-8 years) (PDF) (HTML)
    2. Lesson 2 – Jehoshaphat’s story (9-16 years) (PDF) (HTML)
  2. Possible Thankfulness Related Ice-breakers (PDF)
  3. Sample Timeline / Activity Breakdown (PDF) (gdoc)
  4. Daily Prayers (PPT / GoogleSlides)
  5. Worship Songs (see below)

Worship Songs

1. Song: Thank You Lord for Making Me

2. Song: I Thank You God For Making Me

3. Song: Thank You Lord For This New Day

4. Song: Thank You Jesus

5. Song: There Are Many Things I Am Thankful For

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