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 … Continue reading Fall Retreat 2018

Fall Retreat 2018 – Hannah

General Objective:  To better understand hurdles in life can be overcome with praise and thanksgiving. Lesson Objective: To understand the importance of prayer. To state how Hannah showed gratitude Thank God for everything he gives us. God is listening. There is a purpose in everything that God does even if we don’t see what it … Continue reading Fall Retreat 2018 – Hannah

Fall Retreat 2018 – Jehoshaphat

General Objective:  To better understand hurdles in life can be overcome with praise and thanksgiving. Lesson Objective: Discuss Jehoshaphat’s reaction to hearing the news of the kingdom under attack. Narrate the story of Jehoshaphat winning the battle with sole praise and thanksgiving and no physical fighting. Memory Version: “…….Give thanks to the Lord, for his love … Continue reading Fall Retreat 2018 – Jehoshaphat

2018 Lenten Retreat Guide

We are pleased to present a Sunday School Lenten 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 Lenten retreat based on the theme presented here. These are resources, templates, topics, guides, and activities that … Continue reading 2018 Lenten Retreat Guide

2018 Lenten Retreat – Class 4

Suggested grades: 10th-12th grade Passage: John 11:1-44 General Objective: Discuss the healing power of Jesus, on the body, mind, and soul through the story of Lazarus’ resurrection and how it relates to the overall theme of “Jesus My Healer” in Jeremiah 17:14. Lesson Objective: 1. Narrate the story of the Resurrection of Lazarus. 2. Introduce … Continue reading 2018 Lenten Retreat – Class 4

2018 Lenten Retreat – Class 3

Suggested Ages: 13-15 Passage: Luke 5:12-16 (also Mark 1:40-45 & Matthew 8:1-4) General Objective: Comprehend the healing power of Jesus, on the body, mind, and soul in the story of the leper and relate it back to our overall theme of “Jesus My Healer” and Jeremiah 17:14 Lesson Objective: Narrate the story of the healing of … Continue reading 2018 Lenten Retreat – Class 3

2018 Lenten Retreat – Class 2

Suggested ages: 9-13 Passage: John 9:1-41 Main objective: Understand that darkness comes in many forms, there is but One light that can pierce the spiritual darkness of sin. Lesson Objectives: Narrate the story of the healing of the blind man (Read the story in simple terms and emphasize the following points.) Discuss the reaction of … Continue reading 2018 Lenten Retreat – Class 2

2018 Lenten Retreat – Class 1

General Objective:  Comprehend the healing power of Jesus, on the body, mind, and soul in the story of the leper and relate it back to our overall theme of “Jesus My Healer” and Jeremiah 17:14 Lesson Objective: Narrate the story of the healing of the hunchback woman Enable the children to identify with the hunchback … Continue reading 2018 Lenten Retreat – Class 1

Great Lent Preparation Workshop

The following is a manual / template for conducting a “Great Lent Preparation Workshop” for youth / Sunday-school students.  The manual is setup such that that a Priest/Youth leader/Sunday School teacher can implement this ‘Activity based study’ in their respective parish. They can run the study/activity on a Saturday youth prayer fellowship or in an … Continue reading Great Lent Preparation Workshop