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The Exile and Return

Hi Godly Play Teachers! Welcome to the Exile and Return, the Godly Play story scheduled for this Sunday, November 19. Last week we shared the story of the ark and the temple, and talked about meeting God in a special place and honoring him with certain routines that both honored God and helped remind the [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Godly Play|0 Comments

The Ark and the Temple

Welcome to the Ark and the Temple, the Godly Play story scheduled for this Sunday, November 12.  For a girl who could spend days moving furniture and little people around a dollhouse, I simply adore this lesson! I also love it because it explores the idea of God’s abiding presence and helps us question exactly [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Godly Play|0 Comments

The Story of the Psalms

Welcome to The Psalms, the Godly Play story scheduled for this Sunday, November 5, based on the book of Psalms. If you’re teaching at FBG, I’ve emailed you the story script, which includes the first part of the David story from last week, found in the pink Enrichment Presentations for Fall, p.81. If you are [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Godly Play|0 Comments

The Story of David

Welcome to the story of King David, the Godly Play story scheduled for this Sunday, October 29, based on 1 Samuel 16-31, 2 Samuel and 1Kings 1-2. You can find the script for the story in the pink Enrichment Presentations for Fall book, p.78-85. This week’s story is another one (like Ruth and Samuel) that fits nicely [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Godly Play|0 Comments

The Story of Samuel

Welcome to the story of Samuel, the Godly Play story scheduled for this Sunday, October 22, based on 1 Samuel 1-28:3. You can find the script for the story in the pink Enrichment Presentations for Fall book, p.72-77. This week’s story is another one (like Ruth) that fits nicely after the story of the ark and the [...]

By | October 15th, 2017|Godly Play|0 Comments

The Story of Ruth

Welcome to the story of Ruth, the Godly Play story scheduled for this Sunday, October 15, based on the book of Ruth. You can find the script for the story in the pink Enrichment Presentations for Fall book, p.66-71.  As the book describes, this story doesn’t “unroll” like many other stories, from left to right in chronological [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|Godly Play|0 Comments

The Ark and the Tent

Welcome to the Ark and the Tent, the Godly Play story scheduled for this Sunday, October 8, based on Exodus 25-31, 35-40. You can find the script on p.81-86 in the orange book (The Complete Guide to Godly Play, Vol 2, 14 Presentations for Fall, by Jerome W. Berryman). Children always get so excited about [...]

By | October 2nd, 2017|Godly Play|0 Comments

The Good Shepherd and World Communion Sunday

Welcome to The Good Shepherd and World Communion Sunday, scheduled for this Sunday, October 1, 2016. This lesson comes from The Complete Guide to Godly Play, 20 Presentations for Spring, by Jerome Berryman. How wonderful for our children, who will be celebrating World Communion Sunday in worship, to have a chance to explore this idea of [...]

By | September 25th, 2017|Godly Play|0 Comments

The Ten Best Ways to Live

Welcome to The Ten Best Ways, our Godly Play story for this coming Sunday, Sept. 24. You can find the story in Exodus 20:1-17, Deuteronomy 5:1-21. The Godly Play script can be found in the 14 Presentations for Fall book (the orange one), p. 73-80. I love that Godly Play refers to the Ten Commandments as [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Godly Play|0 Comments

The Story of the Exodus

Welcome to our lesson for Sept 17, The Exodus, found in Exodus 11:1-15:21. The Godly Play script is in the yellow (Fall) book, p. 65-72. When we left Moses last week, he was getting ready to go with Aaron to speak to the Pharaoh and to do what God told him to do: set the [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Godly Play|0 Comments