1) PARENT PREPARATION

Note to Parents: “Teaching a Sunday School Lesson” is a weekly episode on the Lutheran radio show Issues Etc. that correlates to this specific Sunday School curriculum. Listening to either of these 30-minute conversations will give you the basic Bible points to teach your child(ren).

With LCMS Pastor Tom Baker (2017): https://issuesetc.org/2017/09/19/2623-teaching-a-sunday-school-lesson-elijah-and-the-prophets-of-baal-pr-tom-baker-91917/

With Deaconess Pam Nielsen of Concordia Publishing House (2009): https://issuesetc.org/2009/10/02/teaching-a-sunday-school-lesson-elijah-the-prophets-of-baal/

 

2) WEB PAGES THAT CORRESPOND TO THIS SPECIFIC LESSON

This week’s Bible text, 1 Kings 18:20-46 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Kings+18%3A20-46&version=ESV

Overview of this lesson from the publisher (CPH):

https://seedsoffaith.cph.org/2017/09/21/old-testament-4-lesson-4-elijah-and-the-prophets-of-baal/

This lesson’s Everyday Faith Family Page from the publisher (CPH):

https://www1.cph.org/sundayschool/downloads/Lesson%205-%20Elijah%20and%20Baal%20Prophets.pdf

 

3) AGE-APPROPRIATE MATERIALS FROM OUR SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS:

Ages 3 through Kindergarten (6-page PDF)

First, Second and Third Grade (8-page PDF)

Fourth and Fifth Grade (5-page PDF)

 

4) EXTRA OPTIONAL LINKS

Illustrated retelling of this week’s Bible story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ix_XgYoTvcs

“Elijah and the Prophets of Baal” animation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xiyljA9qz0

“Showdown” song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMXxoTwTkIg

Elijah on Mount Carmel Coloring Page: https://coloringhome.com/coloring-page/48127?album=elijah-coloring-page

Elijah’s Altar Door Handle Craft: https://craftingthruthebible.com/elijah-prophets-of-baal-craft/