NOVEMBER 29: THE BIRTH OF JOHN FORETOLD

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 (2018): https://issuesetc.org/2018/11/27/3314-teaching-a-sunday-school-lesson-the-birth-of-john-the-baptist-foretold-pr-tom-baker-11-27-18/

 

With Deaconess Pam Nielsen (2011): https://issuesetc.org/2011/11/28/the-birth-of-john-the-baptist-foretold-with-deaconess-pam-nielsen-11282011/

 

2) WEB PAGES THAT CORRESPOND TO THIS SPECIFIC LESSON

 

This week’s Bible text, Luke 1:5-25:

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A5-25&version=ESV

 

Overview of this lesson from the publisher (CPH):

https://seedsoffaith.cph.org/2015/12/01/new-testament-1-lesson-1-the-birth-of-john-foretold/

 

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

https://www1.cph.org/sundayschool/downloads/EverydayFaith_NT1_1_Birth_of_John_foretold.pdf

 

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

 

Ages 3 through Kindergarten (5-page PDF) 

First, Second and Third Grade (7-page PDF)

Fourth and Fifth Grade (5-page PDF)

 

4) EXTRA OPTIONAL LINKS

 

Illustrated retelling of this week’s Bible story (for younger children):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWJCekwxM2I

 

“Zechariah and Elizabeth” animation (for older children): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFHOIiI6Vf0

 

“Rejoice in The Lord Always” song (for younger children): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xQBGh4qD2k

 

“An Angel Visits Zechariah” song (for older children): 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YifteGUcQis

 

Angel Visits Zechariah Coloring Pages:

1) http://www.supercoloring.com/pages/angel-visits-zechariah

2) https://coloringhome.com/coloring-page/1773548?album=elizabeth-and-zechariah-coloring-pages

3) http://getdrawings.com/get-coloring-pages#zechariah-and-elizabeth-coloring-page-35.jpg

A Son for Zechariah Craft: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/a7/f2/33/a7f2336a19aa76e3ca36412f69b66b7f.png