Multi-Age Children's Lesson

Lesson objectives:

  • Children will hear and share stories about God being with people and communities.
  • Children will think about how gifts from individuals and congregations can be the perfect gift to support leaders and leadership development in the church as they read accounts of stories of individuals who have been helped by the Christmas Joy Offering.
  • Taking inspiration from an individual who benefited from the Christmas Joy Offering, children will share acts of kindness to others in their community.

We invite you to also download our Drawing the Story activity sheet (also known as Activity Sheet #1) and our Christmas Joy note cards (also known as Activity Sheet #2) which are both used in the lesson.

Written by Becky D’Angelo-Veitch, Certified Associate Christian Educator, Director of Faith Formation at Third Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY