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Seasonal Resources – Pentecost

Pentecost

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Pentecost is the day on which the Christian church commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit upon people  assembled in Jerusalem. It is celebrated 50 days after Easter and is often referred to as the “Birthday of the Church”.

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GENERAL RESOURCES

Day of Pentecost and God’s Gift of the Spirit

http://ministry-to-children.com/pentecost-sunday-school-lesson/

##Family Devotions and Observance of Pentecost – Mary Jane Pierce Norton

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/family-devotions-and-observance-of-pentecost

It’s Pentecost – Let’s Party!

http://www.buildfaith.org/2012/05/17/its-pentecost-lets-party/

Pentecost Ideas (from Flame Creative Children’s Ministry)

http://flamecreativekids.blogspot.com/search?q=pentecost

##Pentecost – Spirit, Wind and Flame (rotation Sunday School lesson set)

http://www.rotation.org/topic/pentecost-spirit-wind-andamp-flame—complete-lesson-set-from-state-street-umc-bristol-va

##Pentecost Sunday – A Lesson for the Children (object lesson)

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/pentecost-sunday-a-lesson-for-the-children

Storypath Lectionary Links for Pentecost

http://storypath.upsem.edu/tag/pentecost/

Sunday Software – Lesson Ideas for Pentecost (computer lab lessons)

http://sundaysoftware.com/site/lesson-ideas-for-pentecost/

##Worship for Kids (Children’s sermon ideas from Ministry Matters)

http://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/5081/worship-for-kids-june-8-2014

##Windy Day Worship (good for tweens)

http://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/1390/windy-day-worship

MEDIA

Acts of the Apostles: What is Pentecost? | What’s in the Bible?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtokHQOmFu0

##Children’s Moment – Water and Spirit
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fu2t_wb5BFo

Mystery of Pentecost (Godly Play)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7oM_n5QXxk

Pentecost (dramatic reading of scripture)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOm1DMZJITs

##Pentecost – Chuck knows Church
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ScAr1UHl9I

Visual Bible – Book of Acts (from 7:06-10:57)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWZKprMCFp4

COMMERCIAL RESOURCES

##Cokesbury – Pentecost Resources for Children
https://www.cokesbury.com/forms/search.aspx?txtSearchQuery=pentecost%20children

The Day When God Made Church: A Child’s Book about Pentecost
ISBN13-978-1-61261-564-6
http://www.paracletepress.com/the-day-when-god-made-church.html#.Vs9xBf14PP8.facebook

 

 

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