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2020-2021 The Beatitudes

Virtual Sunday School Week 12

Week 12

Scripture: Matthew 4:23–5:12

Objective: You will reflect on their beatitude journey and wonder together about what it means to come down the mountain with Jesus. Participants will hear a grown- up say that Jesus preached about a world where God blesses those who may seem powerless. God’s kingdom looks different from kingdoms of violence, selfishness, and harshness. It is a community of love. You will receive a challenge to descend the mountain with Jesus, bringing everything we have learned into a new perspective for living.

Resources

Each week you will be able to download and print off a coloring page and a family page.

The coloring page has questions you can use to get a deeper understanding of the lesson as a family.

The Family Page is a resource you can use with one another throughout the week.

If you have any trouble with the video or resources, if you would like to send us feedback or take pictures or videos of you and your family learning and growing together you can contact us at thevirtualsundayschool@gmail.com

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2020-2021 The Beatitudes

Virtual Sunday School Week 11

Week 11

Scripture: Matthew 5:11-12

Objective: You will encounter the ninth blessing and promise of the Beatitudes. You will consider how we may rejoice even when people misunderstand or persecute us. You will hear a grown-up say that children do not have to do this work alone. You will receive a challenge to be a part of an ancient team, a team that partners with God to bring about love and justice.

Resources

Each week you will be able to download and print off a coloring page and a family page.

The coloring page has questions you can use to get a deeper understanding of the lesson as a family.

The Family Page is a resource you can use with one another throughout the week.

If you have any trouble with the video or resources, if you would like to send us feedback or take pictures or videos of you and your family learning and growing together you can contact us at thevirtualsundayschool@gmail.com

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2020-2021 The Beatitudes

Virtual Sunday School Week 10

Week 10

Scripture: Matthew 5:10

Objective: You will encounter the eighth blessing and promise of the Beatitudes. You will become familiar with the word “persecution” and how it relates to the life of Jesus and the lives of all people who resist injustice. You will hear a grown-up say that persecution often happens when we make brave choices. You will receive a challenge to choose the way of righteousness and justice, even if it makes people uncomfortable or frustrated.

Resources

Each week you will be able to download and print off a coloring page and a family page.

The coloring page has questions you can use to get a deeper understanding of the lesson as a family.

The Family Page is a resource you can use with one another throughout the week.

If you have any trouble with the video or resources, if you would like to send us feedback or take pictures or videos of you and your family learning and growing together you can contact us at thevirtualsundayschool@gmail.com

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2020-2021 The Beatitudes

Virtual Sunday School Week 9

Week 9

Scripture: Matthew 5:9

You will encounter the seventh blessing and promise of the Beatitudes. You will develop an understanding of the word “peace” that transcends lack of conflict. You will hear a grown-up say that we are all called to be peacemakers, and we are all children of God. You will receive a challenge to make peace in the world around us.

Resources

Each week you will be able to download and print off a coloring page and a family page.

The coloring page has questions you can use to get a deeper understanding of the lesson as a family.

The Family Page is a resource you can use with one another throughout the week.

If you have any trouble with the video or resources, if you would like to send us feedback or take pictures or videos of you and your family learning and growing together you can contact us at thevirtualsundayschool@gmail.com

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2020-2021 The Beatitudes

Virtual Sunday School Week 8

Week 8

Scripture: Matthew 5:8

You will encounter the sixth blessing and promise of the Beatitudes. You will hear the term “pure in heart,” and explore what it means to integrate our hearts, minds, and bodies to be whole human beings. You will hear a grown-up say purity sometimes disrupts the world in order to be faithful. You will receive a challenge to care for others because our hearts are created to love others.

Resources

Each week you will be able to download and print off a coloring page and a family page.

The coloring page has questions you can use to get a deeper understanding of the lesson as a family.

The Family Page is a resource you can use with one another throughout the week.

If you have any trouble with the video or resources, if you would like to send us feedback or take pictures or videos of you and your family learning and growing together you can contact us at thevirtualsundayschool@gmail.com

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2020-2021 The Beatitudes

Virtual Sunday school Week 7

Week 7

Week Seven! Blessed Are The Merciful

Scripture: Matthew 5:7

Today you will encounter the fifth blessing and promise of the Beatitudes. You will hear the terms “mercy” and “merciful” and contrast mercy to the harshness we see in the world. You will hear a grown-up say that God is merciful to us. You will receive a challenge to see the world through lenses of mercy, or “mercy glasses.”

Resources

Each week you will be able to download and print off a coloring page and a family page.

The coloring page has questions you can use to get a deeper understanding of the lesson as a family.

The Family Page is a resource you can use with one another throughout the week.

If you have any trouble with the video or resources, if you would like to send us feedback or take pictures or videos of you and your family learning and growing together you can contact us at thevirtualsundayschool@gmail.com

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2020-2021 The Beatitudes

Virtual Sunday School Week 6

Session Six:

Week Six! Blessed Are Those Who Hunger and Thirst

Scripture: Matthew 5:6

You will encounter the fourth blessing and promise of the Beatitudes. You will explore the metaphor of “hunger and thirst” for righteousness, and you will learn a functional definition of righteousness (justice). You will hear a grown-up say that we all hunger for things that aren’t food sometimes. You will imagine a world where all people have what they need and are treated fairly.

Resources

Each week you will be able to download and print off a coloring page and a family page.

The coloring page has questions you can use to get a deeper understanding of the lesson as a family.

The Family Page is a resource you can use with one another throughout the week.

If you have any trouble with the video or resources, if you would like to send us feedback or take pictures or videos of you and your family learning and growing together you can contact us at thevirtualsundayschool@gmail.com

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Virtual Sunday School Week 5

Session Five:

Week Five! Blessed Are The Meek

Scripture: Matthew 5:5

You will encounter the third blessing and promise of the Beatitudes. You will explore the concepts of meekness, land ownership, and caring for the planet. You will hear a grown-up say that we are all God’s children. You will examine the different ways we can show gentleness to ourselves, each other, and the earth.

Resources

Each week you will be able to download and print off a coloring page and a Family Page. 

The coloring page has questions you can use to get a deeper understanding of the lesson as a family.

The Family page is a resource you can use with one another throughout the week.

If you have any trouble with the video or resources, if you would like to send us feedback or take pictures or videos of you and your family learning and growing together you can contact us at thevirtualsundayschool@gmail.com

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Virtual Sunday School Week 4

Session Four:

Week Four! Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

Scripture: Matthew 5:4

You will encounter the second blessing and promise of the Beatitudes. You will explore the meaning of “those who mourn” and identify ways in which we feel sadness and comfort. You will hear a grown- up say that God blesses our sadness and promises to comfort us. You will articulate activities, objects, people, and messages that help you feel comfort.

Resources

Each week you will be able to download and print off a coloring page and a Family Page. 

The coloring page has questions you can use to get a deeper understanding of the lesson as a family.

The Family page is a resource you can use with one another throughout the week.

If you have any trouble with the video or resources, if you would like to send us feedback or take pictures or videos of you and your family learning and growing together you can contact us at thevirtualsundayschool@gmail.com

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2020-2021 The Beatitudes

Virtual Sunday School Week 3

Session Three:

Scripture: Matthew 5:3

Objective: You will encounter the first blessing and promise of the Beatitudes. You will explore the meaning of “poor in spirit” as it relates to our physical poverty and emotional burdens. You will hear a grown-up say that God blesses all of their feelings, even when they are not feeling good. You will practice relating to the world around you with a posture of open hands.

Resources

Each week you will be able to download and print off a coloring page and a Family Page. 

The coloring page has questions you can use to get a deeper understanding of the lesson as a family.

The Family page is a resource you can use with one another throughout the week.

If you have any trouble with the video or resources, if you would like to send us feedback or take pictures or videos of you and your family learning and growing together you can contact us at thevirtualsundayschool@gmail.com

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