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Good Friday – Easter’s Great EGGsChange


Youth will have a quiz for which the losing team will receive punishment, but one of the youth leaders will step in and take the punishment on their behalf. The activity is a metaphor for the exchange that took place when Christ took our place and died for our sins on the cross.

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Tough Nuts to Crack


All of us face tough situations in our lives. We could be having the time of our lives but when bad things happen, the good times are forgotten, and all we can see ahead of us is despair. Christ passed through the gates of Jerusalem triumphantly, people waved palm leaves, cloaks were laid at the feet of the donkey He rode on, the crowds cheered and welcomed Him. Barely a week later, the cheers turned to jeers, it was His cloak that was ripped from Him and it was a whip that greeted Him. This Easter themed object lesson uses a walnut to teach the youth that even in the darkest hour and hopeless situations, something good awaits for those who know the plan of the Master.

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Easter: Taken by Surprise


We all make plans for big events and the next big one coming up is Easter. We often find that things rarely go according to how we intend and we tend to get caught off guard. The Easter account is full of surprises. Like the plot twist at the end of a suspense novel, all the characters get the surprise of their lives and their lives are never the same again. Here’s a fun game you can play that expresses the surprising Easter story!

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What Is Easter?


The church Pastor is giving the children his yearly Easter Children’s Sermon. Three of the children are more vocal than the rest.

The Pastor asks the first child, “WHAT IS EASTER?”

The child replies, “Oh, that’s easy, it’s the holiday in November when everyone gets together, eats turkey, and are thankful.”

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The Gospel According to a Tea Bag


The Gospel according to a Tea Bag

 

Use a tea bag as an object lesson to tell the story of Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection.

Materials

A tagged tea bag, two saucers, a clear glass of hot water, and a match or lighter.
NOTE: Please test first as not all brands of tea bags will float when lit.

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