On Saturday nights and on Sunday mornings at FUMC our “Sunday’s Cool” is a different sort of Christian education. We are a Workshop Rotation Model church. That means kids spend a month learning a particular Bible story, each week encountering a different kid-friendly multimedia workshop. In October we are starting a big story: Jacob and Esau. This is such a long story that we’ll be breaking it into two parts. (Part two will be in November.) Read part one in Genesis 25:19-34, 27:1-37, and 27:41-43.
For Sundays at the downtown location, here is the schedule of workshops for the end of September and for October…
|Room 212||Room 215||Room 204||Room 211||Social Hall||Pine Room|
|9/30||1st grade||5th grade||3rd grade||6th grade||4th grade||2nd grade|
|10/7||Worship and Communion with your family|
|10/14||2nd grade||4th grade||1st grade||5th grade||6th grade||3rd grade*|
|10/21||Attend worship: kids will help us to worship!|
|10/28||3rd grade||6th grade||2nd grade||4th grade||5th grade||1st grade|
* On the 14th the 3rd graders will be having a special class on using their Bibles. Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.
What’s happening in each workshop?
- In the Art Workshop students will work cooperatively to create construction paper mosaics illustrating the story of Jacob and Esau. The mosaics will focus on characters and story sequence.
- In the Cooking Workshop students will explore why Esau traded his birthright for a bowl of lentil stew, and in the process create and taste “some of that red stew.”
- In the Drama Workshop students will enact the story and learn what happened when one brother tricked the other.
- In the Games Workshop students will participate in a game of “Bible Baseball” – with the rules changing as the students play! What’s up with that?!
- In the Puppet Workshop a puppet storytelling kit will be created and used to tell the story. Encourage your child to use their kit to tell the story at home.
- In the Video Workshop students will watch portions of the video The Lion King, and explore what happens when we do things our way.
|10/20||No Workshop. Worship with your family.|
If you are in the area please join us for the fun learning at First United Methodist Church in Ann Arbor, MI
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