Our Schedule for March/April 2015 – Jesus is alive!

We’ve heard the story so many times it is easy for us to accept. But pause for a moment and consider the shock, and surprise, and joy experienced by the followers of Jesus on the very first Easter. They needed convincing that the resurrection was true! Do we? What does this message mean to us?

Attend our workshops for this Rotation!

He is Risen by artist He Qi

As preparation, read our story in Matthew 28:1-10, and in John 20:1-20.

For Saturdays at the Green Wood location, here is the schedule…

Date Workshop or Activity
3/21 Art Workshop
3/28 Video Workshop
4/4 Science Workshop
4/11 Cooking Workshop
4/18 To be announced
4/25 Attend worship – led by the 7th-12th graders

And on Sundays, at the downtown location, here is our schedule of workshops:

Date Our workshops for 1st through 5th graders…
Art Cooking Video Science
Room 212 Social Hall Room 215 Room 211
3/22 4th grade 3rd grade 2nd & 5th grade 1st grade
3/29 3rd grade 2nd & 5th grade 1st grade 4th grade
4/5 Enjoy Easter Sunday worship with your family!
The sermon is on Mark 16:1-8. Read it before hand! It will sound very familiar, except for one part.
I wonder what that’s about?
4/12 2nd & 5th grade 1st grade 4th grade 3rd grade
4/19 1st grade 4th grade 3rd grade 2nd & 5th grade
4/26 Enjoy Youth-led worship with your family!

And here’s what the 6th graders will be doing this month… (They’ll always be in the Pine Room.)

3/22 3/29 4/5
Stay tuned… for further details. Worship with family
Easter Sunday!

What’s happening in each workshop?

  • In the Art Workshop students will create a mini garden/empty tomb scene. Sort of like a crèche scene for Easter!
  • In the Video Workshop students will watch portions of the animated video from Nest Entertainment, He is Risen.
  • In the Science Workshop students will explore the difference between magic tricks, scientific facts and miracles. Which one does Jesus’ resurrection fall into?
  • In the Cooking Workshop students will create “Resurrection Rolls.” Yum. And what a surprise!

On Saturday nights and on Sunday mornings at FUMC our Cool Disciples experience Rotation Model Christian education, as they learn about Bible stories and concepts through kid-friendly multimedia workshops. If you are in the area please join us for the fun learning at First United Methodist Church in Ann Arbor, MI.

Photo credits:
He is Risen, by He Qi, via Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN, offered under a Creative Commons License.

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