Manger Tales 4-Week Christmas Children's Ministry Curriculum
Talk to the Animals Who Were There When Jesus Was Born!
It's an exciting night in the stable. Mary and Joseph are there, keeping watch over the newborn Jesus, who is asleep in the manger. The animals are gathered together, keeping warm. Let's listen, as each animal shares its unique perspective of the Christmas miracle.
Manger Tales 4-Week Children's Ministry Curriculum Lesson Overview:
Memory Verse: “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” -Luke 2:11Doug the Donkey – Doug was with Mary and Joseph for the long trip from Galilee to Bethlehem. Along the way, he hears them tell the story of some very special angel visits proclaiming the birth of a Savior. Luke 1:26-38 & Matthew 1:18-24, Angel Visitations
Clara the Cow – The stable is Clara's home, invaded this night by all kinds of visitors. She can tell by looking into the manger that there is something special about this new arrival, Jesus. Luke 2:1-7, The Birth of Jesus
Sam the Sheep – Sam was minding his own business with the other sheep in the fields, when an angel appeared in the sky, telling the shepherds that Jesus Christ was born. Sam just had to come with them to meet the Savior for himself. Luke 2:8-20, The Shepherds
Cody the Camel – Cody came the furthest to be here tonight, carrying visitors from the east. He tells everyone how the Magi followed a new star in the sky to this very spot, and the gifts they delivered to the newborn king. Matthew 2:1-12, The Magi
Each Lesson Includes:
- Memory Verse
- Object Lesson or Kids Sermon
- Large Group Game
- Large Group Lesson Outline
- Small Group Discussion Questions
- Make It Stick! Parent Sheet
About This Children's Ministry Curriculum:
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- Designed for Kids Ages 6-12
- 4-Week Series
- Includes Both Large Group and Small Group Resources
- Perfect for Children's Church or Sunday School
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