Journey to Bethlehem – week 6 – The Shepherds

So far we have had stories about Creation, the Fall, Abraham, the angel visiting Mary and the birth of Jesus. Our last story in our journey to Bethlehem series is all about the shepherds. Luke 2:8-20 Bible Story from Luke 2:8-20 Bible truth for toddlers – Jesus is the Saviour ‘The baby sent from God was… Read More Journey to Bethlehem – week 6 – The Shepherds

Journey to Bethlehem – week 5 – Jesus is born

This week we arrive in Bethlehem! The story is from Luke 2:1-7. I often start story time by introducing the characters – in this story we’ll all say hello to Mary and then to Joseph as I take them out of the story bag. (The knitted characters are from an Alan Dart pattern – available… Read More Journey to Bethlehem – week 5 – Jesus is born

Journey to Bethlehem – week 4 – The Angel visits Mary

This week we get very near to Bethlehem! The story is the Angel’s visit to Mary from Luke 1:26-38. Bible story – from Luke 1:26-38. (Include actions in the story if you can – ask the children and adults to join in) ‘One day Mary was at home. It was just an ordinary day. Mary… Read More Journey to Bethlehem – week 4 – The Angel visits Mary

Journey to Bethlehem – week 3 – God’s promise to Abraham

This week the Bible story was all about God’s promise to Abraham to give him a huge family and to bless all the people on earth through that family. During the story I use the names Abraham and Sarah for simplicity. (At this point in the Bible they are still using the names Abram and… Read More Journey to Bethlehem – week 3 – God’s promise to Abraham

Journey to Bethlehem – week 2 – Adam and Eve disobey

Adam and Eve break God’s law… Read More Journey to Bethlehem – week 2 – Adam and Eve disobey