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Harvest Party Games

Pumpkin Roll: Play a bowling game using mini or pie pumpkins, or have kids compete to roll their pumpkins along an obstacle course from start to finish.

Scarecrow Races: Divide children into teams. Give each team a set of "scarecrow-type clothes," e.g. floppy hat, large flannel shirt and overalls. Teams divide, with half the team on one side of the playing field and the other half on the other. At the . . . read on.

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Fall Festival: Trunk or Treat Idea

Trunk or Treat is an alternative to Trick or Treating, whereby church members decorate their car trunks, preferably with a Bible theme, and handout candy to the children of their church and neighborhood. I decorated [my car] based on the Samaritan woman at the well (John 4: 4-26). I raised the trunk up and placed a large washtub in the floor of the trunk (you may have to place some kind of blocks or boxes under it to raise it up or tilt it some) then stretch burlap material or tarp across the raised lid of the car trunk to camouflage the back portion of the trunk (behind the tub). Add some artificial greenery around the outer sides of the tub to look like plants growing around the "well." Inside the tub place a strand of clear Christmas lights, and cover them with crumpled cellophane gift wrap - this gives the look of water. Make a poster board sign that says, Jacob's Well. You may also want to illuminate the sign with a floodlight. A costumed Samaritan Woman with a water jug filled with treats tells her story to all the visitors that come by the well. I used things that I had around my home and the children loved looking down into the well to see the "water." Happy trunk-or-treating!

Brenda Rupard / Brookland, AR

 

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The Scariest Words in the Bible

Ask children to think of scary words or things that scare them. When you say go, have them shout them out loud. 

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"Oh my those are scary words! But there are much scarier words in the Bible than those, and Jesus said them! Let me read them to you." 

Read Matthew 7:21-23 from a child-friendly Bible.

"What do you suppose we must do to keep from being sent away from Jesus? The Bible tells us we must turn from our sin and turn to God. We are to say with our mouths, 'Jesus is Lord,' and believe in our hearts that God raised him from the dead."  
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COOL: Children Of Our Lord

For Youth Sunday I used the acronym COOL, meaning Children Of Our Lord, for my inspiration. The children sang a cool song wearing sunglasses during worship service. 

During the announcements before service, the Sunday School children sit together on Youth Sunday. I asked them why they had sunglasses on since summer is over and the sun is not shinning outside. They kept replying "We're COOL." Then I had one of the children explain to the congregation the meaning of COOL!

They all had a good time, and we received a lot of good comments from the congregation.

RS
Dillsboro, Indiana

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Bible Memory Technique: Bible Volley

Divide class into two teams. Teams stand in line and face one another. Mark a “serve” position at the front of the lines. Players will rotate to serve one word from the verse at a time. Decide which team will go first. At the go, first player from team one stands on the serve position and says the first word, then rotates to the back of the team line with the next player moving into the serve position. The opposing team takes their turn by saying the next word. Play proceeds like this until the entire verse is stated. If a player is unable to say a word, he or she moves to the end of the line and play passes to the opposing team. Teams score one point for each word stated in proper order.




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  Five Christian Pumpkins


Five Christian Pumpkins sitting on a gate. 
The first one said, “Isn’t Jesus great!” 
The second one said, “He loves us, this we know!” 
The third one said, “For the Bible tells us so!” 
The fourth one said, “He takes away our sin!” 
The fifth one said, “His Spirit lives within!” 
Rolling away, they glowed so bright. 
And shared with others their Gospel light!

Copyright 2009 Barbara Kraft

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Bulletin Board Idea: 
Who's Hiding in the Pumpkin Patch

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