Crossing the Checkpoints for Life’s Race – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

“Let us lay aside every hindrance and the sin that so easily ensnares us. Let us run with endurance the race that lies before us, keeping our eyes on Jesus…” Hebrews 12:1-2 Back in 2013, the highly-respected late Jerry Vogel wrote about a few of the spiritual mile markers to be celebrated in families’ lives (post). As many of us are planning for a new ministry year with kids transitioning to new classes, this seems like a good time to…

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Stars and Stripes Bunting | Mr. Mark’s Classroom – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD.  Psalm 33:12 Supplies: Contact paper—18” X 15” Red, white, blue sparkle tissue paper Black cardstock Curling ribbon Scissors Glue stick Clear tape Prepare It: Cut black cardstock into 1/2” X 8 1/2” strips. Cut Red, white and blue tissue paper into 1” strips. Cut 2 1/2” stars out of white tissue paper. Cut a 3’ length of curling ribbon. Make It: Peel backing off of contact paper and on a flat…

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VBS Stage Animals | Mr. Mark’s Classroom – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

    This 24-foot-wide Large Safari Scene Setter comes with seven panels. The seventh panel is filled with scene add-ons to bring your stage to life. You will find a baby giraffe, a baby elephant, extra toucan bird, rocks with a bright green frog and iguana, and a beautiful four-foot-wide peacock to add to your scene. Simply cut the items out loosely with scissors and attach the pieces to cardboard or display foam board from Hobby Lobby. Mr. Mark used cardboard. Just…

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