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March Madness Reading Wand & Bookmark – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Supplies: Instructions: Draw a basketball on one end of the stick.  Add lines to indicate bouncing. Place the bubble sticker over the ball. Kids can use the stick as a reading wand.  When they are ready to stop reading it also makes a great bookmark. Optional: Help kids to add a favorite Bible verse or decorate the stick with their team’s colors. Bible Books Championship Bracket This Bible Books Championship Bracket Chart can be printed on 11 x 17 paper…

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Valentine’s Day Do’s and Don’ts – Youth Ministry Christian Article

We will soon be celebrating the most beloved and hated holiday in all of tween and teen-dom: Valentine’s Day. During adolescence, it seems to become THE DAY when your friends, crushes, and relationships prove their love for you via candy gram or stuffed bear.… The post Valentine’s Day Do’s and Don’ts appeared first on YouthMinistry.com. This is Only a Snippet of a Youth Ministry Christian Article written by Leneita Fix Read Full Article

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3 Creative Ways to Honor MLK Day – Youth Ministry Christian Article

As we prepare to celebrate MLK Day, we’ll see plenty of “greatest hits” quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr. So much of what he said about social justice and racial equality is still relevant today. But Dr. King said a lot of powerful stuff that will never make it onto a meme.… The post 3 Creative Ways to Honor MLK Day appeared first on YouthMinistry.com. This is Only a Snippet of a Youth Ministry Christian Article written by Danette Matty…

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Make “Less” Your “More” – YouthMinistry.com – Youth Ministry Christian Article

From the last porch light of Halloween through the last light of the Christmas tree, our holiday schedules are packed! Cramming their way into our margins are school Christmas parties, staff get-togethers, and family dinners—and we haven’t even touched decorating, cooking, shopping, and wrapping. The holidays can be exhausting. So how do we “gift” families, volunteer leaders, and even our own households with margin during the holiday season? The temptation is to take a red pen or a pair of sharp…

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Spirit-Filled Jack-o-Lanterns (PRINTABLE) – Christianity Cove – Christian Article

This printable pumpkin can be cut out and filled with the Fruits of the Spirit as a reinforcement to the lesson. Materials: Preparation Print out a copy of the file for each student. Lesson: Cut out the pumpkin. Fold it across the bottom so that the top comes up even with the back. Use stick glue to make the sides stick together. Leave the top open. Cut out Fruits of the Spirit from the second page, and then put them…

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