Make wind socks: Obtain white paper lunch bags and decorate them with felt markers or crayons. The flame above the apostle's head can be made by using red, yellow and orange cellophane sheets--a 2-inch square of each color. Brush off indecision, hanging from us like lint. Today we celebrate Pentecost as the birthday of the Church. Punch a hole in the other end of the bag and tie a 6-foot length of string or yarn to the bag. Try to explain the trinity using ice, water and steam how they are all one thing that can be three separate things. Fruits of the Holy Spirit Catholic - Spin the spinner and follow the directions.
The wings may be stapled together as if the dove were in flight so the words can't be seen, and the birds should be hung by red ribbons from a good spot. It only takes a few seconds of enthusiastic spinning to complete your unique piece of art. Fire and wind are signs of the Spirit's power. Send the home with the children to encourage parents to discuss the message during the week. The Holy Spirit is part of God that lives in us when we become a Christian.
Have the children use crayons, markers, yarn, feathers and whatever other materials such as sparkle glue that you have available to personalize their name tag. Need: Orange construction paper balled up to be the fire. The Holy Ghost is the Spirit of truth; he will testify of Christ. Before class cut pieces of crepe paper into 3 feet lengths. Pull the balloon back to the starting position and release the air from the balloon. But at this time, all of these people were gathered from all over in Jerusalem.
These would be fun for anytime, but with red, yellow and orange ribbons to represent flames, they would be perfect for pentecost. If there is anyone in this room this morning who has not been saved, speak to their hearts and help them to obey what they know they need to do. And for some of you, maybe you are still waiting to really experience the Holy Spirit. Bible Story: Pentecost and the Gift of the Holy Spirit Scripture: Acts 2:1-21 Target Age Group: Age 9 — 11 U. Another word for counselor is teacher.
He will remind you everything I have said to you. That, however, was yesterday, and our red Lifebuoy tongues linger only in the memory. My father was way up at the other end of the field. Help the children understand that as they live righteously and listen for the promptings of the Holy Ghost, they can receive guidance, warnings, and comfort. Use red and orange to make the fire sticks and white and blue to make the wind sticks. Write on the paper: The flame of the Spirit. For the older children, we expand on this message that the Holy Spirit was sent to the believers at Pentecost.
Make sure the holes are an equal distance from the centre of the disc and are about 1 inch apart. Children can color and decorate the pinwheel any way they desire, then a small hole is made in the center, preferably with a hole punch. Click here for: Powerful Change Popcorn Here in my hand I have a few small corn kernels: they are closed, tight, and hard. The dove has been used in some of the activities to represent the Holy Spirit taken from the story of Jesus' baptism. Emphasize that as baptized members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we all can have this help in our lives. Game: Blow Football Set up a game of blow football. Now, can I have a volunteer who would like to act out the part of the disciple, Peter? Use something like a cream cheese lid, sour cream lid, or pickle jar.
Each of the three circles in the disc should now be divided in half. On this feast, the first fruits of the wheat harvest were presented, and the covenant made with God at Mount Sinai was remembered and renewed. Pentecost is celebrated fifty days after Easter and falls on the tenth day after Ascension Thursday. If you feel it is appropriate, you might want to share an experience when you felt the Holy Ghost in your life. Create a dove out of paper or fabric and attach it to a telescoping pole to 'swoop down' during the processional and recessional hymns during worship. Challenge the group to choose a color of construction paper, cut out a flame, and using a sharpie to write out a prayer for the Holy Spirit to come. Activity Source: Family Liturgical Customs No.
The red peony is designated the Rose of Pentecost Pfingstrose and the oriole becomes the Pentecost bird Pfingstvogel. Fill the void in head and heart so that we may do what we must wisely and in the manner of Christ. Ask them what else the Holy Spirit does in us. Create a fire craft by taking a piece of card stock and either spraying it with spray glue or lightly brushing school glue all over it. Come, my children in the world, come and be my witnesses: I need every mouth that still prays, I need every hand that still traces the sign of the holy Cross! As seen in Figure 2 , now fold corners 2 and 4 to the centre.
Children can use the template pieces provided or they can use their imagination and design their own. Why would it be a big deal that these different places were gathered? It can be difficult to understand this aspect of the trinity but Pentecost shows the power of the Holy Spirit and the gentleness of Him as well. We will be using your lessons often at our church. Loosen the pin a bit if the blades do not rotate well. Glue the sides of the rectangle pattern together to make a box shape. Others will benefit from your ideas.