There are two Sunday school classes at Trinity. Our younger class ranges from grades K-5 and our older class is grades 6-8. In our younger group, we focus on a children's Bible story and the children are lead in activities to reinforce the meaning of the story. Activities include art, science, and drama activities. The Jr high-class focus on how a bible story relates to mission-based work in the community. If your child is interested in Sunday School please contact Rachel Carpenter, Children's Education Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org
***Due to the COVID pandemic, church school classes are currently being held online on ZOOM. Please contact the church office for zoom links and times.
Past Sunday School Activities
Week of Sunday, August 30, 2020
Hello everyone! This week, we are focusing on the Fruit of the Spirit, Faithfulness. Please take a peak at the Douglas Talks video and activity! Email me a fact that you learned or a pic/video of you doing the activity and you will get a point towards a prize at the end of the summer! Have fun!! ~Rachel (email@example.com)
Read Proverbs 3:3 together. “Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.”
Invite your kids to make a necklace of faithfulness with you. With each bead that is strung you can talk about a time that God has been faithful to your family. This is also a great time to talk about what faithfulness is, examples of God’s faithfulness in the Bible, and why it’s so important to be faithful in our relationship with God and other people.
Week of Sunday, August 23, 2020
Hello everyone! I'm so sorry we skipped last week! I was on vacation visiting my mom. It was a great week! This week, we are focusing on the Fruit of the Spirit, Goodness. Please take a peak at the Douglas Talks video and activity! Email me a fact that you learned or a pic/video of you doing the activity and you will get a point towards a prize at the end of the summer! Have fun!! ~Rachel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Instruct everyone to decorate the outside of their banana.
Once everyone is finished decorating, peel open the bananas. Talk about how what we see on the outside appearance of a person doesn’t show us what is on the inside (in their heart). Only God sees our hearts & only the Holy Spirit working inside of us can create goodness in our heart. If someone opens up a banana that has brown spots, that’s a great opportunity to reiterate how what’s on the outside doesn’t always show us what’s on the inside.
This week, we are focusing on the fruit of the spirit, KINDNESS!! Check out our weekly Douglas Talks video followed by a video by "Kid President". After watching the videos, do at least one random act of kindness this week. Take a picture or email me what you did for a point towards the end of the summer prize!! Emily Kee is our leader right now!! Way to go Emily!!
The Fruit of the Spirit is Patience Activity InstructionsHands On: Sweet Treat Test of Patience Object Lesson
Supplies: A Favorite Sweet Treat (gummy bears, m&m’s, fruit snacks, mini marshmallows, chocolate chips), 2 Small Bowls or Bags (per person)
Place one treat in one bowl and a handful of the treat in the second bowl.
Offer the treat to your child before dinner, but let them know they have an option. Either they can have the first bowl that has only one treat in it before dinner or if they wait patiently until after dinner they can have the second bowl that has a lot more.
Talk about it: Depending on which option your child chose you can talk about whether they were patient or not and why they chose to be patient or wait or impatient and eat the treat.
As always, email me something you learned from the Douglas Talks video or a video / picture of you doing the activity and you will get a point towards a prize at the end!
I hope so much you are all having a great summer!! ~Rachel
Week of Sunday, July 26, 2020
Hi everyone! This week, we will focus on the Fruit of the Spirit PEACE!
Check out the Douglas Talks video and then try the Cosmic Yoga youtube channel! As always, email me a pic or video to earn points!
As always, send me a video or picture of you doing something that shows me what you learned from this lesson! You could send me a video of you doing the object lesson or maybe a picture or video of something that brings you JOY!
Week of Sunday, July 12, 2020
WAY TO GO EMILY KEE!! I LOVED the video of you, Brandon and your dad doing the Fruits of the Spirit dance! 1 point for the Kees! Nice singing Mr. Kee :)
Here is this week's church school activity! This week, we will focus on our first fruit of the spirit, LOVE! Take a few minutes to watch these two videos and then do the activity! In the first video, there's a little muppet guy - it might look like the video is for young kids, but it's really not! He does a great job teaching us about LOVE:)
Each week I will be posting some videos and activity ideas that you can do from home! If you complete an activity, email me a picture of your finished product. You will get a point for each activity you complete. At the end of the summer, whoever gets the most points will win a prize! Our summer theme will be The Fruits of the Spirit. This week, the activities focus on introducing the topic. The following weeks will focus on each individual fruit of the spirit.
Make sure to email me something that shows me that you completed an activity. What did you learn from the cartoon video? Send me a video of you doing the dance in the second video! Send me a picture of the craft you complete! Have fun!!!
Lesson: The Good Shephard and the parable of The Lost Sheep
Today we learned about the lesson of The Good Shephard. We particularly focused on the parable of The Lost Sheep. We started off watching this lego video of The Lost Sheep
Next, we discussed what it means to be a shepherd and how Jesus acts as our shepherd. Even if we make a bad choice, and become a "lost sheep", Jesus will forgive us and help us find the way back "home" to him.
Next, we played the cup switching game to pretend we were shepherds keeping track of our sheep:) The Kee family actually had a toy sheep to use in our game!
Lastly, we played an online memory game teaching us that we all have very unique and wonderful characteristics and that Jesus knows us inside and out and will always find us / forgive us if we become lost, like the sheep in the parable.
There will be NO SUNDAY SCHOOL ON MOTHER'S DAY. We will resume, on zoom:), on Sunday, May 17. Our last day of Sunday school will be Sunday, June 7.
Sunday April 26th, 2020
This Sunday, we focused on Earth Day and how we can take care of God’s creation. We made: Seed Shapes Materials: packet of flower seeds A mixing bowl Water 3-5 pages of scrap paper shredded into small pieces (you can do this ahead of time or during the activity Food Coloring (OPTIONAL) Cookie cutters (OPTIONAL) a paper plate or something for them to dry on
Here is a youtube video explaining how it works/what we are made!
Also, attached is a simple nature scavenger hunt to take with you on a walk this week!
This week Sunday School cover the the lesson - The Road to Emmaus. Find attached below a downloadable skit and words to a song the class sang. The class decided to focus on one positive thing that happens each day as a way of seeing Jesus in our lives as we "walk through" this uncertain time.
Enjoy a Virtual Easter Egg Hunt From the Comfort of your Home!
Click the Flag in the Middle to Start! You should be able to find 80 eggs. If it does not advance to the next page you have not found all the eggs on that page.
Sunday School April 5th, 2020
This morning, Trinity Church School gathered on Zoom! We had a great time catching up and we read this interactive Easter story together. Screen sharing technology wasn't working perfectly, but this is a video that we tried to watch together as well! Take a peek if you are looking for something to do together at home today to recognize Palm Sunday and Holy Week.
Sunday School March 29th, 2020
The Trinity Church School had another successful virtual class via ZOOM! This week, we talked about the importance of KINDNESS during these tricky times. We watched this video on YouTube to get our brains thinking about kindness. "In a world where we can be anything, BE KIND"