Week 1: The Birth of Jesus
Lesson: Theme: Jesus’ Birth Scripture: Luke 2:1-20 Main Point: Jesus came to save us.
Opening Prayer: (By invitation)
Activity: Nativity Scene Reflection Instructions: Set up a nativity scene in the room, including figures of Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, the shepherds, and the wise men. Ask the teenagers to take a few moments to observe the nativity scene and reflect on the significance of Jesus’ birth. Encourage them to consider the humble circumstances of Jesus’ birth and the impact it has on their lives.
Summary: In this lesson, we explored the theme of Jesus’ birth. Through the nativity scene reflection activity, the teenagers were reminded of the miraculous and humble circumstances surrounding Jesus’ arrival. They recognized Jesus as the Savior who came to bring salvation to the world.
Scripture Memorization: Luke 2:11 – “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” (Due by next week)
Possible Refreshment: Hot Chocolate and Cookies Serve hot chocolate and cookies to the teenagers as they reflect on the warmth and joy of Jesus’ birth.
Closing Prayer: (By invitation)