Week 1: The Great Commission
Lesson: Theme: Sharing the Good News Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20 Main Point: We are called to make disciples of all nations.
Opening Prayer: (By invitation)
Activity: Gospel Bracelets Instructions: Provide materials for the teenagers to make bracelets with different colored beads, each representing a part of the gospel message (e.g., black for sin, red for Jesus’ blood, white for forgiveness, etc.). As they create the bracelets, encourage them to think about the significance of each color and how they can use the bracelets as a tool for sharing the gospel.
Summary: In this lesson, we explored the significance of the Great Commission and our call to share the good news. Through the gospel bracelets activity, the teenagers were reminded of the essential elements of the gospel message and were encouraged to actively engage in sharing their faith with others. They were challenged to be intentional in their efforts to make disciples and fulfill the Great Commission.
Scripture Memorization: Matthew 28:19-20a – “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” (Due by next week)
Possible Refreshment: Global Snack Sampler Prepare a variety of snacks from different cultures and regions around the world, emphasizing the global nature of the Great Commission and the call to reach all nations.
Closing Prayer: (By invitation)