To help students see all people as beloved of God and deserving of our care.
By the end of this session, the students will:
• Think about stereotypes they have about rich and poor people.
• Think about why wealth and status can be deceitful and why they cannot give us a happy life on earth or eternal life.
• Evaluate themselves and their life in light of this story
MATERIALS NEEDED AND ADVANCE PREPARATION:
1 The video “Mean Girls”
2 large pieces of poster board, markers and scissors
3 Props for the Bible story: a “fine robe” for the rich man (could be a nice leather jacket or letter jacket); tattered clothes; bandaids; food.
4 Copies of the response reading for each student
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