Help students understand that when we have communion or fellowship with Christ we have the ability to love each other as he commanded.
By the end of this session, the students will:
Identify and chart the relationships between the vine, the vinegrower, and the branches.
• Identify and list the differences between being a friend and being a servant.
• List specific ways they can demonstrate their communion with Jesus.
MATERIALS NEEDED AND ADVANCE PREPARATION:
1 Bible for each student.
2 Invite a person to class who has experience with grapevines or gardening to discuss pruning and fruit bearing; or in the case of flowers, deadheading. If possible, the person should bring a plant to class to demonstrate pruning or dead heading.
3 Write and display Key Verses on poster board, newsprint, or chalkboard prior to class.
4 Have several sheets of newsprint or sheets from a flipchart available
5 Branches or vines for each student. These can be real or something you purchase at a craft store.
6 A bowl of assorted fruit
7 Scissorsone per student
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