|"WHAT'S THAT AGAIN, JESUS?" II by Carol Duerksen|
YOUTH GROUP LESSON 18
|This series of lessons is set up to be used as a day-long or overnight retreat for your youth. If you want to do a day retreat, do parts 1 and 2 in the morning, and 3 and 4 in the afternoon. For an overnight retreat, do session 1 in the evening, and 2, 3 and 4 the next day. You could also divide it up and use different lessons for youth group or Sunday school meetings.
MATERIALS AND ADVANCE PREPARATION:
1 Movies: Hotel Rwanda and Mother Teresa, and the equipment to show them to the group. Preview the clips you will be showing.
2 Newsprint and markers
3 Bibles for each student
4 Digital camera with video capabilities or video camera and a laptop to show the footage.
5 Poster board and variety of colorful markers
7 Someone should be prepared to recite from memory the story “Jesus Wasn’t Normal” found at the end of session two. Second best would be to have it read dramatically.
8 Unique new pencilsmore than one per student so they have a choice.
9 Paper for journaling or drawing
Open the session with a prayer:
Holy Spirit, we invite you to come among us. Reach into our hearts and minds and souls. Fill us with your creativity, your power, your inspiration, your challenges and your blessings. And all God’s children said: Amen!
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