|"IT ISN'T ALWAYS PRETTY" by Carol Duerksen|
YOUTH GROUP LESSON 86
|MATERIALS AND ADVANCE PREPARATION:
• Bibles for every student
• Copies of the article at the end of the lesson for everyone
• Five large pieces of poster board of five different colors, markers
• Oreo cookiesenough for each student to have 1-2 plus enough to make small milk shakes for students. An alternative for anyone who can’t eat them.
• Ice cream, milk, a blender, small cups, straws and/or spoons.
Welcome students, then invite them to take an Oreo cookie or two but not to eat it right away. Before students eat the cookies, ask: How do you eat an Oreo? Just bite into it? Do you separate the cookie? Eat the insides first? Do you dip it in milk?
After this short time of sharing how they eat their cookies, let them eat the cookies.
Ask: How is being in a family like eating an Oreo cookie?
How is it NOT like an Oreo cookie?
EXPLORE THE BIBLE
Divide into five groups and give each group Bibles, poster board, and markers.
Assign one group to each of the following chapters: I Samuel 16, 17, 18, 19, 20.
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