September 30, 2014 -- Issue #20 - Volume 15


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In today's issue:

1) Missions' Month

2) All Creation Tells of Jesus

3) Creative Story-telling ideas?

4) Harvest Party Games?



1) Missions' Month

I love October! At the school where I taught October was designated Missions Month, and every year brought fresh revelations. Each class would choose a different country to study for the month. If anyone knew missionaries from that country, they were contacted. At the end of the month, all the elementary students, dressed as though they were from “their” country, and there was a Parade of Nations through the halls of the school. As the children grew older, they went on mission trips of their own and loved to return and share their experiences. 

After the parade, parents would join the class to celebrate their country, often with authentic food or crafts. . . . Read more.


2) All Creation Tells of Jesus

(Show leaves of different colors and shapes). 

Look what I brought with me today. These are some leaves I found while out walking.  During this time of year the countryside has been painted by God with beautiful colored leaves: some yellow, some orange or red, and some brown and gold.

What season of the year do these leaves tell us it is? (Autumn.) Have you ever wondered why trees loose their leaves? I think it is because Jesus wants to give them a new pair of clothes and they need a rest from holding on to the old ones all year long. Have you ever tried to hold on to a leaf for a whole year? Do you think you would get tired, too? Jesus knows we get tired, so he gave us a day of rest. We use that day to rest and thank God for all he has done for us.
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3) Creative Story-telling Ideas?

What creative ways do you use to tell stories of the Bible? Please share them here at


4) Harvest Party Games?

We're getting ready for our Fall Harvest Party. Does anyone have any ideas for Bible based games to play?

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