Category Archives for Lesson Plans

Neighbor Story – United States

Read the below story:A MIGRANT JOURNEYWhen Elvis Garcia Callejas was 15 years old, he had to leave his home country of Honduras and come to the United States alone. Because he had no family in the United

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Personal Connections Activity – Welcome Your Neighbor!

THINK ABOUT IT  Discuss: What does the word “include” mean? What does it mean to “welcome” someone? What are some of the times and places that we include and welcome other people (games, conversations,

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Prayer

This is a call and respond prayer. First, teach the children the response, “You are Welcome”.  Remind students that when we pray, we are talking to God. Tell them that you will read the first

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What’s The Big Idea?

We recognize Christ in both those who migrate and those who welcome the stranger. The story of our faith is in many ways a story of migration. Abraham and Sarah crossed borders to find a new home;

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Migration Classroom Poster

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Faith Perspective

​“As a young priest in Africa, I was arrested for taking a picture of a tree. At the police station, I was asked why I had taken a picture of a secret military base. I explained that I didn’t know

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Step 2: Make Personal Connections

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 OBJECTIVE: Students will reflect on what God’s Creation means to their lives, and brainstorm ways to better Care for Creation.READ the FAITH PERSPECTIVE article as a

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Step 4: Take Action

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 TRACK YOUR WATER USEPope Francis writes that “Access to safe drinkable water is a basic and universal human right…” (Laudato Si). This is important because unlike

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Step 1: Pray

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Gracious God,We thank you for the gift of today as another day to experience your love poured out in creation.We can hear your love for us and the world in the songs

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What’s The Big Idea

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 By protecting God’s Creation, we protect and care for one another.The natural environment is a gift from God, which nurtures and sustains our lives. To be in loving relationship

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