“The Book of Acts” Sunday School Lesson Series

Free Sunday School LessonsTake your students on a journey through the Book of Acts where they will learn lessons from the early church after Jesus ascended to heaven and believers received the gift of the Holy Spirit.  Students will learn how they too can live a powerful life serving Jesus as the Holy Spirit empowers them.

This page is the index to our series of lesson plans that follow the Book of Acts. This page will be updated as the posts are published. These lessons were designed for older elementary children, but you could modify them for a broader range of kids.

  1. A Journey through the Book of Acts Overview Lesson
  2. The Day of Pentecost & God’s Gift Acts 2:1-21
  3. Apostles Witness Jesus’ Ascension Acts 1
  4. The Birth of the Church on Pentecost Acts 2
  5. Peter Heals the Crippled Beggar in Jesus’ Name Acts 3 (another option “Miracle at the Beautiful Gate“)
  6. The Spirit gives boldness to Peter & John Acts 4:1-31
  7. The Believers Remained Devoted Acts 4-5
  8. Seven Men are Chosen to Minister: Acts 6 Lesson Acts 6
  9. The Stoning of Stephen Acts 6-7
  10. Persecution Scatters the Church Acts 8:1-25
  11. Philip and the Ethiopian Acts 8:26-40
  12. Jesus Transforms Saul’s Life (Paul’s Conversion) Acts 9:1-31 with coloring page
  13. Peter Heals Aeneas and Raises Tabitha Acts 9:32-43
  14. Peter and Cornelius 10:1-22
  15. Cornelius Receives the Holy Spirit Acts 10:23-48
  16. Early Church Growth & Change Acts 11
  17. Peter’s Miraculous Escape From Prison Acts 12:1-24
  18. Barnabas and Paul Begin Their Missionary Journey Acts 12-13
  19. Paul and Barnabas 13:13-52
  20. Paul and Barnabas Persevere Acts 14
  21. New Missionary Teams Acts 15-16
  22. Paul & Barnabas at the Jerusalem Counsel Acts 15:1-35
  23. God sends Paul to Macedonia Acts 15:36-16:10 “Paul Preaching” coloring page
  24. Paul & Silas Praise God in Prison Acts 16:11-40
  25. More of Paul’s Journeys Acts 17
  26. Riot in Ephesus Acts 19
  27. Paul’s Farewell Journey Begins Acts 20
  28. Paul is Arrested in Jerusalem Acts 21
  29. Paul Testifies in Jerusalem Acts 22
  30. God Protects Paul’s Life Acts 23
  31. Paul’s Trial Before Felix Acts 24
  32. Paul’s Trial before Festus Acts 25
  33. Paul Shipwrecked on the Way to Rome Acts 27
  34. Paul Arrives in Rome Acts 28
  35. more in this series coming soon…

Like all our content, this curriculum is 100% free to use in your church, home, or school. Click here if you would like to share how you are using them.


Comments

  1. Cindy Beyer says

    I will be using this material too. Thank you for the ideas and great through the Bible study. My class is children from K-3rd grade.

  2. Tracy Parsons says

    Hi Kelly,

    I was so excited to see this material and am using it as our core curriculum for our gr 3-6 class this year. Hopefully more material will be made available so we can use it for the whole year :)

    Thanks so much!!

  3. Susan Best says

    This is an excelleent series – such a blessing to our children’s ministry as I teach a combined ages class Sat nights. Well thought through and desigend, these lessons were easy to prepare and use. Thank you!

  4. Christy says

    These lessons have made the teachings in the Book of Acts a remarkable journey for my Sunday School class! Thank you!

  5. Kim says

    I am so excited to have found your site. I was stuck in a rut and now cant wait untill sunday to teach. Im going to start with your lessons on holy spirit. You have made explaining a confusing topic so easy! Many many thanks God bless!

  6. Lois Lee says

    Tony, Thank you so much for making these lessons available for free. I am involved with a small congregation composed of refugees from an Asian nation. We do not have resources available to purchase curriculum materials from the big Sunday School Publishers so I was so thankful to find this web site. I am currently using the Book of Acts series with our 7-12 year olds. (The children are learning to speack English in school even though many of the parents speak very little English yet.)Also, thank you to Kelly for writing this series on ACTS.
    I am including the following info in hopes that it will be of help to some one else. I read in somebody’s comments that they were having difficulty finding activity or coloring sheets to go with these lessons. I, too, was having difficulty at first until I ran across a web site called Childrens Worship Bulletins. I investigated it and found it has ‘bulletins’ for children with has various kinds of activities that vary from week to week. There are mazes, code busters, puzzles, coloring, hidden pictures etc. and are available in two formats – one for ages 3-6 and one for ages 7-12. It is not free, but the cost is reasonable (around $20.00 per quarter)and it has bulletins from Genesis through Revelation. One only pays for a quarter at a time. So I decided to try it for a quarter and see how I liked it. I have been able to find something to go with nearly every lesson from Acts so far, so feel I’ve already gotten my $20.00 worth.
    Anyway, I hope this info will help someone.
    Again, Thank you Tony and Kelly for these lessons.
    Lois Lee

  7. Karen Gebert says

    I have a SS class for grades 3-6. We are going through book of Acts with your study. Each week the children draw cartoon illustrations of the lesson which we post on huge bulletin boards in our room. Before Christmas we had an Open House for the adults, where the children discussed their illustrations and reviewed the first 14 chapters of Acts. The kids were proud of their work and the adults were very responsive! Now we start on the last 14 chapters and plan to do the same thing. I will make color copies of their illustrations to present as gifts at end of class.

  8. Candace says

    We are using this curriculum to teach our children in our home Shepherding Group. The adults and kids will be studying the same topics, just in separate groups. Thank you for the free use!

  9. LaDonna says

    i am helping do chilren’s bible quizzing we are studing Acts i need some game and craft ideals for these kids, ages 6-12 thank you

  10. Marion Koss says

    We have a children’s quizzing program at our church, this fall we start the Book of Acts, these lesson will help the children learn on the book better

  11. Serena says

    using this lovely things for my sunday school class, thank you so much an may God bless each one of you!

  12. smriti Maity says

    We will be using this resources for Sunday Schools and in fellowship centres. Thank you so much for providing these wonderful tools for us. May the Lord bless you hundred fold.

  13. Jennifer Eloise Browne says

    I have just found this site a few weeks now and it has been such a blessing. It has made my job as a Sunday School Teacher so much more easier. Thank you and God continued blessings.

  14. Margaret says

    I was searching for some children’s material and ran across your website some time ago. Thank you so much for offering all of this free material. I find it to be truly refreshing and helpful. God bless all your efforts and hard work as you serve the Lord on a daily basis.

  15. Yvonne Beasley says

    I am using this lesson for children’s church. I have ages 2-12 so handouts were created for the pre-readers

  16. Beverly says

    Thank you so very much for providing these wonderful lessons for free! I teach Sunday school for 3rd-5th graders and although I usually have material to use, I didn’t have anything for the book of Acts. I found your site and the Journey through Acts, and it was a HUGE blessing and help to me! Praise the Lord for folks like you for providing this wonderful material!

  17. Jesvine Martina says

    Hi Kelly,

    I m from India and this series is helping me to teach children in a more effective way in our church. I can see they are enjoying the lessons as well as inculcating them in their lives. God bless you….

  18. CONNIE says

    THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THESE LESSONS. IT WILL BE A BIG HELP IN OUR CHURCH. GOD BLESS YOU ENORMOUSLY. AGAIN THANK YOU

  19. Coral says

    Thanks thanks a lot of the posted Sunday lessons/materials! It help and inspire me to prepare the funny and meaningful lessons to our kids!!
    Keep good work for our Holy God!! Praise HIM! Cheers!!

  20. sherry says

    The Book of Acts” Sunday School Lesson Series

    I am unable to get lesson 23. Why?

  21. Joyce says

    Thank you very much for providing FREE lessons. My daughter is volunteering to teach reading and writing in GHANA and was asked to also teach Sunday School. She called me frantically worried because she needed some type of guide as this is not what she went prepared to do! I have emailed her your site and hope it helps her! It is the best that I have found. Thanks once again and God Bless!

  22. Julie R says

    Thank you so much for this series! I am using it with my 11-15 y/o girls Sunday school class and they are absolutely loving it! Planning on adapting it to use with the Youth Group as soon as we are finished with our current lessons. Will be letting them add a little more ‘meat’ with some independent research and discussion! We are a very small church with NO budget for curriculum. This site has been such a blessing!

  23. YANAM NAIDOO says

    awesome stuff…this is the best ever teaching series our childrens church has ever done. Keep up the excellent work you are doing. you are certainly a blessing to me and my childrens church. God bless you as you continue to do his work faithfully.

    From: Durban, South Africa

  24. Cynthia Castro says

    I am a children leader at Bible Study Fellowship. Every week I have to make lesson preparation for my teaching assignment. I hope you can help me/

  25. Dawn says

    Hi Kelly,

    Just wanted to let you know how much our church has enjoyed using your material on the Acts series. We are following along and will have completed Acts 15 by easter so please keep the lessons coming and thank you in advance for all you work pulling everything together for us. You are truly a servant of God.

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