“If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” Milton Berle I found this quote about mother’s on Twitter tonight. It made me laugh, but also has a biting truth. God has giving mom’s everything they need to handle the overwhelming task of raising kids — his grace included!
Whenever Mother’s Day rolls around, we take time to think of all that our mothers have done for us, and to appreciate and thank our moms with expressions of love. At the same time, though, the holiday can join the negative connotation of Valentine’s Day as a day for card companies and restaurants to make […]
Need a craft for a special Mother’s Day service? We all know how much kids love to give Mom gifts–and she sure deserves them! This Mother’s Day craft gives kids something to do and leaves them with something special to give to Mom. No shopping required. What You’ll Need Cardstock (bright or pastel colors work […]
Mother’s Day is upon us! You’ll probably have a full house in your children’s church or classroom. If you’d like to help out Mom and have kids burn a little energy before you send them home, try this racing game. Don’t let the word “race” scare you! If you keep the game simple and explain […]
A good mother is worthy of praise! She’s also a great example for an object lesson for Mother’s Day. This highly visual teaching will keep kids laughing and demonstrate the value of listening to their mother’s teachings. Ready to teach? What You’ll Need Large purse Small bible Pack of tissues Chewing gum Comb Mirror Anything […]
Every holiday, it never fails. Kids are wound up! Especially if the holiday involves candy. Well, on Mother’s Day, I may have less of a problem with sugared-up children but it is still a good idea to have some table or sit down games ready to play. Of course, I do provide active games but […]
This background on the Christian origin of mother’s day was compiled by Graham McDonald. He serves with Children of the World, a ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ Australia. Mother’s Day and the Christian Connection. Mother’s Day – Second Sunday in May Celebration of Mothers over the centuries has appeared in varying forms and traditions since and […]
When recently asked to “come up with” an unusual outreach idea for Mother’s Day, I have to admit I was stumped. I love the usual tea party and flower distributions but that’s not anything unusual. I finally settled on this unique idea for Mother’s Day. In a corner of my children’s church, I’ve set up […]