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Thanksgiving Feast: Bus Ministry Style

Thanksgiving on the Church Bus

Planning a Thanksgiving meal for bus riders when you have ample space, volunteers and time is a cinch. What if you don’t have those kinds of resources but still want to minister to the kids and families in your community this Thanksgiving? Have a Thanksgiving feast—bus ministry style! It takes a bit of planning but […]

Thanksgiving Newsletter Ideas


It’s easy to get stuck in a rut when you produce a newsletter every week or even once a month. The same features, the regular columns–these can get pretty stale over time. You’ve probably noticed that some weeks, parents and kids can’t wait to pick one up. Other weeks, your newsletters go unnoticed on the […]

6 Thanksgiving Activities for Children’s Church


I love the old song that goes, “We gather together to ask the Lord’s blessings…” What a great time of the year to teach children’s church! Thankfulness and appreciation for the blessings of God is an important part of the life of a Christian. During “turkey” month, share these seven Thanksgiving activities with your kids. […]

Thanksgiving Bingo for Sunday School


Everything we have comes from God (James 1:17), and we are told to give thanks for everything (1 Thessalonians 5:18). This game is a fun way to remind children of the many things they have to be thankful for. There are two versions. The 3×3 cards are suitable for grade school children who understand the […]

Thanksgiving Day Reflections

Turkey is slotted to be on the Thanksgiving table, paired with my mother in law’s famous buttery mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, and stuffing.  The table itself looks just as good as the food prepared for it.  It’s wearing its finest tablecloth and is bejeweled with shiny silverware and inherited china.  Family and friends […]

Sunday School Lesson: Learn about Israel’s Thanksgiving Feast

This lesson introduces students to how the Israelites celebrated Thanksgiving as they celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles.  The celebration was written in God’s Law for His people to keep each year as a way to remember His goodness to them.  As His people remember all that He has done for them they are filled with […]