Getting Ready to Worship

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Introduction to the Unit

Gathering Song

Getting Ready for Bible Storytelling



Saying Sorry to God

Saying Sorry Action

God Gives us a New Start

Prayers for Other People

Prayer Action

Thank You God

Creative Response

Sharing God's Peace

Taking God's Love

Into the World

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Interactive Storytelling

➜ Guide: Book 1, p.221

See Diddy Disciples Book 2 for the stories from the ​John the Baptist Unit. 

Week 1: Meet John* (Matthew 3.1-6), p.61

Week 2: John Baptizes Jesus (Matthew 3.13-17), p.65

Extra: Our Baptism: a baptism roleplaying workshop, p.70

Extra: Jesus is Thrown into the Wilderness (Mark 1.9-12), p.81

Week Before Lent: Jesus Gives Up Everything for Us (Luke 4.1-2, Matthew 4.1-2), p.86

*In years with very few Sundays between Christmas and Lent, your group may need to combine Weeks 1 and 2 of John the Baptist into a single week. The storytelling material in that unit sets out how to combine the stories.

Song for Week 1