Focus on the Sunday Gospel for the 4th Sunday in Easter.
Use this unit study to help teach children that priests work as Christ's shepherds. This lesson is based on the account of the Good Shepherd in John 10:27-30.
In this week’s Gospel, Christ explains that He is the Good Shepherd. Jesus reveals that He knows each one of His followers; they hear His voice and follow Him. We are Christ’s sheep, and He will always protect us and care for us because He loves us. Through the Church, priests work as Christ’s shepherds. They carry on His saving ministry of love in the modern world. They have a special calling to guide and lead Christ’s flock.
This fun unit study is suited for a CCD or Religious Education class. It may also be used for Sunday School programs or as homeschool materials.
This unit study includes:
-Student and Teacher Cover Sheets
-Student lesson Worksheets
-Inclusive Teacher Guide
-6 Word wall terms: Messiah, Good Shepherd, trained, Apostles, calling, priests
-Decorative Thematic Poster
-Priests Are Christ’s Shepherds Display Activity
-Priests Are Christ’s Shepherds Coloring Sheet
-4th Sunday in Easter, The Good Shepherd Mini-Book
-The Good Shepherd Picture Puzzle - 4 Levels - 4pc, 9pc, 12pc, 20pc
-The Good Shepherd Word Search Puzzle
-P-R-I-E-S-T Acrostic Poem Activity
-Jesus Is the Good Shepherd Learning Card
-4th Sunday in Easter Thematic Writing Sheets
-Four Facts About Priests Get the Gospel Trading Card
There are opportunities in this lesson for Scripture reading, class or small group discussion, writing, drawing, and coloring. Teachers are encouraged to use the lesson and activities to fit the needs or abilities of students or to meet the allotted class schedule.
If this is the first lesson you have used in this year's Liturgy Lesson series, please download the Weekly Liturgy Lesson Instruction Packet for this school year.
Age: Gr. 2-5
Week: 4th Sunday in Easter (Cycle C)
Focus: The Good Shepherd
Theme: Priests are Christ's shepherds
Gospel: John 10:27-30
CCC: 753-754, 1554-1568, 1575-1584, 1589