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Focus on the Sunday Gospel by Using Our Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle B).

Use this Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle B) unit study to help teach children that those who are not against us are for us.  This lesson is based on the Gospel of St. Mark 9:37-47.

Many times we may be tempted, like the Apostle John in this week’s Gospel, to compare or judge our actions as a Christian against other followers of Christ. We may do this in our own school, parish, or faith community. Jesus makes it very clear that anyone who serves Him, even in the least, will not lose his reward. He teaches us not to be jealous of others and the service they perform for love of Him. A good way to conquer jealousy is to think of everyone being on the same team for Christ. When members find common ground in their beliefs and goals, they can more easily avoid feelings of jealousy and work together for love of God.

This fun unit study is suited for a CCD or Religious Education class, and it may also be used for Sunday School programs or as homeschool materials. The Sacrament of Baptism, unity, and jealousy are reinforced in this lesson.


This Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle B) unit study includes:

-Student and Teacher Cover Sheets
-Student lesson worksheets
-Inclusive Teacher Guide
-Set of 4 notebooking sheets
-8 Word wall terms:  Apostles, faith, jealous, corrects, rewarded, compare, Christians, winning souls
-Decorative Thematic Poster
-I’m Proud to Be on Christ’s Team! Display/Bulletin Board Activity
-I’m Proud to Be on Christ’s Team! Coloring Sheet
-26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, “He who is not against you is for you.” Mini-Book
-“He Who Is Not Against You Is for You.” Crossword Puzzle
-“He Who Is Not Against You Is for You.” Word Search Puzzle
-I’m Part of Christ’s Team! Know-N-Go Game
-Get the Gospel! I'm Ready to Help! Scripture Trading Card

This lesson provides opportunities for Scripture reading, class or small group discussion, writing, drawing, and coloring.

Teachers should use the materials and activities to fit the needs or abilities of students or to meet the allotted class schedule.

Age: Gr.2-5
Week: Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle B)
Focus: He Who Is Not Against You Is for You
Theme: Every player on Christ's team is important to Him.
Gospel: Mark 9:37-47
CCC: 820-827,832-838, 1262-1263, 1267, 1269, 1272-1274, 1279-1280, 1852-1853

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File Size5.62 MB
Create DateJuly 3, 2015
Category Tags   Liturgical Cycle B     Liturgy Lesson  
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