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Welcome to the Kids Church At Home

Here are some suggestions of worship, teaching, questions and activities looking at the miracle of Jesus healing a man born blind in John 9.

This isn’t something you need to stick to, complete in order or do all at once, but it is a plan that hopefully can help you to do Church At Home and look to Jesus together as a family. If you don’t normally do anything like this, do not worry! Just give it a go and you will be surprised with what your child comes out with. If this is something more familiar to you then go for it and add your own elements too!

Although a difficult time, this could also be an amazing time for you as a family to grow in faith together, to open up conversations and prayer with each other and to be surprised by all that God is doing in your child/children!

Worship

Let’s start with everyone worshipping together through singing and dancing with this song.

Before you play the next song, look at the following verses together.

Psalm 136 (CEV)

God’s Love Never Fails

Praise the Lord! He is good.
God’s love never fails.
Praise the God of all gods.
God’s love never fails.
Praise the Lord of lords.
God’s love never fails.
Only God works great miracles.
God’s love never fails.
With wisdom he made the sky.
God’s love never fails.
The Lord stretched the earth
over the ocean.
God’s love never fails.
He made the bright lights
in the sky.
God’s love never fails.
He lets the sun rule each day.
God’s love never fails.
He lets the moon and the stars
rule each night.
God’s love never fails.

  • What is repeated through all of these verses?
  • What does this mean for us?

No matter what we do, how we feel, what is going on around us, God’s love never fails.

Listen to/sing this song – knowing that God’s love never fails and how much he loves you.

Maybe you could draw a picture of what God might be saying to you in this song. Or sit or dance and listen to what he is telling you and let his love fill you up.

Teaching & Discussion

Watch this short video together. You can then use the questions below or come up with your own to talk about it with each other.

  • Try to imagine all the things the blind man hasn’t been able to see & enjoy. Why don’t you draw a picture of these things? Isn’t it amazing all the things that God has made that we can see! As you think of all the things, thank God for them.

  • How do you think the blind man felt knowing someone might be able to heal him?
  • How do you think the blind man felt after he was healed?
  • The man tells all his friends and family that Jesus healed him. When good things happen to you do you tell all your friends and family it was Jesus who helped you?
  • Do you know any miracles that still happen today? How would you feel if your friends didn’t believe you?

A Short Prayer

Dear God, thank you that you love to heal people. Help us to believe that your miracles are possible today. We pray for people we know that are sick at this time, we ask that you would be with them and heal them. Give us opportunities and help us to tell other people about the great things that you do. Amen.

Craft/Activity

What you need:

  • Pen / Pencil
  • Paper
  • Blu-tac / Sellotape
  • A wall / door
  • A blindfold / sleep mask / scarf

1. Draw a man’s face with closed eyes and stick it on a wall or a door.

2. Make the mud. Screw up some tissue paper/normal paper.

3. Add some blu-tac to the ‘mud’ or fold Sellotape over to create double sided tape to stick to it.


If you don’t have either of these, do not worry! You could A) – hold the paper on to the eyes whilst blindfolded and someone takes a photo of where it is. Or B) – colour the mud with a different colour crayon/pencil each whilst blindfolded, just make sure no one is colouring the wall!

4. Choose someone to go first. Blindfolded, try and put the mud on to the eyes of the man. How close can you get?

5. When everyone has had a go (or a few!) finish the drawing so your man can see.

Prayer Activity

Praying for the sick
Is there anyone you know that is sick or hurt? Why don’t you pray for them right now?
If it is someone that is in your house, place your hand on them and pray for them. If it is someone you can’t see now, why don’t you let them know that you are praying for them by ringing them or getting an adult to send them a message.

On a piece of paper draw a heart and write the names inside of the person/people that you are praying for.

Sometimes we don’t see a visible answer to prayer straight away, but God wants us to keep coming to him and asking him. Your challenge is to pray for the person/people every day this week.

If you don’t know anyone then pray for people in the world right now that are unwell. Prayers are powerful, God can work through our prayers even if we don’t know the person!

Worship

It is so important to praise God, to lift our eyes to him and thank him for all he has done for us. Finish with some more singing and dancing by choosing your favourite walking on water song from last week!

Show us what you've been up to

Follow transformwidneskids on Instagram for more posts and ideas of things to do at home with your kids! Send in any photos and videos of your crafts from today and what you have been up to in the week to our Instagram or the Transform Widnes Family group on Facebook.