Needed: Faith vs. You can use "Jesus Calms the Storm," based on Mark 4. Mar 27, 2014 - Jesus Calms The Storm Sunday School Lesson....Church House Collection has a free printable lesson for children's church. Get Your FREE Children's Ministry Magazine Special Edition! » Jesus Calms the Storm Welcome to this week’s COV Kids’ Elementary Lesson! Everyone look furious, like you’re really mad… Yeah, that’s what the storm was like. The disciples try to bail out their boat by removing the papers. Play again. Didn’t you believe that I would take care of you?”, The disciples were no longer afraid, but they were amazed. As each balloon pops, let’s praise God for destroying our fears with his Word. Scripture: Mark 4:35-41 Help us to remember that you are creator of the universe and that nothing is too big or too hard for you. Past Issues of Children's Ministry Magazine. Use this children's sermon to help kids learn how Jesus calmed the storm. They followed him and his disciples wherever they went. When each balloon has been labeled, show children the piece of cardboard with the straight pins. Use the felt marker to write on balloons several things kids say they’re afraid of. And we can know that Jesus will take care of us and comfort us. Jesus looked at his disciples, who were now soaking wet and shaking with fear. Say: One night after a long day of preaching to the people, Jesus decided to get into a fishing boat with his disciples and go across a sea to the other side. Group A (the sea)—Kids will sit and rock from side to side, chanting, “Swoosh, swoosh, swoosh.” Their chanting should gradually grow in intensity and then stop abruptly on cue. This is lesson continues our curriculum for preschoolers about knowing Jesus. Have kids applaud themselves for acting out the story so well. Jesus was still sound asleep, so they woke him up. I have an easy set of visual aids to help you tell this story to young kids and make it fun! He wants us to feel safe and secure. Everyone, look surprised. One person in your group will sprinkle the white powder into the large cup. Say: We have an opportunity right here to hear the Lord. Just as He did 2,000 years ago, Jesus can calm the storms in your life and help you to experience peace. The disciples in the sinking boat faced overwhelming fears. However, several factors made such a journey difficult. We remember God is always with us, even in the noisy times. Amen. Everyone, take in a deep breath. With that, Jesus stood up in the boat and shouted out, “Quiet! I love creating these Bible-themed preschool lessons – I think it’s so important for little ones to be introduced to Bible stories and biblical concepts in a way they can understand and remember. The plan gives details of a starter, an introduction to the story, a written activity, art activity and plenary. One day Jesus was teaching near the Sea of Galilee. First, few inhabitants of the west side of Galilee ever ventured to the east side. Please use our childrens ministry curriculum and Sunday School material for any purpose that brings honor to Jesus. Point to Group A. The storm grew stronger and more furious. Let’s see what scared, worried, and anxious look like. Pick a few students to stand inside the boat outline. Jesus doesn't seem to be … Everyone, make a big wave with your arms and make it crash over the side of the boat. This story is based on Mark 4:35-41, Luke 8:22-25, and Matthew 8:23-27 You can also find this lesson for Kindle or in print in my book, The Miracles of Jesus. Our informative and timely biweekly Children’s Ministry e-newsletter. Use this free Sunday school lesson on how Jesus calms the storm on the Sea of Galilee from Kids-Own Worship to teach children that Jesus takes care of us. Everyone, yell, “Stop!”… That’s what Jesus told the storm to do. They bailed out the water, but still the storm raged. Sing this next song to remember that God never wants us to go spiritually hungry. Everyone, look really afraid… Good. If you think you can put a scared look on your face, show your neighbor your scared face. As we sing this next song, praise God with all your heart because there is nothing too big for Jesus to handle. You’re welcome, Ashlyn! I have loved this and I know it will help me minister to children , God bless you. Have kids try the experiment. Looking back at the many times Jesus has helped you is sure to increase your faith and help you to deal with future problems. Check out these ideas! Do you have some unanswered questions about your relationship with God? These print-and-go Preschool Bible lessons make it so easy for you to use these activities with your students. (March in time to the chant. Say: Jesus loves us more than we can imagine. Isn’t it amazing that Jesus continued to sleep? Say: Let’s try this experiment to see what happens when we let Jesus take care of our fears. They’ll make sure all items are put away after the experiment. Listen to my lead, and repeat each line back. Show each group its role, and allow groups to practice. On one side of the paper draw storm clouds, lightning, and rain. As each balloon pops, lead children in thanking God for his power and love. You and the disciples are safe in the arms of Jesus.