Peace School - We'll learn about the Matriarchs and Patriarchs.
Abe, Ike, Jake n Joe - Sarah, (Re)Becca, Rachel, Leah:
Abraham, Sarah and the concubine Hagar with her son Ishmael
Isaac and Rebekah, and the older twin Esau
Jacob (aka Israel), who marries the sisters Leah and Rachel
Joseph, the one who leads them to Egypt after being sold into slavery by his brothers.
Reflect - To review and discover more to this section, you can find the stories in your own Bible (5th Graders), Spark Story Bible (4th Graders) or Shine Story Bible (3rd Graders):
Sarah & Abe - Genesis Chpt. 12-24, Spark pgs 26-37, Shine pgs 24-29
Rebekah & Ike - Genesis Chpt. 25-26, Spark pgs 38-45, Shine pgs 30-33
Rachel, Leah & Jake - Genesis Chpt. 27-36, Spark pgs 46-47, Shine pgs 34-35
Joe & his bros - Genesis Chpt. 37-50, Spark pgs 48-65, Shine pgs 36-39
You can also use the following activity from Building Faith, "Ordinary Time"
Pray - Consider reciting a version of the LORD's Prayer on page 278 in Spark. There's also a contemporary version down below from New Zealand.
Serve - Learn about 'My Coins Count' and the power of pennies through the MCC video below. How will you serve, volunteer or offer your skills to others this week?
Explore - Down below are a handful of illustrated videos sharing a Jewish understanding from Genesis about this family. For more exploration check out g-dcast.com
Jan.-March Young Voices for Peace
March 5 1:30pm YVP Concert at FMC
March 10-12 Annual Winter Retreat at RMMC - contact Rachel B. for details. Registration concludes Feb. 26
May 21 Peace School Finale and potluck picnic