January 26 Curriculum

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 A way in the wilderness January 26, 2020 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  In 2020, FUMC will be a Go church! Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  The past is the past. There is nothing that can be done about it. The past can only be used to gain wisdom for the future. What can change is the future. When we, as God’s people, are willing to follow God in our daily lives, God will make a good way in the future. The way may be bumpy at times and have curves, but the process will be filled with God’s love and grace. Book of Joshua: Joshua, is the first … Read More

January 19 Curriculum

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A way in the wilderness January 19, 2020 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  In 2020, FUMC will be a Go church! Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  The past is the past. There is nothing that can be done about it. The past can only be used to gain wisdom for the future. What can change is the future. When we, as God’s people, are willing to follow God in our daily lives, God will make a good way in the future. The way may be bumpy at times and have curves, but the process will be filled with God’s love and grace. Book of Numbers Numbers, is the fourth … Read More

January 12 Curriculum

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A way in the wilderness January 12, 2020 (click here for PDF version).   Overarching theme:  In 2020, FUMC will be a Go church! Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  The past is the past. There is nothing that can be done about it. The past can only be used to gain wisdom for the future. What can change is the future. When we, as God’s people, are willing to follow God in our daily lives, God will make a good way in the future. The way may be bumpy at times and have curves, but the process will be filled with God’s love and grace. Book of Exodus: Exodus, is the second … Read More

January 5 Curriculum

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A way in the wilderness January 5, 2020 (click here for PDF version).   Overarching theme: In 2020, FUMC will be a Go church!   Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired.   Core Point:  The past is the past. There is nothing that can be done about it. The past can only be used to gain wisdom for the future. What can change is the future. When we, as God’s people, are willing to follow God in our daily lives, God will make a good way in the future. The way may be bumpy at times and have curves, but the process will be filled with God’s love and grace.   Book of Ezekiel and … Read More

December 22 Curriculum

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Advent – Joy comes from experiencing God’s grace December 22, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  In this Advent season, we see how Jesus was sent from the Father to bring onto earth the start of the Kingdom of God. Jesus was sent, and in that example, Jesus sends his disciples out into the world to deliver the Kingdom of God by what is presented, said, and done. Book of Ezekiel: The book of Ezekiel is about a prophet who receives 4 visions from God. At the core of these visions, is … Read More

December 15 Curriculum

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Advent – As John was sent, so are we December 15, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  In this Advent season, we see how Jesus was sent from the Father to bring onto earth the start of the Kingdom of God. Jesus was sent, and in that example, Jesus sends his disciples out into the world to deliver the Kingdom of God by what is presented, said, and done. Reflect on this Scripture: Luke 2:22-39 (NRSV) 22 When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him … Read More

December 8 Curriculum

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Advent – As John was sent, so are we December 8, 2019  (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  In this Advent season, we see how Jesus was sent from the Father to bring onto earth the start of the Kingdom of God. Jesus was sent, and in that example, Jesus sends his disciples out into the world to deliver the Kingdom of God by what is presented, said, and done. Reflect on this Scripture: Isaiah 40:1-11 (NRSV) 1 Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry … Read More

December 1 Curriculum

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Advent – As Jesus was sent, so are we December 1, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  In this Advent season, we see how Jesus was sent from the Father to bring onto earth the start of the Kingdom of God. Jesus was sent, and in that example, Jesus sends his disciples out into the world to deliver the Kingdom of God by what is presented, said, and done. Start point: The Gospel of John was the last narrative written out of the four Gospels, sometime after 70 A.D. and before 90 … Read More

November 24 Curriculum

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30 Days of Gratitude – What is your good harvest? November 24, 2019 (click here for PDF version) Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  A life of gratitude develops a mentality of victory. Start point: The scripture focus is found in the letter to the church at Philippi.  Paul is acknowledged as the author of Philippians, as found in 1:1. The letter was written sometime between the years of 60 to 62 A.D., when Paul was incarcerated in Rome. It appears that Paul first encountered Philippi on his second missionary journey around 52 A.D., after his vision of the … Read More

November 17 Curriculum

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30 Days of Gratitude – Fuel for the Journey November 17, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  A life of gratitude develops a mentality of victory. Start point: The scripture focus is found in the letter to the church at Philippi.  Paul is acknowledged as the author of Philippians, as found in 1:1. The letter was written sometime between the years of 60 to 62 A.D., when Paul was incarcerated in Rome. It appears that Paul first encountered Philippi on his second missionary journey around 52 A.D., after his vision of the … Read More