"The Lord's Church is with all in the whole world who live in good according to their religious system. All who live in good - wherever they are - and acknowledge one God, are accepted by the Lord and come into heaven." (New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine 246)

Quotes from the Lord's Word (selected quotes about Come Unto Me)

Teaching the Spiritual Concept (talking with children and teens about the Church)

Family Talks:

"The Great Supper" by the Rt. Rev. Peter M. Buss
"The Miracle at the Pool of Bethesda" by the Rev. Kurt Horigan Asplundh
"Healing the Paralyzed Man" by the Rev. Donald L. Rose

Projects and Activities:


Learning by Heart (PDF)
Children's Prayers on Come Unto Me (PDF)
Blessings (PDF)
Dramatization of the Great Supper (ages 8-12) (PDF)
Sequencing the Story of the Paralyzed Man (ages 8-12) (PDF)
A Spiritual Feast (ages 8-12) (PDF)
Make a Storyline for the Great Supper Parable or Healing Miracle in Mark 2 or John 5 (ages 8-14) (PFD)
Making Excuses (ages 12-up) (PDF)


Pool of Bethesda Shoebox Diorama (ages 3-6) (PDF)
(A family lesson project for John 5.)
Diorama of Healing the Paralyzed Man (ages 3-6) (PDF)
(A family lesson project for Mark 2.)
The Lord Is in His Holy Temple (ages 4-8) (PDF)
Dramatization of the Lord Healing the Man at the Pool of Bethesda (ages 6-8) (PDF)
Healing the Paralyzed Man (ages 6-9) (PDF)
(A family lesson project for Mark 2.)
Stirring the Water (ages 6-9) (PDF)
(A family lesson project for John 5.)
Where Two or Three Are Gathered Together (ages 6-10) (PDF)
The Lord's Church Is with Everyone (ages 6-12) (PDF)
The Lord's Truth (ages 9-12) (PDF)
(A family lesson project for John 5.)
Open Word Snowflake (ages 10-16) (PDF)
An Angel in Your Life (ages 12-15) (PDF)
(A family lesson project for John 5.)

For more Projects see the Sunday School lessons and projects.

Coloring Pages

Family Activities

Sunday School:

Lesson 1.26: The Great Supper (ages 6-9)
Prepare a simple feast and then reenact the parable of the Great Supper.

Lesson 34: Coming to the Lord's Feast (ages 4-9)
Another Sunday School lesson featuring a "feast" and dramatizing the parable.

Religion Project for John 5: The Pool at Bethesda (ages 6-9)
Make a collage with torn tissue and watery glue to depict this healing miracle.

Lesson 1.09: The Pool of Bethesda (6-9 yrs.)
This Sunday School lesson gives more detailed instructions for a torn paper collage
depicting the Lord healing the man at the pool of Bethesda.

Religion Project for John 5: The Pool of Bethesda (9-11 yrs)
Depict this healing miracle with a three-dimensional project made with a glass jar, glitter, etc.


Father in Heaven Who Gave Us the Word
All That the Lord Has Spoken
See the Savior in the Temple
I Come into Thy House
Father I Come to Thee

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