"You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with your mind, and with all your strength. This is the first commandment" (Mark 12:30)

Quotes from the Lord's Word:

  Worship of the Heart  (a PDF version for printing)
Worship of the Heart (HTML version)
Teaching the Spiritual Concept (talking about worship with children and teens) 

Family Talks:

"The Fiery Furnace" by the Rev. Kurt Horigan Asplundh
"Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego" by the Rt. Rev. Alfred A. Acton
"Nebuchadnezzar's Anger" by the Rev. Kurt Horigan Asplundh
"Worshiping the Lord Alone" by the Rt. Rev. George de Charms

Projects and Activities for Families:

Family Activities Overview

Family Activities Overview (HTML)
Family Activities Overview (PDF)

Worship and Instruction in the Home

Prayers and Blessings:

Prayers for Children (PDF)
Prayers for Teens (PDF)
Prayers for Adults (PDF)
Blessing (PDF)

Learning by Heart: Recitations from the Lord's Word (PDF)

Family Lesson:

  Family Talk: The Fiery Furnace (PDF)
  Level 1: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego (PDF)
Color the picture then assemble the project so that you can open the doors of the furnace to see the three men inside. Then hold the picture up to the light to see the fourth man—the angel sent from the Lord.
  Level 2: Four Men: Finger Puppets and a Stage (PDF)
Use the pattern pieces to make four finger puppets. Turn a shoebox into a stage with flames. Then act out the story while someone reads it aloud.
  Level 3: What the King Saw (PDF)
Tape the shapes of four men to the back of a piece of paper. As you draw the flames with orange and red crayons, you will reveal the four men in the fiery furnace.
  Level 4: What's in a Name? (PDF)
Explore the meaning of names such as Daniel, Meshach, Shadrach, etc.
  Level 5: The Fiery Furnace (PDF)
Explores the meaning of Daniel 3.


See preschool, elementary, and teens for more projects and Sunday School materials