Children's Live Stream Content

The Runaway Bunny

Father Michael takes a few minutes to read this classic storybook by Margaret Wise Brown for the children and parents in St. John's congregation. Watch on St. John Kirkland's YouTube channel.

 

 

Old Turtle

Jenn DeShaw, our children's minister, shares a message for the whole church - adults included - as she reads Old Turtle by Douglas Wood with watercolor illustrations by Cheng-Khee Chee which "Offers a message of love and tolerance and honoring the sacredness of life." Watch it here.

 

 

Archive of Children's Online Stories

26 July 2020:​ Feeding the 5000 ~ Matthew 14:13-21; Mark 6:30-44; Luke 9:10-17; John 6:1-14

For younger children, click here. (From Archbishop Tutu's Children of God Book: Jesus Feeds the Crowd)

For older children, click here. (from Arch Book: What's For Lunch)

Click here for activities which your child can use to reflect and respond to the story.


19 July 2020:​ Teaching the Disciples to Pray ~ Luke 11 & Matthew 6

For younger children, click here. (From Archbishop Tutu's Children of God Book: The Disciples Learn to Pray)

For older children, click here. (from Arch Book: The Lord's Prayer)

Click here for activities which your child can use to reflect and respond to the story.


12 July 2020:​ Turning Water into Wine ~ John 2:1-11

For younger children, click here. (From Archbishop Tutu's Children of God Book: Jesus Turns Water into Wine)

For older children, click here. (from Arch Book: The Wedding at Cana)

Click here for activities which your child can use to reflect and respond to the story.


5 July 2020:​ Story of Daniel & The Lions Den ~ Daniel 6

For younger children, click here. (From Archbishop Tutu's Children of God Book: God Saves Daniel)

For older children, click here. (from Arch Book: Daniel & The Lions)

Click here for activities which your child can use to reflect and respond to the story.


28 June 2020:​ Story of David & Goliath ~ 1 Samuel

For younger children, click here. (From Archbishop Tutu's Children of God Book: God Helps David Defeat a Giant)

For older children, click here. (from Arch Book: One Boy, One Stone, One God)

Click for activities related to the story of David & Goliath: Coloring page and Crossword.


21 June 2020:​ Story of Queen Ester ~ Ester 1

For younger children, click here. (From Archbishop Tutu's Children of God Book: Ester Saves Her People)

For older children, click here. (from Arch Book: The Queen Who Saved Her People)

Click here for information about discussing this story with your children & find activities which your child can use to reflect and respond to the story.


14 June 2020:​ Story of Saving Baby Moses

For younger children, click here. (From Archbishop Tutu's Children of God Book: God Protects his Children: Moses Is Saved ~ Exodus 2)

For older children, click here. (from Arch Book: The Princess and the Baby ~ Exodus 1:8-2:10)

Click here for information about discussing this story with your children & find activities which your child can use to reflect and respond to the story. 


31 May 2020:​ Pentecost

Click here for the Godly Play Story: Knowing Jesus in a New Way. Click here for a childrens bulletin with activites related to Sunday's Gospel reading.
 


24 May 2020:​ Knowing Jesus in a New Way, Part 5

Click here for the Godly Play Story: Knowing Jesus in a New Way, Part 5. Click here for a childrens bulletin with activites related to Sunday's Gospel reading.
 


10 May 2020:​ Knowing Jesus in a New Way, Part 4

Click here for the Godly Play Story: Knowing Jesus in a New Way, Part 4. Click here for a childrens bulletin with activites related to Sunday's Gospel reading. 
 


3 May 2020:​ Knowing Jesus in a New Way, Part  2 &3

Click here for a Godly Play Story: Knowning Jesus in a New Way, Part 2 & 3. Click here for a childrens bulletin with activites related to Sunday's Gospel reading. 
 


26 April 2020:​ Knowing Jesus in a New Way, Part  1

Click here for a Godly Play Story: Knowning Jesus in a New Way, Part 1: Known in Absence. Click here for a childrens bulletin with activites related to Sunday's Gospel reading. 

 

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