. . . Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.”
From sermon4kids.com: “Some people today are looking for a sign from God to show them that Jesus is the real thing. In God’s word, he has given us the only sign we need. He has given Jesus his seal of approval. He said, “This is my Son.” So, there is no doubt that Jesus is the real thing!”
Scripture: August 5, 2018 (Proper 13)—2 Samuel 11:26–12:13a; Ephesians 4:1–16; Psalm 51:1–12; and John 6:24–35.
Collect: Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without your help, protect and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Reflection: In what specific situation is God calling you to exercise humility, gentleness, patience, forbearance, and love?
Sunday School—check with your teacher (Youth are out for the summer)
Movies/Videos: “Ghandhi” (1982), Jesus refusing kingship similar to Ghandhi; “Smoke signals” (1998), intersection between “life on the rez” and the white community; “Eat drink man woman” (1994), interweaving of the motifs of food and the search for love
Let’s have an ice cream social. Sunday, August 5th, at 3 pm. I’ll bring ice cream; you bring toppings. If you like, we’ll do once more before the end of August.