Transfiguration ABC

From Exodus: “Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone because he had been talking with God.”

From Luke: “And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling white.”

From sermon4kids.com: “You and I have many wonderful experiences in our daily walk with Jesus. Others should see that we have the love of Jesus in our heart by seeing his reflection our bright shining faces!” Now sing, “Good morning to you / good morning to you / we’re all in our places / with bright shiny faces / good morning to you.

DateCollectQuestions
8/06/17: Transfiguration Day;
Ex 34:29-35
2 Peter 1:13-21
Luke 9:28-36
Ps 99
O God, who on the holy mount revealed to chosen witnesses your well-beloved Son, wonderfully transfigured, in raiment white and glistening: Mercifully grant that we, being delivered from the disquietude of this world, may by faith behold the King in his beauty; who with you, O Father, and you, O Holy Spirit, lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.1) Did the Kingdom of God come down from heaven at the transfiguration of Jesus?
2) What two resurrected saints from the Hebrew Scriptures visited during the transfiguration of Christ?
3) Why did the transfiguration of Christ occur?


Eye Candy:
"The Transformation", many sources from around the world
Ear Worm:
music from "Martin Guerre", Broadway musical;"Christ upon the mountain peak" from Grace Cathedral; "You are holy, you are whole" by Per Harling
Brain Food:
"Glows
in the dark"
, by Stan Duncan;
poem
and images
by Jan Richardson; poem and commentary
Movies/Videos:
"Changing Lanes" (2002), two men in conflict; "Widow of St. Pierre" (2000), couple remains steadfast; "The Return of Martin Guerre" (1982), about man taking a new identity when returning from war

 Study guide, kid video, group activity, snack—use snack from “group activity”

 activity—1 & 2, bulletin games

 activity—1 & 2, bulletin games

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