Children’s Sermons

Children’s Sermons are group by year, season and day. Scroll under the Lectionary Year to find multiple resources! 

General Christmas and Advent Resources

Christmas Devotional Resource
Blessings of Christmas Tree

Year A

Advent
Advent 1: Isaiah 2:1-5 (December 1, 2013)

Advent 2: Matthew 3:1-12 (December 4, 2016)
Advent 2: Isaiah 11:1-10 (December 8, 2013)

Advent 3: Isaiah 35:1-10 (December 15, 2013)
Advent 3: Matthew 11: 2-11 (December 11, 2016)

Advent 4: Isaiah 7:10-17 (December 22, 2013)
Advent 4: Matthew 1: 18-25 (December 18, 2016)

Christmas
Christmas Eve/Day: Luke 2:1-20 (December 24 & 25, 2016)
Christmas Eve: Isaiah 9:2-7 (December 24, 2013)
Christmas Day: John 1:1-14 (December 25, 2013)
Christmas 1: Matthew 2: 13-23 (January 1, 2017)
First Sunday in Christmas: Matthew 2:13-23 (December 29, 2014)

Epiphany
Baptism of Our Lord: Matthew 3:13-17 (January 8, 2017)
Epiphany 1: Matthew 3:13-17 (Jan. 12th, 2014)

Epiphany 2: John 1: 29-42 (Jan. 19th, 2014)

Epiphany 3: Matthew 4:12-23 (January 22, 2017)
Epiphany 3: Matthew 4:12-23 (Jan. 26th, 2014)

Epiphany 4: Matthew 5:1-12 (January 29, 2017)
Epiphany 4: Micah 6:8 and Matthew 5:1-12 (Feb. 2, 2014)

Epiphany 5: Matthew 5:13-20 (Feb 9, 2014)
Epiphany 6: Matthew 5:21-37, Deuteronomy 30:15-20 (Feb 16, 2014)

Epiphany 7: Matthew 5:38-48 (February 12, 2017)
Epiphany 7: Matthew 5:38-48 (Feb 23, 2014)
Epiphany 7 Matthew 5:38-48 (2012)

Epiphany 8 Matthew 6:24-34 (2012)

Transfiguration: Exodus 24:12-18; 2 Peter 1:16-21; Matthew 17:1-9 (March 2, 2014)
Transfiguration Sunday Matthew 17:1-9 (includes Exodus and 2 Peter as well) (2012)

Season of Lent

Gospel Children’s Sermons:
Lent 1: Mathew 4:1-11 (March 9, 2014)
Lent 2: John 3: 1-17 (March 16, 2014)
Lent 3: John 4:1-42 (March 23, 2014)
Lent 4: 1 Samuel 16: 1-13 (March 30th, 2014)
Lent 5: John 11:1-44 (April 6, 2014)

Children Sermon Series on the Psalms
Lent 1: Psalm 32 (March 5, 2017)
L
ent 2: Psalm 121 (March 12, 2017)
Lent 2 Genesis 12:1-9 (2011)
Lent 3: Psalm 95 (March 19, 2017)
Lent 3 John 4:5-42
Lent 4: Psalm 23 (March 26, 2017)
Lent 5: Psalm 130 (April 2, 2017)

Palm Sunday: Psalm 61 (April 9, 2017)
Palm Sunday: Matthew 21:1-11 (April 13, 2014)

Season of Easter
Easter Sunday: Matthew 28: 1-10 (April 16, 2017)
Easter Sunday: Matthew 28:1-10 (April 20, 2014)

Second Sunday of Easter: John 20:19-31 (April 23, 2017)
Second Sunday of Easter: John 20:19-31 (April 27, 2014)

Third Sunday of Easter: Luke 10: 13-35 (April 30, 2017)
Third Sunday of Easter: Luke 24:13-35 (May 4, 2014)
Easter 3 Luke 24: 13-35 (2012
Fourth Sunday of Easter: 1 Peter 2:19-25 (and John 10:1-10) (May 11, 2014
Fifth Sunday of Easter: John 14: 1-14 (May 18, 2014)
Fifth Sunday of Easter: John 14:1-14 (May 14, 2017) 
Sixth Sunday of Easter: John 14: 15-21 (May 25, 2014)
Seventh Sunday of Easter: John 17: 1-11 (June 1st, 2014)

Season Of Pentecost

Pentecost Sunday: Acts 2:1-21 (June 8th,2014)
Pentecost Sunday: Acts 2:1-21 (June 4, 2017)
Pentecost 1/Holy Trinity: Matthew 28:16-20 (June 15, 2014)
Pentecost 2: Matthew 10:24-39 (June 22, 2014)
Pentecost 3:Matthew 10: 40-42 (June 29th, 2014)
Pentecost 4:  Matthew 11:25-30 (July 6, 2014)

Pentecost 5: Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 (July 13, 2014)
Pentecost 5 Psalm 139 (2011)

Pentecost 6: Romans 8: 12-25 (July 20, 2014)
Pentecost 6 Romans 8:26-39 (2011)

Pentecost 7: Romans 8:26-39 (July 27, 2014)
Pentecost 7 Matthew 14:13-21 (2011)

Pentecost 8: Matthew 14:13-21 (August 3, 2014)
Pentecost 8:  Lectionary 18 – Matthew 14:13-21 (August 6, 2017)
Pentecost 8 Romans 10:5-15 (2011)

Pentecost 9: Matthew 14: 22-33 (August 10, 2014
Pentecost 9 Isaiah 56:1-8 (2011)

Pentecost 10: Matthew 15:10-28 (August 17, 2014)
Pentecost 10 Matthew 16:13-20 (2011)

Pentecost 11: Matthew 16:10-20 (August 24, 2014)
Pentecost 11 Matthew 16:21-28 (2011)

Pentecost 12: Matthew 16: 21-28 (August 31st, 2014)
Pentecost 12 Matthew 18:15-20 (September 4, 2011)

Pentecost 13: Matthew 18: 15-25 (September 7, 2014)
Pentecost 13 Matthew 18:21-25 (September 11, 2011)

Pentecost 14: Matthew 18:21-35 (September 14, 2014)
Pentecost 14 Matthew 20:1-16 (September 18, 2011)

Pentecost 15: Matthew 20: 1-16 (September 21, 2014)
Pentecost 15 Matthew 21:23-32 (September 25, 2011)

Pentecost 16: Matthew 21:28-32 (September 28, 2014)
Pentecost 16 Philippians 2 and 3: Theme Grace Lived Out (Oct 2, 2011)
Pentecost 17: Matthew 21:33-46 (October 5, 2014)
Pentecost 17 Matthew 22:1-14 (October 9, 2011)

Pentecost 18: Matthew 22: 1-14 (Oct. 12, 2014)
Pentecost 18 (October 16, 2011)

Pentecost 19: Matthew 22:15-22 (Oct. 19, 2014)
Pentecost 19 Matthew 22:34-46 (October 23, 2011)

Pentecost 20: Matthew 22:34-46 (Oct. 26, 2014)
Pentecost 20 Jeremiah 31:24-37 Reformation Sunday (October 30, 2011)

Pentecost 21:  Matthew 5:1-12 (Nov. 2, 2014)
Pentecost 21 Matthew 25:1-13 (November 6, 2011 propers text)

Pentecost 22: Matthew 25:1-13 (Nov. 9, 2014)
Pentecost 22 Matthew 25:14-30 (November 13, 2011)

All Saints Matthew 5:1-12 (November 6, 2011 All Saints Text)
Christ the King: Matthew 25: 31-46 (Nov. 23, 2014)
Reign of Christ Sunday Matthew 25:31-46 (November 20, 2011)

Philippians Children’s Sermon Series Pentecost 14-17
Pentecost 14 Philippians 1:21-30**sermon series
Pentecost 15 Philippians 2:1-13**sermon series
Pentecost 16 Philippians 3:4b-14**sermon series
Pentecost 17 Philippians 4: 1-9**sermon series

Year B

Advent and Christmas

Advent 1 – Mark 13:24-37 (November 30, 2014)
Advent 1: Mark 13:24-37 (November 27, 2011)

Advent 2 – Mark 1: 1-8 (December 7, 2014)
Advent 2: Mark 1:1-8 (December 4, 2011)

Advent 3 – Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11 (December 14, 2014)
Advent 3: John 1:6-28 (December 11, 2011)

Advent 4: Luke 1:26-28
Advent 4 – Luke 1:26-38 (December 21, 2014)

Christmas Eve: Luke 2:1-20 (December 24, 2011)
Christmas Day: John 1:1-18 (December 25, 2011)
Christmas 1/New Year’s Day: Luke 2:22-40 (January 1, 2012)
Christmas 1 – Luke 2:22-40 (December 28, 2014)
Christmas 2 – John 1: 1-18 (January 4, 2015)

Season of Epiphany

Baptism of Jesus- Mark 1:4-11 (January 11, 2015)
Baptism of Jesus: Mark 1:4-11 (January 8, 2012)
Epiphany 2: John 1:43-51 (January 15, 2012)
Epiphany 3 Caught in Jesus’ love Mark 1: 14-20 (January 25, 2015)
Epiphany 3: Mark 1:14-20 (January 22, 2012)
Epiphany 4 Mark 1:21-28 (February 1, 2015)
Epiphany 4: 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 (January 29, 2012)
Epiphany 5 Mark 1:29-39 (Feb. 8, 2015
Epiphany 5: Isaiah 40:21-31 (with Mark 1:29-39) (February 5, 2012)
Epiphany 6: 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 (February 12, 2012)

Transfiguration Mark 9:2-9 (Feb. 15, 2015)
Transfiguration – Buring the Alleluia (February 19, 2012)

Season of Lent
Lent 1 Mark 1: 9-15 (Feb. 22, 2015)
Lent 2 Romans 4:13-25 (March 1, 2015)
Lent 2: Mark 8: 31-38 (March 4, 2012)
Lent 3: John 2:13-25 (March 11, 2012)
Lent 4 John 3:14-21 (March 15, 2015)
Lent 4: John 3:14-21 (March 18, 2012)
Lent 5 John 12: 20-33 (March 22, 2015)
Lent 5: John 12:20-33 or Jeremiah 31:31-34 (March 25, 2012)

Holy Week
Palm Sunday: Mark11:1-11-or-John 12:12-16 (April 1, 2012)
Maundy Thursday: John 13:1-17 (April 5, 2012)
Easter Sunday: Mark16:1-8-or-John 20:1-18 (April 8, 2012)
Easter Sunday: Alleluia option
Easter Sunday:
Mark 16:1-8 (April 5, 2015)

Season of Easter
Second Sunday of Easter: John 20:19-31 (April 12, 2015)
Easter 2 John 20:19-31 (April 15, 2012)
Third Sunday of Easter: Luke 24: 36b-48 (April 19, 2015)
Easter 3 Luke 24: 36b-48 (April 22, 2012)
Fourth Sunday of Easter: John 10:11-18 (April 26, 2015)
Easter 4 John 10:11-18 (April 29, 2012)
Fifth Sunday of Easter: John 15:1-8 (May 3, 2015)
Easter 5 1 John 4:7-21 (May 6, 2012)
Sixth Sunday of Easter: John 15: 9-17 (May 10th, 2015)
Easter 6 John 15:9-17 (May 13, 2012)
Ascension of Our Lord Luke 24:44-53 (May 17 -or- May 20 2012)
Seventh Sunday of Easter: John 17:6-19 (May 17th, 2015)
Easter 7 John 17:6-19 (May 20, 2012)

Season of Pentecost
Pentecost: Acts 2: 1-21 (May 24th, 2015
Day of Pentecost Acts 2:1-21 (May 27, 2012)

Holy Trinity Sunday: John 3: 1-17 ( May 31st, 2015)
Pentecost 1B John 3:1-21 (June 3, 2012)

Pentecost 2B: Mark 3:20-35 (June 7, 2015)
Pentecost 2B Mark 3:20-35 (June 10, 2012)

Pentecost 3B: Mark 4:26-34 (June 14, 2015)
Pentecost 3B 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 (June 17, 2012)

Pentecost 4B: Mark 4: 35-41 (June 21, 2015)
Pentecost 4B (June 24, 2012)

Pentecost 5B: Mark 5:21-43 (June 28, 2015)
Pentecost 5B (July 1, 2012)

Pentecost 6B: Mark 6:1-13 (July 5, 2015)
Pentecost 6B Mark 6:1-13 (July 8, 2012)

Pentecost 7B: Ephesians 1: 3-14 (July 12, 2015)
Pentecost 7B Ephesians 1:3-14 (July 15, 2012)

Pentecost 8B Ephesians 2:11-22 (July 22, 2012)

Pentecost 9B: John 6:1-21 (July 26, 2015)
Pentecost 9B Ephesians 3:14-21 (July 29, 2012)

Pentecost 10B Ephesians 4:1-16 (Aug 5, 2012)

Pentecost 11B: John 6: 35-51 (Aug. 9th, 2015)
Pentecost 11B John 6: 35, 41-51 (Aug 12, 2012)

Pentecost 12B: John 6:51-58 (Aug. 16th, 2015)
Pentecost 12B John 6:51-58 (Aug 19, 2012)

Pentecost 13B: John 6: 56-69 (August 23, 2015)
Pentecost 13B Ephesians 6 (Aug 26, 2012)

Pentecost 14B: Mark 7:1-8  (August 30, 2015)
Pentecost 14B James 1:17-27 (Sept 2, 2012)

Pentecost 15B: Mark 7:24-37 (September 6, 2015)
Pentecost 15B James 2:1-17 (Sept 9, 2012)

Pentecost 16B: Mark 8: 27-38 (September 13, 2015)
Pentecost 16B James 3:1-12 (Sept 16, 2012)

Pentecost 17B Mark 9:30-37 (Sept 23, 2012)

Pentecost 18B: Mark 9:38-50 (September 27, 2015)
Pentecost 18B Mark 9:38-50 (Sept 30, 2012)

Pentecost 19B: Mark 10: 2-16, Genesis 2: 18-24 (October 4, 2015)
Pentecost 19B Mark 10:1-16 (Oct. 7, 2012)

Pentecost 20B: Mark 10:17-31 (October 11, 2015)
Pentecost 20B Hebrews 4: 12-16 and Mark 10:17-31 (October 14, 2012)

Pentecost 21B: Mark 10:35-45 (October 18, 2015)
Pentecost 21B Mark 10:35-45 (October 21, 2012)

Reformation : Mark 11: 46-52 (October 25, 2015)
Reformation Sunday John 8:31-36 (October 28, 2012)

All Saints: John 11:32-44 (Nov 1, 2015)
All Saints Isaiah 25 and Revelation 21:1-6a (November 4, 2012)

Pentecost 24B. Mark 11:38-44 (Nov 8, 2015)
Pentecost 24B, Mark 12:38-44 (November 11, 2012)

Pentecost 25B: Mark 13: 1-8 (Nov. 15, 2015) Pentecost 25B, Hebrews 10:11-25 (November 18, 2012)

Christ the King year B, John 18:33-37 (November 25, 2012)

Year C-2016

Advent

Blessing of the Christmas Tree

Advent 1: Luke 21: 25-36 (November 29, 2015
Advent 1: Psalm 25 (December 2, 2012)
Advent 2- Luke 1: 68-79 (December 6, 2015)
Advent 2: Luke 1:68-79 (December 9, 2012)
Advent 3-Philippians 4: 4-7 (December 13, 2015)
Advent 3: Isaiah 12:1-6 (December 16, 2012)
Advent 4-Luke 1: 39-56 (December 20, 2015)
Advent 4:Luke 1:46-55 December 23, 2012)
Christmas

Christmas Eve Christmas Stocking Children’s sermon (December 24, 2012)
Christmas Day John 1:1-18 (December 25, 2012)

First Sunday of Christmas: Luke 2:41-52 (December 27, 2015)
Christmas 1:Luke 2:1-20 (December 24, 2012)
First Sunday of Christmas Luke 2:41-52 (December 30, 2012)
Second Sunday of Christmas: John 2:10-18 (January 3, 2016)

Epiphany

Epiphany Matthew 2:1-12 (January 6, 2013)
Baptism of Our Lord Sunday: Luke 3: 15-22 January 10, 2016)
Baptism of Jesus Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 (January 13, 2013)

Second Sunday after Epiphany: John 2:1-11  (January 17, 2016)
Second Sunday after Epiphany John 2:1-11 (January 20, 2013)

Third Sunday after Epiphany: Luke 4: 14-21 (January 24, 2016)
Third Sunday after Epiphany Luke 4:14-21 (January 27, 2013)

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany: Jeremiah 1: 4-10 ( January 31, 2016)
Fourth Sunday after Epiphany John 4:21-30 or 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 (February 3, 2013)

Transfiguration Sunday – Luke 9:28-43 (February 7, 2016)
Transfiguration of Our Lord Luke 9:28-36 (February 10, 2013)

Lent

Series One:
Lent 1: Lord’s Prayer Series  Luke 4:1-13  February 14, 2016
Lent 2: Lord’s Prayer Series Psalm 27 February 21, 2016
Lent 3: Lord’s Prayer Series Luke 13: 1-9 February 28, 2016
Lent 4: Prodigal Son  Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32, March 6, 2016

Series Two:
Lent 1 Temptation of Jesus Luke 4: 1-13 (February 17th, 2013)
Lent 2 Luke 13:31-35 (February 24, 2013)
Lent 3 Luke 13: 1-9 Barren Fig Tree (March 3, 2013)
Lent 4 Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 (March 10)
Lent 5 John 12:1-8 (March 17)

Palm Sunday: Luke 19:28-39, March 20, 2016
Palm Sunday John 12:12-16 (March 24)

Season of Easter
Easter Sunday: Luke 24: 1-12, March 27, 2016
Easter Sunday Luke 24:1-12 (March 31)

Easter 2: John 20:19-31, April 3, 2016
Second Sunday of Easter John 20:19-31 (April 7)

Easter 3: John 21: 1-19, April 10, 2016
Third Sunday of Easter John 21:1-19 (April 14)

Easter 4: John 10:22-30, April 17, 2016
Fourth Sunday of Easter Psalm 23 (April 21)

Easter 5: John 13:31-35, April 24, 2016
Fifth Sunday of Easter John 13:31-35 (April 28)

Easter 6: John 14: 23-29 May 1, 2016
Sixth Sunday of Easter Acts 16: 9-15 (May 5)

Easter 7: John17:20-26, May 8, 2016
Seventh Sunday of Easter John 17:20-26 (May 12)

Season of Pentecost
Pentecost Sunday Acts 2:1-21 (May 19)
Pentecost: Acts 2, May 15, 2016
Trinity Sunday May 22, 2016
Holy Trinity Sunday, Romans 5:1-5 (May 26, 2013)

Pentecost 2: Luke 7:1-10, May 29, 2016
Second Sunday After Pentecost, Luke 7:1-10 (June 2)

Pentecost 3: Luke 7:11-17, June 5, 2016
Third Sunday After Pentecost, Luke 7:11-17 (June 9)

Pentecost 4: Luke 7: 36-8:3 June 12, 2016
Fourth Sunday After Pentecost, Luke 7:36-8:3 (June 16)

Pentecost 5: Galatians 3:23-29, June 19, 2016
Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Luke 8: 26-39 (June 23)

Pentecost 6: Luke 9:51-62, June 26, 2016
Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Galatians 5: 1, 13-25 (June 30)

Pentecost 7: Luke 10: 1-11,16-20 July 3, 2016
Seventh Sunday After Pentecost, Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 (July 7)

Pentecost 8: Luke 10:25-37, July 10, 2016
Eighth Sunday After Pentecost, Luke 10:25-37 (July 14)

Pentecost 9: Luke 10:38-42, July 17, 2016
Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 10:38-42 (July 21)

Pentecost 10: Luke 11: 1-13, July 24, 2016
Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 11: 1-13 (July 28)

Pentecost 11: Luke 12:21-31, July 31, 2016
Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 12:13-21 (August 4)

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, Genesis 15:1-5 & Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 (August 11)

Pentecost 13: Luke 12:49-56, August 14, 2016
Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Hebrews 11:29-12:2 (August 18)

Pentecost 14: Luke 13:10-17, August 21, 2016
Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 13: 10-17 (Aug 25, 2013)

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 14: 1, 7-14 (Sept. 1, 2013)
Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 14: 25-33 (Sept. 8th, 2013)
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 15:1-10 (Sept. 15, 2013)
Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 16:1-13 (Sept. 22,2013)

Pentecost 19: Luke 16: 19-31, September 25, 2016
Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 16:19-31 (Sept. 29, 2013)

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, 2 Timothy 1:1-14 and/or Luke 17:5-10 (Oct. 6)

Pentecost 21: Luke 17:11-19, October 9, 2016
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 17:11-19 (Oct 13)

Pentecost 22: Luke 18:1-8, October 16, 2016
Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 18:1-8 (Oct 20, 2013)
Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost, Genesis 32:22-32 (Oct. 20, 2013)

Pentecost 23: Luke 18:9-14, October 23, 2016
Pentecost 24: Luke 19:1-10, October 30th, 2016

Reformation Sunday (Oct. 27th)
All Saints: Nov. 6, 2016
All Saints Sunday (Nov. 3rd)

Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 20:27-38(Nov. 10)

Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 21:5-19(Nov. 17)
P
entecost 26: Luke 21:5-19, November 13, 2016

Christ the King: Luke 23:33-43, November 20, 2016
Christ the King Sunday, Luke 23: 33-43

 

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