Seasonal Resources

Holy Week Activities

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Holy Week covers the time period between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday.  Below are outlined the seven days that represent Holy Week, what happened, and fitting activities and food ideas to go with them.  Please discuss the parts of the story on the coinciding days and then do the craft/activity that follows.

All Scripture is from the Common English Bible
Adapted from the Messy Church USA by Lindsay Goodyear

Day 1: Palm Sunday

Jesus and His disciples make their entrance into Jerusalem. Two of His disciples went ahead of the rest and brought a donkey for Jesus to ride. Jesus is greeted…
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Day 2: Holy Monday

Jesus and His disciples go to Temple in Jerusalem. Jesus is frustrated with how people are treating this worship space. He is angry and makes the sellers leave and turns over tables…
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Day 3: Holy Tuesday

On this day, we look at the story when Jesus and His disciples come across a fig tree as they walked through the streets of Jerusalem. Jesus used the fig tree…
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Day 4: Holy Wednesday

Today we look at the story of one of Jesus’s disciples, Judas, who goes to the religious leaders of the time who are disturbed by the teachings of Jesus and want to silence him…
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Day 5: Maundy Thursday

On this Holy Thursday, Jesus and his disciples sat down together to celebrate the Passover. This was a special meal meant to remind everyone of how God saved the…
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Day 6: Good Friday

Good Friday is, by far, the most somber and arduous day of the Holy Week. On this day, our savior Jesus Christ was wrongfully accused in illegal trials and sentenced…
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Day 7: Holy Saturday

This day in the Holy Week is the day Jesus lay in the tomb. While many of his disciples had fled the scene, some of the women who followed Jesus…
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Easter Sunday. He Is Risen!

The Bible says that early on the first day of the week, the women went to the tomb to finish preparing Jesus’ body for burial. When the women got to the tomb, they discovered..
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7-Week Lenten Family Devotional

The season of Lent begins this year on Ash Wednesday, February 26.

See also Lent 2020 Adult Resources.


Lent Mission | Goats for Rwanda

Lent = 40 Days  | $1 a day = $40 | $40 = 1 Goat for a family in Rwanda
  • PDFs: Goats for Rwanda & Goat Facts
  • Lets see how many goats we can purchase for our neighbors in Rwanda.
  • Remember to return your coin-collecting-milk-carton any time between now and Easter.
  • In addition to collecting coins, you may also text GOATS to 707-475-3005 to donate to “Goats for Rwanda.”

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