Save 61% on 3 junior high series!
This bundle includes:
Encounter ($35 VALUE): 4-week NEW & IMPROVED series takes students on a journey to discover people who encountered Jesus in the New Testament.
Seasons ($35 VALUE): 4-week series teaches students that life is always changing, but it’s all part of God’s plan.
Hope ($35 VALUE): 4-week series teaches students that in good times, and bad, we can choose to find our hope in God.
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- Series artwork for promotional purposes (cover slide and blank text slide)
- Lessons come in both Word & PDF format. Edit as needed and easily share with volunteers.
- Fun opening games
- Creative, relevant teachings
- Engaging small group discussion questions
WEEK 1: Big Pig Death
Bible: Mark 5:1–20 (NLT)
Bottom Line: Our lives are changed when we encounter God.
Bible Connection: A demon-possessed mad man encounters Jesus and pigs die.
WEEK 2: The Thankful "One"
Bible: Luke 17:11–19 (NLT)
Bottom Line: We should be thankful when we have an encounter with God.
Bible Connection: Ten lepers encounter Jesus and are healed. One is thankful.
WEEK 3: A Little Help from Friends
Bible: Luke 5:17–26 (NLT)
Bottom Line: An encounter with God affects those around us.
Bible Connection: A paralyzed man encounters Jesus after being dropped through hole in roof and is both healed and forgiven.
WEEK 4: Stop Staring, Start Doing
Bible: Acts 1:1–11 (NLT)
Bottom Line: An encounter with God puts our faith into action.
Bible Connection: The disciples encounter Jesus and stop staring.
Week 1: Spring (Training with Jesus)
Bible: Matthew 4:19; 16:24
Bottom Line: Spring represents a time when you follow Jesus and learn from his teaching and example. Are you following? What are you learning?
Week 2: Summer (Adventures)
Bible: Luke 9:1-6
Bottom Line: Summer represents the times in life when you go on adventures. What is your next adventure?
Week 3: Fall (Restful Retreat)
Bible: Mark 6:31
Bottom Line: Although they might seem boring to you, times of rest are important. How will you take time to rest and recharge?
Week 4: Winter (Enduring Hard Times)
Bible: 2 Corinthians 6:3-10
Bottom Line: There are seasons that you will experience hard times. What can you do now to prepare and how can you help others go through the hard times?
Week 1: Our Hope Hero
Bible: Matthew 12:18-21(NLT)
Bottom Line: Jesus came to earth as the hope of all the world.
Week 2: HELP! I Need Hope
Bible: Psalm 42:5-6 (NLT)
Bottom Line: We can choose to have hope, even in the midst of trouble and despair.
Week 3: Unshakeable Hope
Bible: Hebrews 10:23 (NLT)
Bottom Line: When life takes an unexpected turn, our hope can remain steady - unshakeable and unwavering.
Week 4: Never-Ending Hope
Bible: Proverbs 10:28 (NLT)
Bottom Line: Our hope isn't temporary. It extends past this life and into eternity.