Creation and the Fall

Gather: Gracious God, who created the earth and all things living and not, we give you thanks for all the gifts and blessings you have given to us. Help us to be good caretakers of your creation and appreciate all that we have. Amen.

OR

Bless our food, dear God we pray, and bless us too throughout this day. Keep us safe and close to you. Keep us just in all we do. Amen.

Support:

Share the best and worst parts of your day.

Learn: Read Genesis 2:4b-7, 1; 3:1-8 OR “The Beginning: A Perfect Home” Pg. 18 & “The Terrible Lie” Pg. 28 in the Jesus Storybook Bible.

What would a perfect home look like? What would it feel like? Who would be there? Why is this your vision of the perfect home?

Engage: Sing the Hippo Song (Found in the Appendix) or Engage in God’s Creation – Go for a walk and pay attention to your environment. Look for plants, flowers, bugs, animals.

Pray:

Gracious God, who created the earth and all things living and not, we give you thanks for all the gifts and blessings you have given to us. Help us to be good caretakers of your creation and appreciate all that we have. Amen.

OR

God, we thank thee for the night, and for the pleasant morning light; for rest and food and loving care, and all that makes the day so fair. Amen.

Bless: Child of God, you are part of God’s perfection creation. (Make the sign of the cross on your child’s forehead as you say this.)

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