Finding God

1 God, Our Creator and Father 1 God Creates the World God has created a beautiful world for us. Genesis 1:31 287–289 2 God Creates People God created us, and we are special to him. Genesis 2:7 356–358 3 Adam and Eve Make a Choice When we make bad choices, we disobey God’s rules. Genesis 2:15; Genesis 3:11 396–402 4 God Promises a Savior God sent Jesus to be our Savior. John 3:16 456–457 5 Celebrating Ordinary Time During Ordinary Time, we learn about the life of Jesus and give thanks and praise. 1 Corinthians 1:4–5; Daniel 3:74 533 2 Jesus, Our Lord and Savior 6 Mary Says Yes to God Mary says yes to being the mother of Jesus, the Son of God. John 19:26; Luke 1:28 494 7 Joseph Says Yes to God Joseph says yes to being Jesus’ father on earth and is part of the Holy Family. Matthew 1:25; Luke 2:40 437, 497 8 Jesus Is Our Friend Jesus loves us and is always there for us. Luke 18:16 516 9 Jesus Heals Us Jesus heals us when we are sick or sad. Jeremiah 17:14; Mark 2:4–5 2616 10 Celebrating Advent Advent is a time to get ready to celebrate Jesus’ birth. Luke 1:45; Luke 1:39–40 522–524 3 The Church, Our Community in the Spirit 11 God Gathers Us We belong to God’s family, the Church. Exodus 6:7 777–780 12 Jesus Calls His Disciples We spread Jesus’ message by showing love. Luke 5:11 949–953 13 God Sends the Holy Spirit The guidance of the Holy Spirit helps us grow closer to God and share Jesus’ Good News. Acts of the Apostles 2:38 731–741 14 Jesus Leads Us God calls us to share and help others in need. Matthew 25:40 2443–2449 15 Celebrating Christmas Christmas is a time to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Luke 2:14; Luke 2:16 525–526 4 Sacraments, Our Way of Life 16 Jesus Calls Us to Pray Jesus teaches us to pray and gives us the Lord’s Prayer. Matthew 6:8; Matthew 7:7 2609 17 The Church Celebrates We celebrate the sacraments, which were given to us by Jesus. Ecclesiastes 3:1 1113 18 The Church Welcomes Us The Church welcomes us into God’s family at Baptism. John 3:5 1214–1216 19 Jesus Shares a Special Meal We hear the story of the Last Supper and learn the meaning of the Eucharist. Luke 22:19 1322–1332 20 Celebrating Lent and Holy Week Lent and Holy Week are a time to grow closer to Jesus. Luke 24:46 1438 5 Morality, Our Lived Faith 21 God Calls Us to Make Good Choices We make good choices when we follow God’s rules. Luke 6:31 2052–2074 22 God Calls Us to Love Our Family Showing our love for our families shows our love for God. Exodus 20:12 2197–2223 23 God Calls Us to Forgive We learn to forgive others just as God forgives us when we make bad choices. Ephesians 4:32; Mark 11:25 1422, 2838–2845 24 God Calls Us to Help All people should have what they need to live good lives. Psalm 11:7 2447–2449, 1967–1970 25 Celebrating Easter At Easter we celebrate Jesus’ rising from the dead to be with us always. Mark 16:7; Luke 24:6; Matthew 28:1–8 639–644 SCOpe and SequenCe • aGeS 4 TO 6 (KinderGarTen) OV-24 www.findinggod.com A sixth unit includes separate sessions for these liturgical seasons: Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, Easter, Pentecost, and All Saints Day. Unit Session Session Theme Scripture CCC References 1 God, Our C eator and Father 1 God Creates the World God has created a beautiful world for us. Genesis 1:31 287–289 2 God Creat s People Go cre ted us, and we re special to him. Genesis 2:7 356–358 3 Adam and Eve Mak a Choice When we make bad choices, we disobey God’s rules. Genesis 2:15; Genesis 3:11 396–402 4 God Promises a Savior God sent J sus to be ur Savior. John 3:16 456–457 5 Celebrating Ordinary Time During Ordinary Time, we learn about th life of Jesus and give thanks and praise. 1 Corinthians 1:4–5; Daniel 3:74 533 2 Jes s, Our Lord and Savior 6 Mary Says Yes to God Mary says yes o being the mother of Jesus, the Son of God. John 19:26; Luke 1:28 494 7 Jo eph Says Yes to God Jo eph says yes to being Jesus’ father o earth and is part of the Holy Family. Matthew 1:25; Luke 2:40 437, 497 8 Jesus Is Our Friend Jes loves us and is always there for us. Luke 18:16 516 9 Je u Heals Us Jes heals us wh n we are sick or sad. Jeremiah 17:14; Mark 2:4–5 2616 10 Celebrati g Advent Advent is a tim to get r ady to celebrate Jesus’ birth. Luke 1:45; Luke 1:39–40 522–524 3 The Church, Our Community in the Spirit 11 God Gathers Us We bel ng to God’s family, t e Church. Exodus 6:7 777–780 12 Jesu Calls His Disciples We spread Je us’ mes age by showing love. Luke 5:11 949–953 13 God Sends the Holy Spirit The guidance of the Holy S irit helps us grow cl ser to God and share Jesus’ Good News. Acts of h Apostles 2:38 731–741 14 Je us Leads Us God calls us to share and help oth rs in need. Matthew 25:40 2443–2449 15 Celebrating Christmas Christmas is a time to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Luke 2:14; Luke 2:16 525–526 4 Sacraments, Our Way of Life 16 Jesu Calls Us to Pray Jesu teaches us to pray and gives us the Lord’s Prayer. Matthew 6:8; Matthew 7:7 2609 17 T e Church Celebrates We celebr te th sacraments, which were given to by Jesus. Ecclesiastes 3:1 1113 18 T e Church Welcomes Us T e Church welcomes us into God’s family at Baptism. John 3:5 214–1216 19 Jesus Shares a Special Meal W hea the story of the Last Suppe and learn the meaning of the Eucharist. Luke 22:19 1322–1332 20 Celebra ing Lent and Holy Week Lent and Holy Week are a time to grow clo er to Jesus. Luke 24:46 1438 5 Morality, Our Lived Faith 21 God Calls Us to Make Good Choices We make good c oices when e follow God’s rules. Luke 6:31 2052–2074 22 God Calls Us to Love Our Family Showing our love for our families sh ws our l ve for God. Exodus 20:12 197–2223 23 God Calls Us to Forgive We learn to forgive o hers just as God forgiv s us when we make bad choices. Ephesians 4:32; Mark 11:25 142 , 2838–2845 24 God Calls Us to Hel All people should have what they ne d t live good lives. Psalm 11:7 2447–2449, 1967–1970 25 Celebrating Easter At East r we celebrate Jesus’ rising from the d ad to be with us always. Mark 16:7; Luke 24:6; Matthew 28:1–8 639–644 Unit Session Session Theme Sc ipture CCC Ref rences

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