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Prayer idea - Good Shepherd: ‘Are you close to the Shepherd?’

Put yourself close to the Shepherd - a creative prayer idea

How do you express who you are in the flock of the Good Shepherd?  What's your position in the flock?

This creative prayer idea helps children and adults to give an answer to these two important questions in a non-threatening way.

How close to the shepherd are you creative activity on Psalm 23 parable good shepherd for Sunday school lesson kidmin VBS youth ministry childrens church childrens ministry

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on Psalm 23 and the Bible passage in John 10: 11-18 on Jesus being the Good Shepherd.

This creative activity will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.


Jesus is the Good Shepherd, the church as a flock

What do you need:

- laminated A4 paper with the words "The Good Shepherd" on them.
- the slips of paper with the different sorts of sheep/people
- the description, which you can download below and print out

What do you do:

Tags: Object lessons, Prayer ideas, Psalms - Bible book, Good Shepherd, God's care

Scripture reference: Psalm 100:3, Luke 15:4-7, Matthew 9:36, John 10:1-16, Matthew 7:15, Jeremiah 50:6, Isaiah 53:6, Matthew 10:16, Ezekiel 34:1-31, John 21:17, Psalm 23:1-6, Isaiah 53:7, Matthew 26:31, Ezekiel 34:17-22, Micah 2:12, Mark 14:27, Matthew 10:6, Matthew 18:10-13
You can use this idea in a: Children's Sunday School, Sunday school lesson, kidmin, VBS, children's ministry, youth ministry, kids ministry, Messy church, youth work, youth group, teenagers, small church, RE lessons, children's church, Bible lesson, kids church, youth church,