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Bible story: Jesus and the Samaritan woman

Creative activities based on the Bible story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman

In John 4:4-42, Jesus meets a Samaritan woman at a well and engages in a transformative conversation with her. Despite societal and cultural barriers, Jesus speaks to the woman and reveals himself to be the Messiah. Through this encounter, the woman is transformed and becomes an evangelist, sharing the good news with her community.

This passage highlights Jesus' message of inclusion and his willingness to engage with those who are considered outcasts. It also shows the transformative power of encountering Jesus and the importance of sharing the good news with others.

We have compiled a range of creative ideas and activities below that relate to this Bible story. These resources are designed to help you share this important message in an engaging and interactive way, whether you are a children's ministry leader, a Sunday school teacher, or a religious educator in a Christian primary school.

Our activities below are suitable for use in various settings such as church children's programs, children's ministry, catechism classes, children's services, Bible clubs, vacation Bible school, and Sunday school, and will help students understand the relevance of the Bible to their lives, and the importance of applying its teachings in practical ways.