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Biblical person: Anna (the prophetess)

Creative activities and ideas based on the biblical figure of Anna (the prophetess)

Anna or Hannah was a prophetess mentioned in the Gospel of Luke. She was an elderly widow who had been married for seven years before her husband died, after which she devoted herself to the temple, serving God with fasting and prayer day and night. When Mary and Joseph brought Jesus to the temple for his dedication, Anna recognized him as the Messiah and praised God. She then shared the news of Jesus' arrival with all who were waiting for the redemption of Jerusalem. Anna's devotion and faithfulness serve as an example for believers to seek after God and recognize the fulfillment of his promises.

We have compiled a range of creative ideas and activities below that relate to this Biblical person. These resources are designed to help you teach important life lessons 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.