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Biblical person: Cleopas (of Emmaus - disciple)

Creative activities and ideas based on the biblical figure of Cleopas (of Emmaus - disciple)

Cleopas was one of the two disciples who met Jesus on the road to Emmaus on the day of his resurrection. According to the Gospel of Luke, Cleopas and another disciple were walking to Emmaus when they encountered a stranger who began walking with them. The stranger explained the scriptures and broke bread with them, revealing himself to be Jesus. Cleopas and the other disciple rushed back to Jerusalem to tell the apostles what had happened. Cleopas is not mentioned in any other biblical accounts, but his encounter with Jesus on the road to Emmaus remains a significant story in the Christian faith.

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.