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Biblical person: Mary (mother of Jesus)

Creative activities and ideas based on the biblical figure of Mary (mother of Jesus)

Mary was the mother of Jesus Christ. She was a young Jewish woman from Nazareth who was engaged to Joseph, a carpenter. According to the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, Mary became pregnant through the Holy Spirit and gave birth to Jesus in Bethlehem. Mary is a central figure in Christianity and is venerated by Catholics, Orthodox Christians, and many Protestants. She believed to have played an important role in Jesus' life and ministry. Mary is also remembered for her devotion to God and her willingness to accept God's plan for her life.

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.

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