Biblical person: Tabitha (Dorcas)
Creative activities and ideas based on the biblical figure of Tabitha (Dorcas)
Tabitha, also known as Dorcas, was a woman from the city of Joppa who was known for her good works and acts of charity. According to the book of Acts, she became ill and died, causing many in the community to mourn her loss. Peter, one of Jesus' disciples, was sent for and, through prayer, was able to raise her from the dead. The story of Tabitha/Dorcas highlights the importance of serving others and the power of faith in Christ. It also demonstrates the great impact that one person can have on a community through their kindness and generosity.
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.