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Theme: Lord’s supper / Holy Communion / Eucharist

Lord’s supper / Holy Communion / Eucharist in the Bible: Creative activities for your children's ministry

The Lord's Supper, also known as Holy Communion or Eucharist, is a sacrament in the Christian faith that commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This topic explores the significance of the Last Supper, where Jesus broke bread and shared wine with his disciples, establishing the new covenant with them. But how do we help children understand the deeper meaning and power of Holy Communion, so that it can become more than just a religious ritual?

Through creative ideas, resources and activities, we can teach children about the symbolism of the bread and wine, the importance of remembering Christ's sacrifice, and the unity and fellowship that we share as members of the church. We can also explore how different denominations practice Holy Communion, and why it is such an integral part of Christian worship.

On this page, you will find a variety of ideas and resources to help you teach children about the Lord's Supper in a way that is engaging, informative, and spiritually enriching. Whether you're working in a Sunday school, children's ministry, or Christian elementary school, these activities can help you bring the meaning of Holy Communion to life for children of all ages.