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Biblical person: Shepherds (Christmas)

Creative activities and ideas based on the biblical figure of Shepherds (Christmas)

The story of the shepherd's visit to the birthplace of Jesus is a central event in the Christian faith. According to the Bible, on the night that Jesus was born, shepherds were tending to their flocks in the fields outside Bethlehem. Suddenly, an angel appeared to them, telling them about the birth of a savior. The shepherds followed the angel's guidance to the manger where Jesus lay, and they worshiped him there. This story is a powerful reminder of the humble beginnings of Jesus and the miraculous nature of his birth, and it is often retold during Christmas celebrations.

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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