Explorers Online! Challenges

Lesson 13a – sent March 23

 

Greetings Explorers and adults!
I pray you and your family are well and at peace.
What is Mrs. Fergus doing NOW?
I’m inviting you to a
GOSPEL CHALLENGE!
As we continue our season of Lent, a LOT happening with Jesus!
He was tempted by the devil …
He was transfigured in front of the disciples …
He brought God’s love and mercy to the Samaritans (who the Jews hated) …
He healed a blind man …
 now Jesus will bring a dead man back to life!
Let’s find out what happens …

I challenge you to a Scavenger Hunt!

Click HERE for worksheet, or follow directions below

Welcome to your first GOSPEL CHALLENGE!
Today you will have a SCAVENGER HUNT in your house!

A] READ the bible passage in your children’s bible (or Click HERE to read online)
B] ANSWER the question(s)
C] FIND the item(s) in your house
*** Keep the Scavenger Hunt items in order as you find them ***
D] When you are done, RETELL the Gospel story using the items you found!

Fifth Sunday of LENT – March 28th:
Lazarus Is Brought to Life
Gospel of John, chapter 11, verses 1 – 45

1. READ verses 1, 3-7   
a) answer questions:
i. Who was the man?  Where did he live?
_______________________________________________________________________________________
ii. What did Jesus say would be the final result of the man’s sickness?
_______________________________________________________________________________________
           iii. What did Jesus do when he heard the news?
_________________________________________________________________________________

b) find:      ____ photo of someone you love                ____ tissue                  ____ calendar  

2. READ verses 11-15
a) answer questions:
i. What did Jesus say would happen to Lazarus?
_______________________________________________________________________________________
ii. Why was Jesus glad that he had not been there?
_______________________________________________________________________________________

b) find:      ____ pillow                              ____ cross or bible 

3. READ verses 17, 20-27
a) answer questions:
i. How long had Lazarus been buried?
_________________________________________________________________________________
ii. What did Martha tell Jesus that God would give him?
_________________________________________________________________________________
           iii. What does Jesus say that he is?  What will happen to those who believe?
_________________________________________________________________________________

b) find:      ____  wrapping paper           ____ stuffed animal or doll                           

4. READ verses 28, 32-37
a) answer questions:
i. When Jesus saw the people weeping, what did he ask?  What did they say?
_________________________________________________________________________________
ii. How did Jesus feel?  How do we know?
_________________________________________________________________________________

b) find:      ____ binoculars OR magnifying glass OR glasses           ____ tissue 

5. READ verses 38-44
a) answer questions:
i. What did Jesus say at the tomb?
______________________________________________________________________________
ii. What did Jesus so after they took the stone away?
______________________________________________________________________________
           iii. What did Jesus call out in a loud voice?  What happened?
______________________________________________________________________________
           iv. What did Jesus tell the people to do?
______________________________________________________________________________

b) find:      ____ rock or stone         ____ prayer OR prayer book OR prayer card   
                         ____ bandage or bandaid 

BONUS:  Use your Scavenger Hunt items to RETELL the story

I hope you have fun with this Challenge!
We miss seeing your beautiful faces!

May Our Lord, the True Light, bring you peace amidst the turmoil.
May Our God, the True Physician, bring you healing and protection of mind, body, soul and spirit.
Peace in Christ,
Deb Fergus

BCRE Coordinator for Grades 3-4 (Explorers) and Grades 5-6 (Pathfinders)
Summer Adventure Week Coordinator
Billerica Catholic Family Mass Team

BCRE Phone:  (978) 667-3733, x442
Email:  Deb.Fergus@billericacatholic.org