On Sunday we spent the afternoon looking at a story that is told in Mark’s Gospel about Jesus going to heal a girl who was dying and then having to deal with another incident with a woman who touched his clothes and was healed. We split the different tables into 3 characters in the story. The first were the crowd and/or disciples; the second were the parents of the poorly girl; and the last were the woman who was healed.
We realised that this story is full of different emotions and whilst one group was on a high another was feeling low and vice versa. The story is a roller-coaster of emotion.
Imagine you were one of the characters – how would you feel?
The kids also did tableaux’s of 3 different scenes in the story (under the expert directorship of Chris Wright) – see if you can guess which each one depicts …