Topic: Easter

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Christ Is Risen! an Easter prayer

Editor’s note: This Easter prayer was written many decades ago by a faithful pastor, Walter E. Schuette, who has since gone to be with the Lord. His meditation on Jesus’ Easter sacrifice speaks powerfully to many of us at CTA and we hope it speaks to you, too! Read Matthew 28:1–15 and focus on the…

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The End of Starting Overa free Easter devotion for kids

Before you begin, write the words “The End” on one sheet of paper and the words “Start Over” on a second sheet. To begin, hold up your “The End” card and ask the children to read it. Think how often we say and think words like “the end” each day. We scoop the last spoonful…

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Joy!a free Easter devotion for this week’s meetings

Alleluia! Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! For centuries, in fact, for two thousand years, Christians have been sharing this joyful message with one another. In every language on earth, all year round, and most especially at Eastertime, we speak, sing, and even shout it: Christ is risen! Alleluia! It’s really true! But that creates…

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Welcomed by Namea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion appears in CTA’s Journey to the Cross devotion book. Based on Romans 6:23, the book provides readers with 40 devotions and several opportunities for prayerful reflection in the days leading up to Easter. It’s available now, along with other Journey to the Cross gifts like Scripture cards, pocket pieces, and lapel…

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5 Ideas for Last-Minute Easter Outreach

Easter is quickly approaching, but there is still time to plan a few impactful outreach activities. Gather your ministry team and brainstorm ways you can serve your congregation and community. Here are a few ideas to get you started! Use plastic Easter eggs to share the love of Jesus. Inside each egg, place the name…

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FREE Lesson Plan!Spring to Life with Jesus

Editor’s note: Are you looking for ways to add new life to your classroom? CTA has you covered! The new theme Spring to Life with Jesus combines playful artwork and the message of new life in Jesus just in time for your Easter celebrations. To make it even easier for you to share the good…

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The Places God Will Goa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion appears in CTA’s Journey to the Cross devotion book. Based on Romans 6:23, the book provides readers with 40 devotions and several opportunities for prayerful reflection in the days leading up to Easter. It’s available now, along with other Journey to the Cross gifts like Scripture cards, pocket pieces, and lapel…

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Jesus Gives Us Resta free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from CTA’s latest addition to the Easter lineup, the Journey to the Cross prayer box. The box comes with six special prayer tokens and corresponding devotions that tell the story of Jesus’ Easter victory. The prayer box and other gifts from CTA make it easy to minister to children during…

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The Right Timea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion appears in CTA’s Journey to the Cross devotion book. Based on Romans 6:23, the book provides readers with 40 devotions and several opportunities for prayerful reflection in the days leading up to Easter. It’s available now, along with other Journey to the Cross gifts like Scripture cards, pocket pieces, and lapel…

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