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The Palm Branch ParadeA free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from a family devotion that accompanies the A Love That Never Dies family activity kit. CTA has written six FREE, reproducible Easter devotions just like this one. You can send them home for families to use in their personal devotions, use them in your Sunday school, or make them part of your Easter outreach…

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An Everlasting LoveA free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This Easter season, we invite you to consider God’s everlasting love for us. It’s a love that led him to give us a costly gift—the life of his Son. Today’s devotion is the first entry from the A Love That Never Dies devotional prayer journal. This devotion book takes readers through the forty days…

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God’s Everlasting LoveA free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe, but the Easter season is right around the corner—Ash Wednesday is March 1. Just like in the past, CTA is offering seven FREE sermon outlines to help you prepare your worshipers for Resurrection Day. This year, the theme is A Love That Never Dies, based on Jeremiah 31:3….

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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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