Kerygma 4 Kids Middle School Edition is a series of dynamic evangelization lessons for youth grades 6 through 8. Middle School years are a pivotal time for young people, during which they face numerous changes and challenges. These lessons connect the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the lives of Middle School youth.
Like Kerygma 4 Kids Kindergarten–Grade 5, Kerygma 4 Kids Middle School Edition uses guided meditation, small group discussion, and hands-on activities, to help youth encounter Christ personally and presents the kerygma – the Good News that Jesus died and rose to save us from sin – in a powerful and age-appropriate way.
What is it and what does it do?
Middle School years are a pivotal time for young people, during which they face numerous changes and challenges. Kerygma 4 Kids lessons connect the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the lives of Middle School youth.
What are the benefits?
Through Kerygma 4 Kids, youth will experience the nearness of God and come to understand the cross of Christ in a deep and personal way. Kerygma 4 Kids will lead the youth into a deeper friendship with the risen Christ and equip them to share the Good News with others.
Structure and purpose
Kerygma 4 Kids contains one evangelization lesson for each grade. It was developed to help you incorporate evangelization into your current faith formation program. Each grade-level lesson proclaims the basic gospel message through a unique theme which can be viewed below.
Elements of Each Lesson:
Helps youth discover God’s personal love for them
Includes guided meditations on Sacred Scripture to help youth encounter the risen Christ
Presents an age-appropriate proclamation of the kerygma—the Good News of Christ’s salvific work
Includes animated videos and engaging activities that reinforce the Gospel message
Includes an invitation to open their hearts to a personal friendship with Jesus Christ
Provides the language to help youth share the Good News with others