May 3, 2015
Coworkers With The Truth
Unifying Principle (Focus)
Most people really appreciate the kindness and generosity they have experienced as a result of good hospitality. What is it about receiving hospitality that makes it so important? Third John says that hospitality is one way that Christians express their faith in Christ to others.
Goals for the Learners
To learn the importance of hospitality as described in 3 John.
To tell experiences of hospitality and reactions to it.
To practice acts of hospitality.
Lesson Challenges for the Week
Invite a new church member to attend Sunday school with you. Ask other classmates to work with you in preparing a special welcome for their newcomer.
Talk with your pastor and worship committee to see if your congregation and another congregation in the community could work together for a common cause.
Extend hospitality on behalf of your congregation by staffing a church food pantry, assisting needy persons in receiving monetary donations from the church or serving a free lunch. Get to know the people who use these outreach services that the church provides.