Sunday, March 16, 2008

The Jesus Tree ~ Week Seven

WAHOO!!!! They are ALL made!!!! All 47 of them!!! I am so excited... and thankful that I decided to blog about it since I am sure that if I hadn't there is NO WAY I would have finished this project this year! I am glad that I did though, my kids are really loving it! If you plan to do a Jesus Tree this next year... START making these NOW! ;)

Day 41 ~ The Last Supper/ Eucharist

Symbol: Chalice w/Bread
Readings: Mt 26:19-29, Mk 14:17-25, Lk 22:14-16
NCPB: Pages 192-195
Coloring: The Last Supper  (Update: The Last Supper)




Day 42 ~ Agony in the Garden / Betrayal

Symbol: Praying Hands
Readings: Mt 26:30-56, Mk 14:32-52, Jn 18:1-12
NCPB: Pages 196-198
Coloring: Jesus Praying in the Garden  (Update: Agony in the Garden)




Day 43 ~ Peter Denies Jesus

Symbol: Rooster Head
Readings: Mt 26:69-75, Mk 14:66-72, Jn 18:14-27
NCPB: Page 199
Coloring: Peter's Denial
Just for Fun: Peter's Confession Word Search




Day 44 ~ Pilate Presents Jesus to the People
Symbol: Red Robe w/Crown
Readings: Mt 27:24-25, Jn 19:4-15
NCPB: Pages 200-203
Coloring: Jesus before Pilate (Update: Jesus is Condemned to Death or Suffered Under Pontius Pilate)



Day 45 ~ Jesus is Crucified

Symbol: Crucifix
Readings: Mt 27:33-56, Mk 15:22-41, Jn 19:17-30
NCPB: Pages 204-209
Coloring: Jesus carries his cross, crucifixion, this one, or this one (Update:  The Crucifixion;  Jesus Dies on the Cross; or Was Crucified, Died)
Just for Fun: Good Friday crossword, word search




Day 46 ~ The Burial of Jesus

Symbol: Draped Cross
Readings: Mt 27:57-66, Mk 23:50-56, Jn 19:38-42
NCPB: Pages 210-211
Coloring: Death of Jesus (Update:  Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross; And Was Buried; or Jesus is laid in the Sepulcher)




Day 47 ~ The Resurrection / Tomb

Symbol: Tomb w/Stone
NCPB: Pages 212-213
Coloring: Resurrection or any of these from catholicmom.com (Update: The Third Day he arose from the Dead
Just for Fun: Easter Sunday word jumble, crossword or this one, word search or this one, maze, and this decoder



I just found the information to order the kit:
How to Order: You may contact us by mail at Scripture Trees, P.O. Box 715, Willernie, MN 55090-0715,
by email at scripturetrees@usfamily.net, or by phone at 651-426-2174.
Each kit is $10.00 plus shipping.
Make checks payable to Scripture Trees.
Not bad for the patterns and all the felt... Leaflet sells the same kit for $21.00!

4 comments:

  1. Good jog!! They look beautiful! I am still not done, but I still have a few days at least. We are taking this week off from school work for holy week. Maybe I can squeeze a few more in. thanks for posting all of them for me to have something to copy! I would have been lost with out your posts on this, that's for sure.

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  2. Jessica,

    Thank you SO MUCH for posting your pictures and scripture readings for this Lenten project!!! My kids and I have thoroughly enjoyed doing this together--it has made learning about Lent such a wonderful experience. May God richly bless you and your family!

    Kim in Texas

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  3. Oh, my, what a find this is!!! I was doing a google search to find pictures for our Good Friday dinner (based on Alice at Cottage Blessings' Liturgical Tea for Good Friday) when I happened on your site.

    You have a new fan!!!

    I had left our Jesse Tree up for Lent, and put little pictures from the stations of the Cross on it, but what a wonderful idea this is--I will definitely save this series of posts for next year! How talented you are, your symbols are beautiful. I wish I had seen your site 6 weeks ago!! :)

    Warmly,
    Eileen

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  4. I am so glad I found this! I will be following the scripture reading you suggest starting on Ash Wednesday with my 3.5 year old. I feel this has given me a lot of direction for lent. Thank you.
    http://theadventuresofbear.blogspot.com

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