This topic thread highlights some of the special resources, lessons, and ideas here at Rotation.org that seem particularly appropriate for Thanksgiving and Stewardship in 2020 and 2021 during the COVID pandemic.
Below we've also created or collected some new resources for just such a time as this!
In addition to the ideas posted below, here are some resource highlights from our "normal year" Thanksgiving ideas forum would also work well in this "not so normal" year.
- The Beatitudes ("The Blessings") -- what should we really be thankful for this year?
Writing Team's Beatitudes Lesson Set Forum | Public "Beatitudes" Lesson Forum
- A Thanksgiving Meal in the Kingdom of God --a fun experiential meal that could easily be done around the family dinner table. Many of its lessons about "inter-dependence" are also reflected in the lessons which COVID and staying safe are teaching us.
The Thankful Leper: Luke 17:11-19, 10 are healed, only 1 returns to thank Jesus.
--Nice short animated video for home use.
--Powerful "Amazing Grace" mashup version of that animated video.
--Public "Thankful Leper" forum
--Writing Team Thankful Leper Lessons
What might Jesus want to "heal people from" this year related to the struggle we've been being going through and things that have been happening?
Seven Signs You are Not Teaching About Stewardship - a provocative list.
The Sand, Pebbles, and Rocks visual demonstration of ordering your priorities in a godly way. Easy to do at home, in class, or on Zoom.
- See all the great ideas in our regular Thanksgiving and Stewardship Forum