To help the children appreciate the importance of working together as Jesus' disciples
The children will give reasons why Jesus needs disciples and why they want to be disciples.
Copy of a paper with this greeting and sentence starters with writing space between lines for each group:
I want to follow you __________,
So I can __________.
Challenge me __________.
I'll try my best __________.
Please help me __________.
Let me __________.
Every chance I get, __________.
Make sure the children understand that working together to write their letters to Jesus is a good example of friends helping each other to accomplish a goal.
Encourage groups to respect and include everyone's opinions.