Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Prayer Journals (Girls Sunday School)

I posted about my endeavor to teach the Girl's Sunday School Class ( you can read about it here) and promised updates.

The first week we met, I went over what we were going to be doing and what the study involved.

I wanted to ease into things and since our first section is about praying, I had each girl decorate a Prayer Journal.  They exchanged names and each has a prayer partner that they are supposed to pray for everyday.  I asked that they notate something in their journal daily.

They had a great time personalizing their journals.

They started out as plan, old composition books.


I decorated mine the night before so that they could see an example before trying to do their own. 

Here's mine:


I took my scrapbooking stuff (the little that I have), ribbons and some other decorative doodads for them to decorate their journals.

Hannah: 


Kaylee:


Kailey:


And of course my littlest had to get in on the action.

Laken:


Throughout the week, I contacted them via Facebook (how weird is that!) and encouraged them to write in their journals each day and continue praying.

The first week was a success and calmed my nerves a great deal about this endeavor. 

Please continue praying for me and the girls.




Linking to:

Homemaking Link-up
Strut Your Stuff Thursday
Spiritual Sundays
Mady By You Monday
Making Your Home Sing
Homemaker Mondays
Metamorphosis Monday

10 comments:

  1. I love this and the girls will love seeing their names and pictures on the blog. Good job, Lettie.

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  2. OH~~What a wonderful idea, I love it. I'm so glad that you have a since of calmness now.
    God Bless,
    Ginger

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  3. the girl's books look great anda lot of fun to make and decorate. Also I love that scriputre. reagr

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  4. Such a great idea. I love that. I should make a prayer journal. I need a place to write down prayer requests. I like how you used scrapbooking materials to decorate them with. Very creative! God bless you in your ministry to these girls.

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  5. What lovely smiles and I'm glad they are learning early about the power of prayer.

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  6. Colletta, that's such a great idea! Thank you for sharing. I'm sure your SS girls will be blessed!

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  7. Oh how pretty and fun. Great idea. Maybe I'll do one with my daughter (17 y/o). She enjoys making all kinds of artistic and creative projects. Thank you for sharing and have a lovely Sunday.

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  8. How wonderful is that! What a blessing teaching them to start with a prayer journal so young!

    This is my first visit to your blog and I really love it!

    I have a Scripture memory challenge for my readers each week now too! We just started 2 weeks ago. I'd love for you to come by and check it out if you have a minute sometime. I am your newest follower...I am really looking forward to getting to know you!

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  9. The journals were so cute! Keeping a prayer journal is one of the units in a book I am using with my daughter, "Keepers At Home." I think we'll use your idea! Thanks for posting.

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  10. What a wonderful idea! How fun to make it their own, and that will make them want to use it even more!

    What a blessing to be encouraging your children to pray for one another and others.


    Thanks for linking up to Making Your Home Sing Monday!

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