Prayer Zone

Teaching on Prayer?

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Here are a collection of Object Lessons, Devotionals, Games, Puppet Routines, and more... all dealing with the subject of prayer! Gathered together from all over the site in one easy place!

The trouble with our praying is, we just do it as a means of last resort. ~Will Rogers

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All Access In Jesus Name, Amen

A talk on the power of praying in Christ’s name. Praying in Christ’s name is as if Jesus handed us His own divine credit card, it will never run out. We must, however, ask for the things that He would want and would be pleasing to Him. (John 16: 24)  

Prayer
All Access Jelly Bean Easter Prayer

The color representation for each sacrifice and burden Jesus has taken for us.

Easter
All Access Jesus, You're Too Late!

The story of the raising of Lazarus teaching that Jesus is never too late, but always on time for His greatest glory! We should never put a deadline on our prayers. (John 11)

Prayer
All Access Keep On Asking

Don't forget to keep on praying. God sets down several conditions for effective prayer. One of them is persistence. So keep on asking and believing.

Luke 11:5-8, Prayer
All Access Learning to Listen

Prayer
All Access Learning to Listen

Prayer
All Access Musical Chairs with a Twist

This is a game to encourage the children to memorize the Lord's Prayer.

Lord's Prayer
All Access Prayer for A Friend

Jen prays for her friend who isn't feeling well and he begins to recover.

Prayer
All Access Prayer is a Covering

Christian Life
All Access Prayer Prints

This craft reminds kids of Prayer!

Craft
All Access Praying for Rabbits?

If God cares enough to send rabbits (even HUGE ones) for a little toddler, how much more will he hear and answer the needs we bring to Him that are much more important.

Prayer
All Access So Clean You Can Lick the Bowl!

Prayer
All Access Teaching children how they should pray

I find the story of Blind Bartimaeus (Mark 10, Luke 18) ideal for teaching children about how we should pray.

Teaching Prayer
All Access Teaching children to pray in public

I have found that it is relatively easy to get the younger children to pray out loud in class, but those aged about 8 and above are more self-conscious, and so less inclined to do so. The following is a technique that I have found to be very effective in encouraging older children to pray in public.

Teaching Prayer
All Access The Day The Sun Stood Still

A talk teaching that God will give us what we need most in prayer even if it doesn’t match up to every detail that we prayed. (Joshua 10:12).  

Prayer
All Access The Lord's prayer

How to teach children the real meaning of the Lord's prayer.

Prayer
All Access The Path to Powerful Prayer

Christian Life
All Access The Prayer Tooth Pick

Prayer
All Access Using your fingers as a prayer reminder

Showing children how to remember who to pray for by using their fingers.

Prayer
All Access You Can Keep On Asking God

It isn't right to whine and pout for something when our parents have said "NO". God wants us to keep on asking Him for what we want or need.

Prayer
All Access You-Know-Who - A Devotional for Children's Ministry Leaders

Become a prayer fanatic for you-know-who because that kid needs God’s love.  

Prayer
All Access Jesus Disciples Training Academy 4 - Prayer

This is the fourth lesson in the series. It is an about the Spiritual Discipline of Talking to God. The lesson lets children know that prayer is just talking to God as if you would talk to your best friend. It also lets children know that it is important to talk with God consistently.

Spiritual Disciplines
Starter Prayer Rock

A poem on a sheet of paper that kids can color and then wrap around a rock to remind them to pray.

Prayer
All Access The GodPod

A skit introducing the idea of praying for God's will to be done in our lives, instead of just asking God to give us what we want.

Prayer, Selfishness, Submission
All Access What God Wants Most

What God Wants Most is an interactive discussion designed to be the last talk with 5th graders before they move up to Middle School Ministry

Personal Relationship With God
All Access Pray For A Scout

A scout is a vital member of the evangelism team, especially if they are one of the team's prayer warriors. A scout can help the team be at the key spot where God wants to reach children for His kingdom.

A Vital Position For Every Evangelism Team
Starter A HAND in Prayer

Teaching young children to remember what to pray for by using each finger to represent something.

Prayer
All Access Becoming An Excellent Children's Ministry Teacher - Part 1: Be Prayerful

How do we find time to pray in the midst of conflicting pressures of time and responsibility which crowd our lives? This article suggest briefly some ways in which we can look at Jesus' prayer life with a view toward applying the resulting principles to our own.

Becoming An Excellent Children's Ministry Teacher
All Access Calling God

This PowerPoint can be used as a Bible study on prayer that highlights the different answers God gives us when we pray to Him. Use the PowerPoint slides as illustrations to go along with the discussion below.

Prayer
Starter George Washington 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation

Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor...

Thanksgiving
All Access Hanging out with God

Prayer is talking and listening to God. We can learn from the Psalms that we sometimes need to take a Selah break and meditate on God's goodness. Spending time in prayer to God can help us grow closer to Him.

prayer
All Access Just Do It!

A short talk for kids on learning to pray without ceasing.

Prayer
Starter Opening Doors

Lesson Introduction for 3-5 year olds, who try to open boxes while learning about the figure of speech, "open doors"

Prayer
Starter Simon Says, Pray!

3-5 year olds practice the postures of prayer.

Prayer
All Access Thanks Mural

After a year of prayer, we gave thanks for God's goodness to us.

Thanksgiving
All Access Using Pictures to Encourage Kids to Pray for Missionaries

Here is a tangible way for kids to connect with missionaries.

Missions/Prayer
All Access God's Team 4 - Talkin' to the Coach

This lesson introduces the discipline of prayer to children. While we often talk about HOW to pray with children (I hope), this lesson focuses on how to develop the discipline of prayer.

Prayer
All Access Discovering God's Path Curriculum: Lesson #012 - Struck by an Angel

Praying for one another.

Prayer
All Access Discovering God's Path Curriculum: Lesson #027 - Prayer

Through prayer we can have conversation and relationship with God.

Prayer
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