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1 A Good News of God s Love What good news about Jesus can you share with others? 1. Decorate the megaphone pattern and cut it out. 2. Roll it into a cone shape and tape it closed. 3. Use the megaphone to tell your group about Jesus. Blackline Master A God s Gift Eucharist,

2 B How We Celebrate Complete the crossword puzzle. Then unscramble the letters in the shaded boxes. Write them on the lines below. What word do you see? lector altar sing celebrate priest servers Across 3. assist the priest 5. the table on which the priest celebrates Mass 6. proclaims the first two readings of God s Word at Mass Down 1. presides at Mass 2. what we do at Mass 4. one way we pray at Mass Blackline Master B God s Gift Eucharist, Chapter 2

3 C God s Mercy Find these words and circle them. Then tell one thing about each word. MOSES HOLY GOD SIN MERCY LOVE T A Y F M R F M O S E S O Z V I R P Y L G N C J J H O L Y G B K D V Q S E F H A E V Blackline Master C God s Gift Eucharist, Chapter 3

4 D God s Word Takes Root in Us How can God s Word take root in you? What are some things you can do? Write your ideas on the lines. Then color the picture. Blackline Master D God s Gift Eucharist,

5 E I Can Be a Cheerful Giver! How will you show that you re a cheerful giver? 1. Write sentences or draw pictures on the leaves. 2. Color the leaves and cut them out. 3. Tape or pin your leaves to a branch to make a Cheerful Giver Tree. Blackline Master E God s Gift Eucharist, Chapter 5

6 F We Give Thanks and Praise What symbols of the Eucharist do you see? Color them and cut them out. Then use them to make a mobile. Blackline Master F God s Gift Eucharist, Chapter 6

7 G We Remember Color the words that we sing or pray. Then color and cut out the banner. Blackline Master G God s Gift Eucharist, Chapter 6

8 H We Pray to Our Father Pray the Lord s Prayer. Use the motions shown. Then decorate the page. Our Father, who art in heaven. Hallowed be thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done On earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses As we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation. But deliver us from evil. Amen. Blackline Master H God s Gift Eucharist, Chapter 7

9 I Hearts Filled with Joy Just like Jesus disciples, we too are filled with joy! Color and cut out the hearts. Then make a necklace to show your joy. Blackline Master I God s Gift Eucharist, Chapter 8

10 Planting and Growing J Celebrating Scripture What do you remember about each Scripture story? Color and cut out the pictures. Then attach the symbols to a ribbon. The Early Christians The Man on the Road Coming of the Holy Spirit Welcoming the Ark of the Covenant Moses Standing on Holy Ground An Amazing Meal Jesus Keeps His Promise Blackline Master J God s Gift Eucharist, Chapter 8

11 K Vocabulary Cards Baptism Confirmation Eucharist Holy Communion Mass Trinity altar lector Chapter 2 Chapter 2 mercy creed Chapter 3 Gospel homily New Testament Old Testament psalm Sacred Scripture blessing sacrifice Chapter 5 Chapter 5 consecration Eucharistic Prayer Chapter 6 Chapter 6 Last Supper chalice Chapter 6 Chapter 7 host Chapter 7 Blackline Master K God s Gift Eucharist, Chapters 1 8

12 L Definition Cards the sacrament that frees us from original sin and gives us new life the sacrament that completes the grace we received in Baptism the sacrament in which we receive the Body and Blood of Christ the consecrated bread and wine that we receive at Mass listening to God s Word and receiving Holy Communion God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit the table in the church on which the priest celebrates Mass the person at Mass who proclaims the Word of God in the first two readings Chapter 2 Chapter 2 kindness and forgiveness offered to one another a summary of what people believe Chapter 3 the good news of God s love given to us by Jesus an explanation of God s Word Blackline Master L God s Gift Eucharist, Chapters 1 8

13 M Definition Cards the second part of the Bible the first part of the Bible a prayer in the form of a poem the holy writings collected in the Old and New Testaments a prayer that calls for God s power and care a gift given to God to give him thanks Chapter 5 part of the Eucharistic Prayer when bread and wine become the Body and Blood of Christ Chapter 6 the last meal Jesus ate with his disciples before he died Chapter 5 the part of the Mass in which Jesus sacrifice is made present again Chapter 6 the cup used for the consecration of wine at Mass Chapter 6 Chapter 7 unleavened bread used at Mass Chapter 7 Blackline Master M God s Gift Eucharist, Chapters 1 8

14 N Learning Reinforcement Finish each sentence with the correct word or words. a. We become members of the Church at. b. is the Lord s Day. c. We celebrate the Lord s Day Sunday Baptism Holy Communion Mass at. d. We prepare to receive our First. The Holy Spirit came, just as Jesus promised. Put the events in order using numbers. Suddenly wind roared and flames appeared. People asked Peter, How can we be saved? The disciples were praying together. Peter answered, Be sorry for your sins and be baptized. But the disciples were not afraid. Circle T for true or F for false. a. The Ark of the Covenant was a boat. T F b. Th e Ark of the Covenant was a sign T F of God s presence and love. c. We celebrate God s presence and love at Mass. T F Blackline Master N God s Gift Eucharist, Chapters 1 2

15 O Learning Reinforcement Draw a line to match each word with its meaning. a. kindness and forgiveness mercy b. prayer in the form of a poem Gospel c. an explanation of the readings at Mass psalm d. the good news of God s love for us homily Write OT for Old Testament. Write NT for New Testament. stories about Jesus stories of the early Church first part of the Bible second part of the Bible Circle the word that best completes each sentence. a. God s Word grows within us when we. sleep listen eat b. God told Moses to. take off his sandals sit stand c Moses was standing on holy. carpet ground water Blackline Master O God s Gift Eucharist, Chapters 3 4

16 P Learning Reinforcement blessing Last Supper consecration sacrifice Write the word or words that best match. a. a gift for God to give him thanks b. a prayer that calls for God s power and care c. the priest s words and actions that make Jesus sacrifice present d. Jesus last meal before he died Draw a line to correctly finish the sentence. We bring gifts of bread and wine the Body and Blood of Christ. We also give God to the altar. In return, God gives us the things we do for others. Unscramble the words to learn what happens during the Eucharistic Prayer. The priest says the same words Jesus said at the Last wine become the. (rpespu) Then the bread and (oybd) and Blood of Christ. We all sing or pray (mane) together. Blackline Master P God s Gift Eucharist, Chapters 5 6

17 Q Learning Reinforcement Match the word with its meaning. Draw a line. a. the prayer that Jesus taught us host b. the cup used for wine at Mass Lord s Prayer c. the bread used at Mass Amen d. what we say when we receive Holy Communion chalice Put these parts of receiving Holy Communion in order. Use numbers. We answer, Amen. The priest or extraordinary minister of Holy Communion says, The Body of Christ. We bow our heads. We sit or kneel quietly in prayer. Circle the words that best complete each sentence. a. Jesus friends recognized him in the. breaking of the bread way he walked b. We receive Holy Communion. once as often as we can c. At the end of Mass, we are sent to. love and serve God receive Holy Communion Blackline Master Q God s Gift Eucharist, Chapters 7 8

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