Refugee Justice for Kids!

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Are you talking about refugee justice with the kids in your church? Here are a few lesson ideas to get your started: 

  • Sunday School Plans
    • Developed as part of our “Journey with Me” workshop find the PDF below which includes a great list of Sunday School plans that can help your Sunday School kids explore the issues around refugee justice and displacement.
  • Kids Helping Kids: Refugees
    • “The Kids Helping Kids: Refugees curriculum explores questions around what it’s like to be a refugee and provides opportunities for making a significant difference in the lives of refugee children around the world. The twelve-part curriculum is a short (5-10 min) supplement to your regular Christian formation time.”
  • Sunday School Lesson: Refugees in the Bible
    • A single Sunday School lesson, the aim of which is “to explore biblical refugee characters and how to love/welcome refugees in [a child’s own] country.”

Have you led a justice based Sunday School lesson? We'd love to hear about it! Leave us a comment or email us at publicdialogue@crcna.org

Looking for ideas to start talking about refugee justice with your kids at home? 

  • Children’s Books
    • The great list of books in the PDF below is a great way to introduce your kids to this topic.  The list includes some great discussion prompts.  
  • Talking to Your Kids About the Refugee Crisis: 8 Activities for Families 
    • “It can be difficult to begin an age-appropriate conversation about tragedy with your children, especially when it’s an ongoing situation like the refugee crisis. In response to this difficulty, the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee service has pulled together this list of activities to help families learn about refugees and find ways to make a difference.”
  • 13 Inspiring Stories of Refugee Welcome from Around the World
    • Celebrating the positive stories of refugee justice is another great way to talk about these issues with your children—check out 13 such stories here.
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