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Let Us Attend: Sunday's Gospel for Children

Illustrated handouts of the each Sunday's Gospel for every Sunday are offered at five levels with discussion questions. It is paraphrased for the younger grades, and presented as it will be heard for the older students. Engaging graphics and great questions--it can be used as the curriculum for a small church school, or by parents who wish to read the gospel on Saturday night with their children. Additionally, a Reader's Theater page is now available for each Gospel. Those who have used Let Us Attend materials report that the children are more attentive to the Gospel Reading at the Divine Liturgy. Two audio files are available each Sunday--one for the younger children, told by a master storyteller, and one for the older children, a reading of the Gospel.

(Photos courtesy of Teaching Pics, freeimages.com, and Microsoft Clip Art Online. Line art courtesy of Iconographics and Fr. John Matusiak.)

Weekly PDFs and MP3s of the Gospel Program:

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2016

December 25, 2016 :The Nativity of Christ
Matthew 2:1-12 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

December 18, 2016 : Sunday before the Nativity of Christ (Genealogy)
Matthew 1:1-25 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

December 11, 2016 : Sunday of the Forefathers of Christ
Luke 14:16-24 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

December 4, 2016 : Great Martyr Barbara
Luke 13:10-17 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)

November 27, 2016 : 23rd Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 18:18-27 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

November 20, 2016 : 22nd Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 12:16-21 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

November 13, 2016 : St. John Chrysostom
Luke 10:25-37 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

November 6, 2016 : 20th Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 8:41-56 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)

October 30, 2016 : Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 16:19-31 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

October 23, 2016 : James, the Brother of our Lord
Luke 8:26-39 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

October 16, 2016 : Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council
Luke 8:5-15 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

October 9, 2016 : Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 7:11-16 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)

October 2, 2016 : Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 6:31-36 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)


September 25, 2016
: Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 5:1-11 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

September 18, 2016 : Sunday after the Elevation of the Cross
Mark 8:34-9:1 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

September 11, 2016 : Sunday before the Elevation of the Cross
John 3:13-17 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

September 4, 2016 : Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 18:23-35 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)


August 28, 2016
: Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 17:14-23 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

August 21, 2016 : Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 14:22-34 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

August 14, 2016 : Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 14:14-22 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

August 7, 2016 : Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 9:27-35 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)


July 31, 2016
: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 9:1-8 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

July 24, 2016 : Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 8:28-9:1 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

July 17, 2016 : Fathers of the Fourth Ecumenical Council
Matthew 5:14-19 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

July 10, 2016 : Joseph of Damascus
Matthew 6:22-33 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)

July 3, 2016 : Second Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 4:18-23 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)


June 26, 2016
: All Saints Sunday
Matthew 10:32-33, 37-38; 19:27-30 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

June 19, 2016 : Pentecost
John 7:37-52; 8:12 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

June 12, 2016 : Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council
John 17:1-13 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

June 5, 2016 : Sunday of the Blind Man
John 9:1-38 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)

May 29, 2016 : Sunday of the Samaritan Woman
John 4:5-42 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

May 22, 2016 : Sunday of the Paralytic
John 5:1-15 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

May 15, 2016 : Sunday of the Myrrhbearing Woman
Mark 15:43-16:8 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

May 8, 2016 : Sunday of Saint Thomas
John 20:19-31 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)

May 1, 2016 : Great and Holy Pascha
John 1:1-17 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)

April 24, 2016 : Palm Sunday 
John 12:1-18 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

April 17, 2016 : Fifth Sunday of Great Lent
Mark 10:32-45 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

April 10, 2016 : Fourth Sunday of Great Lent
Mark 9:17-31 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)

April 3, 2016 : 16th Sunday of the Holy Cross
Mark 8:34-9:1 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)


March 27, 2016
: Second Sunday of Great Lent
Mark 2:1-12 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

March 20, 2016 : Sunday of Orthodoxy
John 1:43-51 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

March 13, 2016 : Forgiveness Sunday
Matthew 6:14-21 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

March 6, 2016 : Sunday of the Last Judgment
Matthew 25:31-46 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)


February 28
, 2016
: Sunday of the Prodigal Son
Luke 15:11-32 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

February 21, 2016 : Sunday of the Pharisee and Publican
Luke 18:10-14 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

February 14, 2016 : Sunday of the Canaanite Woman
Matthew 15:21-28 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)

February 7, 2016 : 16th Sunday of Matthew
Matthew 25:14-30 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)


January 31, 2016
: Zacchaeus Sunday
Luke 19:1-10 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

January 24, 2016 : Sunday of the Blind Man
Luke 18:35-43 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

January 17, 2016 : Anthony the Great
Luke 17:12-19 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

January 10, 2016 : Sunday after Theophany
Matthew 4:12-17 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)

January 3, 2016 : Sunday before Theophany
Mark 1:1-8 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)


2015 

December 27, 2015
: Sunday after the Nativity of Christ
Matthew 2:13-23 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

December 20, 2015 : Sunday before the Nativity of Christ
Matthew 1:1-25 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

December 13, 2015 : Sunday of the Forefathers
Luke 14:16-24 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3) 

December 6, 2015 : Sunday of St. Nicholas
Luke 13:10-17 : handouts (PDF) | audio younger (MP3) | audio older (MP3)

 
Gospel Program Archives

*The Gospel for each Sunday is according to the Antiochian Orthodox schedule. We realize that different dioceses and jurisdictions follow different schedules. If you are looking for a Gospel that doesn't match our current offerings, please visit our Gospel Program archives which lists the Sunday, and the scriptural reference for each Gospel we have prepared since October of 2004.