Discovery Bible Study – Compassion Sunday – May 16, 2021

*Note there is a Youtube playlist they are songs that fit the theme of the message if you want to use it in some way.

Worship:  Sing and do the Actions with Get Down

Thanks:  Everyone share something they are thankful for.

Prayer: Have everyone share a prayer request.  Take some time and pray for these things.

Memorize (Use one of the methods in this article to make memorizing more fun.)

Talking Points

Talk to your kids about some of the effects of poverty in a time of COVID-19. (Information from Compassion of Canada)

All of us have felt the effects of COVID-19. For children living in poverty, all of that is magnified – the risk, the uncertainty, the life-and-death realities.

•For the first time since 1998, global poverty will increase in 2020-21. (Source)

•The United Nations predicts that the COVID-19 crisis will reverse decades of progress made in the fight against poverty.

•The United Nations World Food Programme predicts that an additional 130 million people could face food insecurity due to the COVID-19 crisis.

•Worldwide, an estimated 59 million primary-school-age children are not attending school.

•Approximately 385 million children – that’s 19.5% of the world’s children – live in extreme poverty.

•Around 45% of deaths of children under 5 are linked to undernutrition.

•An estimated 821 million people worldwide are undernourished.

•There are 2.1 billion people globally who don’t have safe water at home.

Discussion Questions

  • What do you like the most about living in Canada?
  • What is the memory verse teaching us?
  • How can we apply it to our lives?


Colour the attached colouring page or the word puzzle.

Prayer:  Close in prayer

Extra: Read the Compassion Explorer magazine

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