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Little Jesus likes going to church. (Point to Jesus.) Little Jesus sings at church. (Sing a song together.) At church the rabbi reads the Bible scroll. (Make a scroll, rolling up some paper.) Little Jesus likes to hear the rabbi read the Bible scroll.

Little Jesus likes going to church. (Point to Jesus.) Little Jesus sings at church. (Sing a song together.) At church the rabbi reads the Bible scroll. (Make a scroll, rolling up some paper.) Little Jesus likes to hear the rabbi read the Bible scroll.

Jesus comes to the synagogue church. “How big Jesus has g-r-o-w-n!” the men whisper. (Show me how you’ve grown.) Jesus likes to be at His church. He likes to sing and pray with friends. (Sing a song together and pray.)

Jesus comes to the synagogue church. “How big Jesus has g-r-o-w-n!” the men whisper. (Show me how you’ve grown.) Jesus likes to be at His church. He likes to sing and pray with friends. (Sing a song together and pray.)

Jesus takes the Bible scroll. (Pretend to open a Bible scroll.) Shh! (Hold a finger to your mouth and whisper.) Listening, listening. The big people listen. The children listen. (Put a finger across your lips.) Shh! Nobody talks. Everyone smiles. (Smile at your child.) Jesus will read the Bible scroll.

Jesus takes the Bible scroll. (Pretend to open a Bible scroll.) Shh! (Hold a finger to your mouth and whisper.) Listening, listening. The big people listen. The children listen. (Put a finger across your lips.) Shh! Nobody talks. Everyone smiles. (Smile at your child.) Jesus will read the Bible scroll.

Jesus opens the Bible scroll. He finds the place to read. Jesus looks at the people. He smiles at them. (Smile at your child.) “Hear the Word of the Lord,” He says. (Hold a finger to your mouth and whisper.) Shh! Listen to Jesus read.

Jesus opens the Bible scroll. He finds the place to read. Jesus looks at the people. He smiles at them. (Smile at your child.) “Hear the Word of the Lord,” He says. (Hold a finger to your mouth and whisper.) Shh! Listen to Jesus read.

Jesus is reading the Bible scroll. “The Spirit of the Lord is on me,” He reads (Luke 4:18, NIV).

The big people listen. (Point to the big people.) The children listen. (Point to the child.)

The Bible scroll is telling about Jesus. “This is about Me,” Jesus says.

Jesus is reading the Bible scroll. “The Spirit of the Lord is on me,” He reads (Luke 4:18, NIV).

The big people listen. (Point to the big people.) The children listen. (Point to the child.)

The Bible scroll is telling about Jesus. “This is about Me,” Jesus says.

The Bible reading is all finished. Jesus sits down. All the people think about Jesus’ words.

The Bible reading is all finished. Jesus sits down. All the people think about Jesus’ words.

Jesus likes us to hear His story. He is glad we go to church each Sabbath.

Jesus likes to hear us sing and pray. (Sing a familiar song and pray.)

The Bible says, “Let us go to the house of the Lord” (Psalm 122:1, NIV).

Jesus likes us to hear His story. He is glad we go to church each Sabbath.

Jesus likes to hear us sing and pray. (Sing a familiar song and pray.)

The Bible says, “Let us go to the house of the Lord” (Psalm 122:1, NIV).