The Anglican Church of Canada

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The Compendium of the Church Mice is a creative year-long Sunday school curriculum that weaves in the Marks of Mission. It is one of several projects emerging from General Synod’s Marks of Mission initiative.

Already running a Sunday school program?

You can add elements from The Compendium of the Church Mice:
• View the seasonal big ideas
• Dig in to the year long challenges

2016-2017

2016-2017 Key Calendar
• 2016-2017 The Church Mouse Writes: Outlines for Every Sunday

September 2016

• 4 Sunday School Teachers Planning Meeting
• 11 Party! Tunes, Tea and Treats
• 18 Standard Lesson Plan with My Own Trading Card Activity
• 25 Standard Lesson Plan with Make a Board Game Activity

October 2016

• 2 Apprenticeship Sunday
• 9 Standard Lesson Plan with Faithful Games Activity
• 16 Music Sunday, Bread Sunday or Story Sunday
• 23 Standard Lesson Plan with The Art of Humility Activity
• 30 Standard Lesson Plan with The Sun Helps Me to See Activity

November 2016

• 6 Apprenticeship Sunday
• 13 Standard Lesson Plan with Luke’s Nativity Play — 1st reading
• 20 Music SundayBread Sunday or Story Sunday
• 27 Standard Lesson Plan with Rehearsal for Luke’s Nativity Play

December 2016

• 4 Apprenticeship Sunday
• 11 Standard Lesson Plan with last Rehearsal for Luke’s Nativity Play
• 18 Standard Lesson Plan with performance of Luke’s Nativity Play
• 25 Children in Church

January 2017

• 1 Apprenticeship Sunday
• 8 Standard Lesson Plan with What Can You Tell Me about Jesus?
• 15 Music SundayBread Sunday or Story Sunday
• 22 Standard Lesson Plan with Our Play—What is Epiphany?
• 29 Standard Lesson Plan with Our Play—What is Epiphany?

February 2017

• 5 Apprenticeship Sunday
• 12 Standard Lesson Plan with Our Play—What is Epiphany?
• 19 Music SundayBread Sunday or Story Sunday; optional Lesson Plan: Our Play—What is Epiphany?
• 26 Standard Lesson Plan with Our Play—What is Epiphany?

March 2017

• 5 Apprenticeship Sunday
• 12 Standard Lesson Plan with What is the Cross? Activity
• 19 Music SundayBread Sunday or Story Sunday
• 26 Standard Lesson Plan with A Cross Activity

April 2017

• 2 Apprenticeship Sunday
• 9 Standard Lesson Plan with Words of the Cross or Discovering the Cross Activity
• 16 Children in Church
• 23 Standard Lesson Plan with The Land of the Bicycle Ambulance
• 30 Standard Lesson Plan with The Land of the Bicycle Ambulance

May 2017

• 7 Apprenticeship Sunday
• 14 Standard Lesson Plan with The Land of the Bicycle Ambulance
• 21 Music SundayBread Sunday or Story Sunday
• 28 Standard Lesson Plan with The Land of the Bicycle Ambulance

June 2017

• 4 Apprenticeship Sunday
• 11 Standard Lesson Plan with The Land of the Bicycle Ambulance
• 18 Music SundayBread Sunday or Story Sunday
• 25 Standard Lesson Plan with the Annual See-You-Soon Party Activity

Resources

• What you need list
Sunday School Teachers Planning Meeting
What does one month look like with the Compendium of the Church Mice?

Standard Lesson Plan
Apprenticeship Sunday
Music SundayBread SundayStory Sunday

A resource for Living the Marks of Mission