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Youth Ideas Church History Scavenger Hunt


Teens will search the church facilities to find the information in this scavenger hunt
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Preparation Make a list of items that can be found in and around your church. Scavenger Hunt Objective Teens will search the church facilities to find the information on the list.

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Example items 1. The year the church was built [on the cornerstone] 2. Number of rooms in the church building 3. Number of stairs leading to the sanctuary 4. The name of the first pastor of the church [usually on a plaque in the foyer] 5. The name of the largest book in the church library 6. The number of keys on the church piano/organ. 7. Number of pews / seats in the church
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8. [Specific persons who donated hymn books or other items to the church - [usually found on a sticker or metal plate] 9. Number of members in a Sunday School Class [Name the specific class] 10. Number of beds for toddlers 11. A communion wafer and cup 12. List the names of the various rooms in the church 13. Name of the church secretary 14. Brand of church copier

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15. Number of Bibles or hymbooks in the sanctuary 16. Length of the candles at the altar 17. Depth of baptismal pool 18. Number of Choir Robes 19. Last weeks church attendance 20. Last years donation amount to Missions 21. Last months total offering

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22. Pastors favorite hymn 23. Most recent couple to get married 24. [Specific images on stained glass windows in certain locations] 25. [Describe specific paintings or statues in specific locations] 26. Names of the missionaries the church supports 27. Oldest living member of the church 28. Day of the week for this years Christmas / Easter

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29. Number of choir members 30. Street Address of the church 31. [Specific information about a well known church member] 32. Chairman of the church board [or deacons] 33. Title of sermon [from a specific date] 34. Bible Version used by Pastor 35. Height of the cross

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36. Number of pillars 37. Place where the Christmas decorations are stored 38. Names of all members of the pastors family 39. [Words to a specific line of a specific hymn or song] 40. Church Mission Statement 41. Church theme verse 42. Number of Active members 43. Last years high attendance ETC

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Create your own. The more specific the information and the more obscure and difficult to obtain it, the better. Be creative and try to make the list educational as well as fun. This can be done as part of a Sunday School lesson on church history.

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Camp Curriculum - Whale of a Tale


Bible Studies based on the book of Jonah Only. This youth camp curriculum was designed to teach the basic truths of obedience in addition to evangelism in the context of a Biblical character. The advantage of going through a book and looking at one man's story is that we see not only the teaching but the example. It becomes much more real!
-> Tell me about Whale of a Tale

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Creative Youth Ideas Camp Bible Study Series Who Do You Say that I AM?
Jesus asked the disciples, "Who do others say that I am?" It was easy to answer because it required no conviction, no commitment, and no risk. But then he follows that question with another, "Who do YOU say that I am?" -> Tell me about Who Do You Say that I AM?

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Creative Youth Ideas Youth Camp Bible Study Series Fruit Of the Spirit
Live the Fruitful, Abundant Life Jesus Promised. Great for youth camps or weekly Youth Bible Study. There are 7 Primary Bible study Sessions in the series. -> Tell me about Fruit Of the Spirit

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Camp Curriculum - The Great Adventure


"The Great Adventure" is western themed Bible study series loosely based around the song of the same name by Steven Curtis Chapman. It was initially written for a large Texas Church to use for their Summer Youth Camp but has since then proven popular around the world. -> Tell me about The Great Adventure

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