This year’s Kids Care – Peacemakers – is a five-lesson children’s resource on what it means to be peacemakers from a biblical perspective. Kids will explore forgiveness, praying for people who have been hurtful, refusing retaliation, and how to help resolve conflicts peacefully. Peacemakers trust God to bring justice, following Jesus’ way of sacrificial love. The curriculum includes fun activities, crafts and games, Bible lessons, stories and fundraising suggestions that will encourage your children’s group to be God’s peacemakers, expand their notion of community in the world, and be moved to action. 

Peacemakers: Lesson 1

Peace through Forgiveness

In this “Kids Care Peacemaker” lesson we introduce the biblical concept of peace and explore the issue of bullying through the story of Joseph. With discussion questions, children will learn how Joseph forgave his brothers and how God wants us to be peacemakers. 

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Peacemakers: Lesson 2

Peace through Apology

This “Kids Care Peacemaker” lesson focuses on asking for forgiveness and moving forward in reconciliation. We will learn about Maria and her grandmother who is a storyteller from the Indigenous community. We’ll also read about the Good Samaritan and how God wants us to show compassion and work towards healing. 

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Peacemakers: Lesson 3

Peace through Loving your Neighbour

This “Kids Care Peacemaker” lesson focuses on being a good neighbour. We meet Naomie from the Democratic Republic of Congo who joined the Peace Club and helped promote peace among her schoolmates. Revisiting the Good Samaritan story, we will learn what it means to empathize with people who are different from...

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Peacemakers: Lesson 4

Peace from God

In this “Kids Care Peacemaker” lesson we’ll learn how to trust God and hold his peace in our hearts no matter the circumstances. Through the story of Jesus calming the storm and Luis in Bolivia, we explore what it means to know that God is taking care of everything.  

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Peacemakers: Lesson 5

Peace through Helping Others

In this “Kids Care Peacemaker” lesson we learn about how God wants us to restore peace in our relationships and take care of each other. We explore Fiza’s story who is from South Sudan. Fiza chose to be a peacemaker despite the challenges she faces. Throughout the Bible, God shows...

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