Use this quick devotion to remind volunteers that God can do
miracles with what they offer kids each week–even when it doesn’t
feel like a lot.
You’ll need a piece of bread and a Bible.
Have volunteers find a partner.
Ask: When have you felt too drained or
distracted to serve kids in our ministry? What did you do?
Say: We all occasionally feel like we have
nothing to give–but God can do miracles with whatever we
Hold up the piece of bread, then break it into a small
Ask: How could this one little piece of bread
feed us all? Let’s see if it will. Instruct your volunteers to take
a bit of bread and then pass it on so that everyone in the room
gets a piece. When the bread has made it around the room, read
aloud Matthew 14:13-21.
Say: I know sometimes you may feel as though
you have nothing to give the kids you serve. But what you offer
each week is incredibly valuable. Everything you do for kids at
church, big or small, makes a tremendous difference in their lives.
God does miraculous things with whatever you give.
Misty Anne Winzenried
This article is excerpted from Children’s Ministry