Thursday, June 25
Homeward bound at last! After 70 years in Babylon, Cyrus the Great releases those in exile. But going home is never easy, and the people must keep turning to God and find comfort in God’s promises.
Discussion Questions

  • God’s people are back in Jerusalem, but it’s not all smooth sailing. What keeps them from building the temple?
  • Going to the new temple filled the people with joy. What do you look forward to about going back to our church building?
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Song time may include rhythm sticks and shakers. Homemade versions: two wooden kitchen spoons and small Tupperware containers with a Tablespoon of rice or beans (taped shut!).
All of our songs are now in our Celebration Song List!
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