Pentecost Sunday School Lesson from Acts 2:1-21

This week the children will be learning about the day of Pentecost, often called the birth of the Church. These Sunday School Lessons are based on the passage in Acts 2:1-21 where the HOLY SPIRIT comes in wind and fire to give power to the early church witness. For this week’s Bible curriculum, we’ve included everything you need to teach. Simply download the lesson materials below.

There are several options for this week’s lesson – the first download includes complete teacher notes, craft examples, object lessons, a preschool version, coloring page, and worksheets. Use it in your children’s ministry this Sunday, May 31st, 2020.

Sunday School Lessons about Pentecost

Games, Crafts, and Worksheets for Pentecost Lessons

These files are included in the new lesson above, but you can use them to supplement any Bible teaching.

Object Lesson / Children’s Sermons

Coloring Page for Pentecost (included lesson downloads)

Virtual Sunday School for Pentecost

Pentecost Bible Story for Kids

More Teaching Ideas

More Teaching Ideas about Pentecost

Acts 2:1-21 NIV The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost

When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place.Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.

Now there were staying in Jerusalem God-fearing Jews from every nation under heaven. When they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard their own language being spoken. Utterly amazed, they asked: “Aren’t all these who are speaking Galileans? Then how is it that each of us hears them in our native language? Parthians, Medes and Elamites; residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, 10 Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya near Cyrene; visitors from Rome 11 (both Jews and converts to Judaism); Cretans and Arabs—we hear them declaring the wonders of God in our own tongues!” 12 Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, “What does this mean?” Some, however, made fun of them and said, “They have had too much wine.”

14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. 15 These people are not drunk, as you suppose. It’s only nine in the morning! 16 No, this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel:

17 “‘In the last days, God says,
    I will pour out my Spirit on all people.
Your sons and daughters will prophesy,
    your young men will see visions,
    your old men will dream dreams.
18 Even on my servants, both men and women,
    I will pour out my Spirit in those days,
    and they will prophesy.
19 I will show wonders in the heavens above
    and signs on the earth below,
    blood and fire and billows of smoke.
20 The sun will be turned to darkness
    and the moon to blood
    before the coming of the great and glorious day of the Lord.
21 And everyone who calls
    on the name of the Lord will be saved.’

Acts 2:1-21

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