The Fourth Sunday of Easter is also called Good Shepherd Sunday. On this weekend, we focus on how Jesus is our shepherd, always watching out for us and saving us. Find ideas for youth ministry, religious ed, and families here.
Shepherd’s Voice Game
This game helps youth understand the importance of listening. Each group of sheep must listen to their shepherd's voice and follow it. It also goes well with a lesson on sticking together in community. The group of sheep will find it easier to get home if they stay together.
4th Sunday of Easter – Year B (2021)
The readings for the 4th Sunday in Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday) for Year B demonstrate that Jesus Christ cares for us as a shepherd cares for his flock. Our relationship with Jesus is a good topic for this weekend. Here are some ideas.
4th Sunday of Easter – Year C (2022)
The readings for the Fourth Sunday in Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday) for year C remind us that Jesus loves the whole world and calls to all people to follow him. This is a good weekend to consider global issues such as immigration, the environment, and famine.
4th Sunday of Easter – Year A (2023)
The readings for the Fourth Sunday in Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday) for year A remind us that Jesus Christ leads us through the gate of salvation. Discussion points for this weekend might include discernment and discipleship. Here are some ideas.