What is the most amazing news someone has ever told you?
How does it feel to be the first person someone tells their amazingly good news to?
How can you tell someone matters to someone else?
Do you think most students feel like they matter to God?
Read John 20:11-16 aloud. As your leader reads, imagine you’re Jesus’ friend, Mary. Write down words that describe what she might have been thinking/feeling at each moment.
Jesus chose Mary to be the first one He appeared to after the resurrection, trusting her with the news of Him coming back to life and to be the one to tell the other disciples. How do you think Mary felt to be trusted with this news?
The way we treat others often influences how people think God feels about them. What’s one thing you can do this week to treat others like they matter to God?