Worship, Word & Way (Ages 12-14)

In this curriculum, over 150 lessons explore the stories of God from Genesis to Revelation in a three-year cycle. Each lesson includes leader guides, games, worship, large group and small group discussion, and three take-homes. The take-homes include a journal entry for students to review the lesson at home, an action card to help students remember the main point, and a discussion card for families.

We are currently developing Worship, Word & Way for ages 12-14. Additional lessons will be added as they are completed. All materials are free. Please contact us at hello@resourcewell.org if you would like us to contact you when there is a new lesson.

God of Wonders Unit 1: Jesus as the God of Wonders (Ages 12-14)

This first unit of year one introduces the five-unit semester on the Miracles of Jesus from Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Students will explore the different types of miracles (wonders) performed by and for Christ who is the God of Wonders as they learn Jesus performs His miracles for specific reasons.

Documents:
Lesson 1: Jesus’ First Miracle
Lesson 2: Filling the Nets
Lesson 3: Calming the Storm
Lesson 4: Healing Jairus’ Daughter
Lesson 5: Feeding the Five Thousand
Resource: The Seven Stars of Lent

God of Wonders Unit 2: Jesus as the God of Healing (Ages 12-14)

This second unit of year one explores five of Jesus’ miracles of healing. They reveal His authority, power, and compassion to heal, along with the eternal impact these healing miracles have on others. Students are challenged to believe in and respond to His healing as they focus on praising the Lord who is able to heal us.

Documents:
Lesson 6: Healing the Centurion’s Servant
Lesson 7: Healing the Paralyzed Man
Lesson 8: Healing the Sick Woman
Lesson 9: Healing the Deaf and Mute Man
Lesson 10: Healing the Ten Men
Resource: The Seven Stars of Lent

God of Wonders Unit 3: Jesus as Lord (Ages 12-14)

This third unit of year one investigates six of the miracles surrounding the resurrection and ascension of the Lord Jesus. They reveal His Lordship over death and life, as well as His love for us. Students are challenged to expect His miracles and His presence in our lives as we focus on our response to love and honor Jesus as Lord.

Documents:
Lesson 11: Banishing an Evil Spirit
Lesson 12: Raising Lazarus
Lesson 13: Riding into Jerusalem
Lesson 14: The Miracle of Easter
Lesson 15: Appearing on the Shore
Lesson 16: Ascending into Heaven
Resource: The Seven Stars of Lent

God of Wonders Unit 4: Jesus as Savior (Ages 12-14)

This fourth unit of year one explores five miracles in which Jesus saves others. They show that Jesus saves us from death, danger, darkness, doubts and disbelief. Students are challenged to trust in Jesus and call on Him as their Savior. 

Documents:
Lesson 17: Saving the Official’s Son
Lesson 18: Walking on Water
Lesson 19: Giving Sight to the Man Born Blind
Lesson 20: Appearing to Thomas
Lesson 21: Appearing to the Disciples
Resource: The Seven Stars of Lent

God of Wonders Unit 5: The God Who Creates (Ages 12-14)

This fifth unit of year one retells the miracles of creation. In these five lessons, students study the wonders God performed on the first seven days as He created the world and then rested. Students are challenged to respond by taking care of God’s creation. 

Documents:
Lesson 22: Creating the World: Day 1
Lesson 23: Creating the World: Days 2-5
Lesson 24: Creating the World: Day 6
Lesson 25: Adam and Eve in the Garden
Lesson 26: The Day of Rest

God of Wonders Unit 6: The God Who Provides (Ages 12-14)

This sixth unit of year one introduces the five-unit semester covering the Old Testament books of the Bible from Genesis through Joshua. Students learn that God provides the justice, mercy, salvation, and hope we need as they follow the story of God’s people from Adam to Abraham. 

Documents:
Lesson 27: The Fall of Man
Lesson 28: Cain and Abel
Lesson 29: God Saves Noah
Lesson 30: The Tower of Babel
Lesson 31: Abram’s Call and Covenant

God of Wonders Unit 7: The God Who Keeps His Promises (Ages 12-14)

This seventh unit of year one follows the lives of Abraham and Sarah, Hagar and Ishmael, Isaac and Rebekah, and Jacob and Esau. These six lessons prove that God keeps His promises. 

God of Wonders Unit 8: The God Who Speaks (Ages 12-14)

This eighth unit of year one retells five stories that took place in Egypt. From Joseph’s captivity through the parting of the Red Sea, the God of Wonders spoke to His people and His enemies through the wonders He performed. Students are invited to listen to God’s call, including His call to salvation. 

God of Wonders Unit 9: The God Who Sends (Ages 12-14)

This ninth unit of year one contains five stories about Moses in the wilderness and Joshua in the Promised Land. They show that God sends us all we need including provisions, instructions, warnings, and miracles. Students learn to trust the plan God sends. 

God of Wonders Unit 10: The God Who Comes Near (Ages 12-14)

This tenth unit of year one ushers in the Wonder of Advent. In preparing their hearts to celebrate the birth of Christ, Students investigate five miracles surrounding His birth and discover that Christmas miracles are meant to point all people to Jesus. 

Kings & Kingdoms Unit 1: The King Who Is With Us (Ages 12-14)

This first unit of year two introduces the six-unit semester about The Life of Jesus as taught in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The Unit 1 Bible Memory Verse (Psalm 119:9-11) reminds students to draw close to Jesus the King who is always with us.

Documents:
Lesson 1: Jesus in the Temple Courts
Lesson 2: Jesus Is Baptized
Lesson 3: Jesus Is Tempted
Lesson 4: Jesus Calls His Disciples
Lesson 5: Jesus Cleanses the Temple
Lesson 6: Jesus Is Transfigured
Resource: The Seven Stars of Lent

Kings & Kingdoms Unit 2: The King Who Serves (Ages 12-14)

This second unit of year two describes the actions of Jesus as He teaches and serves. His humble nature is revealed as He demonstrates love, forgiveness and humility. The Unit 2 Bible Memory Verse (Luke 9:23-24) encourages students to follow and emulate Jesus as the King who serves.

Documents:
Lesson 7: Jesus Forgives the Woman Caught in Sin
Lesson 8: Jesus Answers Nicodemus
Lesson 9: Jesus Talks with the Woman at the Well
Lesson 10: Jesus Visits Mary and Martha
Lesson 11: Jesus Seeks Zacchaeus
Resource: The Seven Stars of Lent

Kings & Kingdoms Unit 3: The King Who Loves (Ages 12-14)

This third unit of year two explores six events in Jesus’ journey to the cross. These stories examine His anointing, triumphant ride into Jerusalem, humble act of washing His disciples’ feet, His last supper, lament in the garden and eventual crucifixion. Through the Unit 3 Bible Memory Verse (Deuteronomy 7:9), students acknowledge Jesus as the King who loves us.

Documents:
Lesson 12: Jesus Is Anointed
Lesson 13: The Triumphal Entry
Lesson 14: Jesus Washes the Disciples’ Feet
Lesson 15: Jesus and the Last Supper
Lesson 16: Jesus in the Garden
Lesson 17: The Cross—Jesus Dies for Us
Resource: The Seven Stars of Lent

Kings & Kingdoms Unit 4: The King Who Rose (Ages 12-14)

This fourth unit of year two follows Jesus as He rises from the dead, appears to His disciples, gives the Great Commission and finally ascends into heaven. The Unit 4 Bible Memory Verse (Romans 8:34) invites students to accept Jesus as the King who rose from the dead as Lord over all.

Documents:
Lesson 18: Jesus Is Risen
Lesson 19: The Road to Emmaus
Lesson 20: Jesus Talks with Peter
Lesson 21: The Great Commission
Lesson 22: The King Ascends
Resource: The Seven Stars of Lent

Kings & Kingdoms Unit 5: The King Who Teaches-Teachings 1 (Ages 12-14)

This fifth unit of year two is the first unit in a two-part series covering many of the teachings of Jesus. Students discover practical knowledge about God and how to follow His Word.

Documents:
Lesson 23: The Lost Sheep
Lesson 24: The Sower
Lesson 25: The Vine and the Branches
Lesson 26: The Workers in the Vineyard
Lesson 27: The Great Banquet

Kings & Kingdoms Unit 6: The King Who Teaches-Teachings 2 (Ages 12-14)

This sixth unit of year two is the second unit in a two-part series covering many of the teachings of Jesus. Students continue to explore purposeful ways to demonstrate examples of generosity, faithfulness, belief, kindness and love. 

Documents:
Lesson 28: The Rich Fool
Lesson 29: Salt and Light
Lesson 30: Seek God’s Kingdom First
Lesson 31: The Lost Son
Lesson 32: The Good Samaritan

Kings & Kingdoms Unit 7: The King Who Watches Us (Ages 12-14)

This seventh unit of year two introduces the four-unit semester set in the Old Testament covering the books of Judges through Esther. Students study the stories of Deborah, Gideon, Samson, Ruth and Samuel. Students learn God watches over them.

Documents:
Lesson 33: Deborah Leads the Israelites
Lesson 34: Gideon and the Fleece
Lesson 35: The Life of Samson
Lesson 36: Ruth and Boaz
Lesson 37: Samuel and the Ark of God

Kings & Kingdoms Unit 8: The King Who Knows Our Hearts (Ages 12-14)

This eighth unit of year two follows the continuing journey of God and His people including the accounts of Saul and David. Students are invited to trust and praise God, just as David did, and recognize that He is the one who knows their hearts.

Documents:
Lesson 38: Samuel And Saul
Lesson 39: David and Goliath
Lesson 40: David, Jonathan, and Saul
Lesson 41: David’s Heart-David Spares Saul
Lesson 42: Nathan Confronts David

Kings & Kingdoms Unit 9: The King Who Builds His Kingdom (Ages 12-14)

This ninth unit of year two highlights some of the Old Testament heroes including King Solomon, King Josiah, Ezra, Nehemiah and Queen Esther. Chosen by God to help build His Kingdom, they teach wisdom, obedience, perseverance and courage. 

Documents:
Lesson 43: King Solomon and the Divided Kingdom
Lesson 44: King Josiah Obeys
Lesson 45: Ezra Teaches God’s People
Lesson 46: Nehemiah Rebuilds the Wall
Lesson 47: Queen Esther Helps Save God’s People

Kings & Kingdoms Unit 10: The King Who Comes to Us (Ages 12-14)

This tenth and final unit of year two chronicles the Christmas story from the perspective of Jesus as the King who comes to be with us. From Gabriel’s announcement to Mary to the journey of the wise men, students are invited to celebrate the coming of the Savior. They learn that Jesus is God’s one and only Son, the King of Kings and Lord of Lords.

Documents:
Lesson 48: Advent 1-Announcing the King
Lesson 49: Advent 2-Naming the King
Lesson 50: Advent 3-Birthplace of the King
Lesson 51: Advent 4-Worshiping the King
Lesson 52: Recognizing the King-The Magi and Herod

Prophets & Promises Unit 1: The Promise of the Spirit (Ages 12-14)

This first unit of year three introduces the six-unit semester about letters to the early church from Acts through Revelation. The lessons explore the birth of the church at Pentecost and the power of the Holy Spirit working through Peter, John, Stephen, and Philip. Students learn that the Holy Spirit gives us power to be witnesses, to heal in His name, to speak boldly, and to teach God’s Word to others.

Documents:
Lesson 1: The Promise of the Holy Spirit
Lesson 2: Pentecost: The Holy Spirit Comes
Lesson 3: Peter and John Defend Jesus’ Name
Lesson 4: The Stoning of Stephen
Lesson 5: Philip and the Ethiopian
Resource: The Seven Stars of Lent

Prophets & Promises Unit 2: The Promise of Change (Ages 12-14)

This second unit of year three explores six stories that show how the Spirit changes believers. From Saul the persecutor, to faithful Tabitha, to the Roman centurion, God’s miracles change attitudes and cause many to believe. Peter’s escape and Paul’s partnership with Barnabas on the first missionary journey reveal the changes that prayer and encouragement bring to the church.

Documents:
Lesson 6: God Changes Saul’s Heart
Lesson 7: Saul Escapes from Damascus,
Lesson 8: Peter and Tabitha (Dorcas)
Lesson 9: Peter Visits Cornelius
Lesson 10: Peter Escapes from Prison
Lesson 11: Barnabas Encourages the Church
Resource: The Seven Stars of Lent

Prophets & Promises Unit 3: The Promise of Salvation (Ages 12-14)

This third unit of year three tracks Paul’s second missionary journey recorded in Acts 16-18. The Holy Spirit leads Paul and Silas to share the promise of salvation with Lydia, prisoners and guards, Corinthians, Priscilla and Aquila. 

Documents:
Lesson 12: Paul Visits Macedonia
Lesson 13: Paul and Lydia
Lesson 14: Paul, Silas, and the Jailer
Lesson 15: The Resurrection: New Life
Lesson 16: Priscilla and Aquila
Resource: The Seven Stars of Lent

Prophets & Promises Unit 4: The Promise of Connection (Ages 12-14)

This fourth unit of year three describes the events from Paul’s third and fourth missionary journeys as recorded in Acts 19-28. Students are challenged to respond to the love of Christ by sharing the gospel with everyone. 

Documents:
Lesson 17: Paul’s Third Journey
Lesson 18: Paul Is Arrested in Jerusalem
Lesson 19: Paul and King Agrippa
Lesson 20: Paul and the Shipwreck
Lesson 21: Paul Imprisoned in Rome
Resource: The Seven Stars of Lent

Prophets & Promises Unit 5: The Promise of Guidance (Ages 12-14)

This fifth unit of year three is the first unit in a two-part series covering themes of love, unity, sin, forgiveness, peace, and focus found in the New Testament letters from Romans through 3 John. Students receive inspiration and practical advice about following Christ. 

Documents:
Lesson 22: Letters About Love
Lesson 23: Letters About Unity
Lesson 24: Letters About Forgiveness of Sin
Lesson 25: Letters About Forgiving Others
Lesson 26: Letters About Peace
Lesson 27: Letters About Perseverance

Prophets & Promises Unit 6: The Promise of Heaven (Ages 12-14)

This sixth unit of year three is the second unit in a two-part series revealing inspirational themes of weakness, strength, Christ’ return, and heaven located in various New Testament letters from Romans through Revelation. 

Documents:
Lesson 28: Letters About Weakness
Lesson 29: Letters About Strength
Lesson 30: Letters to the Seven Churches
Lesson 31: Letters About Jesus’ Return

Prophets & Promises Unit 7: The Prophets & God’s Power (Ages 12-14)

This seventh unit of year three introduces the four-unit semester exploring the stories of the Old Testament prophets including Elijah, Elisha, Joel, Amos, and Jonah.

Documents:
Lesson 32: Elijah on Mount Carmel
Lesson 33: Elijah and Elisha
Lesson 34: Elisha and the Chariots of Fire
Lesson 35: The Prophet Joel
Lesson 36: Jonah and the Ninevites
Lesson 37: Amos and the Plumb Line

Prophets & Promises Unit 8: The Prophets & God’s Faithfulness (Ages 12-14)

This eighth unit of year three follows the continuing story of God speaking through His prophets. Students study Isaiah, Micah, Zephaniah, Jeremiah and Habakkuk as they explore the warnings, choices and promises God gave us through the prophets.

Prophets & Promises Unit 9: The Prophets & God’s Sovereignty (Ages 12-14)

This ninth unit of year three continues to track the lives of the Old Testament prophets. In these five lessons, students will study Ezekiel, Daniel, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. Students learn God reigns over everyone and everything. 

Prophets & Promises Unit 10: The Promised One (Ages 12-14)

This tenth and final unit of year three examines the promises God made through the prophet Isaiah and the angel Gabriel about the Prince of Peace. Students will celebrate God’s goodness in sending His Son, the Promised One. This unit completes the three-year study from Genesis through Revelation.