The story of Palm Sunday introduces the events of Holy Week with an account of Jesus disrupting the religious life of the temple (Matthew 21:12-16). This is an exercise in simple storytelling, from the perspective of the priests in charge of the temple.
Are some human lives worth more than others? This assembly uses the story of the Titanic to reflect on how different 'classes' of people were treated. It also reveals the sacrifice of those who surrendered their lives to save others.
The story of Jesus and the money changers has inspired a great many paintings because of its unusual subject matter: Jesus of Nazareth was not known for his physical violence! This idea provides a lesson plan for exploring the meaning behind the story.