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Advent/Christmas: Exploring the Incarnation MysteryPreparationCollect and duplicate inservice materials you will need for the meeting:l Weeklies second set of lessons at each level and accompanying Teaching Guides;l Eight lesson planning forms for each catechist (Catechist Training Master 1);l Provide link to the online Resource Manual for each catechist;l The Way of the Lord (Prayer Service 2);l How Do Children at Each Pflaum Gospel WeekliesLevel Learn? (Catechist Training Master 3) Session 2: Exploring the Incarnation Mystery1  Greeting and Introductions2  Prayer Service 2: The Way of the Lord3  How Do Children at Each Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Level Learn?l Catechist Training Master 3 l Resource Manuals, Chapter 14  Doctrinal Themes of Second set of Lessonsl Second set of lessons of the Weeklies and their Teaching Guidesl Program Handbook Chapter 2 l Three-Year Scope and SequenceChart (wall chart)l Scope and Sequence Chart for the current year5  Lesson PlanningArrange into five groups, according to which Pflaum Gospel Weeklies level each person uses  Distribute lessons and lesson plan blanks  Have an experienced leader in each group help the group prepare a lesson plan for the 1st Sunday of Advent, adapting the lesson plans suggested in the guides to the time available and other specific circumstances 6  Large GroupGather as a large group to decide on activities, from the Advent/Christmas lessons, that youmay wish to use in all-school or all-religion-classes Christmas programs 7  Review CalendarAsk for questions about any aspect of the program  Take time to make sure your answers satisfy  If there are concerns that need more attention, put them on the next meeting agenda ©Pflaum Publishing Group, a division of Bayard, Inc 25Catechist Training Session 2

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