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Holy Week Family Challenge

If you are a Christian, then Holy Week and Easter are the most significant celebrations of the year for you.

Unfortunately, for many children, Easter has become about what they can get instead of what they can give and what they’ve been given by Jesus.

Have you seen any Easter Egg hunts lately?

What a tangible display of carnality as children rush to grab all they can at the expense of others while parents cheer them on.

Sharing with our children the real meaning of Easter, that Jesus died for their sins and was raised again for their justification, is a hard thing to focus on when we are surrounded by the Easter bunny, chocolate, eggs, and other things that have nothing to do with the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

And that’s where the Holy Week Family Challenge comes in. 




The Holy Week Family Challenge is a colorful resource that families will receive in the mail or pick up at church.

This fun guide will encourage families to get into God’s Word and retrace the events of Jesus’ final days on earth, helping them learn more about Christ’s sacrifice and victory over death.

With the Holy Week Family Challenge parents will have a clear map to lead their families confidently through Holy Week with special faith-based activities, Bible readings, and worship-filled experiences.

This will be a wonderful way to prepare their hearts for Easter, center on God’s love, and make family memories together.

The best part about this challenge is that it is easy for families to pull off! 

There are no purchases, no special supplies, and not even that much time needed. A family on spring break can even complete all these challenges as they travel.



7-10 days before Palm Sunday, mail (or drop off) the Holy Week Family Challenges to all the families in your church that have kids ages 3+.

Imagine their surprise when they get this in the mail!

Some of these families might not have been in the church for a while, so this would be a fun way to remind them that they are loved and missed, and also put something into their hands that will help them grow closer to Jesus.

For each day of Holy Week, starting with Palm Sunday and finishing on Good Friday, they’ll find Scripture verses to read and daily challenges to complete.

All of the challenges are action-driven and will encourage parents not only to talk with their kids about the events leading up to Jesus’ death on the cross but also to find tangible expressions for their faith.

Encourage your families to share their Holy Week Adventures on social media and tag your church so you can celebrate with them and cheer them on.


Inside the Holy Week Family Challenge, there’s a little pocket (at the bottom of the Holy Tuesday square.)

Inside that pocket is a simple yet powerful object lesson…


These seeds are…

  • A tiny sermon about Christ beating death

  • A fun family activity

  • And perhaps, the beginning of a new Easter tradition.




Don’t miss an opportunity to remind your families about special Easter celebrations in your church!

The Holy Week Holiday Challenge includes an easy-to-customize Canva template to create a beautiful church invitation.


Simply fill it in with your details (service times, streaming details), print it, and tuck it inside the pocket!


  • Printed in the US, ships from Kentucky

  • Each set comes folded and includes an envelope and a packet of seeds

  • Sets are not pre-filled. You’ll need to place a packet of seeds inside a brochure, and each brochure inside an envelope

  • Size (folded): 5.75” x 5.75

  • Size (unfolded): 17.25” x 17.25”

  • Printed on ultra glossy cardstock

  • The phrase “You Are Loved“ is written in golden foil

  • Red poppy seeds: inside each packet are the hardiest top-quality seeds, packed with care and ready to thrive in any garden. Deer resistant and attractive to pollinators, Red Poppies, also known as Flanders Poppy, can be planted in any region of the US. We're proud to sell only 100% pure, non-GMO, and neonicotinoid-free seeds.


By now some of you are eager to see the challenges inside the Holy Week Family Challenge.

Just for you, I am including this close up image with four out of the six challenges.

Told ya!

They’re easy and fun, and perfect for the busy families that want to do a little more this Lent.

Holy Week is a wonderful opportunity for families to grow closer to God—and each other!

Invite the families in your church to dive into this challenge and encounter Jesus in a new way through Scripture reading, faith nurturing conversations and simple activities that may take them out of their comfort zone and into the heart of God.


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