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All Nations: Our Story Continues…

Our Story Continues is our way to connect parents to what kids are talking about and experiencing in the Sunday morning teaching. We want to help to equip parents and spiritual parents with Scripture, talking points, and experiential activities to continue to disciple their kids well every day of the week.

Preschool

1-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Christmas
Summary: This week, children focused in on the story of Jesus’ birth.
Big Idea: Jesus is God’s son.
Key Verse: God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son. | John 3:16a

  1. SING Download and sing together: “Away in a Manger,” and “It’s Christmas Time,” from Little Praise Party Happy Day Everyday
  2. LEARN the Key Verse as a family.
  3. READ the story of Jesus birth together in a children’s Bible or on the Bible App for KidsThe First Christmas Gift.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Christmas
Summary: This week, children focused in on the amazing stories of Mary and Joseph learning they were going to be parents to Jesus, God’s son.
Big Idea: Jesus is God’s son.
God Story: Mary & Joseph | Luke 1:26-38 & Matthew 1:18-25
Key Verse: God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son. | John 3:16a

  1. SING Download and sing together: “Away in a Manger,” and “It’s Christmas Time,” from Little Praise Party Happy Day Everyday
  2. LEARN the Key Verse as a family.
  3. READ the story of Mary and Joseph learning they will be Jesus’ parents in a children’s Bible or on the Bible App for KidsThe First Christmas Gift.
  4. MAKE an angel craft with your little one using their hand prints like this one.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Christmas
Summary: This week, children focused in on the amazing stories of Mary and Joseph learning they were going to be parents to Jesus, God’s son.
Big Idea: Jesus is God’s son.
God Story: Mary & Joseph | Luke 1:26-38 & Matthew 1:18-25
Key Verse: God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son. | John 3:16a

  1. SING Download and sing together: “Away in a Manger,” and “It’s Christmas Time,” from Little Praise Party Happy Day Everyday
  2. LEARN the Key Verse as a family.
  3. READ the story of Mary and Joseph learning they will be Jesus’ parents in a children’s Bible or on the Bible App for KidsThe First Christmas Gift.
  4. MAKE an angel craft with your little one using their hand prints like this one

Grades 1-5

Summary: This week, kids continued to hear about Daniel, and will later connect the books of Daniel to the book of Matthew.
Series: Daniel & Matthew | Kingdom
Big Idea: People of all nations are a part of God’s kingdom.
God Story: Daniel 7-12 | Prayers, Visions, and Dreams
Key Verse: And he was given authority, glory and a kingdom. People of all nations, no matter what language they spoke, worshiped him. His authority will last forever. | Daniel 7:14

  1. READ Daniel 7:13-14 (Take time to show your child how to look up a passage in the Bible. Show them how to navigate books, chapters, and verses. Take turns reading verse by verse and talk about what it means). Ask your child questions such as: What happened before this? What do you think that means? Is there anything you don’t understand?
  2. WATCH the video teaching below with your family this week. Talk about the video as a family. What stood out to you? What did you like? What did you want to ask a question about? (Tip: If it’s helpful, consider pausing the video as you watch it together, and ask questions or talk about things that stick out to you as you go!)
  3. Download the midweek activity page.

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