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Baptized: 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: God’s Love
Summary: In this series, children will be reminded of God’s great big love for us.
Big Idea: Jesus shows us God’s love.
Key Verse: Let’s love each other, because love is from God |1 John 4:7a (CEB)

  1. SING Download “Go!” from Little Praise Party Happy Day Every Day and “J-E-S-U-S” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Jesus’ baptism in a children’s Bible.
  3. SHARE your love for your child. Tell them that you love them and God loves them.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: God’s Love
Summary: In this series, children will be reminded of God’s great big love for us.
Big Idea: Jesus shows us God’s love.
Key Verse: Let’s love each other, because love is from God |1 John 4:7a (CEB)
God Story: Jesus is Baptized | Matthew 3:13-17

  1. SING Download “Go!” from Little Praise Party Happy Day Every Day and “J-E-S-U-S” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Jesus’ baptism in a children’s Bible.
  3. SHARE your love for your child. Tell them that you love them and God loves them.
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: God’s Love
Summary: In this series, children will be reminded of God’s great big love for us.
Big Idea: Jesus shows us God’s love.
Key Verse: Let’s love each other, because love is from God |1 John 4:7a (CEB)
God Story: Jesus is Baptized | Matthew 3:13-17

  1. SING Download “Go!” from Little Praise Party Happy Day Every Day and “J-E-S-U-S” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Jesus’ baptism in a children’s Bible.
  3. SHARE your love for your child. Tell them that you love them and God loves them.
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will discover the many ways we can follow Jesus in our every day lives.
Series: Gospels | Follow
Big Idea: Jesus sets an example for us.
God Story: John the Baptist and Jesus | Matthew 3:1-17
Key Verse: “A voice from heaven said, ‘This is my Son, and I love him. I am very well pleased with him.'” Matthew 3:17

  1. READ the story of Jesus’ baptism from Matthew 3:1-17. Take time to show your child how to look up a passage in the Bible. Show them how to navigate books, chapters, and verses. Ask your child: What did God, the Father, say about Jesus? What do you think God, the Father, would say about you?
  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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