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Commitment: 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: Help
Summary: In this series, children will learn that the Holy Spirit helps us.
Big Idea: The Holy Spirit helps us.
Key Verse: “The Holy Spirit will help you and always be with you.” | John 14:16, CEV

  1. SING Download “Holy Spirit” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of the Holy Spirit coming from a children’s Bible.
  3. PRAY for the helpers in your child’s life.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Help
Summary: In this series, children will learn that the Holy Spirit helps us.
Big Idea: The Holy Spirit helps us.
Key Verse: “The Holy Spirit will help you and always be with you.” | John 14:16, CEV
God Story: Acts 6:1-7 | Stephen Helps the Women

  1. SING Download “Holy Spirit” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Stephen helping the women in Acts 6.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Help
Summary: In this series, children will learn that the Holy Spirit helps us.
Big Idea: The Holy Spirit helps us.
Key Verse: “The Holy Spirit will help you and always be with you.” | John 14:16, CEV
God Story: Acts 6:1-7 | Stephen Helps the Women

  1. SING Download “Holy Spirit” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of how they chose seven men to help the women who needed food in Acts 6:1-7.
  3. PRAY and ask God who you know that might need help right now. If you feel prompted, do what you can to help those around you.
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will be reminded of the deep love Jesus has for us.
Series: Acts | Following Jesus
Big Idea: Following Jesus is an all-day everyday commitment.
God Story: Acts 16:16-40 | Paul and Silas in Prison
Key Verse: “Say with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord.’ Believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead. Then you will be saved.” | Romans 10:9

  1. READ Acts 16:25-34. 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 happened before the story began? What happened after? How did Paul and Silas show others about Jesus’ great love?
  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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