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Compassion: 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

Summary: This week in kidmax, kids learned about Jesus’ picnic miracle!
Series: Miracles
Big Idea: Jesus shows us he is God through miracles.
Key Verse: “All things are possible with God.” Mark 10:27b
God Story: Jesus Feeds Five Thousand | John 6:1-13

  1. READ John 6:1-13 in a children’s Bible or “The Big Picnic” in the Bible App for Kids.
  2. SING Download “Shout!” on the Little Praise Party: Happy Day Everyday album.
  3. ACT IT OUT Have fun acting out this story using buns/rolls and Goldfish crackers. Emphasize to your little one what an amazing miracle Jesus performed!

2-YEAR-OLDS
Summary: This week in kidmax, 2-year-olds learned that Jesus can bring the dead to life.
Series: Miracles
Big Idea: Jesus shows us he is God through miracles.
God Story: Jesus Raises a Girl from the Dead | Luke 8:49-56
Key Verse:  “All things are possible with God.” Mark 10:27b

  1. READ the story of Jesus raising the girl from the dead from Luke 8:49-56 or find it on the Bible App for Kids as “Time to Get Up.”
  2. SING Download “Shout!” on the Little Praise Party: Happy Day Everyday album.

3-SK
Summary: This week in kidmax, 3-SKs learned that Jesus can bring the dead to life.
Series: Miracles
Big Idea: Jesus shows us he is God through miracles.
God Story: Jesus Raises a Girl from the Dead | Luke 8:49-56
Key Verse:  “All things are possible with God.” Mark 10:27b

  1. READ the story of Jesus raising the girl from the dead from Luke 8:49-56 or find it on the Bible App for Kids as “Time to Get Up.”
  2. SING Download “Shout!” on the Little Praise Party: Happy Day Everyday album. 

Grades 1-5

Summary: This week in kidmax, kids learned about Jesus’ great  compassion for a sinful woman who came to him.
Series: LUKE | Miracles
Big Idea: We can share God’s love by being compassionate.
God Story: A Sinful Woman Comes to Jesus | Luke 7:36-50
Key Verse: “…God is the Father who gives tender love. All comfort comes from him. He comforts us in all our troubles. Now we can comfort others when they are in trouble.” 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

  1. READ the story of Jesus and the woman in Luke 7:36-50. Ask: how was Jesus compassionate in this story? What can we learn from how Jesus treated the woman?
  2. WATCH the video teaching below with your family this week.
  3. PRAY this week with your child about someone other people may not like very much: a friend at school, a grumpy neighbour, or a politician.
  4. Check out the midweek activity page below! Use it for your family-friendly home church or do it together as a family.

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