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Made Well: 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: Miracles
Summary: This week, children focussed on the story of Jesus’ miracle of multiplying the fish and loaves.
Big Idea: Jesus shows us he is God.
Key Verse: All things are possible with God.” Mark 10:27b

  1. SING Download “J-E-S-U-S” from The Meeting House Kids album.
  2. READ the story of Jesus feeding the 5000 in a children’s Bible or on the Bible App for Kids, The Big Picnic.
  3. PRAY Make a point to pray before each meal with your child, thanking God for providing food for your family as he provided for the crowd in Bethsaida.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Miracles
Summary: This week, children heard the story of Jesus’ miracle of feeding the 5000.
Big Idea: Jesus shows us he is God.
Key Verse: “All things are possible with God.” Mark 10:27b
God Story: Jesus Feeds 5000 |  John 6:1-15

  1. SING Download “J-E-S-U-S” from The Meeting House Kids album.
  2. READ the story of Jesus feeding the 5000 in a children’s Bible or on the Bible App for Kids, The Big Picnic.
  3. LEARN the key verse as a family.
  4. SHOW AND TELL Like the boy in this week’s story who shared his five loaves of bread and two fish with Jesus and the disciples, find a time to share a meal or snack with a friend or neighbour. Take time with your child to pray before the meal thanking God for providing food that you can share.
  5. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Miracles
Summary: This week, children heard the story of Jesus’ miracle of feeding the 5000. Jesus showed the crowd he was God through doing what seemed impossible.
Big Idea: Jesus shows us he is God.
Key Verse: “All things are possible with God.” Mark 10:27b
God Story: Jesus Feeds 5000 |  John 6:1-15

  1. SING Download “J-E-S-U-S” from The Meeting House Kids album.
  2. READ the story of Jesus feeding the 5000 in a children’s Bible or on the Bible App for Kids, The Big Picnic.
  3. LEARN the key verse as a family.
  4. MAKE Have your child cut out bread loaves and fish out of colourful construction paper. Set aside two fish and five loaves. Tape the remaining loaves and fish to a piece of string. Place the string in a paper lunch bag and have your child re-tell the story. They can start with the reserved loaves and fish by remembering that a boy had a lunch of two fish and five loaves. Then they can pray over them as Jesus did and proceed to pull out the the string with the many loaves and fish that fed the crowd.
  5. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: This week, kids learned that Jesus loves, cares for and helps all people regardless of who they are or what others think of them. Jesus is for everyone!
Series: John | Living Water
Big Idea: Jesus is for all people.
God Story: Made Well | John 4:43-5:9
Key Verse: God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son. Anyone who believes in him will not die but will have eternal life. John 3:16

  1. READ John 4:46-53 and John 5:1-9. Ask your child, in what ways the boy and the man who were healed were the same? In what ways were they different? Jesus healed them both, what can we know about Jesus through these two people’s stories?
  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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