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Dance: 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: Unafraid
Summary: In this series, children will learn about David, and how God is with him. Children will also discover that because God is with them they do not need to be afraid.
Big Idea: God is with me.
Key Verse: The Lord is with me. I will not be afraid. | Psalm 118:6a (NIRV)

  1. SING Download “Jesus Gives Us Peace” (from The Meeting House Kids Music) on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of God choosing David through the prophet Samuel in a children’s Bible.
  3. REMIND your little one often that God is with them, they don’t need to be afraid.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Unafraid
Summary: In this series, children will learn about David, and how God is with him. Children will also discover that because God is with them they do not need to be afraid.
Big Idea: God is with me.
Key Verse: The Lord is with me. I will not be afraid. | Psalm 118:6a (NIRV)
God Story: God Picks David | 1 Samuel 16

  1. SING Download “Jesus Gives Us Peace” (from The Meeting House Kids Music) on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of God choosing David through the prophet Samuel in a children’s Bible.
  3. REMIND your little one often that God is with them, they don’t need to be afraid.
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Unafraid
Summary: In this series, children will learn about David, and how God is with him. Children will also discover that because God is with them they do not need to be afraid.
Big Idea: God is with me.
Key Verse: The Lord is with me. I will not be afraid. | Psalm 118:6a (NIRV)
God Story: God Picks David | 1 Samuel 16

  1. SING Download “Jesus Gives Us Peace” (from The Meeting House Kids Music) on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of God choosing David through the prophet Samuel in a children’s Bible. Ask your child: Why do you think God chose David and not one of his brothers? Do you think David was afraid or nervous?
  3. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will discover what it really means when we say that God is gracious and God is good.
Series: 2 Samuel | King David
Big Idea: We can get excited about God.
God Story: King David Dances for God | 2 Samuel 1-2, 5-6
Key Verse: So let us boldly approach God’s throne of grace. Then we will receive mercy. We will find grace to help us when we need it. | Hebrews 4:16

  1. READ 2 Samuel 6:1-5. 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 was inside the ark? Why do you think David was so excited? What would your happy dance look like?
  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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