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Forgive: 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

WALKERS:
Summary: This week in kidmax, children heard about the way Jesus served others!
Series: SERVE
Big Idea: Jesus wants us to serve others.
Key Verse: “Serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13
God Story: The Blind Man  | Mark 10:46-52

  1. READ Mark 10:46-52 in a children’s Bible.
  2. SING Download “Jesus Loves Me!” on the Yancy My Best Friend album. Learn it and sing it together.
  3. DO Take your child somewhere that you serve. It may take a little extra work, but bring them into the mix where you serve so they can begin to get a taste of what is important to you!

2-YEAR-OLDS
Summary: This week in kidmax, children learned that Jesus shows us how to serve.
Series: SERVE
Big Idea: Jesus wants us to serve others.
Key Verse: “Serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13
God Story: Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet | John 13:1-17

  1. READ John 13:1-17 in a children’s Bible. Talk about how Jesus was willing to get dirty and messy to love and serve well.
  2. SING Download “Jesus Loves Me!” on the Yancy My Best Friend album. Learn it and sing it together.
  3. DO Take your child somewhere that you serve. It may take a little extra work, but bring them into the mix where you serve so they can begin to get a taste of what is important to you!

3-SK
Summary: This week in kidmax, children learned that Jesus shows us how to serve.
Series: SERVE
Big Idea: Jesus wants us to serve others.
Key Verse: “Serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13
God Story: Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet | John 13:1-17

  1. READ John 13:1-17 in a children’s Bible. Talk about how Jesus was willing to get dirty and messy to love and serve well.
  2. ACT IT OUT Consider acting out the story with your child so they can see how Jesus would have washed his disciples’ feet.
  3. SING Download “Jesus Loves Me!” on the Yancy My Best Friend album. Learn it and sing it together.
  4. DO Take your child somewhere that you serve. It may take a little extra work, but bring them into the mix where you serve so they can begin to get a taste of what is important to you!

Grades 1-5

Summary: This week in kidmax, kids learned what Jesus had to say about forgiveness.
Series: LUKE | The Basics
Big Idea: Forgive. Forgive. Forgive.
God Story: Forgiveness  | Luke 17:1-4
Key Verse: “Father, may your name be honoured. May your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, as we also forgive everyone who sins against us. Keep us from falling into sin when we are tempted.” Luke 11:2-4

  1. WATCH the video teaching below with your family this week.
  2. TALK about the video as a family:
    a. What stood out to you?
    b. What did you like about it?
    c. What did you want to ask a question about?
  3. Check out the midweek activity page! Use it for your family-friendly home church or do it together as a family.
  4. REMIND This week, talk about forgiveness at home. Remember how gracious God is in forgiving us, and remind one another in appropriate ways how important forgiveness is in our lives.

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