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Go: 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: Alive
Summary: In this series, children will be able to be introduced or reminded of the story of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection.
Big Idea: Jesus is alive.
Key Verse: “Jesus said, “I died, but look – I am alive forever and ever!” | Revelation 1:18, NLT

  1. SING Download “Jesus is Alive” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ from a children’s Bible about the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus.
  3. PRAY and thank God that Jesus is ALIVE! And that he is alive forever and ever!

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Alive
Summary: In this series, children will be able to be introduced or reminded of the story of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection.
Big Idea: Jesus is alive.
Key Verse: “Jesus said, “I died, but look – I am alive forever and ever!” | Revelation 1:18, NLT
God Story: Jesus and Thomas | John 20:19-31

  1. SING Download “Jesus is Alive” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ from a children’s Bible, the story of Jesus and Thomas from John 20:19-31.
  3. PLAY a game of “Peace be with you!” Encourage your little one to leave the room and then pop back in and say, “Peace be with you!” Then, have someone else go out of the room and then do that. Continue as there is enjoyment.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Alive
Summary: In this series, children will be able to be introduced or reminded of the story of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection.
Big Idea: Jesus is alive.
Key Verse: “Jesus said, “I died, but look – I am alive forever and ever! | Revelation 1:18, NLT
God Story: Jesus and Thomas | John 20:19-31

  1. SING Download “Jesus is Alive” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ from a children’s Bible, the story of Jesus and Thomas from John 20:19-31.
  3. ACT it out. Consider acting out this story as Jesus and Thomas.
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will learn more about Jesus’ live, and learn about how his death and resurrection changed everything!
Series: Matthew | The Rock
Big Idea: Jesus gives us a job: go and make disciples.
God Story: The Great Commission | Matthew 28:16-20
Key Verse: “The Lord is my rock and my place of safety. He is the God who saves me. My God is my rock.” | Psalm 18:2

  1. READ Matthew 28:16-20. 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 does this mean? What are the things Jesus tells his disciples to do? What does that mean for us?
  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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