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Human: 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 month in kidmax, kids are learning about Jesus’ real life with his friends and family.
Theme: Family
Big Idea: Jesus grew up with family and friends—just like you and me.
God Story: Jesus’ Baptism | Luke 3:21-23
Key Verse: “This is my Son, and I love him. I am very pleased with him. Listen to him!” Matthew 17:5b

  1. READ the Beloved Son in the Bible App for Kids.
  2. SING Download and sing along to: “Whoa, I Have Life” on Little Praise Party: My Best Friend album.
  3. PRAY Thank God for all of the members of your family! Consider using craft sticks and writing a name of each family member onto a craft stick. Allow your little one to decorate the craft sticks. When you go to pray, have your child select a person to pray for.

2-Year-Olds
Summary: This month in kidmax, kids are learning about Jesus’ real life with his friends and family.
Theme: Family
Big Idea: Jesus grew up with family and friends—just like you and me.
God Story: John the Baptist | Luke 3:1-20; Mark 1:1-8
Key Verse: “This is my Son, and I love him. I am very pleased with him. Listen to him!” Matthew 17:5b

  1. READ Read the story of John the Baptist, (Jesus’ cousin!), from Mark 1:1-8 or Luke 3:1-20.
  2. SING Download and sing along to: “Whoa, I Have Life” on Little Praise Party: My Best Friend album.
  3. PRAY Thank God for all of the members of your family! Consider using craft sticks and writing a name of each family member onto a craft stick. Allow your little one to decorate the craft sticks. When you go to pray, have your child select a person to pray for.
  4. COLOUR Download and print the Key Verse Colouring Page and learn this month’s Key Verse together!

3-SK
Summary: This month in kidmax, kids are learning about Jesus’ real life with his friends and family.
Theme: Family
Big Idea: Jesus grew up with family and friends—just like you and me.
God Story: John the Baptist | Luke 3:1-20; Mark 1:1-8
Key Verse: “This is my Son, and I love him. I am very pleased with him. Listen to him!” Matthew 17:5b

  1. READ Read the story of John the Baptist, (Jesus’ cousin!), from Mark 1:1-8 or Luke 3:1-20.
  2. SING Download and sing along to: “Whoa, I Have Life” on Little Praise Party: My Best Friend album.
  3. ASK a couple of review questions from the story:
    -Do you know whose cousin John the Baptist is? [Jesus!]
    -Who was the Messiah or the coming rescuer that John the Baptist was telling people about? [Jesus!]
  4. COLOUR Download and print the Key Verse Colouring Page and learn this month’s Key Verse together!

Kids

GRADES 1-5
Summary:Summary:
This week in kidmax, kids learned that Jesus was fully human and fully God!
Theme: LUKE | Son of God
Big Idea: Jesus lived a human life.
God Story: Kid Jesus at the temple | Luke 2:41-52
Key Verse: “We have come to believe and to know that you are the Holy One of God.” John 6:69

  1. READ Luke 2:41-52. Ask your child what they think Jesus talked to the leaders about.
  2. WATCH the video teaching below with your family this week.
  3. Check out the midweek activity page! Use it for your family-friendly home church or do it together as a family.

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