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Impact: 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: What Does Love Look Like?
Summary: In this series, children will learn about the fruit of the Spirit, and how they all show us what God’s love looks like! Children will see the fruit of the Spirit throughout God’s story as various Bible stories highlight them.
Big Idea: Love looks like peace and patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, and self-control.
Key Verse: “The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, and peace…” Galatians 5:22

  1. SING Download “What Does Love Look Like?” from The Meeting House Kids Music album.
  2. READ the story of Ruth (from Ruth 1-4) and Daniel (from Daniel 6) in a children’s Bible.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: What Does Love Look Like?
Summary: In this series, children will learn about the fruit of the Spirit, and how they all show us what God’s love looks like! Children will see the fruit of the Spirit throughout God’s story as various Bible stories highlight them.
Big Idea: Love looks like gentleness and self-control.
Key Verse: “The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, and peace…” Galatians 5:22
God Story: Jeremiah and the Potter | Jeremiah 18:1-12

  1. SING Download “What Does Love Look Like?” from The Meeting House Kids Music album.
  2. READ the story of Jeremiah and the Potter (from Jeremiah 18:1-12) in a children’s Bible.
  3. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: What Does Love Look Like?
Summary: In this series, children will learn about the fruit of the Spirit, and how they all show us what God’s love looks like! Children will see the fruit of the Spirit throughout God’s story as various Bible stories highlight them.
Big Idea: Love looks like gentleness and self-control.
Key Verse: “The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, and peace…” Galatians 5:22
God Story: Jeremiah and the Potter | Jeremiah 18:1-12

  1. SING Download “What Does Love Look Like?” from The Meeting House Kids Music album.
  2. READ story of Jeremiah and the Potter (from Jeremiah 18:1-12) in a children’s Bible, or check out the Bible App for Kids
  3. PLAY Go outdoors with an egg. Let your child try to toss it up a little and catch it. Encourage them to be gentle. See how long your child can toss the egg, or play a game of close-catch with them as they learn to catch it gently. Talk about how we can be gentle with others in how we love and care for them.
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will be reminded of what it means to be on God’s path, and to follow Jesus, and that is how we can best impact other people as we go!
Series: Hebrews | Training
Big Idea: Following God’s path is the best way to impact others.
God Story: Level Path | Hebrews 12:12-13
Key Verse: “My child, think of the Lord’s training as important. Do not lose hope when he corrects you. The Lord trains the one he loves. He corrects everyone he accepts as his child.” | Hebrews 12:5-6

  1. READ Hebrews 12:12-13. 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 happened before this? What happened after? What do you think that was 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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