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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: Family
Summary: This week, children learned that after Jesus was born to Mary and Joseph, he grew up with family and friends just like us!
Big Idea: Jesus grew up with family and friends.
Key Verse: “This is my Son, and I love him. I am very pleased with him. Listen to him!” Matthew 17:5b

  1. SING Whoa! I Have Life!” from Little Praise Party: My Best Friend.
  2. LEARN the Key Verse as a family.
  3. EXPLORE photo albums and family photos. Talk about who is in your family, and thank God for them with your little one.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Family
Summary: This week, children learned that after Jesus was born to Mary and Joseph, he grew up with family and friends just like us!
Big Idea: Jesus grew up with family and friends.
Key Verse: “This is my Son, and I love him. I am very pleased with him. Listen to him!” Matthew 17:5b
God Story: Boy Jesus at the Temple | Luke 2:41-52

  1. SING Whoa! I Have Life!” from Little Praise Party: My Best Friend.
  2. LEARN the Key Verse as a family.
  3. READ the story of boy Jesus at the temple in a children’s Bible. 
  4. DOWNLOAD the midweek activity page.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Promises
Summary: This week, children heard a story about Jesus when he was a boy!
Big Idea: Jesus grew up with family and friends.
Key Verse: “This is my Son, and I love him. I am very pleased with him. Listen to him!” Matthew 17:5b
God Story: Boy Jesus at the Temple | Luke 2:41-52

  1. SING Whoa! I Have Life!” from Little Praise Party: My Best Friend.
  2. LEARN the Key Verse as a family.
  3. READ the story of boy Jesus at the temple in a children’s Bible. 
  4. DOWNLOAD the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids began a series that begins to explore the Gospel of John. John begins with some metaphors of who Jesus is, and kids will be helped to connect the symbols to the meaning to understand how amazing, awesome, and incredible Jesus is.
Series: John | Jesus Is
Big Idea: Jesus is what God is like.
God Story: John 1:1-18 | The Word
Key Verse: In the beginning, the Word was already there. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. |  John 1:1

  1. READ John 1:1-5. Ask: What sticks out to you? What or who is the Word(Re-read the passage with “the Word” as “Jesus” with your child.)
  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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