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Listen: 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: Help
Summary: In this series, children will learn that the Holy Spirit helps us.
Big Idea: The Holy Spirit helps us.
Key Verse: “The Holy Spirit will help you and always be with you.” | John 14:16, CEV

  1. SING Download “Holy Spirit” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of the Holy Spirit coming from a children’s Bible.
  3. PRAY for the various helpers in your little one’s life.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Help
Summary: In this series, children will learn that the Holy Spirit helps us.
Big Idea: The Holy Spirit helps us.
Key Verse: “The Holy Spirit will help you and always be with you.” | John 14:16, CEV
God Story: Acts 2 | The Holy Spirit Helps (Pentecost)

  1. SING Download “Holy Spirit” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Pentecost from a children’s Bible (Acts 2). Check out the Bible App for kids.
  3. CREATE Who are the helpers in the life of your little one? Consider making a collage or some type of picture project with photos of all of the helpers your child encounters in their days or weeks. Then, take time each day to pray for one of the helpers.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Help
Summary: In this series, children will learn that the Holy Spirit helps us.
Big Idea: The Holy Spirit helps us.
Key Verse: “The Holy Spirit will help you and always be with you.” | John 14:16, CEV
God Story: Acts 2 | The Holy Spirit Helps (Pentecost)

  1. SING Download “Holy Spirit” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Pentecost from a children’s Bible (Acts 2).
  3. CREATE Who are the helpers in the life of your child? Consider making a collage or some type of picture project with photos of all of the helpers your child encounters in their days or weeks. Then, take time each day to pray for one of the helpers. Use this as a time to share that the Holy Spirit helps us by bringing us comfort, helping us with wisdom, and by helping us see how we can help others.
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will be reminded of the deep love Jesus has for us.
Series: Acts | Following Jesus
Big Idea: Following Jesus starts with hearing the good news.
God Story: Cornelius and Peter | Acts 10
Key Verse: “Say with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord.’ Believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead. Then you will be saved.” | Romans 10:9

  1. READ Acts 10:1-8. 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: Who was Cornelius? What happened to him? Who was he going to meet?
  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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