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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: Praise
Summary: In this series, children will discover the love and joy of praising God. They will learn that they can praise God in many different ways, and that praising God is wonderful!
Big Idea: We can praise God.
Key Verse: “We will praise your name forever.” | Psalm 44:8b

  1. SING Download “Jesus Is Alive” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. PLAY stand with your child, and have each of you touching your toes (as able…) and reach out from your toes stretching upward and shout, “Prrrrrraaaaaissssseee JESUS!” and jump. Say things you are thankful for (including your little one) and as you do each time, repeat the stretch and “praise Jesus!”
  3. PRAY at bedtime or other times during the day, “Praise God for…” and fill in some blanks: friends, family, trees, rainbows!

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Praise
Summary: In this series, children will discover the love and joy of praising God. They will learn that they can praise God in many different ways, and that praising God is wonderful!
Big Idea: We can praise God.
Key Verse: “We will praise your name forever.” | Psalm 44:8b
God Story: God’s Love Goes on and on | Psalm 136 & Psalm 139

  1. SING Download “Jesus Is Alive” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ Psalm 139: 14. Let them know God made them WONDERFUL!
  3. PLAY stand with your child, and have each of you touching your toes (as able…) and reach out from your toes stretching upward and shout, “Prrrrrraaaaaissssseee JESUS!” and jump. Say things you are thankful for (including your little one) and as you do each time, repeat the stretch and “praise Jesus!”

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Praise
Summary: In this series, children will discover the love and joy of praising God. They will learn that they can praise God in many different ways, and that praising God is wonderful!
Big Idea: We can praise God.
Key Verse: “We will praise your name forever.” | Psalm 44:8b
God Story: God’s Love Goes on and on | Psalm 136 & Psalm 139

  1. SING Download “Jesus Is Alive” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ Psalm 139: 14. Ask your little one what they think that might mean? Let them know God made them WONDERFUL!

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will be diving deep into the book of Proverbs and learning all about the wisdom that God offers.
Big Idea: Listen to God’s wisdom.
God Story: Wise Sayings | Proverbs 22:17-24:22
Key Verse: “If any of you needs wisdom, you should ask God for it. He will give it to you. God gives freely to everyone and doesn’t find fault.” | James 1:5

  1. READ Proverbs 23:19. Then ask: How do we listen to God’s wisdom? Where do we listen?
  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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