Close

The Parent Blog

Blog_Oct28

Peace: 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: Listen
Summary: In this series, children will learn that God wants to speak to us. We need to take time to listen to him.
Big Idea: Listen to God.
Key Verse: “Be still, and know that I am God” | Psalm 46:10 (NLT)

  1. SING Download “Pray” (from The Meeting House Kids Music) on Spotify or Apple Music. Remember that praying is talking to God and listening.
  2. READ the the story of baby Moses in the basket, and his sister Miriam watching over him.
  3. PLAY as you go through your day, and hear various noises, say “Listen!” and take a moment to hear the sounds. Then let your little one know that while we can listen to sounds with our ears, God can speak into our hearts.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Listen
Summary: In this series, children will learn that God wants to speak to us. We need to take time to listen to him.
Big Idea: Listen to God.
Key Verse: “Be still, and know that I am God” | Psalm 46:10 (NLT)
God Story: The Exodus | Exodus 14

  1. SING Download “Pray” (from The Meeting House Kids Music) on Spotify or Apple Music. Remember that praying is talking to God and listening.
  2. READ the story of Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt from a children’s Bible or check out the Bible App for Kid’s story, “God makes a way!”
  3. PLAY as you go through your day, and hear various noises, say “Listen!” and take a moment to hear the sounds. Then let your little one know that while we can listen to sounds with our ears, God can speak into our hearts.
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Listen
Summary: In this series, children will learn that God wants to speak to us. We need to take time to listen to him.
Big Idea: Listen to God.
Key Verse: “Be still, and know that I am God” | Psalm 46:10 (NLT)
God Story: The Exodus | Exodus 14

  1. SING Download “Pray” (from The Meeting House Kids Music) on Spotify or Apple Music. Remember that praying is talking to God and listening.
  2. READ the story of Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt from a children’s Bible or check out the Bible App for Kid’s story, “God makes a way!”
  3. MAKE with your child: find an empty shoe box, and place sandpaper down the middle of the box. On either side of the sandpaper use blue construction paper to line the walls to be water. Then, use Lego People or Little People to pretend to be the Israelites and journey along the sandpaper.
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will discover that God is with us everywhere we go, working through unlikely people and situations that we often would never expect. People may think it is impossible, but God makes the impossible possible!
Series: Joshua | Strong
Big Idea: God helps us find peace.
God Story: Joshua’s Last Words | Joshua 23-24
Key Verse: “Here is what I am commanding you to do. Be strong and brave. Do not be afraid. Do not lose hope. I am the Lord your God. I will be with you everywhere you go.” Joshua 1:9, NIrV

  1. READ Joshua 23:8. 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: What does this mean? How does this help us be peace-filled?
  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.

Share

Leave a Reply