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People: 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: Creation
Summary: God created a very good world, and we get to live in it and care for it! God is so creative that he made so many wonderful things. In this series, children will get to explore the many different, wonderful things that God has made!
Big Idea: God created a very good world.
Key Verse: “God saw everything he had made. And it was very good.” | Genesis 1:31
  1. SING Download “God Created the World” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ a story of creation from a children’s storybook Bible.
  3. WALK with your little one and point out all of the wonderful things that God has made!

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Creation
Summary: God created a very good world, and we get to live in it and care for it! God is so creative that he made so many wonderful things. In this series, children will get to explore the many different, wonderful things that God has made!
Big Idea: God created a very good world.
Key Verse: “God saw everything he had made. And it was very good.” | Genesis 1:31
God Story: God Created People | Genesis 2
  1. SING Download “God Created the World” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ from a children’s storybook Bible, the story of God creating people! If needed, use the Bible App for Kids.
  3. NAME some of the people in your family, friends, neighbourhoods who are the people you are most thankful for and pray for them!

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Creation
Summary: God created a very good world, and we get to live in it and care for it! God is so creative that he made so many wonderful things. In this series, children will get to explore the many different, wonderful things that God has made!
Big Idea: God created a very good world.
Key Verse: “God saw everything he had made. And it was very good.” | Genesis 1:31
God Story: God Created People | Genesis 2
  1. SING Download “God Created the World” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ from a children’s storybook Bible, the story of God creating people! If needed, use the Bible App for Kids.
  3. NAME some of the people in your family, friends, neighbourhoods who are the people you are most thankful for and pray for them!
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will discover that we can see God’s fingerprints on every part of creation. He is the ultimate artist. He designed an amazing world for us to take care of, a place for us to be creative, and a place for him to hang out with us. This series rolls back time to the very beginning to help us understand who we are in connection to God and his great desire to be in relationship with us.
Big Idea: God created people to be like him.
God Story: God Makes People | Genesis 1:26-2:25
Key Verse: “Ever since the world was created it has been possible to see the qualities of God that are not seen. I’m talking about his eternal power and about the fact that he is God. Those things can be seen in what he has made.” | Romans 1:20
  1. READ Genesis 1:26-31 and Genesis 2:21-23. What stands out to you or what do you have questions about? What do you think God meant when he said that he created people in his image?
  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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