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Persevere: 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: Know
Summary: In this series, children will learn that God wants us to know him. Throughout the stories of the Old Testament, we can see God’s desire to have a connection with his people. Children will learn through the stories of Joseph, Moses, David, and Daniel as they learn what it means to be known by God and for us to know God.
Big Idea: God wants us to know him.
Key Verse: “Come near to God, and he will come near to you.”| James 4:8
  1. SING Download “Pray Every Day” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Daniel from a children’s Bible.
  3. PRAY help your child know that when they talk to God, He hears them!

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Know
Summary: In this series, children will learn that God wants us to know him. Throughout the stories of the Old Testament, we can see God’s desire to have a connection with his people. Children will learn through the stories of Joseph, Moses, David, and Daniel as they learn what it means to be known by God and for us to know God.
Big Idea: God wants us to know him.
Key Verse: “Come near to God, and he will come near to you.”| James 4:8
God Story: King David Celebrates God with Him | 2 Samuel 5-6 
  1. SING Download “Pray Every Day” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. PRAY help your child know that when they talk to God, He hears them!
  3. DANCE after reading the God Story, be sure to take some time to celebrate God and dance!
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Know
Summary: In this series, children will learn that God wants us to know him. Throughout the stories of the Old Testament, we can see God’s desire to have a connection with his people. Children will learn through the stories of Joseph, Moses, David, and Daniel as they learn what it means to be known by God and for us to know God.
Big Idea: God helps us be who he created us to be.
Key Verse: “Come near to God, and he will come near to you.”| James 4:8
God Story: King David Celebrates God with Him | 2 Samuel 5-6 
  1. SING Download “Pray Every Day” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. PRAY help your child know that when they talk to God, He hears them!
  3. DANCE after reading the God Story, be sure to take some time to celebrate God and dance!
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will learn the beginning of David’s life story from musician and shepherd boy to king. Kids will discover that God doesn’t choose us for his purposes based on the way that other people choose, but by what is in our hearts. David’s story helps us to see that God’s plans for us are much more interesting than anything we can dream up on our own!
Series: 1 Samuel | Help
Big Idea: God helps us love our enemies.
God Story: David & Saul Part II | 1 Samuel 25-31 
Key Verse: “The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outside of a person. But the Lord looks at what is in the heart.” | 1 Samuel 16:7
  1. READ Psalm 25:4-6. David wrote many of the Psalms including this one. How does this Psalm connect to the Big Idea?
  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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