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Prayed: 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: God’s Love
Summary: In this series, children will be reminded of God’s great big love for us.
Big Idea: Jesus shows us God’s love.
Key Verse: Let’s love each other, because love is from God |1 John 4:7a (CEB)

  1. SING Download “Go!” from Little Praise Party Happy Day Every Day and “J-E-S-U-S” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Jesus’ baptism in a children’s Bible.
  3. PRAY with your child each night at bedtime that they would know the great big love of God.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: God’s Love
Summary: In this series, children will be reminded of God’s great big love for us.
Big Idea: Jesus shows us God’s love.
Key Verse: Let’s love each other, because love is from God |1 John 4:7a (CEB)
God Story: Jesus Heals a Man with a Skin Disease | Mark 1:40-45

  1. SING Download “Go!” from Little Praise Party Happy Day Every Day and “J-E-S-U-S” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ Mark 1:40-45 from a children’s Bible, or read it from your Bible and as you read it, consider reading additional stories from the Gospels of Jesus healing the sick.
  3. ACT Jesus healed the sick, and showed God’s love to them. We can call or visit people who are sick or lonely. Is there someone your family can call or visit this week?
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: God’s Love
Summary: In this series, children will be reminded of God’s great big love for us.
Big Idea: Jesus shows us God’s love.
Key Verse: Let’s love each other, because love is from God |1 John 4:7a (CEB)
God Story: Jesus Heals a Man with a Skin Disease | Mark 1:40-45

  1. SING Download “Go!” from Little Praise Party Happy Day Every Day and “J-E-S-U-S” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ Mark 1:40-45 from a children’s Bible, or read it from your Bible and as you read it, consider reading additional stories from the Gospels of Jesus healing the sick.
  3. ACT Jesus healed the sick, and showed God’s love to them. We can call or visit people who are sick or lonely. Is there someone your family can call or visit this week?
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will discover the many ways we can follow Jesus in our every day lives.
Series: Gospels | Follow
Big Idea: Jesus made time for people.
God Story: Jesus Heals, Jesus Prayers, Jesus Preaches | Mark 1:29-39
Key Verse: “A voice from heaven said, ‘This is my Son, and I love him. I am very well pleased with him.'” Matthew 3:17

  1. READ Mark 1:29-39. 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: Why do you think Jesus always made time for people? Are there people we can make time for this week? Who can we spend time with?
  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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