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Promise: 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: Promises
Summary: In this series, children will learn that God’s promises always come true. God has made a great many promises, and we can know that he is trustworthy because what he says is always truthful. Children will learn about God’s promises to Noah, Abraham & Sarah, Isaac, and Jacob. Children will also discover that God’s promises are still true for us today in Jesus!
Big Idea: God keeps his promises.
Key Verse: “God has made a great many promises.”| 2 Corinthians 1:20
  1. SING Download “Books of the Bible” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Jacob & the Stairway to Heaven from Genesis 28.
  3. PLAY act out the Bible story with your little one by using something as a pillow, and then rocks or blocks to build a special monument to God!

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Promises
Summary: In this series, children will learn that God’s promises always come true. God has made a great many promises, and we can know that he is trustworthy because what he says is always truthful. Children will learn about God’s promises to Noah, Abraham & Sarah, Isaac, and Jacob. Children will also discover that God’s promises are still true for us today in Jesus!
Big Idea: God keeps his promises.
Key Verse: “God has made a great many promises.”| 2 Corinthians 1:20
God Story: Jacob & the Stairway to Heaven | Genesis 28:10-22
  1. SING Download “Books of the Bible” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Jacob & the Stairway to Heaven from Genesis 28.
  3. PLAY act out the Bible story with your little one by using something as a pillow, and then rocks or blocks to build a special monument to God!
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Promises
Summary: In this series, children will learn that God’s promises always come true. God has made a great many promises, and we can know that he is trustworthy because what he says is always truthful. Children will learn about God’s promises to Noah, Abraham & Sarah, Isaac, and Jacob. Children will also discover that God’s promises are still true for us today in Jesus!
Big Idea: God keeps his promises.
Key Verse: “God has made a great many promises.”| 2 Corinthians 1:20
God Story: Jacob & the Stairway to Heaven | Genesis 28:10-22
  1. SING Download “Books of the Bible” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Jacob & the Stairway to Heaven from Genesis 28. Ask them: What was God’s promise to Jacob?
  3. PLAY act out the Bible story with your child by using something as a pillow, and then rocks or blocks to build a special monument to God!
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will learn about the many ways that God has proven he is trustworthy right from the start. They will focus on the idea that God is a good God who can be trusted by discussing what trust is and why it is important in relationship.
Series: Genesis | Trust
Big Idea: We can trust God to keep his promises.
God Story: Isaac is Born | Genesis 21:1-7
Key Verse: “I will make you into a great nation. And I will bless you. I will make your name great… All nations on earth will be blessed because of you.” | Genesis 12:2-3
  1. READ Genesis 21:1-7. What did Sarah in verse 6? Why did she say that? What was the promise that God had made Sarah before? Why did it seem impossible?
  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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