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Red Cord: 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. ROCK AND TALK Consider sitting with your little one during a down time, (maybe in a rocking chair), and letting them know that we can read in the Bible that God says, “Be still, and know that I am God,” and he is with us and he loves us so deeply.

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: Moses and the Burning Bush | Exodus 3-4

  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 and the Burning Bush from Exodus 3-4. Check out the Bible App for Kids story, “A Baby and a Bush.”
  3. 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: Moses and the Burning Bush | Exodus 3-4

  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 and the Burning Bush from Exodus 3-4. Check out the Bible App for Kids story, “A Baby and a Bush.” Then ask your child: What did God say to Moses? Do you think God ever says anything to you?
  3. 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 can work through unlikely people.
God Story: Joshua, Spies, and Rahab | Joshua 1:10-Joshua 2
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 2:1-21. 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: How did Rahab help the spies? What did the spies promise to her?
  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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