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Rules: 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: Good News!
Summary: In this series, children will learn what really is the Good News of Jesus.
Big Idea: The good news is Jesus saves us from sin.
Key Verse: “Tell the Good News to everyone.” | Mark 16:15b (ICB)

  1. SING Download “J-E-S-U-S” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ “Isn’t that Good News?” flip book. Download here.
  3. PRAY that your little one would know God’s love.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Good News!
Summary: In this series, children will learn what really is the Good News of Jesus.
Big Idea: The good news is Jesus saves us from sin.
Key Verse: “Tell the Good News to everyone.” | Mark 16:15b (ICB)
God Story: Jesus’ Death and Coming Back to Life | Mark 15:21-37; 16:1-8

  1. SING Download “J-E-S-U-S” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Jesus’ death and coming back to life from a children’s Bible. You can also go to the Bible App for Kids to find an interactive version of this story.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Good News!
Summary: In this series, children will learn what really is the Good News of Jesus.
Big Idea: The good news is Jesus saves us from sin.
Key Verse: “Tell the Good News to everyone.” | Mark 16:15b (ICB)
God Story: Jesus’ Death and Coming Back to Life | Mark 15:21-37; 16:1-8

  1. SING Download “J-E-S-U-S” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Jesus’ death and coming back to life from a children’s Bible. You can also go to the Bible App for Kids to find an interactive version of this story.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids discover that God’s story – the Bible – is one big story that we are actually a part of!
Series: The Story
Big Idea: God used laws to guide his people.
God Story: Overview of the Old Testament
Key Verse: “Christ suffered once for sins. The one who did what is right suffered for those who don’t do right. He suffered to bring you to God.” | 1 Peter 3:18

  1. READ Matthew 22:34-40. 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: What do you think this means? What does it say about Jesus?
  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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