Close

The Parent Blog

Blog_March16

Serve: 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: Pray
Summary: In this series, children will be able to take some time to pray and learn that prayer is a fun time to be with God.
Big Idea: We can pray every day.
Key Verse: “Never stop praying.” 1 Thessalonians 5:17 (NLT)

  1. SING Download “Pray Every Day” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ from a children’s Bible the way Jesus teaches his disciples how to pray (from Matthew 6:5-13).
  3. If your child is verbal, try to teach them to say the key verse, or if they are learning new words, teach them “pray to Jesus”!

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Pray
Summary: In this series, children will be able to take some time to pray and learn that prayer is a fun time to be with God.
Big Idea: We can pray every day.
Key Verse: “Never stop praying.” 1 Thessalonians 5:17 (NLT)
God Story: Jesus’ Prayer of Thanks! | Matthew 11:25-30

  1. SING Download “Pray Every Day” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ a story of Jesus praying, (if you can from Matthew 11:25-30).
  3. As you go through your day, pray aloud so that your little one knows how much you value prayer.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Pray
Summary: In this series, children will be able to take some time to pray and learn that prayer is a fun time to be with God.
Big Idea: We can pray every day.
Key Verse: “Never stop praying.” 1 Thessalonians 5:17 (NLT)
God Story: Jesus’ Prayer of Thanks! | Matthew 11:25-30

  1. SING Download “Pray Every Day” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ a story of Jesus praying, (if you can from Matthew 11:25-30 and/or read from Matthew 11:25-30 from your Bible and show your child how you read and look up things in it).
  3. ASK what does Jesus tell us he will give us? What is Jesus’ rest and peace like?
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will encounter Jesus in a variety of ways, and discover how great his love is for us.
Series: John | Arise
Big Idea: Jesus shows us how to serve.
God Story: Jesus Washes His Disciples Feet | John 13:1-17
Key Verse: “Here is my command. Love one another, just as I have loved you. No one has greater love than the one who gives their life for their friends.” John 15:12-13

  1. READ John 13:1-5. 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 did Jesus do this? What happens next?
  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.

Share

Leave a Reply