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Seven: 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: Encouragement
Summary: In this series, children will learn that we are all part of the church and one part of our job is to encourage each other!
Big Idea: We can encourage each other.
Key Verse: “Encourage each other.” | 2 Corinthians 13:11, NLT

  1. SING Download “Cheer Each Other On” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. PRACTICE take a moment at a mealtime or before bed to tell your little one something you think they are great at! Cheer them on!
  3. PRAY for your little one and that they would know God loves it when they show their love to others.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Encouragement
Summary: In this series, children will learn that we are all part of the church and one part of our job is to encourage each other!
Big Idea: We can encourage each other.
Key Verse: “Encourage each other.” | 2 Corinthians 13:11, NLT
God Story: Acts 21:1-16; Acts 23:12-33 | Paul is Encouraged

  1. SING Download “Cheer Each Other On” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Paul being encouraged from a children’s Bible story book. It may not seem immediately that Paul is encouraged, but the encouragement comes from all the people who show care for him along the way.
  3. Ask your little one if there is something they can do to show their love and encouragement for someone else today.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Encouragement
Summary: In this series, children will learn that we are all part of the church and one part of our job is to encourage each other!
Big Idea: We can encourage each other.
Key Verse: “Encourage each other.” | 2 Corinthians 13:11, NLT
God Story:Acts 21:1-16; Acts 23:12-33 | Paul is Encouraged

  1. SING Download “Cheer Each Other On” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ the story of Paul being encouraged from a children’s Bible story book. It may not seem immediately that Paul is encouraged, but the encouragement comes from all the people who show care for him along the way.
  3. Ask your child if there is something they can do to show their love and encouragement for someone else today.
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will take a kid-appropriate journey through the book of Revelation and discover that God is making all things new.
Series: Revelation | New
Big Idea: The Holy Spirit corrects and encourages us.
God Story: Revelation 2-3 | Letters to the Churches
Key Verse: “May you have power together with all the Lord’s holy people to understand Christ’s love. May you know how wide and long and high and deep it is.” | Ephesians 3:18 (NIRV)

  1. READ Revelation 3:20-22. 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 for us? What does Jesus want with us?
  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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