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Three: 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

WALKERS

Summary: This week, children learned that Jesus had died, but he didn’t stay dead. Jesus is alive and that is exciting!
Big Idea: Jesus is alive!
Key Verse: “Jesus said, “I died, but look—I am alive forever and ever!’” | Revelation 1:18

  1. SING Download and learn the new song “Jesus is Alive!” from the Meeting House Kids Music.
  2. REPEAT and reread the Easter Story from a children’s Bible or a children’s storybook. Help your child get excited about the truth that Jesus is alive.
  3. PRAY and thank God that we know that Jesus is alive.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Summary: This week, children learned that it is very best when we listen to Jesus and follow his way.
Big Idea: Jesus is alive!
Key Verse: “Jesus said, “I died, but look—I am alive forever and ever!’” | Revelation 1:18
God Story: Fish for Breakfast | John 21:1-14

  1. SING Download and learn the new song “Jesus is Alive!” from the Meeting House Kids Music.
  2. READ John 21:1-14 in a children’s Bible.
  3. EAT consider having a fish dinner this week and talk about this story once again over dinner.
  4. Check out the preschool midweek activity page!

JK-SK

Summary: This week, children learned that it is very best when we listen to Jesus and follow his way.
Big Idea: Jesus is alive!
Key Verse: “Jesus said, “I died, but look—I am alive forever and ever!’” | Revelation 1:18
God Story: Fish for Breakfast | John 21:1-14

  1. SING Download and learn the new song “Jesus is Alive!” from the Meeting House Kids Music.
  2. READ John 21:1-14 in a children’s Bible.
  3. EAT consider having a fish dinner this week and talk about this story once again over dinner.
  4. Check out the preschool midweek activity page!

Grades 1-5

Summary: This week, kids learned that we can show our love for Jesus by loving others.
Series: John Equipping
Big Idea: Jesus invites us to love him by loving others.
God Story: Feed My Sheep | John 21:15-19
Key Verse: “When the name of Jesus is spoken, everyone will kneel down to worship him. Everyone in heaven and on earth and under the earth will kneel down to worship him. Everyone’s mouth will say that Jesus Christ is Lord.” Philippians 2:10-11

  1. READ John 21:15-19 (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 questions such as: Who is speaking? What is the problem? What is going on? Is there anything you don’t understand?
  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. Check out the midweek activity page!

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