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Wine: 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: Family
Summary: This week, children learned that after Jesus was born to Mary and Joseph, he grew up with family and friends just like us!
Big Idea: Jesus grew up with family and friends.
Key Verse: “This is my Son, and I love him. I am very pleased with him. Listen to him!” Matthew 17:5b

  1. SING Whoa! I Have Life!” from Little Praise Party: My Best Friend.
  2. LEARN the Key Verse as a family.
  3. EXPLORE photo albums and family photos. Talk about who is in your family, and thank God for them with your little one.

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Family
Summary: This week, children learned that after Jesus was born to Mary and Joseph, he grew up with family and friends just like us!
Big Idea: Jesus grew up with family and friends.
Key Verse: “This is my Son, and I love him. I am very pleased with him. Listen to him!” Matthew 17:5b
God Story: First Miracle | John 2:1-11

  1. SING Whoa! I Have Life!” from Little Praise Party: My Best Friend.
  2. LEARN the Key Verse as a family.
  3. READ about Jesus’ first miracle in a children’s Bible (water into wine!). Highlight that Jesus was at the wedding party with his mom and friends. 
  4. DOWNLOAD the midweek activity page here.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Promises
Summary: This week, children learned that after Jesus was born to Mary and Joseph, he grew up with family and friends just like us!
Big Idea: Jesus grew up with family and friends.
Key Verse: “This is my Son, and I love him. I am very pleased with him. Listen to him!” Matthew 17:5b
God Story: First Miracle | John 2:1-11

  1. SING Whoa! I Have Life!” from Little Praise Party: My Best Friend.
  2. LEARN the Key Verse as a family.
  3. READ about Jesus’ first miracle in a children’s Bible (water into wine!). Highlight that Jesus was at the wedding party with his mom and friends. Ask: What happened in the story? Who was there? What was surprising? 
  4. MIRACLES In a children’s Bible, look through the stories of Jesus and find more miracle stories. Read more of the amazing miracles that Jesus did during his time on earth together.
  5. DOWNLOAD the midweek activity page here.

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids heard the story of Jesus’ first miracle, and got a glimpse of what God’s kingdom is like!
Series: John | Jesus Is
Big Idea: Jesus is worth sharing with others.
God Story: Wine | John 2:1-12 
Key Verse: In the beginning, the Word was already there. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. |  John 1:1

  1. READ John 2:1-12. (Take time to show your child how to look up a passage in the Bible. Show them how to navigate books, chapters, and verses. Take turns reading verse by verse and talk about what it means). Ask your child questions such as: Who was in the story? What happened? How does this give us a hint at what God’s kingdom is like?
  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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