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Wise: 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: Praise
Summary: In this series, children will discover the love and joy of praising God. They will learn that they can praise God in many different ways, and that praising God is wonderful!
Big Idea: We can praise God.
Key Verse: “We will praise your name forever.” | Psalm 44:8b 

  1. SING Download “Jesus Is Alive” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. SHOW and TELL We all praise God in many different ways, as you go through your day, share aloud with your little one the things that you praise God for!
  3. PRAY at bedtime or other times during the day, “Praise God for…” and fill in some blanks: friends, family, trees, rainbows!

2-3 YEAR-OLDS

Series: Praise
Summary: In this series, children will discover the love and joy of praising God. They will learn that they can praise God in many different ways, and that praising God is wonderful!
Big Idea: We can praise God.
Key Verse: “We will praise your name forever.” | Psalm 44:8b
God Story: David the Shepherd Boy & The Good Shepherd | 1 Samuel 16 & Psalm 23 

  1. SING Download “Jesus Is Alive” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ Psalm 23 from a children’s Bible, or find it on www.biblegateway.com. See that David praises God through all of the good and bad things in his life.
  3. SHOW and TELL We all praise God in many different ways, as you go through your day, share aloud with your little one the things that you praise God for!
  4. MORE Download the midweek activity page.

4-5-YEAR-OLDS

Series: Praise
Summary: In this series, children will discover the love and joy of praising God. They will learn that they can praise God in many different ways, and that praising God is wonderful!
Big Idea: We can praise God.
Key Verse: “We will praise your name forever.” | Psalm 44:8b
God Story: David the Shepherd Boy & The Good Shepherd | 1 Samuel 16 & Psalm 23 

  1. SING Download “Jesus Is Alive” from The Meeting House Kids on Spotify or Apple Music or Google Play.
  2. READ Psalm 23 from a children’s Bible, or find it on www.biblegateway.com. See that David praises God through all of the good and bad things in his life. Ask: what are some things we can praise God about?

Grades 1-5

Summary: In this series, kids will be diving deep into the book of Proverbs and learning all about the wisdom that God offers.
Big Idea: God gives us wisdom when we ask for it.
God Story: What is Wisdom? | Proverbs 1
Key Verse: “If any of you needs wisdom, you should ask God for it. He will give it to you. God gives freely to everyone and doesn’t find fault.” | James 1:5 

  1. READ Proverbs 1:8-9. What does this say? What does it mean? What is wisdom? How do we “get it”?
  2. ASK What are some wise choices you’ve made today? What are some unwise choices? How do we learn from our mistakes?
  3. 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!)
  4. Download the midweek activity page.

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