welcome, parents & kids-

Each weekend, we have kid-friendly, interactive, and fun biblical programming for our kids.  Children will hear a great Bible truth and will be challenged to live it in their lives. On the following pages, you'll find the lessons we learned this week in kids' church  so that you can reinforce them at home.

Preschool

This week, the preschoolers learned that it is important to use their minds to serve God.

Our Bible Story: Solomon Asks for Wisdom (1 Kings 3)

Our Key Concept: Use your mind to serve God!

Our Activity: We played a game with beanbags and a situation board. We threw beanbags onto the board and decided if it was a wise decision or an unwise decision.

Something You Can Do With Me: Whenever we're watching a cartoon together, help point out whenever characters who I like make wise and unwise decisions. Remind me that we should make wise decisions and use our minds to serve God!

Elementary

This week, we began our Christmas series called Forecast. For the weeks leading up to Christmas, we'll be learning how God "forecast-ed" the coming of Jesus and how He is 100% correct all the time! This week, we learned about how Isaiah foretold about Jesus and John the Baptist long before they were born. We learned about how God made a way for John so He could make a way for Jesus and how He has a plan for us as well!

Memory Verse: "The LORD is the one who goes ahead of you; He will be with you He will not fail or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed." Deuteronomy 31:8

A question you can ask me about the lesson: What was the name of the prophet that God spoke through 700 years before the birth of John and Jesus?

This weekend in small group: We talked about times whenever we've felt scared and alone. We completed mazes to help us understand that God has a plan and a path for our lives.

jump wednesdays

JUMP is a way to power up mid-week with a faith booster. JUMP offers a fun and exciting way to grow in faith during the week.



This week at JUMP...


Preschool: Our preschoolers started a new series, Port of Call. For the next few weeks, they'll be spending their time on a cruise ship learning all about Jesus and the lessons we can learn from Him. This week their main idea was "I Will Be Patient!"


Lower Deck: Our kindergarten-grade 2 kids are learning to be thankful in all areas of their lives with a series called Say Thanks! This week, they learned to appreciate the gift of family that God has given them.  The memory verse for this series is "Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Jesus Christ." 1 Thessalonians 5:18


Upper Deck: In grades 3-5, the kids finished up their lesson series called Questions & Answers. They spent the last 10 weeks exploring important questions to help them grow in their relationships with Jesus.