Grades 1-6 EXTRA for Summer 2014 (Including Bonus Session for 14 Sunday Quarter!)

Unit 1: God Is … Session 1: Holy (June 1, 2014) Session 2: Loving (June 8, 2014) Session 3: Righteous (June 15, 2014) Session 4: Forgiving (June 22, 2014) Session 5: Wise (June 29, 2014) Session 6: Faithful (July 6, 2014) Unit 2: It’s Not Always Easy Session 1: Hard to Hope  (July 13, 2014) Session 2: Hard to […]

Preschool EXTRA for Summer 2014 (Including Bonus Session for 14 Sunday Quarter!)

Unit 1: God Is … Session 1: Holy (June 1, 2014) Session 2: Loving (June 8, 2014) Session 3: Fair (June 15, 2014) Session 4: Forgiving (June 22, 2014) Session 5: Wise (June 29, 2014) Session 6: Faithful (July 6, 2014) Unit 2: It’s Not Always Easy To … Session 1: Hope  (July 13, 2014) Session 2: Go (July 20, 2014) Session 3: […]

Preschool: It’s Not Always Easy To … : Session 6: Grow

1s & 2s—Decorate a Bible Verse “Scroll” Bible Story: Paul Wrote to Timothy Acts 16:1-3; 2 Timothy 1:1-5; 3:14-17   Life Point: God wants me to learn more about Jesus.   Life Verse: Always follow God. 1 Peter 4:19 Christ Focus: Jesus sought to do God’s will. Bible Focus: Paul wrote on a scroll. Materials: […]

Preschool: It’s Not Always Easy To … : Session 5: Praise

1s & 2s—Make Bell Shakers Bible Story: Paul and Silas Acts 16:22-32,34   Life Point: God wants me to sing to Him. Life Verse: God cares for you.  1 Peter 5:7 Christ Focus: Although bruised and beaten, Jesus forgave His captors. Bible Focus: Paul and Silas sang to God. Materials: Bible Story Picture: “Paul and […]

Preschool: It’s Not Always Easy To … : Session 4: Tell

1s & 2s—Use Megaphones Bible Story: Trouble for Paul Acts 21:27–22:29   Life Point: God is with us all the time. Life Verse: God cares for you.  1 Peter 5:7 Christ Focus: Jesus stood strong against opposition. Bible Focus: Paul talked loudly to a large group of people. Materials: Bible Story Picture: “Trouble for Paul,” […]

Preschool: It’s Not Always Easy To … : Session 3: Trust

1s & 2s—Play a Clapping Game Bible Story: Paul and Barnabas Acts 13:1-3; 14:1-3,21-28    Life Point: God takes care of me. Life Verse: God cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7 Christ Focus: Jesus drew on the strength of God through the trials He faced. Bible Focus: Paul and Barnabas told people about Jesus. Materials: […]

Preschool: It’s Not Always Easy To … : Session 2: Go

1s & 2s—Toss Beanbags Bible Story Lydia Learned About Jesus Acts 16:11-15 Life Point: God wants me to know about Jesus. Life Verse: Always follow God. 1 Peter 4:19 Christ Focus: Every person matters to Jesus. Bible Focus: Paul taught Lydia about Jesus. Materials: Bible Story Picture: “Lydia Learned About Jesus,” older Teaching Pictures of […]

Preschool: It’s Not Always Easy To … : Session 1 – Hope

1s & 2s—Play in a Cardboard “House” Bible Story: Ananias Met Paul Acts 9:10-22   Life Point: My actions show that I love Jesus. Life Verse: Always follow God. 1 Peter 4:19 Christ Focus: Jesus changes people’s hearts. Bible Focus: Ananias went to a house to help Paul. Materials: Bible, today’s Bible Marker, Bible Story […]

Grades 1-6: Special Focus: Session 1- A Song About God

Scripture: Psalm 104:1-4,24-31 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity—Match Seed • Provide index cards, tape, and seeds in their packets. Tape one of each seed to an index card. Lay the seed packets out. Guide kids to try to figure out which seed card goes with each seed packet. As kids try to match the plants and […]

Grades 1-6: It’s Not Always Easy: Session 6 – Hard to Grow

Scripture: 2 Timothy 1:1-5; 3:14-17 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity—Keep It Up • Gather 2 books for each child (or other objects for kids to hold). Guide kids to stand with their arms straight out to the side, palms up. Place a book on each hand. Instruct kids to stand there as long as they can. […]