September 24, 2017

Today in Nursery we learned: (Toddler)

Monthly Question: Who is always with you? God is always with me.
Bible Story: Joshua 6:1-20 God is with Joshua
Follow Up Activity: Cuddle up with your child and pray, “ Dear God, thank You for giving [child’s name] to me.  I love him/her so much.  It’s amazing to think that You love him/her even more!  Help me to trust that You are always with him/her.  I want him/her to trust that You are always with him/her too.  I love You, God.  In Jesus’ name, amen.”

Today in Worship Jr. we learned: (Preschool)

Monthly Question: Who is always with you?  God is always with me.
Bible Story: Joshua 6:1-20 God is with Joshua
Follow Up Activity: Cuddle up with your child and pray, “ Dear God, thank You for giving [child’s name] to me.  I love him/her so much.  It’s amazing to think that You love him/her even more!  We know You are always with us—at school, here at home, when we drive in the car!  Help us to remember that so we can be brave and do what You want us to do.  We love You, God.  In Jesus’ name, amen.”
Memory Verse: Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid…for the Lord your God goes with you.” Deuteronomy 31:6, NIV

Today in Kids Worship we learned: (Elementary)

Main Point: Friends encourage One Another
Bible Story: 1 Thessalonians 5:11; Job 2:11-13   Encourage one another
Discussion Starter: With your child, read 1 Samuel 20.  Think of how Jonathan showed his love for David.  He stood up for him and tried to protect him from his angry father.  Love is an action.  Share some ideas with each other of how you can love others like Jesus loves us, and like David and Jonathan loved each other.  Ask God to help you be a great friend to others by loving them well.
Memory Verse: Proverbs 17:17, NlrV “A friend loves at all times. They are there to help when trouble comes.”
Life App: FriendshipUsing your words and actions to show others you care.

Today in Edge we learned: (Preteen)

Ask this:  How can you be a friend this week?
Bible Story: 1 Thessalonians 5:11; Job 2:11-13   Friends encourage one another
Discussion Starter: Read 1 Samuel 20 with your kid.  Think of how Jonathan showed his love for David.  He stood up for him and tried to protect him from his angry father.  Love is an action.  How can you love others like Jesus loves us, and like David and Jonathan loved each other.  Ask God to help you be a great fried to others by loving them well.
Memory Verse: “A friend loves at all times.  They are there to help when trouble comes.” Proverbs 17:17, NlrV
Life App: FriendshipUsing your words and actions to show others you care.