Hi Remix, Revolution & SPIN Parents, We start our look at generosity in 1 John 4:9-11 where we discover that generosity starts with God. Because God loved us so much, He sent Jesus to be our savior and make it possible for us to be with God forever. Bottom Line: Because God gave, I can give. John goes on in this passage and writes, Dear friends, since God loved us this much, we should also love one another, (NIrV). As kids respond to God’s generosity in their own life, we pra
Dear Sprouts Parent, Special Delivery! The Christmas story is one many of us have heard every year of our life. We know it very well, but for our preschoolers, this may be the first time they hear this special story! If we are careful to remember this, we may see the wonder in the kids’ eyes as we talk about the angels, shepherds, Mary and Joseph. This week we start our Special Delivery with the angel telling Mary that she was going to have a baby and His name would be Jesus!
Dear Sprouts Parent, This week our Recipe for Thanks theme concludes. Thinking about the things we’re thankful for is the key to any recipe of thanks – and a thankful heart. Our final ingredient for thankfulness is not just one thing but THINGS! It’s all the things we need, like water, food, clothes and a place to live. This week we learn that we can be thankful God give us what we need. We will learn about Psalm 23 and how God takes care of us like a shepherd takes care of
Dear Sprouts Parent, Our theme for Sprouts this month is Recipe for Thanks! Thinking about the things we’re thankful for is the key to any recipe of thanks – and a thankful heart. This week we learn that we should be thankful for the people who help us. We will hear the story of Naomi, Ruth and Boaz. This story is full of people who help. We can be thankful for our family and friends and all the people in our community. As you go about your day with your preschooler, think ab
Hi Remix, Revolution & SPIN Parents, This weekend we will be talking all about Salvation and Baptism. We want to educate our kids on what these important steps in faith mean. Take some time after service this weekend to talk to you child after about where they are in their faith. You can use our Start Here Parent Conversation Guide found on our Kids’ Time Website! We will be having a baptism the weekend after Thanksgiving! If your child has made the decision to follow Christ
Dear Sprouts Parent, Our theme for Sprouts this month is Recipe for Thanks! Thinking about the things we’re thankful for is the key to any recipe of thanks – and a thankful heart. This week we learn about the Lord’s Prayer and how Jesus taught them how to pray and practice praying the way He modeled. Our story focus is “I can be thankful I can pray.” We will learn that we can pray anytime, anywhere and about anything. A great, practical way to apply this concept this week is
Dear Sprouts Parent, Our theme for Sprouts this month is Recipe for Thanks! Thinking about the things we’re thankful for is the key to any recipe of thanks – and a thankful heart. We start the month learning about the Ten Commandments. Commandments are some of those ingredients that may not sound yummy but they are often essential and good for us! Our story focus is, “I am thankful for God’s commandments.” We won’t be delving deeply into the commandments, but focusing on the