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Sep
3
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Ministry this Sunday

Elementary age children:

  • Bible Story: Holding Out for the Arrows (Love one another) • John 13:34; 1 Samuel 20
  • Bottom Line: Friends love one another.
  • Memory Verse: “A friend loves at all times. They are there to help when trouble comes.”
  • Proverbs 17:17, NIrV
  • Life App: Friendship—using your words and actions to show others you care.
  • Basic Truth: I should treat others the way I want to be treated.

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Bible Focus: When God is with me, I can be brave.  Elijah and the Fire • 1 Kings 18:1-39
  • Theme Verse: “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid . . . for the Lord your God goes with you.” Deuteronomy 31:6, NIV
  • Bottom Line: God is always with me.
  • Basic Truth: God loves me.
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Aug
27
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Bible Story: David spares Saul - 1 Samuel 24
  • Theme Verse:  “Show proper respect to everyone.” 1 Peter 2:17a, NlrV
  • Bottom Line:  Show respect to God because He’s in charge of everything.
  • Key Question:  Who do you respect most and why?
  • Life App:  Respect—showing others they are important by what you say and do.
  • Basic Truth:  I can trust God no matter what.

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Bible Focus: God made Adam and Eve - Genesis 1:26-27; 2:7, 20-30
  • Theme Verse: “You have done great and wonderful things.”
  • 2 Samuel 7:23, NIRV
  • Bottom Line: God made everything wonderful.
  • Basic Truth: God made me.
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Aug
20
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Bible Story: Children honor your parents--Ephesians 6:1-3; Deuteronomy 5:16
  • Theme Verse:  “Show proper respect to everyone.” 1 Peter 2:17a, NlrV
  • Bottom Line:  Show respect to God because He’s in charge of everything.
  • Key Question:  Who do you respect most and why?
  • Life App:  Respect—showing others they are important by what you say and do.
  • Basic Truth:  I can trust God no matter what.

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Bible Focus: God made the animals • Genesis 1:20-25
  • Theme Verse: “You have done great and wonderful things.”
  • 2 Samuel 7:23, NIRV
  • Bottom Line: God made everything wonderful.
  • Basic Truth: God made me.
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Aug
13
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Bible Story: Don’t show favoritism principle--James 2:1-4, 8-9
  • Theme Verse:  “Show proper respect to everyone.” 1 Peter 2:17a, NlrV
  • Bottom Line:  Show respect to God because He’s in charge of everything.
  • Key Question:  Who do you respect most and why?
  • Life App:  Respect—showing others they are important by what you say and do.
  • Basic Truth:  I can trust God no matter what.

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Bible Focus: God made the water and sky - Genesis 1:6-10, 14-19
  • Theme Verse:You have done great and wonderful things.”
  • 2 Samuel 7:23, NIRV
  • Bottom Line: God made everything wonderful.
  • Basic Truth: God made me.

 

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Aug
6
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Bible Story: Faith of the Roman Commander-- Matthew 8:5-13
  • Theme Verse:  “Show proper respect to everyone.” 1 Peter 2:17a, NlrV
  • Bottom Line:  Show respect to God because He’s in charge of everything.
  • Key Question:  Who do you respect most and why?
  • Life App:  Respect—showing others they are important by what you say and do.
  • Basic Truth:  I can trust God no matter what.

 

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Bible Focus: God made the land and plants • Genesis 1:9-13
  • Theme Verse: “You have done great and wonderful things.”
  • 2 Samuel 7:23, NIRV
  • Bottom Line: God made everything wonderful.
  • Basic Truth: God made me.
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Jul
30
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Sunday

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Uniqueness- discovering who God made you to be so you can make a difference. 
  • Verse for the month: “we are God’s creation.  He created us to belong to Christ Jesus.  Now we can do good works.  Long ago God prepared these works for us to do.”  Ephesians 2:10  
  • Bible Story of the week: Spiritual Gifts for the Soul - Gifts of the Spirit (1 Corinthians 12:1, 4-11)

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth: God made me.
  • Verse for the month:  “God made us to do good works.”  Eph. 2:10
  • Bible Story Focus: I can do things God’s way.  Kids Rock Review
  • (1 Timothy 4:12)
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Jul
23
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Uniqueness- discovering who God made you to be so you can make a difference. 
  • Verse for the month: “we are God’s creation.  He created us to belong to Christ Jesus.  Now we can do good works.  Long ago God prepared these works for us to do.”  Ephesians 2:10  
  • Bible Story of the week: Purified in Philippi - Lydia (Acts 16:11-15)

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth: God made me.
  • Verse for the month:  “God made us to do good works.”  Eph. 2:10
  • Bible Story Focus: I can do things God’s way.  A Boy and His Lunch (John 6:1-13)
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Jul
16
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Ministry this Sunday

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Uniqueness- discovering who God made you to be so you can make a difference. 
  • Verse for the month: “we are God’s creation.  He created us to belong to Christ Jesus.  Now we can do good works.  Long ago God prepared these works for us to do.”  Ephesians 2:10  
  • Bible Story of the week: Roadside Assistance - Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch (Acts 8:26-40)

 

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth: God made me.
  • Verse for the month:  “God made us to do good works.”  Eph. 2:10
  • Bible Story Focus: I can do things God’s way.  Josiah, the Young King (2 Chronicles 34)
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Jul
9
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Uniqueness- discovering who God made you to be so you can make a difference. 
  • Verse for the month: “we are God’s creation.  He created us to belong to Christ Jesus.  Now we can do good works.  Long ago God prepared these works for us to do.”  Ephesians 2:10  
  • Bible Story of the week: Relocated- Abraham (Genesis 12)

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth: God made me.
  • Verse for the month:  “God made us to do good works.”  Eph. 2:10
  • Bible Story Focus: I can do things God’s way.  Miriam (Exodus 1:22-2:10)
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Jul
2
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Sunday

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Uniqueness- discovering who God made you to be so you can make a difference. 
  • Verse for the month: “we are God’s creation.  He created us to belong to Christ Jesus.  Now we can do good works.  Long ago God prepared these works for us to do.”  Ephesians 2:10  
  • Bible Story of the week: King-Sized Hand-Me-Downs-- David and Saul’s Armor (1 Samuel 17)

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth: God made me.
  • Verse for the month:  “God made us to do good works.”  Eph. 2:10
  • Bible Story Focus: I can do things God’s way.  Daniel (Daniel 1)
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Jun
25
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

  • Elementary age children:
  • Life application for the month:  Creativity—imagining what you could do because you’re made in God’s image.
  • Verse for the month: “How you made me is amazing and wonderful. I praise you for that.” Psalm 139:14, NIrV 
  • Bible Story of the week: The Fall- Genesis 3

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth: God made me.
  • Key Question: Who can do what God wants you to do?
  • Bottom Line: I can do what God wants me to do.
  • Memory Verse:God made us to do good works.” Ephesians 2:10, NCV
  • Bible Story Focus: David and Goliath - 1 Samuel 17:1-50
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Jun
18
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Ministry this Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Creativity—imagining what you could do because you’re made in God’s image.
  • Verse for the month: “How you made me is amazing and wonderful. I praise you for that.” Psalm 139:14, NIrV 
  • Bible Story of the week: The Fall- Genesis 3

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth: God made me.
  • Key Question: Who can do what God wants you to do?
  • Bottom Line: I can do what God wants me to do.
  • Memory Verse: “God made us to do good works.” Ephesians 2:10, NCV
  • Bible Story Focus: David Anointed King - 1 Samuel 16:1-13
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Jun
11
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Creativity—imagining what you could do because you’re made in God’s image.
  • Verse for the month: “How you made me is amazing and wonderful. I praise you for that.” Psalm 139:14, NIrV 
  • Bible Story of the week: Creation Story - Part 2- Genesis 1:26-2:1-25

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth: God made me.
  • Key Question: Who can do what God wants you to do?
  • Bottom Line: I can do what God wants me to do.
  • Memory Verse:God made us to do good works.” Ephesians 2:10, NCV
  • Bible Story Focus: Samuel - 1 Samuel 3:1-10, 19
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Jun
4
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Ministry this Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Creativity—imagining what you could do because you’re made in God’s image.
  • Verse for the month: “How you made me is amazing and wonderful. I praise you for that.” Psalm 139:14, NIrV 
  • Bible Story of the week: The Creator (Creation Story – Part 1--Genesis 1:1-25)

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth: God made me.
  • Key Question: Who can do what God wants you to do?
  • Bottom Line: I can do what God wants me to do.
  • Memory Verse:God made us to do good works.” Ephesians 2:10, NCV
  • Bible Story Focus: Jesus Teaches at the Temple--Luke 2:41-50
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May
28
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Determination – deciding it’s worth it to finish what you started.
  • Verse for the month: “Let us not become tired of doing good. At the right time we will gather a crop if we don’t give up.” Galatians 6:9, NIrV  
  • The Bible story of the week: The Goal (Heaven- Revelation 21:1-8, 22-27; 22:1-5)

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  God loves me.
  • Key Question: Who’s got it?
  • Bottom Line: God’s got it.
  • Verse for the Month: “He is the great God, the mighty and awesome God.” Deuteronomy 10:17, NLT
  • Bible Story Focus:  God protects me. (Daniel and the Lions --Daniel 6:1-23)
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May
21
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Determination – deciding it’s worth it to finish what you started.
  • Verse for the month: “Let us not become tired of doing good. At the right time we will gather a crop if we don’t give up.” Galatians 6:9, NIrV  
  • The Bible story of the week: Outer Wall (Armor of God - Ephesians 6:10-18)

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  God loves me.
  • Key Question: Who’s got it?
  • Bottom Line: God’s got it.
  • Verse for the Month: “He is the great God, the mighty and awesome God.” Deuteronomy 10:17, NLT
  • Bible Story Focus:  God teaches me the way to go. (Gideon at Battle - Judges 7:9-22)
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May
14
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Determination – deciding it’s worth it to finish what you started.
  • Verse for the month: “Let us not become tired of doing good. At the right time we will gather a crop if we don’t give up.” Galatians 6:9, NIrV  
  • The Bible story of the week: A Bottleneck (Peter and Cornelius - Acts 10)

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  God loves me.
  • Key Question: Who’s got it?
  • Bottom Line: God’s got it.
  • Verse for the Month: “He is the great God, the mighty and awesome God.” Deuteronomy 10:17, NLT
  • Bible Story Focus:  God hears me and gives me what I need. (Hagar- Genesis 21:14-20)
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May
7
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Determination – deciding it’s worth it to finish what you started.
  • Verse for the month: “Let us not become tired of doing good. At the right time we will gather a crop if we don’t give up.” Galatians 6:9, NIrV  
  • The Bible story of the week: The Start (Peter and John Before the Sanhedrin) – Acts 3-4

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  God loves me.
  • Key Question: Who’s got it?
  • Bottom Line: God’s got it.
  • Verse for the Month: “He is the great God, the mighty and awesome God.” Deuteronomy 10:17, NLT
  • Bible Story Focus:  Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego – Daniel 3:10-28
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Apr
30
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Humility – putting others first by giving up what you think you deserve.
  • Verse for the month: “Don’t do anything only to get ahead. Don’t do it because you are proud. Instead, be humble. Value others more than yourselves.” Philippians 2:3, NIrV  
  • The Bible story of the week: Team Player (Humility of Jesus) - Philippians 2:3-8.

 

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  Jesus wants to be my forever friend.
  • Key Question: Who is the best?
  • Bottom Line: Jesus is the best!
  • Verse for the Month: “God loved the world so much that He gave His only Son.” John 3:16, GNT
  • Bible Story Focus:  The Great Commission - Matthew 28:19-20
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Apr
23
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Ministry this Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Humility – putting others first by giving up what you think you deserve.
  • Verse for the month: “Don’t do anything only to get ahead. Don’t do it because you are proud. Instead, be humble. Value others more than yourselves.” Philippians 2:3, NIrV  
  • The Bible story of the week: Pass It On (The Great Commission/ Ascension) – Matthew 28:16-20

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  Jesus wants to be my forever friend.
  • Key Question: Who is the best?
  • Bottom Line: Jesus is the best!
  • Verse for the Month: “God loved the world so much that He gave His only Son.” John 3:16, GNT
  • Bible Story Focus:  Peter the Rock – Matthew 16:17-18
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Apr
9
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Humility – putting others first by giving up what you think you deserve.
  • Verse for the month: “Don’t do anything only to get ahead. Don’t do it because you are proud. Instead, be humble. Value others more than yourselves.” Philippians 2:3, NIrV  
  • The Bible story of the week: Follow the Game Plan (Jesus Praying in the Garden) – Matthew 26: 36-46

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  Jesus wants to be my forever friend.
  • Key Question: Who is the best?
  • Bottom Line: Jesus is the best!
  • Verse for the Month: “God loved the world so much that He gave His only Son.” John 3:16, GNT
  • Bible Story Focus:  Palm Sunday – Matthew 21:1-16
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Mar
26
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Forgiveness – deciding that someone who wronged you doesn’t have to pay.
  • Verse for the month: “Put up with one another. Forgive one another if you are holding something against someone. Forgive just as the Lord forgave you.” Colossians 3:13, NIrV  
  • The Bible story of the week: Dude, Where’s Your Forgiveness? (77 Times/ Unmerciful Servant) – Matthew 18:21-35

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  Jesus wants to be my forever friend.
  • Key Question: How can you love like Jesus?
  • Bottom Line: I can love everyone.
  • Verse for the Month: “Love one another.” John 13:34, NIV
  • Bible Story Focus:  Prodigal Son – Luke 15: 11-24
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Mar
19
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Forgiveness – deciding that someone who wronged you doesn’t have to pay.
  • Verse for the month: “Put up with one another. Forgive one another if you are holding something against someone. Forgive just as the Lord forgave you.” Colossians 3:13, NIrV  
  • The Bible story of the week: Dude, Where’s My Brother? (Older Brother) – Luke 15: 21-32

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  Jesus wants to be my forever friend.
  • Key Question: How can you love like Jesus?
  • Bottom Line: I can love everyone.
  • Verse for the Month: “Love one another.” John 13:34, NIV
  • Bible Story Focus:  Widow’s Mite – Mark 12:41-44
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Mar
12
8:00 AM08:00

Children's Ministry this Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Forgiveness – deciding that someone who wronged you doesn’t have to pay.
  • Verse for the month: “Put up with one another. Forgive one another if you are holding something against someone. Forgive just as the Lord forgave you.” Colossians 3:13, NIrV  
  • The Bible story of the week: Dude, Where’s My Son (Lost Sheep) – Luke 15: 11-24

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  Jesus wants to be my forever friend.
  • Key Question: How can you love like Jesus?
  • Bottom Line: I can love everyone.
  • Verse for the Month: “Love one another.” John 13:34, NIV
  • Bible Story Focus:  Bigger Barns – Luke 12: 16-21
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Mar
5
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Ministry this Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month:  Forgiveness – deciding that someone who wronged you doesn’t have to pay.
  • Verse for the month: “Put up with one another. Forgive one another if you are holding something against someone. Forgive just as the Lord forgave you.” Colossians 3:13, NIrV  
  • The Bible story of the week: Dude Where’s My Sheep (Lost Sheep) – Luke 15: 1-7

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  Jesus wants to be my forever friend.
  • Key Question: How can you love like Jesus?
  • Bottom Line: I can love everyone.
  • Verse for the Month: “Love one another.” John 13:34, NIV
  • Bible Story Focus:  The Good Samaritan. Luke 10: 25-37
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Feb
26
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month: Love – choosing to treat others the way I want to be treated.
  • Verse for the month: “Here is what love is. It is not that we loved God. It is that he loved us and sent his Son to give his life to pay for our sins.” 1John 4:10, NIrV
  • The Bible story of the week: Roadside Assistance (The Good Samaritan) – Luke 10:25-37

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  Jesus wants to be my forever friend.
  • Key Question: Who loves me?
  • Bottom Line: Jesus loves me.
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Feb
19
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Ministry this Sunday

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month: Love – choosing to treat others the way I want to be treated.
  • Verse for the month: “Here is what love is. It is not that we loved God. It is that he loved us and sent his Son to give his life to pay for our sins.” 1John 4:10, NIrV
  • The Bible story of the week: Master Chef (Jesus feeds 5,000) – Mark 6:30-44

 
Lessons for 2-5 year old children: 

  • Basic Truth:  Jesus wants to be my forever friend.
  • Key Question: Who loves me?
  • Bottom Line: Jesus loves me.
  • Verse for the Month: “How wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.” Ephesians 3:18, NIV
  • Bible Story Focus:  The Centurion – Matthew 8:5-13
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Feb
12
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week 

Elementary age children:
Life application for the month: Love – choosing to treat others the way I want to be treated.
Verse for the month: “Here is what love is. It is not that we loved God. It is that he loved us and sent his Son to give his life to pay for our sins.” 1John 4:10, NIrV
The Bible story of the week: Storm Tamers (Jesus calms the storm) – Mark 4:35-41
 
Lessons for 2-5 year old children: 
Basic Truth:  Jesus wants to be my forever friend.
Key Question: Who loves me?
Bottom Line: Jesus loves me.
Verse for the Month: “How wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.” Ephesians 3:18, NIV
Bible Story Focus:  Jesus and the Children – Luke 18:15-16

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Feb
5
9:00 AM09:00

Children’s Ministry This Week

Elementary age children:

  • Life application for the month: Love – choosing to treat others the way I want to be treated.
  • Verse for the month: “Here is what love is. It is not that we loved God. It is that he loved us and sent his Son to give his life to pay for our sins.” 1John 4:10, NIrV
  • The Bible story of the week: Power of Love (No greater love) – John 15: 12-13

Lessons for 2-5 year old children:

  • Basic Truth:  Jesus wants to be my forever friend.
  • Key Question: Who loves me?
  • Bottom Line: Jesus loves me.
  • Verse for the Month: “How wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.” Ephesians 3:18, NIV
  • Bible Story Focus:  Mary and Martha – Luke 10:38-42
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