August 2006 by keara

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									Element Large Group August, 2006

Sunday; Key Concept

what's happenin'

Bible Verse

Know what

So What/Now what Notes

August 6th registration revamp

August 13th

August 20th Special Guests

Recruitment Weekend McAvoys

August 27th

Recruitment Weekend

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what's happenin'
labor day weekend rootbeer float weekend

Curriculum Scope Secquence-KidzLife 2006-2007 Bible Verse

Know what

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September 10th Come Follow Me Luke 5:1–11 Obedience

FLIPT CURRICULUM LAUNCH 1st weekend in cafatorium lifegroup kickoff

Jesus is the Son of God and He wants us to follow Him.

Children will learn that Jesus forgives us for anything if we ask Him.

September 17th Jesus can do anything and He wants us to trust Him. Trust

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me Phil 4:13

Children will hear the story of when Jesus and Peter walked on the water.

September 24th Jesus chose to do the right thing when He was tempted and I can, too. Obedience

building campaign kick off

No test or temptation that comes your way is beyond the course of what others have had to face. All you need to remember is that God will never let you down; He'll never let you be pushed past your limit; He'll always be there to help you come through it." 1 Corinthians 10:13 (MSG)

Children will hear the story of when Jesus was in the desert and Satan tried to tempt Him.

So what/Now what

Notes

Curriculum Scope Secquence-KidzLife 2006-2007

Children will learn that Jesus forgives us for anything if we ask Him. Children will identify times they sin (do wrong things) and need forgiveness. Theyw ill didentify times when they need to forgive others.

Children will learn that Jesus can do anything/Children will discuss times when it is hard to trust Jesus and ways they can respond.

Children will learn that Jesus was fully man and fully God, and He resisted temptation./Children will identify ways to resist temptation and obey

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October 1st Luke 4:14–30; John 4:43–45 Confidence

what's happenin'

Bible Verse
Jesus wants us to be confident even when we are rejected.Bible Verse: "When we trust in Him, we're free to say whatever needs to be said, bold to go wherever we need to go." Ephesians 3:12 (MSG)

Know what
Children will hear the story of when Jesus returned to His hometown of Nazareth and was rejected by the people there.

So what/Now what
Children will learn that Jesus was confident even when He was rejected. Children will identify times they feel unaccepted, and discuss truths from the Bible about who they are as God's creations

Notes

Drive In Movie Night 10.28

October 8th Luke 19:1–10 Loving Others

Drive In Movie Night 10.28

As I have loved you, so you must love one another." John 13:34

Children will hear the story of when Jesus met Zacchaeus and later went to his home. Children will hear the story of when Jesus spoke to the rich young ruler and answered his question about what he should do to receive eternal life.

Children will learn that Jesus loves everyone unconditionally. Children will identify ways they can reach out to and include people who are left out. Children will learn that Jesus is more important than anything else. Children will identify their priorities and consider what it means to give them up if they are negatively impacting their lives.

October 15th Matthew 19:16–30; Mark 10:17–31; Luke 18:18–30 following & obeying October 22nd Matthew 26:69–75; Mark 14:66–72; Luke 22:54–65; John 18:25–27 Forgiveness
October 29th Matthew 21:12, 13; Mark 11:12–19; Luke 19:45–48 Courage

Drive In Movie Night 10.28

But put God's Kingdom first. Do what He wants you to do. Then all of those things will also be given to you." Matthew 6:33 (NIrV)

Drive In Movie Night 10.28

Forgive as the Lord forgave you." Colossians 3:13

Children will learn that Children will learn that Jesus Jesus forgives us for forgives us for anything if we anything if we ask ask Him. Him.

Drive In Movie Night 10.28

"Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:9 (NASB)

Children will hear the story of when Jesus cleared the temple of money changers.

Children will learn that Jesus honored God and stood up for what is right.C hildren will identify ways they can have courage and stand up for what is right.

Sunday; Key Concept

what's happenin'

Bible Verse
"For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life." John 3:16

Know what

So what/Now what
Children will learn that Jesus died for us and wants us to be with Him forever. Children will have an opportunity to review and ask questions about how to become a Forever Friend of Jesus

Notes

November 5th Matthew 9:9-12 Mark 2:13-17 Luke 5:27-32

Children will hear personal stories of people who chose to follow Jesus and make Him their Forever Friend.

November 12th

"No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love Him." 1 Cor 2:9

Children will learn that Jesus is preparing a place for people Children will hear the who love Him. story of when an angel Children will participate in an helped Peter escape from activity that helps them prison. understand what it means to persevere.

November 19th

Celebration Sunday Children will present commitment to the building fund during the services. Thanksgiving
Children will watch a drama in which a young boy is granted his wish that there is no Christmas story and sees what the world would be like if Jesus had never been born.

November 26th

Christmas Forgotten God sent His Son, Jesus, and He wants me to remember that Jesus is what Christmas is all about.

"Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is Christ the Lord." Luke 2:11

After learning that God gave the world His Son, Jesus, kids write two Christmas stories that communicate the importance of remembering that Christmas is all about Jesus.

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December 3rd God shows his unstoppable love to us by giving His Son, Jesus.
December 10th

what's happenin'
Practice for Christmas Eve services

Bible Verse
"But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all people." Luke 2:10

Know what
Children hear that Jesus was born a baby in Bethlehem and that God's love is unstoppable.

So what/Now what
After learning that God loves us so much He sent His son, Jesus who left heaven and came to earth as a baby, kids review the Christmas story and use props to explore how they can celebrate God's unstoppable love this Christmas. After learning that God gave the world His Son, Jesus, kids participate in a game where they learn what the Bible says about Christmas and are challenged to think about what Christmas means to them.

Notes

Large Group:

It's Christmas night…do you know what's missing? December 17th The Littlest Shepherd. We are never too little or too big to know God's unstoppable love at Christmas! December 24th Merry Christmas!

Practice for Christmas Eve services

"Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is Christ the Lord." Luke 2:11

Children hear how culture, tradition, and media can overshadow the true, biblical meaning of Christmas.

Large Group:

Practice for Christmas Eve services

"This is how God showed His love among us: he sent His one and only Son into the world." 1 John 4:9

Children watch a fictional Bible-time drama. "The littlest Shepherd," which tells the story of Jesus' birth as seen through the eyes of a young shepherd boy.

After learning that God sent HisSon Jesus into the world because He loves us and He wants everyone, young and old, to know Jesus, kids participate in an activity to discover ways they can get to know Jesus.

Large Group: Katie

No Children's Service Children will learn that God is good, and we can thank Him for Children will hear the story what He has done. Children will of Anna dn Simeon at the participate in an activity to temple with baby Jesus remember some of the good things God has done for them this past year and thank Him.

December 31st God's Unstoppable Love

No décor in Café

"Remember the wonders He has done." Psalm 105:5

Large Group: Katie

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Bible Verse

Know what

So what/Now what
Because God created community we can know that we were not meant to be alone and because we are not meant to be alone, we can trust that God will help us when we are lonely, fearful or feeling invisible.

Notes

January 7th God Created Community Genesis 2

Children will hear that God "The Lord God said, It created community and it is is not good for the not good for man to be alone man to be alone." as expressed through a Genesis 2:18 NIV Survivor challenge and the story of Adam and Eve.

Survivor Theme Large Group:

January 14th Because God loves us we are to love others just as much as we love ourselves. Mark 2:14-17

Note: God is one and there is no other. And loving him with all passion and intelligence and energy, and loving others as well as you love yourself. Why, that's better than all offerings and sacrifices put together! Mark 12:29-31 Mess

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength…love your neighbor as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these." Mark 12:29-31NIV

God loves us, therefore, we are to love God and share God's Children will hear the story of love with others. This means Jesus a in community and we will invite people to how we are to love others friendship regardless of what just as much as we love they look like or what they do ourselves. because when they become our friend they will discover Jesus in us.

Survivor Theme Large Group: Justin

January 21st Idea: Voted off light gets snuffed out God in you, KidzLife kid can't causes you to blow out light be a light to because he/she is God's kid - you are a the world
Matthew 5:14-16 light.

Jesus said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

Children will hear that when they are best friends with God they become the light of the world to their community and world.

After learning that God in us causes us to be a light to our community (that cannot be snuffed out) we will explore ways to make a difference in our community.. Children will learn that God wants us to and tells us how to continue to love others just as much as we love ourselves by resolving conflict. Children will do role play activities to practice resolving conflict.

Survivor Theme Large Group:Katie

January 28th God wants us Reference: Conflict to resolve Resolution, Unit 2 conflict in our Lesson 7 WC community Matthew 15:18

"If at all possible, as far as it depends on Children will learn about how you, live at peace God taught us to resolve with everyone." conflict. Romans 12:18

Survivor Theme Large Group: Justin

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Bible Verse
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word owas with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. John 1:1

Know what
Children will hear that the Bible is real, real, real. The Bible did not drop out of the sky but was written by real people in real places in real times.

So what/Now what
So What: The Bible tells a story that isn't over. A story that is still being told. A story that we have a part to play in. The writer John wrote so that we will believe in Jesus. Now What: Kids will be challenged to believe the Bible as TRUTH not just stories. So What: as a Christian I am free to claim the true, the holy wherever I find it. Now What: I live with the understanding that truth is bigger than any religion and the world is God's and everything in it.

Notes
share a smattering of wild crazy miraculous stories in the Bible that kids don't generally hear. Trampolines?

February 4th God has spoken

Bible Double Dare
Velvet Elvis , Rob Bell, pp. 61-65 Superbowl

E3 Community

February 11th Something Bigger

6:30-8:30pm

Bible Double Dare Velvet Elvis, Rob Bell, pp. 74-79

Children will hear [Jesus said]…but when that truth is the Spirit of Truth everywhere, and it comes, he will guide is available to you into all truth. everyone.

when you really believe what God is saying everything changes. Justin Out

February 18th To live God's way we have to believe in a BIG JESUS!

So What: Being a Christian is not about following the best Children will hear Jesus is the life force religion. We follow Jesus that Jesus is more Bible Double Dare that makes all things He (Jesus) is *before because he teaches how things than an answer to Velvet Elvis all things, and in him really are. Now What: possible. Has it their problems. The Rob Bell pp. 82-86 all things hold Because the Bible points us to a rained so your crops could Bible insists (keeps Kid's/Parents Baptism Class grow? Who do you think did together. Colossians Jesus who is mysteriously on telling us) that *Before refers to time. that? Have you ever 1:17 behind everything in life, Jesus is how God Jesus is CENTRAL laughed? Who do you think getting to know him better will put things together. made that possible? help understand how the world really works. Children will hear that God is not just at church but WHEREVER excitement, love and joy are, that is where God is.

February 25th Wherever you are, God is.

Adopt a Hwy 2/24/07 "The earth is the Lord's and everything Bible Double Dare in it, the world, and Velvet Elvis , Rob Bell pp. all who live in it…" 84 - 92 Baptisms Psalm 24:1

So What: Where you are, God is there; the difference is our awareness. Now what: See God where others don't and then point him out.

Recognizing God

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Bible Verse

Big Idea

Notes

March 4th Overcoming Bible Double Dare "Resist the devil and he will God's Word helps us when we Temptation Everyone is tempted, flee [run] from you." are tempted I Peter 5:9 Matthew 4:10; Even Jesus 16:22-23

Do Bible Double Dare Activities to reinforce learning God's Word.

March 11th Love your enemies

E3 Community 6:30-8:30 Bible Double Dare Willow Creek Conference 13-16 Spring Break

But I [Jesus] tell you: Love your enemies and pray for God's Word helps us to love our those who persecute enemies [bully] you…" Matthew 5:43

P&W: Jordan//Karen Out Bullying is wrong. List of what to do when bullied: Do Bible Double Dare Activities to reinforce learning God's Word.

March 18th Miracles Matthew 8 - 9

Bible Double Dare

Jesus said, "What is impossible with men is possible with God." Luke 18:27

God's word helps us understand His miracle working power.

Katie Lead//Justin Out illusions: water to wine

March 25th Share the Good News

Bible Double Dare …go make disciples of all KidzCamp Weekend nations… Matthew 28:19

God's Word is good news, let's share it.

Experiential: Donut activity

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April 1st Jesus deserves our Praise Matthew 21

what's happenin'

Bible Verse
Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD! Hosanna in the highest! Matthew 21:9b

Big Idea

Notes

Palm Sunday Parade Seder? Parade?

Kids will discover the Jesus deserves Hosanna means, "Save Now" our worship and praise because of Craft: Palm branches Parade: who He is and what He came to Outside earth to do for us.

April 8th Death and Resurrection

Easter Egg Hunt, petting zoo, other

He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. Matthew 28:6

Kids will celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus and what this means to us.

April 15th

Bible Double Dare Celebration Weekend

Special Weekend

April 22nd No Doubt

"Jesus said, 'So, you believe "Because you've seen with your own eyes. Even better blessings are in store for those who believe without seeing.' " John 20:29

Children will hear that Jesus disciples (followers) saw and talked to Jesus after he arose from the dead. And CD Music Worship there is no doubt that everything Jesus did for us is TRUE!

April 29th Heaven

"On his robe and on his thigh he Summer Children will hear that even as great has this name written: KING OF as heaven is, JESUS is the CENTER Recruitment/Focus KINGS and LORD OF LORDS." of heaven. Elementary Grades Revelation 19:16

Jordan will be leading P&W Song idea: Jesus be the Center

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May 6th Jesus Goes to Heaven but He will Return

what's happenin'

Bible Verse
[Jesus predicts his coming back] "...watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming."

Big Idea
Watch Out! Jesus is coming back! Because we don't know the time or date we need to be ready. Children will learn how to BE ready!

Notes

Summer Recruitment: Early Childhood focus

every child walks away with glasses as a symbol of watching out…

May 13th

Mother's Day

"…we do not know what to do but our eyes are on you upon you." 2 Chronicles 20:12b

The Power of Praise! We Whenever and wherever worship God because He is God’s people praise Him, He holy and there is none like reigns among them and does Him. Children will identify their miraculous things on their giants and PRAISE is the key to behalf. facing their giants.

May 20th

"God inhabits the praises The Power of Praise! Praise is the master key to God's of His people." presence Psalm 22:3kjv

Experiential Worship Matt lead worship

May 27th

End of year celebration! Celebrate Leaders for serving (silly string) School's out celebration

"…let us keep the festival." 1 Corinthians 5:8

Because God is GREAT He created parties; celebrate and go wild over how amazing He is!

Jordan leads worship out

Debbie

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June 3rd Pre Camp Walking the Plank to Adventure Island

what's happenin'

Bible Verse
The person who knows my commandments and keeps them, that's who loves me. And the person who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will lvoe him and mke myself plain to him. John 14:21

Big Idea

Notes

Life with God is more than just knowing He is there; its' about Him leading us to a great life where it is never boring.

Jerry and Jordan worship

June 10th
Camp Celebration

Jerry

Chileren will participate

June 17th David had a heart for God and we can too.

Fathers Day

"I (the Lord) look at what is in the heart." 1 Samuel 16:7

Children will hear how God sent in an activity to discover things that we do an Samuel to anoint David to be dattitudes we have that the next king of Israel. David are important to God. was a man after God's own They will choose one to heart. develop in their own
lives.

Justin Out

June 24th
Trusting David defeats Goliath 1 Samuel 17:1-58

"He (God) is always there to help us in times of trouble." Psalm 46:1

Living God's way means trusting Him to help us. Children will hear how David trusted God to help him defeat Goliath. Children will learn that they can tackle giant problems because they can trust God to help them.

Children will participate in an activity to identify problems they may have and how remembering the truth about what God is like can help them to have courage to face those problems.

CD Debbie Out Justin Out

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July 1st
Loving. David was loved by his friend, Jonathan 1 Samuel 18-20

what's happenin'

Bible Verse "A friend loves at all times." Proverbs 17:17

Big Idea

Application

Notes

Living God's way means loving Children will participate in an our friends. Children will hear activity to explore characteristics about David and Jonathan's of good friends and how to show friendship. Children will learn love to them. that friends love each other. Children will hear how Saul was jealous of David and how David Children will participate in an ran for his life. Children will activity to identify times that learn that they can pray and they can ask God for help. ask God for help in times of trouble. Living God's way means obeying God by treating others Children will participate in an with respect. Children will hear activity to discover what God about how David spared Saul's ways about how we need to treat others with respect. life when he had an opportunity to kill Saul.

Justin Out

July 8th
David ran from Saul (1 Samuel 21-23)

"Call out to Me. I will answer you." Jeremiah 33:3

July 15th Obeying
David spared Saul's life 1 Samuel 24

4th of July Wednesday

"I will always obey Your law, forever and ever." Psalm 119:44

July 22nd Patience
David became king 2 Samuel 1-5;5

Living God's way means Children will participate in an obeying God by treating others activity to discover some of "I'm filled with joy with respect. Children will hear God's promises to them and because of Your about how David spared Saul's discuss how remembering these promise." Psalm life when he had an opportunity promises can help them to be to kill Saul. Children will learn patient during hard times in their 119:162 that God wants us to obey Him lives. by treating other with respect. Living God's way means being patient and believing that God Children will participate in an will keep His promises. activity to explore reasons shy Children will hear how David they don't admit when they've became king just as God had done something wrong and how promised. Children will learn they can have courage to repent. that God is faithful to keep His promises.

July 29th Repenting
Nathan confronted David 2 Samuel 11-12:13; Psalm 51

Salvation Message

"If we admit that we have sinned, He will forgive us our sins." 1 John 1:9

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August 5th Believing
God promises us eternal life 1 Kings 2:4: Luke 1:30-32

Theme

Bible Verse

Big Idea

Teach

Notes

Living God's way means "God loved the world believing that Jesus is so much that He gave God's Son and choosing His one and only Son. to follow Him. Children Children will participate in an activity to learn more about Anyone who believes will hear how David believing in Jesus and in Him will not die but believed God's promise to following Him. will have eternal life." Him and how God John 3:16 promises us eternal life if we believe in Jesus. Living God's way means believing that Jesus is God's Son and choosing to follow Him. ChildreLiving God's way means being faithful to do what we say we will do.

August 12th Faithfulness
David kept his promise to Jonathan 2 Samuel 9:1-13

"Let your Yes mean Yes. Let your No mean No." Matthew 5:37

Children will participate in an activity to explore the importance of doing what we say we will do.

August 19th Worshipping
David wrote Psalms to worship God Psalm 29:1-6; Psalm 108:1-5

Celebration Weekend!

"Worship the Lord with gladness. Come to Him with songs of joy." Psalm 100:2

Living God's way means worshipping God. Children will hear some of David's psalms of Children will participate in an activity to worship God. worship. Children will learn that worshi pis celebrating God's greatness!
[Adults: Identity Theft, priests] Katie& Soraya Out Jordan: Worship Club 456: Justin/John KidzLife: Debbie

August 26th Barrier Breaker John 4:1-42

"There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female Superheros for you are all one in Christ Jesus." Galations 3:28

God loves us no matter who we are and what we've done.

Children will hear the story of Jesus meeting the Samaritan woman at the well and that God loves them no matter what.

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Theme

Bible Verse

Big Idea

Teach

Notes

Labor Day Superheroes September 2nd The Bible tells us how to Children will talk about "what what we watch Pure in Heart "Blessed are the pure stay close to God and we you choose to put in your (movies, video mind." Pure mind, pure Psalm 15; Matt 5:1in heart." Matthew can TRUST Him to give us games); what 8; Matt 26:41; John 5:8 Dunamis power to help us heart, pure actions (Bible we listen to Story?) 14:16 live it. (music, language) September 9th Beating the Greed John 4:1-42 John's Birthday "Freely you have Superheroes received, freely give." [Dbacks Wackky] Matthew 10:8 God is generous and He is Children will hear the story of the giver of everything Jesus observing and teaching the widow who put all her Good so we can TRUST money into the temple Him even with our treasury. money!

[Adults: Identity Theft-LP Q&A] Small Group Kick Off

John & Debbie Out

[Adults: Identity Theft-Discipler]

Justin Out

September 16th Pure in Heart The story of Saul as the ultimate bully turns into a Jesus Freak! Acts 8:1-3;Acts 9:122

Superhero MB (Mop Bucket) He has come to clean things up!

"Blessed are the pure in heart." Matthew 5:8 Jesus said, "I am the light of the world. He who follows me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life." John 8:12

The Bible tells us to TRUST Jesus when he promises you a pure heart. A pure heart leads to a closer relationship with God.

Ask the question: What is going on inside you? Children will talk about the messy stuff in their hearts." [Adults: Identity Theft-LP Q&A] And even though you may Small Group Kick Off not be a bully you still feel messy inside. Jesus came to give us a pure mind, pure heart, pure actions

September 23th Duet 31:6-9; Joshua 1:6, 7, 9 Joshua 3:916

Superheroes "Fear"

"Have I not commanded God knows how easy it is you? Be strong and of for us to be afraid and Children will hear the story of good courage; do not be wants to remind us over how God talked to Joshua as [Adults: Identity Theft- Role of a afraid, nor be dismayed and over until we believe the new leader of Israel and Woman] small Group Kick Off for the Lord your God is how Joshua trusted God. with you whoever you Him that He will not leave us. We can TRUST Him. go." Joshua 1:9

September 30th Matthew 4:1-17 Justin & Kate Justin Prep

Superheroes "DeCeptor"

"Resist the devil and he will flee from you." James 4:7

God tells us that Satan lies to us and we can trust GOD to help us Identify the lies and resist them!

Children will hear how Satan Cinderella Man] John on tempted Jesus and how Jesus Break LG: Katie and trusted God Justin

[Adults: LP at the movies -

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Theme

Bible Verse

Big Idea

Teach

Notes
Apathy is absence of love and hate? What causes apathy? Tiredness? No encouragment No one who shows they care? Is Apathy like sleeping?

October 7th Revelation 3:1-6; 14-19

October 14th Acts 1-2

Children will learn that it Here I am! I stand at is sometimes easy to just [Would Someone Get the the door and knock. If go about life without Superheros Door Please?] anyone hears my thinking about God until "Whateva" God is pounding on the voice and opens the we get to KidzLife on (apathy) door of your heart to door, I will come in Sundays. "But when you Justin SOLO wake up and realize He's and eat with him, and ignore Him you miss out Debbie Prep here and He wants to he with me" on cool stuff and He hang out with you! Revelation 3:20 misses out on spending time with you!" "But you will receive power when the Holy Children will hear the History Makers Spirit comes on you; God gave us the Holy story of the Holy Spirit's and you will be My The Mission spirit to empower us to coming, the Church's witnesses in John SOLO live for Him and to BE a beginning and its mission Jerusalem, and in all Katie Prep History Maker and that God gave us the Judea and Samaria, Holy Spirit as our helper. and to the ends of the earth." Acts 1:8 "And I tell you that History Makers you are Peter, and on Peter this rock I will build Debbie & Nate My Church." Matthew Debbie Prep 16:18 God gave us the Holy spirit to empower us to live for Him and to BE a History Maker Children will hear the story of Peter, who, after denying Jesus is fully restored and is used by God to reach the world.

[Adults: LP at the movies - Even Almighty] Katie OUT

[Adults: LP at the movies - Pursuit of Happiness] Debbie OUT

October 21st Acts 2, 8, 10; Luke 22:54-65

[Adults: MeisnersBest Friends Best Lovers] Karen OUT; John off

Even though we mess up and feel inadequate, the Holy Spirit can still empower us to do His work

October 28th Acts 15-17; I&II Timothy

"Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but History Makers God Says You Are Not Too set an example for Timothy Young to be a History the believers in Katie & Nate Maker! God says, TRUST speech, in life, in Katie Prep ME! love, in faith and in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12

Children will learn about Timonthy who was a young dude became a History Maker.

[Adults: The Church has left the building] Challenge to Serve our Community in November Cindy & Justin OUT

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November 4th Book of Revelation Katie & Justin Justin Prep

Theme

Bible Verse

Big Idea

Teach
Children will hear the story of one of Jesus' disciples, John, whose encoruaging letter to the struggling churches tells how God's fabulous story will end and God's people will win.

Notes

History Makers John

"Come, Lord Jesus," Revelation 22:20

What? Jesus is Coming Back to Earth? He's coming back to set all thing right.

[Adults: The Church has Left the BuildingDebbie Hay]

November 11th Acts 7:57-60; 9:13-18 Prayer "For to me, to live is for the Persecuted History Makers Christ and to die is Church Paul gain." Remembrance Persecution Philippians 1:21 Bracelets Justin & John Deb Prep November 18th Psalm 136; Job 38 John & Katie Karen Prep "Oh give thanks to the God of heaven! For His mercy endures forever. Psalm 136:26 "I am the Alpha and Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End." Revelation 22:13

Jesus was tortured and Children will hear a story died because of what He about Paul in Prison and [Adults: The believed and how He how it didn't stop Him Church has Left lived. People in this from Praising God. [Hear the Building- Gary world our dying because a child's story from across Kinnaman] of their belief in God too. the globe]

Thanksgiving (Nov 22) Centers

Childen will be challenged to think outside of their world, to see the things How Big Is God Anyway? we often overlook and say, "WOW God, U R Amazing!"

open

November 25th New Testament Justin & John Katie Prep

History Makers Rewind

Children will hear how the God's Story goes Church started and grew on and on; and we're in it through small groups and - Sweet! still continues today.

[Adults: Deal or No Deal]

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December 2nd Unwrapping Christmas

Theme Christmas is my favorite time of year!

Bible Verse
God so loved the world that He gave His only Son that whoever believes in Him will not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16

Big Idea

Teach

Notes
GoKidz Vision Luncheon// Practice Christmas songs// Bring a gift to Jesus

More than Toys

Veggie Tales: The Toy that Saved Christmas 30 minues

December 9th

Servant King McAvoy Family

Bring a gift to Jesus

December 16th

Birthday Bash!

Celebrate! Our Savior has come!

The three wise men

skit//Bring a gift to Jesus//party

23-Dec

Family Service

December 24th 4 & 6pm

KidzLife Jr. will be watching a Christmas Movie

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Theme

Bible Verse
"…This time he said, "I am the light for the world! Follow me, and you won't be walking in the dark. You will have the light that gives life." John 8:12

Big Idea

Teach

Small Group Activities

January 6th Justin & Katie Katie Prep

God's Story

God's Story has the power to change a kid's life!

Bible Double Dare will begin February 3; event TBA

January 13th

Ten Commandments Exodus 20:1-17; Matthew 5:17-19

"if you love Me you will obey what I command." John 14:15

I will show Jesus Act out commandments how much I love and let the kid audience Him by following guess which command it is. his rules.

SG-follow the leader

January 20th

No Other Gods Exodus 20:1-3; Mark 10: 17-31

"You shall have no other gods before me." Exodus 20:3

Because I love God...I will put God first in my life.

January 27th

No Idols Exodus 20:1-4; Acts 14::8-18

"You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship then; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God." Exodus 20: 4-5

Only God deserves my worship.

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Theme

Bible Verse
"You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God." Exodus 20:7

Big Idea
Because I love God...I will treat God's name with respect.

Teach

Notes
Bible Double Dare Begins Keep small group activities simple/include focus BDD time

February 3rd

God's Name Exodus 20:7; Matthew 26-69-75

February 10th

God's Special Day Exodus 20:8; Luke 20:38-42

"Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy." Exodus 20:8

Because I love ...I will set aside time to rest and focus on God.

Bible Double Dare

February 17th

Honor Your Parents Exodus 20:12; Luke 2:41-52

"Honor your father and your mother." Exodus 20:12

Because I love God…I will honor God by obeying my parents.

Bible Double Dare

February 24th

No Hating Allowed Exodus 20:13; Luke:25-37

"You shall not murder." Exodus 20:13

Because I love God…I will not hurt others by hating them.

Bible Double Dare

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March 2nd

Theme
Learning to be Faithful Exodus 20:14; John 2:1-11

Bible Verse
"You shall not commit adultery." Exodus 20:14

Big Idea
God wants husbands and wives to be faithful to each other no matter what!

Teach

Notes

Bible Double Dare

March 9th

No Stealing Exodus 20:15; Luke 19:1-9

"You shall not steal." Exodus 20:15

Because I love God…I will not take what doesn't belong to me.

Bible Double Dare

March 16th

"Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD! Hosanna in the highest! " Matthew 21:9b

Kids will discover the Jesus deserves our worship and praise because of who He is and what He came to earth to do for us.

Palm Sunday

March 23rd

Easter Egg Hunt, petting zoo, other

He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. Matthew 28:6

Kids will celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus and what this means to us.

Easter Sunday Madonna and Company

March 30th

What did you say? Exodus 20:16; Acts 5:1-11

"You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor." Exodus 20:16

Because I love God…I will always tell the truth.

Bible Double Dare

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Bible Verse

Big Idea

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April 6th

Be Content Exodus 20:17; Luke 12:13-21

"You shall not covet." Exodus 20:17

Because I love God…I will be happy with what I have.

Bible Double Dare Ends

April 13th

The Greatest Commandments Matt 22:37-39; Mark 12:28-34

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself." Matthew 22:37-39

Because I love God…I will love others.

Spend two weeks accumulating totals GoKidz Saturday?

April 20th

Love Me, Obey Me Exodus 20:3-17

"If you love me you will obey what I command." John 14:15

I show my love for God when I obey His commandments.

Spend two weeks accumulating totals GoKidz Saturday?

April 27th

Bible Double Dare Event

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Bible Verse

Big Idea

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