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Kids Experience – April 11

We can make peace with others.The peace that God gives us will make us want to make peace with others. After all, God set the example when He made peace with us by sending Jesus. And BECAUSE God made peace with us . . . we can make peace with others. Every day, we...

Kids Experience – April 4

God made peace with us - through Jesus!This month we are looking at PEACE -  Proving you care more about each other than winning an argument.  Today we celebrate that Jesus is ALIVE!  It was the greatest news anyone had ever heard, and it’s the reason we celebrate...

Easter Jam

Easter Jam

Easter Egg RollYou will want to gather these materials to enjoy the Easter Egg Roll. The game will be part of the video. So gather together and bring this game to life! Eggs (plastic or real) A makeshift finish line (string, tape, pillow, etc.) Bust Your BunnyYou will...

Kids Experience – March 28

You can celebrate even when you're waiting.Today is PALM SUNDAY!  (See Matthew 21:1-11) The religious leaders had studied and waited their whole lives for a Savior . . . and still, they didn’t recognize Jesus when He came. But the rest of the people DID see how...

Kids Experience – March 21

If you don’t wait, it could cost you.K-5 friends - Today we will hear about  Esau’s Impatience (Genesis 25:24-34). It’s hard to believe that Esau traded away his rights as the oldest son . . . all for a meal that would last him only a few hours! But that’s what can...

Kids Experience – March 14

 We can choose to be patient and remember how good God has been to us.Today our K-5 friends hear about a time when the Israelites were "Sitting, Waiting, Wishing" and just gave up and built a Golden Calf (Exodus 32:1-35). Over and over and over, God had helped His...

The Power of Pysanka

The Power of Pysanka

The Power of Pysanka I f asked to name an Easter tradition that began before Christ was born, could you do it? Here’s a hint: in America, the tradition involves a small colored tablet, a splash of white vinegar, and usually, a very fun mess. If you guessed decorating...

Enjoying Easter From Afar

Enjoying Easter From Afar

Change Is Good: Enjoying Easter From Afar O ne of my favorite parts of any holiday is enjoying how those I love are celebrating via their social media. This past year, I’ve seen my share of posts lamenting the difficulty in being separated from extended family and...

New Life, Locally

New Life, Locally

New Life, Locally W hat do Jesus’ resurrection and addiction recovery have in common? It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, doesn’t it? Thankfully, the answer is nothing to laugh at and everything to be grateful for. New life. 2 Corinthians 5:17 says, “Therefore...

Kids Experience March 7

When you have to wait, remember God is with you.This month we are takking about Patience - waiting until later for what you want now.  Today we hear about a man who was promised he would see the Messiah and he waited A LONG time for this promise to come true.  Simeon...

Making Easter Good in the Neighborhood

Making Easter Good in the Neighborhood

Making Easter Good in the Neighborhood H olidays can be a wonderful way to establish traditions with those we care about. During a year where home remains the most popular place to be, many of us realize the value in the relationships in our closest proximity – not...

Creative Egg Hunts for All Ages

Creative Egg Hunts for All Ages

Creative Egg Hunt Ideas For All Ages A s we face another Easter where things may look different than they have in previous years, we are no longer strangers to rethinking new ways to celebrate old traditions. Fortunately, there are limitless creative ways to partake...

Day 8 – The Secret Weapon

Day 8 – The Secret Weapon

<Back to Reading Plan Overview Day 8The Secret Weaponfrom the Jonah reading planRead the Word Matt 12:38-41 | Luke 11:29-32 | 1 Corinthians 1:25-29We see Jesus foreshadowed in several Old Testament characters. We see Him in Joseph, who was wrongly punished although...

Day 7 – Binary Thinking

Day 7 – Binary Thinking

<Back to Reading Plan Overview Day 7Binary Thinkingfrom the Jonah reading planRead the Word Exodus 34:5-7 | Joel 2:13 | Jonah 4:2Most children’s Bibles end the story of Jonah with the repentance of Nineveh, skipping Chapter 4 entirely – and with good reason. The...

Day 6 – A Little Humility Goes a Long Way

Day 6 – A Little Humility Goes a Long Way

<Back to Reading Plan Overview Day 6A Little Humility Goes a Long Wayfrom the Jonah reading planRead the Word Jonah 3:1-10 | 2 Chronicles 7:14Finally. After a few detours, in Chapter 3 Jonah finally does what God tells him to and goes to Nineveh. Jonah’s message is...

Day 5 – The Big Picture

Day 5 – The Big Picture

<Back to Reading Plan Overview Day 5The Big Picturefrom the Jonah reading planRead the Word Nahum 1:1-8, 15 | Nahum 2:13 | Nahum 3:5-7What happens in Nineveh, stays in Nineveh. It wasn’t the Assyrian city’s slogan, but it probably could have been. The Assyrians...

Day 4 – All About Him

Day 4 – All About Him

<Back to Reading Plan Overview Day 4All About Himfrom the Jonah reading planRead the Word Jonah 1:17-2:10 | Psalm 40:1-3We all know that person with a knack for making everything all about themselves. Maybe he always one-ups your stories or perhaps she manages to...

Day 3 – Avoidance Tactics

Day 3 – Avoidance Tactics

<Back to Reading Plan OverviewDay 3Avoidance Tacticsfrom the Jonah reading planRead the WordJonah 1:4-16 | Luke 8:23-25A blinding flash fills the sky, followed a crack of booming thunder that seems to shake the whole house. The wind howls like an other-worldly...

Day 2 – Running Away from Home

Day 2 – Running Away from Home

<Back to Reading Plan OverviewDay 2Running Away from Homefrom the Jonah reading planRead the WordJonah 1:1-3 | Genesis 10:9-12 | 1 Kings 10:21-23 | Genesis 3:8-9When you were a child, did you ever try to run away from home? Maybe you were angry at your parents for...

Day 1 – God’s Wide Mercy

Day 1 – God’s Wide Mercy

<Back to Reading Plan OverviewDay 1Running Away from Homefrom the Jonah reading planRead the WordExodus 34:5-7 | Joel 2:13 | Jonah 4:2Even if you didn’t grow up going to Sunday School, you’ve probably heard the story of Jonah and the whale. A favorite of the...

Kids Experience February 28

Kids Experience February 28

Be kind to the people who are different from you.Today we hear a story that Jesus told to an expert in the law.  When Jesus finished, He asked, “Which of the three do you think was a neighbor to the man who was attacked by robbers?’ The [man] replied, ‘The one who...