Thursday, April 2, 2020

Memory Verse For April

April’s Memory Verse 

“But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” 
Romans 5:8

*Parents please make sure your kiddos understand what this verse means. J


Happy Spring! 🌺🌼🌸🌿

Easter Reading Plan!

Here is the Bible Reading Plan for Easter Week! For the younger kiddos, parents please read through it with them. :) I'll be reading through it as well. πŸ’œ
Easter Reading Plan 2020

Sunday, April 5th PALM SUNDAY!!
Jesus’ Comes to Jerusalem as King
Matthew 21:1-11

Monday, April 6th  
     Jesus Predicts His Death
     John 12:28-36

Tuesday, April 7th  
     Jesus Clears the Temple 
     Mark 11:15-18

Wednesday, April 8th
     The Plot Against Jesus
     Matthew 26:1-16


Thursday, April 9th   
     READ LUKE 22 Together!

Friday, April 10th
Jesus’ Arrested & Stands Before Pilate
Matthew 26:47-27:26

     Jesus & the Cross
     Luke 23:26-49

Saturday, April 11th
     Burial of Jesus
     Matthew 27:57-66

Sunday, April 12th HAPPY EASTER!!
     Jesus is Alive!
     Matthew 28:1-10





Palm Sunday This Week!!

Palm Sunday Discussion Questions

Read Matthew 21:1-11
Some Questions to Discuss with Parents:

1.        Why does Jesus enter Jerusalem on a donkey? Why not on a beautiful horse and chariot like a “king” would? What was Jesus showing us? 

2.        In Mark 11:8, it says many people laid their cloaks down before Jesus and waved palm leaves. What did that mean? 

3.        What does ‘Hosanna’ mean? (Parents, please explain this to your kids.) Perhaps play a few seconds of the song, “Hosanna” by Hillsong. Take a guess. I feel like some already know. 
4.        What do you think it would have been like to see Jesus riding into the city on Palm Sunday? Imagine that. Write about it or draw it. What would you be feeling?


5.        The people treated Jesus like a King when He entered Jerusalem. In what ways can you treat Jesus like a King this next week?  

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Application This Week:
Check out this link!

      It has some great activities for the family! Your task or challenge this week is to do something super fun as a family and SEND me pictures or videos of the fun activities you do as a family. Some of the ideas on this list are really silly or maybe impossible, but there are a lot of ideas. You could have a Worship Dance Party to your favorite VBS songs, create a house of cards, reenact what you think it looked like for Jesus on Palm Sunday, bake cookies or brownies together, have a family PJ party with popcorn, or have a family talent show! It could be kids vs. adults or boys vs. girls. Have an indoor picnic. Whatever you do, please share them with me. J You can email them to me at jena@faithe.org. Since you’re stuck at home hanging out with each other, make the most of it! Have fun with this!! 



Thursday, March 26, 2020

A Special Video & Important Updates/Reminders!

Hello kids and families!

I have a few things for you! 

  • Remember to check out the new Bible lesson that posted today. 
  • Lets memorize Philippians 4:4 together. "Rejoice in the Lord always, again I say Rejoice." It's a very uplifting and encouraging verse that helps us turn our eyes back to the Lord. 
  • A new video is available for the whole family to enjoy!! It includes someone very special, a great song, and a wonderful message!

Please check it out! Here's the link: https://youtu.be/5RV41UVAENQ 
  • Parents, please check your email today. I am emailing you some great resources for your kids including a Bible Study Outline (older kids), Bible Reading Chart (all ages)  Prayer Guide (all ages), and the Monthly Memory Verse Calendar (Phil. 4:4 is the verse for March). 

**A very important update to everyone. Faith E. Church and all scheduled events have been cancelled through at least April 10th now. 

Bible Lesson & Memory Verse (March 26th-April 2nd)

“Take Heart”


·     Pray together! 

·     Worship Time (The kids should know these songs and the motions to least a couple of them.) Have a worship dance party!!
§  “Stand Together” https://youtu.be/8T0HWO8yQAI
§  “My Lighthouse” https://youtu.be/6Dkn6Wfr--Y
§  “Whole Lotta Change” https://youtu.be/pbTlBN0jUMc

·     Memory Verse this week: 
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” ~John 16:33

Hand motions are great with this verse! :) 

PreK & Kindergarten: 
Materials: Bible, blank pieces of paper, crayons/colored pencils/markers

Try memorizing “…But take heart! I have overcome the world.” 

1.  Read the verse together.
2.  Color a picture of what you think this verse means. Parents, please make sure to talk through the whole verse with your kids so that they understand what it’s saying. 
3.  Try memorizing the second part of it (see above).
4.  Tape your picture on your wall by your bed so that when you go to bed every night, you remember that Jesus is always in control and that He loves you very much. 
Let me know how you’re doing with this

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1st-3rd Grade: 
Materials: Bible, notecards or a piece of paper, writing utensils. 

1.  Read the verse aloud.
2.  Rewrite this verse in your own words. Parents may need to help with this. 
3.  Then, hang it in your room, or on the bathroom mirror, or on the refrigerator. Some place you know you will see it. Make it colorful. 

Discussion Questions:
a) What is this verse telling us? 
b) Even when things are uneasy, or changing, or uncertain, how can this verse bring you peace. 
c) Can you think of any other verses that could help you during challenging or hard time? Verses about God helping you, not worrying, verses about thankfulness even when life gets crazy, etc. 
-      Parents, please guide your kids with this question. As a family, can you find at least 5 verses that you can write on notecards and hang around the house to remind you that Jesus is and will always be in control? 


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4th-5th Grade: 
This week, I want to challenge you guys. I want you to read John 16: 17-33, then do the Bible Study outline I will include in the post called '4th-5th Grade Bible Study Outline'. Please take time to do this. You are learning great Bible study skills. 

The outline in another post.
In the box on #2, write John 16:17-33.


In the box on #6, write John 16:33.

4th-5th Grade Bible Study Outline

My Bible Study                                  
DATE:  __________________

   1. Open in Prayer
     Ask the Lord to quiet your heart so that it can be open and ready for what He wants to show you. 


   2. Bible Reading                                   
What Bible verse or passage am I reading. 


   3. Learn/Observe
What can learn about God from this passage/verses? 



       

       4. Application

How can I take what I’ve learned and use it in my life? 



5. Questions 





Is there something I don’t understand? A word I don’t know?





6. Memory Verse:



 

      7. Closing Prayer: 
o  Thank the Lord for what He’s teaching you during your time reading the Bible, the blessings in your life, for who He is, etc.

o  Tell God how you feel. Ask Him for help in areas you need help in. i.e. Getting along with your siblings, confessing a sin to Him and repenting (turning away) from it, etc. 

o  Talk to Him about others. How can you be praying for other people?
o  Ask God for guidance & direction.  

Monday, March 23, 2020

Hello friends!

Praying for you!

Miss Jena πŸ’—


Click on the video link below! Just wanted to say hello!

https://youtu.be/UTXP-8kyUco