This Week in DIG 1/24

January’s Memory Verse

Out of the overflow of the heart the mouth speaks.

-Matthew 12:34, “The Mouth” from Seeds of Praise album, track 6


This month toddlers have been exploring the story of The Lost Sheep from Psalm 23 and John 10


Possible activities and questions to ask with your toddler:

*Act out the story with your child, using the shepherds found in a nativity set.

*Read parts of Psalm 23 and John 10.

*Some wondering questions:

-I wonder what the sheep’s names were?

-I wonder how the sheep feel with the Good Shepherd?

Preschool- Jesus is Baptized, Luke 3:1-22

Preschoolers will spend January exploring the stories of Jesus’s early life and ministry.


*I wonder how the people felt when John told them to change the way they live and get ready for the special Son of God?

*I wonder if it was hard for them to change the way they lived?

*I wonder if they felt ready to be close to the special Son of God?

Grades K-1-How to Pray (Jesus Storybook Bible), from Matthew 6

Younger Elementary children will continue in the  Jesus Storybook Bible this month by reading through  stories of Jesus’ ministry.  This week they explored The Lord’s Prayer.

*I wonder how people felt when they saw the “Super Holy People” praying?

*I wonder how the children felt as Jesus told them they could talk to God?

*I wonder how God can hear every prayer in the world?

*I wonder how I can pray to God?

Grades 2-4, off

Older Elementary children will spend January looking at Jesus’ young life and ministry.


Grades 5-6 Who is Jesus?: What was his life like?

  1. Reread Matthew 4:23-25. What did Jesus spend his time doing?  Think back to other passages you read this month.
  2. Why do you think he chose to spend his time the way he did?

Grade 7-8

*Reread Mark 6:1-10.  What do you notice about Jesus here?  How does it connect with your life?

The grades 7-8 class painted a large chalkboard in the foyer of the DIG space.  They are displaying some of their reflection there from their study of Mark.  Make sure to check it out!

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