April’s Memory Verse:
Teach me your way oh Lord and I will walk in truth. Give me an undivided heart that I may fear your name. I will praise you oh Lord my God with all of my heart, I will glorify your name forever for great is your love towards me, you have delivered me from the depths of the grave. -Psalms 86:11-13, track 11 “Undivided Heart”, Seeds of Praise cd
Preschool-Jesus is Risen: Road to Emmaus, Luke 24:1-35
Preschoolers will spend April exploring Jesus’s life after he arose from the dead until he returns to heaven.
*I wonder how Jesus’ friends felt when he died?
*I wonder how they knew he was alive?
*I wonder what it felt like to recognize Jesus in the breaking of the bread??
*I wonder what it feels to know that Jesus is alive?
Grades K-1-Running Away, from Luke 15
Younger Elementary children are exploring more stories of Jesus’ ministry.
*I wonder why the younger son wanted to leave his father and family?
*I wonder what it felt like to eat piggy food?
*I wonder why the father welcomed the son home?
*I wonder how the young son felt when his father celebrated him?
Grades 2-4, Matthew 28: 16-20
The older Elementary children will spend April exploring Jesus’ Ascension and stories of the Early Church. This week we explored the Great Commission.
*I wonder how it felt when Jesus said he had to leave his disciples?
*I wonder why some of them believed and some of them doubted that Jesus was alive?
*I wonder what it means that Jesus has all “authority in heaven and earth” (v.19)
*I wonder what it looks like in my life to “go to the nations” and “make disciples”?
Grades 5-6, Why does it matter that Jesus rose again? How can we know it actually happened?
The younger middler schoolers finished a month long study of Jesus’ death and resurrection.
*Reread John 20.
*What’s hard to believe or trust about the resurrection and the gospel accounts?