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God Is Not Done with Us (Philippians 1:1-18a)

Date: May 22, 2022 Bible Reading: Philippians 1:1-18a Free Resource: Mural of Thankfulness (Cross+Gen Worship, NL) Unit Theme (May 15—June 5): Living in Hope The Point: The proclamation of the gospel brings joy and thanksgiving even in difficult circumstances. Even … Continue reading

Crown, Cross, King (John 19:16b-22)

Date: April 10, 2022 Bible Reading: John 19:16b-22 [12:12-27] Free Resource: Holy Week Home Devotional (Sharing God’s Story @ Home, NL) Unit Theme (March 27—April 10): God’s Kingdom Revealed The Point: Both the crowds and Pilate say more than they … Continue reading

Nourishment Forever (John 6)

Date: February 13, 2022 Bible Reading: John 6:35-59 Free Resource: The Bread of Life (2 activities from Learning Together: The I AM Statements) Unit Theme (January 23—February 27): Invitation to Abundant Life The Point: Jesus promises eternal life to those … Continue reading

Celebrations and Interruptions (John 2:1-11)

Date: January 9, 2022 Bible Reading: John 2:1-11 Free Resource: Praise Prayer (PK-2nd, NL) Unit Theme (December 26—January 16): Encountering the Messiah The Point: Jesus’ glory is revealed through a miracle. Weddings are celebrations that interrupt our daily routines. While … Continue reading