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29 November 2011 ~ Comments Off

Kidz Creek Parent Connection

Kidz Creek Parent Connection

November 27, 2011

PRESCHOOL:

Memory Verse: “Be kind and loving to each other.” Ephesians 4:32, NCV

Bible Story: David helps Mephibosheth • 1 Samuel 20:14-17; 2 Samuel 9:1-13

Bottom Line: God made people who help me.

Cuddle Time:  Cuddle up with your child and pray with him. “Dear God, thank You for making (child’s name). I love him so much. I pray he will always look for ways to be a happy helper. Help us both to be kind and loving to others. We love You, God. Amen.”

ELEMENTARY:

Gratitude: Letting others know you see how they’ve helped you.

Bible Story: Lord’s Supper (Luke 22: 14-20)

Bottom Line: Take time to celebrate what God has done.

Memory Verse: “Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 9NIV) 

MEAL TIME: Use these simple open ended discussion questions to lead your family.

Ask a Kid: What’s something our family can do to take time for gratitude every day?

Ask a Parent: What is something you remember from the past that you’re still thankful for now?

Stay In The Loop:   To keep up with what is going on at Kidz Creek follow KidzCreekCCC on Twitter, “Like” your Kidz Creek West Fan Page on Facebook, and subscribe to the West Campus blog .

 

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21 November 2011 ~ Comments Off

Kidz Creek Parent Connection

November 20, 2011

PRESCHOOL:

Memory Verse: “Be kind and loving to each other.” Ephesians 4:32, NCV

Bible Story: David and Jonathan • 1 Samuel 18:1-4; 20

Bottom Line: God made people who help me.

Bath Time:  God made your child. One of the things God made your child to do is help others. Two ways your child can help others is by being kind and loving to people. Use bath time this month to help your child learn Ephesians 4:32, our Bible verse for the month. As you help your child wash his hair and body, repeat Ephesians 4:32 over and over. Say to your child, “God made ME to help YOU. I am being kind and loving when I help you take a bath.”

ELEMENTARY:

Gratitude: Letting others know you see how they’ve helped you.

Bible Story: Jesus Heals 10 Lepers (Luke 17:11-19)

Bottom Line: Take time to say thank you.

Memory Verse: “Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18, NIV) 

MEAL TIME: Use these simple open ended discussion questions to lead your family.

Ask a Kid: Have you ever been ungrateful even though you were given a good thing? How would you do things differently next time?    

Ask a Parent: Name 10 things you are grateful for right now.

 Stay In The Loop: 

To keep up with what is going on at Kidz Creek follow KidzCreekCCC on Twitter, “Like” your Kidz Creek West Fan Page on Facebook, and subscribe to the West Campus blog .

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21 November 2011 ~ Comments Off

Finding Your Place

 

 

 

 

 



What a great wrap up to our Starting Point series.  A special thanks to our creative team for giving us a great visual reminder of how God can take the torn and broken pieces of our lives that are surrendered to Him, and fit them beautifully into His amazing story.  My prayer and passion is that we continue to be a church that shows our community and the world the picture of God’s redemptive story through the way we live our lives. Stay in the story!

God Bless,

Phillip

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16 November 2011 ~ Comments Off

Kidz Creek Parent Connection

November 13, 2011

PRESCHOOL:

Memory Verse: “Be kind and loving to each other.” Ephesians 4:32, NCV
Bible Story: Boaz cares for Ruth and Naomi • Ruth 2:1-23
Bottom Line: God gives me family to care for me.

Car Time: As you drive around, see how many helpers you can spot. When you see one yell out, I see a helper! Ideas: police officer, grocery clerk, librarian, coach, teacher, nurse, friend, family member-help your child see all the people God made who help him or her.

ELEMENTARY:

Gratitude: Letting others know you see how they’ve helped you.
Bible Story: The parable of the Vineyard Workers (Matthew 20:1-15)
Bottom Line: Take time to adjust your attitude.
Memory Verse: “Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 9NIV)

MEAL TIME: Use these simple open ended discussion questions to lead your family.
Ask a Kid: Who in your life can you thank for sacrificing for you?
Ask a Parent: What’s the best “thank you” you’ve ever received?

Stay In The Loop:

To keep up with what is going on at Kidz Creek follow KidzCreekCCC on Twitter, “Like” our Kidz Creek West Fan Page on Facebook, and subscribe to your campus blog at www.cedarcreekchurch.net.

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07 November 2011 ~ Comments Off

Kidz Creek Parent Connection 11/06/2011

Kidz Creek Parent Connection

November 6, 2011

PRESCHOOL

Memory Verse: “Be kind and loving to each other.” Ephesians 4:32, NCV

Bible Story: Ruth and Naomi • Ruth 1:1-19

This Week God gives me family to care for me.

 

Play Time:  We all want our children to be a happy helper. You can begin teaching them now. Ask your child to join in with you as you carry groceries or sort laundry. Sing the simple tune below as you help one another. Singing makes helping fun!

 

(Sing to the tune of “The More We Sing Together”)

“I’m a happy helper, a helper, a helper. I’m a happy helper, a helper indeed!

 

“God made me a helper, a helper, a helper. God made me a helper. Look at me!”

 

ELEMENTARY

Gratitude: Letting others know you see how they’ve helped you.

Bible Story: Always Be Thankful Principle (1 Thessalonians 5:18)

Bottom Line: You always have something to be grateful for.

Memory Verse: “Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 9NIV)

MEAL TIME: Use these simple open ended discussion questions to lead your family.

Ask a Kid: If you were going to throw someone a parade, who would it be and why?

Ask a Parent: When has someone shown gratitude to you, when you thought you were “just doing your job?”

 

Stay In The Loop:

To keep up with what is going on at Kidz Creek follow KidzCreekCCC HERE, “Like” your Kidz Creek Campus Specific Fan Page of Facebook, and subscribe to your campus blog at www.cedarcreekchurch.net. 

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06 November 2011 ~ Comments Off

Grace & Forgiveness

 

Grace and Forgiveness

 

We talk a lot about grace and forgiveness in the church, but often trying to live it out in our lives.  Here’s a great story of one man’s real life journey through forgiveness and a friendship forged in grace.  Click HERE

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03 November 2011 ~ Comments Off

Parent Connection 10/30/2011

Kidz Creek Parent Connection

October 30, 2011

PRESCHOOL

Memory Verse: “I am wonderfully made.” Psalm 139:14, NIV

Bible Story: Praise God • Psalm 1–2; 34:1, 110:171-175; Psalm 150

This Week God made me to praise Him.

 

Play Time:  Praise Party Time! Clear the furniture to the sides of the room. Get the stereo ready. It’s Praise Party Time. Blast some of your preschooler’s favorite worship music while dancing and jumping for joy. Stop the music every few minutes and have everyone in the room shout thank You to God for something in their lives. Thank You for my blankie! Thank You for my family! Thank You God for making me and loving me.

 

ELEMENTARY 

Creativity: Using your imagination to do something unique.

Bible Story: Believers Share Life Together (Acts 2:42-47)

Bottom Line: Imagine what could happen if everyone used their gifts together.

Memory Verse: “For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do” Ephesians 2:10, NIV

MEAL TIME: Use these simple open ended discussion questions to lead your family.

Ask a Kid: Imagine what life would be like if everyone shared everything. What would be good about that?

Ask a Parent: When was a time someone shared something with you, and it made a big impact?

 

Stay In The Loop

To keep up with what is going on at Kidz Creek follow us on Twitter HERE, “Like” your Kidz Creek Campus Specific Fan Page of Facebook, and subscribe to your campus blog at www.cedarcreekchurch.net.

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