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Quest :: Week of April 29

Monthly Focus: Who is the best? (Jesus is the best!)
Bible Story: The Great Commission | Matthew 28:19-2
Main Point: We can tell others about Jesus.
Memory Verse: “Let us love one another, for love comes from God.” 1 John 4:7a (NIV)

J-E-S-U-S! We love Jesus. He’s the best!” Jesus is the BEST. He is. Thousands of years ago, Jesus died for each and every one of us. That means He died for you, too. He came back just like He said He would, AND He wants to be your friend forever. That’s what we’re celebrating this month.

In this week’s lesson, Jesus tells His disciples to go and make disciples of all nations.

Jesus asked His friends to tell everyone about His love for them, and we can tell people about Jesus, too! We see people every day who need to know about Jesus, and we can tell them. It’s fun to tell people about Jesus because He is the best!

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eKidz At Home Activities

Family activities to review the lesson lesson with your child this week:

  • At BathTime say this month’s Bible verse while you bathe your child and pick different people’s names to say in place of “the world.”
  • At PlayTime write this month’s verse on unruled index cards and let your child decorate the cards with crayons and stickers to give to their friends!
  • MAY SNEAK PEAK: Here’s a sneak peek at what your child will be learning in May!


Quest :: Week of April 22

Monthly Focus: Who is the best? (Jesus is the best!)
Bible Story: Peter the Rock | Matthew 16:17-18
Main Point: Jesus made the church to do great things.
Memory Verse: “Let us love one another, for love comes from God.” 1 John 4:7a (NIV)

J-E-S-U-S! We love Jesus. He’s the best!” Jesus is the BEST. He is. Thousands of years ago, Jesus died for each and every one of us. That means He died for you, too. He came back just like He said He would, AND He wants to be your friend forever. That’s what we’re celebrating this month.

In this week’s lesson, Jesus tells Peter He will use him to build the Church and it will do great thing!

Jesus chose Peter to start the Church, and He wants the Church to work together to do great things! When the Church works together, we can help everyone know the Jesus is the best!

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eKidz At Home Activities

Family activities to review the lesson lesson with your child this week:

  • At BathTime use some blocks to build a high tower. Each time a block is laid say, “Jesus is the best!”
  • At PlayTime use paper doll chains to show how when one person tells another person Jesus is the best, it builds the church!
  • During DriveTime tell your child to count the people seen using this rhyme: One, two, God loves you! It’s is a fun way to remember that God loves the world.

April Memory Verse

This month our Bible verse says God loves us so much that He gave His only Son to save us! Jesus is the very best!

Children can recite the verse every week in April to earn a special memory verse card. When your child receives a memory verse card celebrate with them on learning their verse and put the card on their Quest poster.

“God (point up)
loved the world (circle hands over head)
so much (spread arms wide)
that he gave (place hands together and extend forward)
his only Son.” (hold arms like rocking a baby)
John 3:16, GNB (open hands like a book)

Practice this verse together and encourage your child to recite it to their eGroup Leader this week in Quest.


Quest :: Week of April 15

Monthly Focus: Who is the best? (Jesus is the best!)
Bible Story: Jesus Died and Lives Again | Matthew 26:20-30, 27:45-50, 28:1-7
Main Point: God sent Jesus to be my friend forever.
Memory Verse: “Let us love one another, for love comes from God.” 1 John 4:7a (NIV)

J-E-S-U-S! We love Jesus. He’s the best!” Jesus is the BEST. He is. Thousands of years ago, Jesus died for each and every one of us. That means He died for you, too. He came back just like He said He would, AND He wants to be your friend forever. That’s what we’re celebrating this month.

In this week’s lesson, Jesus dies on a cross and is buried in a tomb. Three days later He comes back just like He promised!

We have so much to celebrate on Easter! Jesus is the best, and God sent Jesus to be the best friend we could ever have! Not only is Jesus the best friend we could ever have, He wants to be our friend forever! Jesus is the best!

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eKidz At Home Activities

Family activities to review the lesson lesson with your child this week:

  • At BathTime cut a heart shape out of a pink kitchen sponge and add it to the water. Tell your child that a heart reminds us of God’s great love for us.
  • At PlayTime gather some stuffed animals for a pretend meal. Talk about Jesus having a special meal with His friends before He went away.
  • Parent Cue Podcast: TBD

April Memory Verse

This month our Bible verse says God loves us so much that He gave His only Son to save us! Jesus is the very best!

Children can recite the verse every week in April to earn a special memory verse card. When your child receives a memory verse card celebrate with them on learning their verse and put the card on their Quest poster.

“God (point up)
loved the world (circle hands over head)
so much (spread arms wide)
that he gave (place hands together and extend forward)
his only Son.” (hold arms like rocking a baby)
John 3:16, GNB (open hands like a book)

Practice this verse together and encourage your child to recite it to their eGroup Leader this week in Quest.


Quest :: Good Friday

Monthly Focus: Who is the best? (Jesus is the best!)
Bible Story: The Great Commission | Matthew 28:19-2
Main Point: We can tell others about Jesus.
Memory Verse: “Let us love one another, for love comes from God.” 1 John 4:7a (NIV)

J-E-S-U-S! We love Jesus. He’s the best!” Jesus is the BEST. He is. Thousands of years ago, Jesus died for each and every one of us. That means He died for you, too. He came back just like He said He would, AND He wants to be your friend forever. That’s what we’re celebrating this month.

In this Good Friday lesson we learned that because we make wrong choices, Jesus gave up His life so we could be forgiven by God. Along with a group of friends from Owlegories*, we learned about how we can me more like Jesus from the lamb we met in the toy store.

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Jesus is the perfect Lamb of God! We can be more like the Lamb as we try every day to be more like Jesus.

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eKidz At Home Activity
A family activity to review the lesson lesson with your child this week:

  • Dinner Time Discussion: God can do great things through us when we learn and live out what the Bible says. We learned Jesus is the Lamb of God, and we should always try to love others like He does. Talk about some ways your family can be more like Jesus this week.

 

*Owlegories is an animated series that follows a group of student owls as they travel on adventures learning about nature, faith, and God!


Quest :: Week of April 8

Monthly Focus: Who is the best? (Jesus is the best!)
Bible Story: Palm Sunday | Matthew 21:1-16
Main Point: We can praise Jesus.
Memory Verse: “Let us love one another, for love comes from God.” 1 John 4:7a (NIV)

J-E-S-U-S! We love Jesus. He’s the best!” Jesus is the BEST. He is. Thousands of years ago, Jesus died for each and every one of us. That means He died for you, too. He came back just like He said He would, AND He wants to be your friend forever. That’s what we’re celebrating this month.

In this week’s lesson, people praise Jesus by spreading coats and palm branches on the road as He enters Jerusalem.

People welcomed and praised Jesus as He came to Jerusalem. Jesus might not be riding a donkey into our city, but we have lots of reasons to celebrate and praise Him, too! He takes care of us and He loves us so much. There are so many ways we can praise Jesus! Jesus deserves our praise because He loves us so much and He gives us what we need. Jesus is the best!

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eKidz At Home Activities

Family activities to review the lesson lesson with your child this week:

  • At BathTime play fun preschool praise and sing along! Anytime is a good time for praising Jesus!
  • At PlayTime march around the house cheering for Jesus by saying, “Jesus is the best! Yaaaaay, Jesus! Jesus is the best! Yaaaaay, Jesus!”
  • This month, wake your child wake up to, “Jesus is alive and He’s our friend forever! Yay, Jesus!” 

April Memory Verse

This month our Bible verse says God loves us so much that He gave His only Son to save us! Jesus is the very best!

Children can recite the verse every week in April to earn a special memory verse card. When your child receives a memory verse card celebrate with them on learning their verse and put the card on their Quest poster.

“God (point up)
loved the world (circle hands over head)
so much (spread arms wide)
that he gave (place hands together and extend forward)
his only Son.” (hold arms like rocking a baby)
John 3:16, GNB (open hands like a book)

Practice this verse together and encourage your child to recite it to their eGroup Leader this week in Quest.