Table Talk I Week of November 2

Family life is busy, so being intentional with the time you do have is more important than ever. Table Talk helps mealtime matter — whether it’s at the soccer field, in the car, or around the table. Let this resource be a tool to connect your family and create faith-based conversations with your Quest and Motion children.

 


QUEST 

3 YEARS – KINDERGARTEN

This weekend, we learned “I can thank God for my family.” Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz were so thankful for the family God gave them. We can bubble over with thanks for our families, too! Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: When Boaz helped Ruth and Naomi, were they thankful? (yes)
Question 2: Why are you thankful for your family?
Question 3: What is one way you can show your family how thankful you are for them?

 


MOTION

1ST – 5TH GRADE

This weekend, we learned about the power of prayer. This navigational prayer model helps us remember some of the things we can pray about: Look Back (show gratitude for what God has done), Look Up (praise God for who He is and how He loves you), Look In (ask for forgiveness and for strength to make changes), Look Around (talk to God about the needs of others around you), and Look Forward (share your dreams and hopes with God). Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: What is prayer? How can prayer help us?
Question 2: Why do you think God wants us to pray?
Question 3: What are you praying for right now?


Table Talk I Week of October 26

Family life is busy, so being intentional with the time you do have is more important than ever. Table Talk helps mealtime matter — whether it’s at the soccer field, in the car, or around the table. Let this resource be a tool to connect your family and create faith-based conversations with your Quest and Motion children.

 


QUEST 

3 YEARS – KINDERGARTEN

This weekend, we learned that God is powerful, so I can be brave. Hezekiah knew his people couldn’t defeat their enemies, so he prayed and asked God to use His great power to save them. God was able to save Hezekiah’s people against a bigger and stronger enemy, and He is powerful enough to help us in any situation we face. Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: What was King Hezekiah’s job? (to take care of God’s people)
Question 2: When a big army came to fight against God’s people, King Hezekiah told everyone not to be afraid. Who did King Hezekiah say would help them fight the battle? (God)
Question 3: King Hezekiah prayed and asked God to help them fight the mean army. When you’re afraid, can you pray to God and ask Him to help you, too? (yes)

 


MOTION

1ST – 5TH GRADE

This weekend, we learned about facing our fears. Instead of running away from fear, God wants us to run toward Him. With God on our side, we don’t just fight fear — we conquer it! Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: Why does it seem easier to run from your fear?
Question 2: How does God help you conquer your fear?
Question 3: What are some fears you have that you want to ask God to help you conquer?


Table Talk I Week of October 19

Family life is busy, so being intentional with the time you do have is more important than ever. Table Talk helps mealtime matter — whether it’s at the soccer field, in the car, or around the table. Let this resource be a tool to connect your family and create faith-based conversations with your Quest and Motion children.

 


QUEST 

3 YEARS – KINDERGARTEN

This weekend, we learned that God helps me do big jobs so I can be brave. Miriam had to do a very big job when she was told to make sure her brother, Moses, survived in a basket on the river. God was with her the whole time, and He helped her be brave. God will help us do big jobs, too! Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: What was Miriam’s BIG job? (to keep her baby brother, Moses, safe)
Question 2: What are some big jobs you might be asked to do? (e.g., fold laundry, clean up a BIG mess, help with yardwork, etc.)
Question 3: Who can help you do those big jobs? (God)

 


MOTION

1ST – 5TH GRADE

This weekend, we learned about finding peace in situations where we don’t know what is going to happen. Wondering about the unknown can definitely feel scary, but we can find courage when we choose to let God’s peace stamp out fear. Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: Why does the unknown feel scary?
Question 2: When was a time you were afraid because you didn’t know what was going to happen? (e.g., waiting to get results back from a test you took at school, going to the doctor, etc.)
Question 3: What do you do to feel God’s peace in a scary, unknown situation? (e.g., remember Bible verses you’ve learned, sing praise music that encourages you, talk to a Godly friend or adult, etc.)


Table Talk I Week of October 12

Family life is busy, so being intentional with the time you do have is more important than ever. Table Talk helps mealtime matter — whether it’s at the soccer field, in the car, or around the table. Let this resource be a tool to connect your family and create faith-based conversations with your Quest and Motion children.

 


QUEST 

3 YEARS – KINDERGARTEN

This weekend, we learned that God knows everything so I can be brave. Even when God’s plan didn’t seem to make sense, Gideon trusted that God knows everything. Gideon’s trust in God helped him win a battle against a much bigger army. We can trust God like Gideon did because God knows everything! Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: God told Gideon and his army to use trumpets, torches, and clay jars during the battle. Did those tools make sense for them to use in a battle? (no)
Question 2: Was Gideon’s army much bigger or smaller than the Midianites’ army? (much smaller)
Question 3: Even though God’s plan seemed strange, Gideon was brave because he trusted that God knows everything. Can you trust God, too? (yes)

 


MOTION

1ST – 5TH GRADE

This weekend, we learned that facing fear is inevitable, but that doesn’t mean we have to let fear consume us. When we find ourselves in scary situations, we can stay calm and confident by remembering to give our fears over to God. Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: What are some of your fears? When did those fears begin?
Question 2: Are any of your fears healthy fears that help keep you safe? Do any of your fears hold you back from doing what God wants you to do?
Question 3: The next time you’re afraid, how will you give your fear to God and trust Him with it? (e.g., pray, read the Bible, memorize a Bible verse, etc.)


Table Talk I Week of October 5

Family life is busy, so being intentional with the time you do have is more important than ever. Table Talk helps mealtime matter — whether it’s at the soccer field, in the car, or around the table. Let this resource be a tool to connect your family and create faith-based conversations with your Quest and Motion children.

 


QUEST 

3 YEARS – KINDERGARTEN

This weekend, we learned that God is with me so I can be brave. Daniel was brave in the lions’ den because he knew God was with him. We can be brave like Daniel because God is with us, too! Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: What are some of your fears? (e.g., bugs, big dogs, thunderstorms, loud noises, etc.)
Question 2: Whenever you’re afraid, you can be brave because someone strong and powerful is ALWAYS with you. Who is always with you? (God)
Question 3: Ask your child the following question, filling in the blank with a different example each time: Is God with you when you ________? (e.g., ride in the car, go to the playground, go to school, hear a thunderstorm, are afraid of the dark, etc.)

 


MOTION

1ST – 5TH GRADE

This weekend, we talked about tools we can use to spread the gospel around the world. The good news that Jesus is alive and wants a relationship with us is the BEST news people could ever hear, so it’s worthy of sharing in exciting and creative ways. The truth we share will never change, but the way we share it can! Check out this week’s curriculum recap here.

Question 1: What is the good news?
Question 2: Who can you share the good news with?
Question 3: This weekend, we learned about some of the ways our church spreads God’s good news around the world. Which of those tools could you use to share the good news with others? (e.g., Elevation Church app, Facebook, Instagram, Elevation Church and Elevation Youth Youtube channels, etc.)