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Motion Large Group Week of June 10

Gadgets and Gizmos

Virtue: Creativity: Imagining what you could do because you are made in God’s image.
Main Point: God made everything
Bible Story: Creation Story
Bible Passage: Genesis 1:1-25
Memory Verse: “How you made me is amazing and wonderful. I praise you for that.” Psalm 139:14 (NIrV)

Countdown

Welcome / Video Intro

“Welcome to Motion and welcome to Gadgets and Gizmos! Throughout this series, we’ll be looking at how you can see God’s creativity everywhere you look. Whether it’s in the highest mountain ranges, the lowest parts of the ocean, and every creature in-between, God’s creativity is on display for us to see, enjoy, and share. Actually, creativity is our virtue for the month! Everyone takes look at the screen and say this with me:

Creativity: Imagining what you could do because you are made in God’s image.

Earlier today your heard how God created all of the amazing things in the world and how WE can be creative because WE are made in His image. Check out the screen.”

Video Host Intro

252 Story

Video Host Outro

Connect Questions

“Motion – I LOVE hearing about how God created Heaven, Earth, and everything in between! With just a few words He created everything that walks, flies, crawls, slithers, swims, and scoots across this awesome Earth.

Now, let’s use those big brains God gave you to answer a few questions about creativity. Circle around your eGroup leaders now!”

(give kids time to circle around eGroup leaders)

First question: Which day that God created do you think was the most important? Why do you think that? Discuss that now.

(give kids two minutes to answer the question)

Second question: What’s your favorite thing that God created? Why is it your favorite? Discuss that now.

(give kids two minutes to answer the question)

Now Motion, it’s time for our final question: How can you share all of the amazingly creative things that God has created? Who can you share this with? Discuss that with your eGroup now.”

(give kids two minutes to answer the question)

Worship Intro

“Great job, everybody! I heard some incredible answers coming from your eGroups today. It’s time for us to celebrate God’s love as we stand to our feet and sing songs of thanks and praise. Stand to your feet as we sing ‘Wake’

Worship Song – Wake

Worship Song – One In A Million

Dismissal To eGroups

“Great job, Motion! Everybody stay standing because it’s time for us to head back to our eGroups. When I call your eGroup leaders’ name, you can follow them back.”

(dismiss kids back to eGroups)

eGroups

VIP Welcome

“Welcome back from your eGroups! Before we continue, I wanted to take a moment and welcome some very special guests who came to visit us for the first time. Motion, help me welcome our VIPs!

(initiate applause)

If it’s your first time here, we consider you a VIP – a very important person! VIPs, turn your attention to the screen because I’ve got some special instructions just for you.

(refer to the screen)

This is a VIP lanyard. If you’re a VIP, you’re wearing this around your neck right now.

[VIP Slide – Lanyard]

When you leave Motion, you need to take that lanyard to the __________ tent called the Welcome Area.

[VIP Slide – Welcome Area]

Once you get to the Welcome Area, show them your lanyard and they will give you a gift!

[VIP Slide – Gift]

Let’s review.

[VIP Slide – All Combined]

VIP Lanyard + Welcome Area = Gift.

If you have any questions about where to go or what to do, just ask someone in a blue eKidz shirt and we’ll be more than happy to help you out!”

Game Setup – Life Finds A Way

“Our amazing Bible story was about God’s creativity and how He created life here on Earth. In today’s game we’ll have the opportunity to see God’s creation in action and find out what happens next in our game called ‘Life Finds A Way.’

We’re going to hand each Game Group a whiteboard and marker and then you’ll watch the clips and select which action you think comes next. Your Game Group will hold up the board with your answers it and the Game Groups who get the answer correct will learn 100 points for that round. We’ll play 10 rounds of this game and the game group that has the most points at the end of the game wins!

No before we play this game I wanted to remind you of something: Today we’re going to see some amazing, wondrous creatures that God has created. However, NO wild animal should ever be approached or handled without an adult’s direct permission and supervision. Got it?

(wait for kids to respond)

I said ‘Got it?!’

(wait for kids to respond)

Divide into Game Groups, or groups of 10, and then we’ll hand out supplies and play ‘Life Finds A Way!’”

Game – Life Finds A Way

Bring It! Challenge Setup

“Now it’s time for us to clean up these game materials and get ready for our Bring It! Challenge.

(collect all game materials and make sure eGroup leaders have supplies to complete the Bring It! Challenge)

During this month’s Bring It! Challenge, you’ll need to do the following three things to receive a prize. Check out the screen.

(watch the Bring It! Challenge video)

That’s right, Motion! To receive your Bring It! Prize, you’ll need to

  1. FIND Psalm 139:14 in your Bible and show it to your eGroup leader

2. RECITE our memory verse for this series, Psalm 139:14.

3. SAY our virtue for this series. In fact, that’s on the screen now, too!

(say the virtue again with the kids)

Creativity: Imagining what you could do because you are made in God’s image.

Ok, so let’s recap. To earn your prize, you’ll need to FIND this month’s verse, RECITE the verse to your eGroup leader, and SAY the virtue for this month. Circle around your eGroup leaders and let’s work on that now!”

Bring It! Challenge

252 Movie Intro

“Before your parents begin to arrive, we’re going to see take on today’s story of the Creation. Take a look at the screen!”

252 Movie

Dismissal