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Quest Large Group :: July 30/31

WONDER! CLUBHOUSE
ALL ABOARD

Bible Story:

Creation Days 6 and 7: People and God Rested
Genesis 1:26-27, 1:31-2:3

Main Point:

God made me
(point up)
people
(thumbs to self)
then God rested.
(pretend to sleep)

Memory Verse:

You (point up) 
made 
(fist on top of fist) 
the world 
(form a circle with arms over head)
and everything in it. (spread arms wide)
Psalm 89:11 (open hands like a book)

SERIES OVERVIEW

At Creation Station, we’ll make discoveries and learn about the world around us and that God made everything – the sun, moon, stars, planets, clouds, rain, oceans, animals, flowers, you, me … everything!

CHARACTERS

Neighbor :: Storytellers will be someone who lives in the neighborhood of Wonder! Clubhouse. You will use your real name during this series.

Quest Rules Video [1:45]
Video: Quest Rules Video

ALL ABOARD [1:15]

SLIDE: WCLU Campus Screen Graphic

(Neighbor comes on stage, waving at the children.)

NEIGHBOR: Hi everyone! Welcome to Wonder! Clubhouse. It’s where I like to hang out with my friends in our neighborhood and learn about everything God created. God created   everything we see, and He created YOU and ME!

NEIGHBOR: My name is _________ (your name) and I can’t wait to see what new things we learn about at Wonder! Clubhouse today. We’re going to make discoveries and learn about the world around us and that God made everything. What did God make?

(Allow children to respond – “Everything!”)

NEIGHBOR: That’s right! God made the world and everything in it – the sun, moon, stars,  planets, clouds, rain, oceans, animals, flowers, you, me … everything!

NEIGHBOR: Today we are going to learn about what God made on day six of creation. Everyone hold up six fingers!

(Allow children to hold up six fingers.)

NEIGHBOR: And we are also going to learn about what God did on day seven, too! Everyone hold up seven fingers!

(Allow children to hold up seven fingers.)

NEIGHBOR: Great job! On day six of creation, God created animals, but God also created the very first people, Adam and Eve. God also made every person who has ever lived, even you and me! After God created Adam and Eve on day six, He rested on day seven. God is so amazing! Repeat what we are learning about today:

God made (point up)
(Allow time for children to repeat.)
people (thumbs to self)
(Allow time for children to repeat.)
then God rested. (pretend to sleep)
(Allow time for children to repeat.)

NEIGHBOR: Great job, everyone! Let’s all stand up and sing a song about ALL the wonderful things God created in seven days, including people. Sing with me, friends!

Song: SEVEN [2:31]
Video: Together AUTO

(Neighbor dances around with the children, leading them in the hand motions to the song.)

Click here for the instructional videos  for “Seven” or visit the Vimeo page: 

https://vimeo.com/169761284 (password: QUEST)

Memory Verse Review[1:30]

SLIDE: WCLU Campus Screen Graphic

NEIGHBOR: That was so much fun! I love singing about all the things God created in (use your fingers to count) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 days! Everyone can jump up high then sit back down criss cross applesauce!

(Allow children to jump up high and then encourage them to sit down criss cross applesauce.)

NEIGHBOR: During All Aboard, we’ve been learning about creation! God created everything, from the smallest ant crawling around to the biggest elephant you’ve ever seen! And this Bible verse tells us how God made everything, including the world we live in. It says:

SLIDE: WCAA Memory Verse

You (point up)
made (fist on top of fist)
the world (form a circle with arms over head)
and everything in it. (spread arms wide)
Psalm 89:11 (open hands like a book)

NEIGHBOR: Not only did God make the world, He made everything in it! We are learning this Bible verse together so we can remember God created everything! Say it with me, friends. And don’t forget the hand motions!

You (point up)
made (fist on top of fist)
the world (form a circle with arms over head)
and everything in it. (spread arms wide)
Psalm 89:11 (open hands like a book)

NEIGHBOR: Way to go! You’re doing a great job learning this Bible verse. Everyone turn to a friend sitting next to you and say, “Thank you God for our world!”

(Allow children to turn to each other and say, “Thank you God for our world!”)

NEIGHBOR: Let’s learn more about our world and head to Wonder! Clubhouse to check in with our neighbors. We’re going to have so much fun with our friends. Let’s go!

Wonder! Clubhouse [6:16]

VIDEO: WCAA Episode 8

(Neighbor sits down and watches the episode with the children, engaging with the characters and encouraging children to do the same.)

Main Point Review [0:30]

SLIDE: WCLU Campus Screen Screen Graphic

(Neighbor stands up.)

NEIGHBOR: What a great time at Wonder! Clubhouse! I hope you had fun because I sure did! Ollie came to visit the Clubhouse and helped us learn,

God made (point up)
people (thumbs to self)
then God rested. (pretend to sleep)

NEIGHBOR: Say that after me friends so you can learn, too!

SLIDE : WCAA Main Point WK 8

God made (point up)
(Allow time for children to repeat.)
people (thumbs to self)
(Allow time for children to repeat.)
then God rested. (pretend to sleep)
(Allow time for children to repeat.)

NEIGHBOR: Great job! Not only can we praise God for creating people, but we can praise Him for creating everything in the world! Let’s stand up to praise God and thank Him for all He’s done!

Song: We Say Thank You [2:52]
VIDEO: We Say Thank You AUTO

(Neighbor dances around with the children, leading them in the hand motions to the song.)

Click here for the instructional video  for “We Say Thank You” or visit the Vimeo page: 

https://vimeo.com/172741695 (password: QUEST)

Remember, Think, Follow [1:45]

SLIDE: WCLU Campus Screen Graphic

NEIGHBOR: That was so much fun! I love seeing all of our Quest friends worshiping God    together. Everyone spin in a circle and then sit down criss cross applesauce!

(Allow children to spin in a circle and encourage them to sit down.)

NEIGHBOR: Now it’s time for us to remember (hold hands like a book) our Bible story, think (point to head) about the good things from our story, and follow (march in place) the example set by the people in the Bible story.

NEIGHBOR: In order to remember what was in our Bible story today, we need to be quiet and listen. Can we think about what we learned in our Bible story if we are talking to our friends?

(Allow children to say, “No!”)

NEIGHBOR: That’s right! In order to remember our Bible story, we also need to sit down criss cross applause! Can we think about what we learned in our Bible story if we are standing up and running around the room?

(Allow children to say, “No!”)

NEIGHBOR: You got it! I know we can remember, think, and follow the example in our Bible story by following these rules!

NEIGHBOR: Now that all of our friends are ready, let’s remember, think, and follow!

SLIDE: WCAA Remember WK8

NEIGHBOR: First let’s REMEMBER (hold hands like a book) our Bible story. What did God create in today’s Bible story?

(Allow time for children to answer – “People.”)

NEIGHBOR: He sure did! On day six, God created animals and then created people!

SLIDE: WCAA Think WK8

NEIGHBOR: Now, let’s THINK (point to head) about our Bible story. Did God create people on day THREE or day SIX?

(Allow time for children to answer – “Day six!”)

NEIGHBOR: Yes, day six! Way to go!

SLIDE: WCAA Follow WK8

NEIGHBOR: Now, let’s say how can we FOLLOW (march in place) the example set in our Bible story. Because God made everything, we should thank Him for what He’s created. What will you thank God for today that He created on day six?

(Allow time for children to answer – “People!”)

NEIGHBOR: That’s right! We can thank God for ALL the things He created, especially the   animals and people He created on day six!

DISMSSAL [0:30]

SLIDE: WCLU Campus Screen Graphic

NEIGHBOR: Our world is made up of so many wonderful and exciting things! And God made it all! God made the sun, moon, stars, planets, clouds, rain, oceans, animals, flowers – and even YOU and ME!

NEIGHBOR: This week remember to thank God for all the things He created! Give me a thumbs up if you’re going to meet me back here at Wonder! Clubhouse next week in Quest.

(Allow children to give a thumbs up.)

NEIGHBOR: Great! (Respond by giving a thumbs up to the children.) I can’t wait to see you next week. Bye, neighbors!

(Waves to children as he/she walks off stage.)

SLIDE: WCLU Quest Dismissal Slides