Making New Kids Feel Welcome

This is one way I try to meet new kids and make them feel welcome at our church. I send new kids a postcard in the mail letting them know how glad I am that they have come to our church. I tell them to bring the postcard to me the next time they come […]

40+ Preschool Activities

Here are some simple activities to use with preschoolers and Kindergarteners. Most require little or no advance planning! 1 Sing Mr. Noah Built An Ark instead of Old MacDonald Had a Farm 2 Play Act Like the Animals: hold up pictures of (or simply name) some animals and have kids act like them 3 Take […]

Words From the Heart (Family Devotion)

Suggested activity: As a family, take a trip to observe a few sessions of small claims court at your local court house. Suggested Scripture: Matthew 12:36, 37 But I tell you that men will have to give account on the day of judgment for every careless word they have spoken. For by your words you […]

Popcorn Surprise

Materials: o Popcorn o Hot Air Popcorn Popper o Large, clean sheet o Bowls, one per child Place the sheet on the floor near an outlet. Have the children sit on the outer edges of the sheet. Explain the dangers of the hot air popper to the children and make sure your helper is keeping […]

Can Ghosts Eat?

Text (Luke 24:36, 41-43 They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost. And while they still did not believe it because of joy and amazement, he asked them, “Do you have anything here to eat?” They gave him a piece of broiled fish, and he took it and ate it in their presence. […]

Take A-Long Sunday – Fundraiser Idea

On one Sunday a month we had Take A-long Sunday, Lunch TO GO. The response was WONDERFUL. by Linda Pendleton

Obedience Vs. Feeling–Abraham & Isaac

Ask the children to pay very close attention to the story. During the story, you will give the “either/or ” choices to continue the story. The children will have to determine which choice is the correct one for the story. Many times in your lives God will allow you to go through difficult times to […]