LESSON 11: A Shepard Boy Grows Up to Be King

A Shepard Boy Grows Up to Be King

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Additional At Home Activities:  

Make a slide show!!!!  Take pictures of or find pictures of Faithfull Leaders in your community or people you see everyday (Minister, Firefighters, Mayor, Teachers, etc). First, as a Family, talk about what makes these people good leaders, Next, talk about what made David a good leader in our story for today, finally, compare what was said about all and discuss what all have in common or are the same good traits of a leader.  Make a slide show on your phone, tablet, or computer or attach these pictures to a board or large sheet of paper.  During this week watch the slide show or  look often at the pictures and think about the traits of a Good Leader in God’s eyes. What about YOU….. can you try to live your life so that you can be a Good and Faithful leader…. in whatever you do, REMEMBERING to put GOD FIRST???

LESSON 8: Choose This Day, Whom You Will Serve

Choose This Day, Whom You Will Serve

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Additional At-Home Activities:

As a Family talk about ways you can actively show your love for God.  During this week take a picture of family members actually doing some of these activities.  Choose a day and show your pictures and continue your discussion identifying ways you can make it a habit to keep doing these activities that show that you love God!

LESSON 7: Spying on the Promised Land

Spying on the Promised Land

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Additional At Home Activities:

*This week, try listening to the Audio for the lesson first! After listening try drawing what you have heard!  Then, read the Story as a family and discuss your drawing(s) to see how accurately you recreated the story.  Why don’t you email your drawing(s) so that we can display them on the Sunday School website!!!! We would love to post your Drawings!! Email them to: cmer919@att.net or mail them to Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2600 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC, 28216, Attn: Cheryl Merritt

*Pray this Prayer each Day of this week:  
Gracious God, may we seek to see you in all things, trusting in your faithfulness. Amen.

LESSON 6: The People Care For God’s Word

The People Care For God's WordThe People Care For God’s Word

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Additional At-Home Activities:

*Create a Two Column List in a Word Document on your computer or on a large poster size  sheet of paper. One column should be named “LOVE GOD” and the other column should be named “LOVE OTHERS”  As you read the Ten Commandments again decide as a family which commandments belong in which column. Post these in your house or print out the Word Document so that everyone can see them across this week. Talk often about them.

*Talk about Promises:  When have you made a promise to someone?  What does that promise mean?  Did you keep the promise?  Then talk about the promise that God made with the Israelites. Talk about what a Covenant means.

LESSON 5: God Makes A Way

Children's Sunday SchoolGOD Makes A Way

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Additional At-Home Activities:

Have a fun acting out session with your children!  Think of the story for today, “God Makes A Way” and the crossing  of the water, talk about how we would travel across water today.  Then act out how you would have had to cross the Red Sea without the luxuries of today and how God helped in our Story. Lay a blanket or sheet across the room and figure out how to get to the other side without falling onto the blanket or sheet.  What does this tell you about the Miracle and Grace of God for his people in the Bible story read for today? What does it tell you about how God will take care of your family and will always be with you during any crossing over troubles you may have?

LESSON 4: Moses and the Basket

Moses and the BasketMOSES AND THE BASKET

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Additional At-Home Activities:

Set aside some time this week (more than one time) for your family to be in Prayer. Pray for our Country, our Communities, our Government, and for all Families.  Include in your prayer to seek God’s Grace and Guidance, to help us to live in compassion, good health, and understanding of each other… and to do so peacefully.  

We would love to post yours or your Family’s Prayer on our website, so that we can all Pray for this Grace and Guidance.  You may Send your Prayer via email to cmer919@att.net or Mail to our Church (2600 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC,28216).

LESSON 3: Filled With The Holy Spirit

Filled With The Holy Spirit

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 Additional At Home Family Activities:
 
**Discuss with your Family what Pentecost would have looked like, how you might have felt if you were there, and how your life might have been changed.  Discuss what this makes you feel now about Jesus and your family life now.  End your discussion by having your children draw a picture of what Pentecost would have looked like.
 
**Brainstorm ways your Family can celebrate Pentecost at home, think about a special snack or dessert or even a whole meal that could be made by your Family to celebrate. Think about using red apples, purple grapes, red sprinkles, red jello, strawberry cream cheese to highlight the bright colors that would have been seen during Pentecost.  Identify a special event or task the whole Family can do to celebrate at home.

Unity & Community

Unity and Community



Bible Study Verses: Galatians 3: 26-28; Acts 2:42-43

God Says:

  • We are one in Christ, which requires us to love and forgive others.
  • We all need a group of people to:
    • Love and be loved.
    • Accept and be accepted.
    • Pray for and be prayed for
    • Forgive and be forgiven.
    • Celebrate and be celebrated.
    • Know and be known.