Hey Parents! We’re so excited to start a new series with your kids to help them look at clues to discover the true meaning of Easter! During our lessons, they’ll get Clue Cards to bring home every week, so help them remember to hang onto them, because at the end of the month, they’ll get instructions to play their own Clue Card game at home!
Here are a few things coming up in our ministry . . .
ADD YOUR OWN DATES: FAMILY EASTER DEVOTIONAL
We’re giving families a take home devotional that will help you dig into the Bible and learn about the story of Easter!
ADD YOUR OWN DATES: EASTER FAMILY PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT
We’re having a fun event for families to dive into the Easter story together with a photo scavenger hunt!
ADD YOUR OWN DATES: EASTER SERVICES
We’re excited for our church’s Easter services! Don’t forget to invite your friends and family to worship with us on Easter.
CLUE: A 4-WEEK SERIES ON THE EASTER STORY
When we think of Easter, we may think of dying eggs, egg hunts, the Easter bunny, and dressing up in your Sunday best on Easter Sunday. But there’s so much more to Easter than that. What really happened to Jesus over 2,000 years ago, and how does it affect us today? In this series, kids will become detectives to look for clues and discover the true meaning of Easter. Kids will learn about Jesus entering Jerusalem on a donkey, Jesus celebrating a special mealwith His disciples, the crucifixion and resurrection, and Jesus ascending to heavenand giving His followers a special mission.
Since this month is Easter month, look for opportunities each week to dive into the story of Easter with your kids and remind them what Easter is all about. You can do weekly family devotionals with your kids or look for daily opportunities to talk to them about the Easter story this month. tWhen you lead family devotions, don’t worry about having all the answers or knowing the Bible like a Bible scholar. If your kids ask a question and you don’t know the answer, it’s ok to tell them you don’t know and try to find the answer together. When you look up Bible passages, you can let them read the Scripture. You can also ask them to pray or share things you can pray for.
If you’re subscribed to Grow Your Ministry, now would be a good time to attach Parent Tip Video #3 from your Parents section.
The book “The One Year Praying Through the Bible for your Kids” by Nancy Guthrie is a great resource help you pray the Scriptures over your kids. It weaves together wisdom and insight from each day’s reading in The One Year Bible, providing encouragement through the triumphs and turbulence of parenting. Day by day you’ll find your dreams and desires for your children are becoming shaped more by Scripture than by the culture around you. Worry less, pray more, and help yourself to a daily dose of perspective, hope, and grace as you parent.
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