Parent Connection | Roots | June 2021

Hey parents! Here’s a look at what we’re covering with your kids this month so you can continue growing at home during the week.
 
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GROW AT HOME THIS MONTH

WEEK 1

This week, kids hear about how Deborah took the lead to defeat a powerful army.
  • THE BIBLE: Judges 4
  • THE BIG IDEA: Everyone can be a leader.

WEEK 2

This week, kids hear about how Gideon took the lead into battle with only 300 soldiers.
  • THE BIBLE: Judges 7; Psalm 20
  • THE BIG IDEA: God gives me courage to lead.

WEEK 3

This week, kids hear about how Samson took the lead to bring down his enemies after they had captured him.
  • THE BIBLE: Judges 16:4-30; Psalm 9:1-10
  • THE BIG IDEA: God helps me learn from my mistakes.

WEEK 4

This week, kids hear about how Ruth took the lead when she followed her mother-in-law, Naomi.
  • THE BIBLE: Ruth 1:1-18
  • THE BIG IDEA: God gives me leaders I can follow.

MEMORY VERSE OF THE MONTH

Micah 6:8 (NIV)
And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.
 
Go to growcurriculum.org/Micah6-8 for memory verse sign language to try together!

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Parent Connection | Sprouts | June 2021

Hey parents! Here’s a look at what we’re covering with your kids this month so you can continue growing at home during the week.
 
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GROW AT HOME THIS MONTH

WEEK 1

This week, kids hear about how Deborah took the lead to defeat a powerful army.
  • THE BIBLE: Judges 4
  • THE BIG IDEA: Everyone can be a leader.

WEEK 2

This week, kids hear about how Gideon took the lead into battle with only 300 soldiers.
  • THE BIBLE: Judges 7
  • THE BIG IDEA: God gives me courage to lead.

WEEK 3

This week, kids hear about how Samson took the lead to bring down his enemies after they had captured him.
  • THE BIBLE: Judges 16:4-30
  • THE BIG IDEA: God helps me learn from my mistakes.

WEEK 4

This week, kids hear about how Ruth took the lead when she followed her mother-in-law, Naomi.
  • THE BIBLE: Ruth 1:1-18
  • THE BIG IDEA: God gives me leaders I can follow.

MEMORY VERSE OF THE MONTH

Micah 6:8 (NIV)
And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.
 
Go to growcurriculum.org/Micah6-8 for memory verse sign language to try together!

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Prayer List 5-30-2021

Praises:

  • Kay Wilson
  • Judy Baker’s friend, Kathi Hopkins
  • Dale Parker
  • Russell Aycock

 

Prayers for Our Community, Nation and the World:

  • Peace in Israel
  • For the distribution of safe, effective vaccines for Coronavirus
  • For the safety & welfare of children at our border
  • That Americans would recognize the humanity of each other
  • For businesses in our community as they recover & rebuild coming out of the pandemic
  • Memphis bridge repairs would happen in a timely manner
  • Those we support who are sharing the Gospel around the world

 

Prayers for Our Church:

  • For our Session as we cultivate new visions for reaching out to others
  • For children & volunteers to register online for VBS
  • For students & teachers to finish the school year strong
  • For our two student interns as they begin their summer work
  • For preparations for summer camps in our CLC

 

Prayers for Members and Friends:

  • Those who are grieving:
    • Susan & Mark Hoggard & family on the loss of their son, Scotty Triplett
    • Katherine & Erik Brown on the loss of his father, Steve Brown
    • Pray for the family & friends of Julie Bridger Ebbighausen
    • Sandi Shettles, Steven Sartin & other family members on the loss of Sandi’s husband, Chris Shettles
    • Gretchan Isern & family on the loss of her son, Drew Mishler
  • Those with health issues:
    • Steve Herriman
    • Debi Frease’s sister, Kathy Shaw
    • Maryann Chandler
    • Tammy Bugg
    • Holden Shaw
    • Janice Kelly
    • Karen Schmulbach
    • Larry & Patti Potter
    • Bobbie Lencke
    • Janet Panter
    • Debra Hudson
    • Marilyn McKenzie’s friend, Sondra Ayers
    • Carolyn Randall’s daughter, Casey Borchart
    • Carolyn & Wayne Randall
    • Jennifer Hanks
    • Marcia Rast
    • Kevin Daniel’s father, Tom Daniel
    • Nancy Mitchison’s niece, Sandy Walker
    • Sam Lencke’s sister, Anne Butzlaff
    • Jennifer Hanks’ mother, Susan Berne
    • Wallis Dumas
    • Pat Vaughn’s daughters, Jodie Holland & Amy Ball
    • Bob Barnes
    • Jerry Stone’s brother, Jack
    • Donna Morgan’s daughter/Dorie Whitaker’s

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Parent Connection | Sprouts | May 2021

Hey parents! Here’s a look at what we’re covering with your kids this month so you can continue growing at home during the week.
 
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GROW AT HOME THIS MONTH

WEEK 1

This week, kids travel in time to when Philip shares the story of Jesus with the Ethiopian eunuch.
  • THE BIBLE: Acts 8:26-40
  • THE BIG IDEA: The Holy Spirit helps us want to know God.

WEEK 2

This week, kids travel in time to when Peter meets Cornelius and more people come to know Jesus.
  • THE BIBLE: Acts 10:34-35
  • THE BIG IDEA: The Holy Spirit helps us love everyone.

WEEK 3

This week, kids travel in time to when Matthias is chosen to join the remaining eleven disciples of Jesus.
  • THE BIBLE: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26
  • THE BIG IDEA: The Holy Spirit helps us do God’s work

WEEK 4

This week, kids travel in time to when the Holy Spirit appeared at Pentecost.
  • THE BIBLE: Acts 2:1-21
  • THE BIG IDEA: The Holy Spirit is for everyone.

WEEK 5

This week, kids travel in time to when Paul talks about how to live in the Spirit as children of God.
  • THE BIBLE: Romans 8:12-17
  • THE BIG IDEA: The Holy Spirit makes us a part of God’s family.

MEMORY VERSE OF THE MONTH

Romans 8:14 NIV
For those who are lead by the Spirit of God are the children of God.
 
Go to growcurriculum.org/Romans8-14 for memory verse sign language to try together!

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Parent Connection | Roots | April 2021

Hey parents! Here’s a look at what we’re covering with your kids this month so you can continue growing at home during the week.
 
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WEEK 1

This week, kids learn that Jesus rose up from the dead.
  • THE BIBLE: Mark 16:1-8; Acts 10:34-43
  • THE BIG IDEA: Jesus overcame death.

WEEK 2

This week, kids learn that hope was rising up as Jesus appeared to his disciples.
  • THE BIBLE: John 20:19-31; I John 1:1-4
  • THE BIG IDEA: Jesus connects us to each other.

WEEK 3

This week, kids learn that Jesus helps his friends rise up when they’re feeling down in the story of the miraculous catch of fish.
  • THE BIBLE: John 21:1-17; Psalm 4:1-3
  • THE BIG IDEA: Jesus gives encouragement.

WEEK 4

This week, kids learn that Jesus rises up to heaven but promises to always be with us.
  • THE BIBLE: Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:3-11; Acts 4:5-12
  • THE BIG IDEA: We are stronger with Jesus.

MEMORY VERSE OF THE MONTH

Romans 10:9 (NIV)
If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 
Go to growcurriculum.org/Romans10-9 for memory verse sign language to try together!

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3WaysToWorship

Advent Cordova

9:00 am    Traditional Worship
10:00 am   Sunday School
11:00 am    Contemporary Worship
 

Advent Arlington

9:15 am     Classes
10:30 am   Worship Service

Advent Cordova

9 & 11 Livestream
 

Advent Arlington

10:30 am Livestream

The Point

12:00 pm Online
Website
 
Our newly launched online worship experience. A brief moment to focus on faith, life and community…because that’s the point.

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Parent Connection | Sprouts | March 2021

Hey parents! Here’s a look at what we’re covering with your kids this month so you can continue growing at home during the week.
 
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GROW AT HOME THIS MONTH

WEEK1

This week, kids learn about how Jesus cleared the temple and talked about God’s plan for people.
  • THE BIBLE: John 2:13-22
  • THE BIG IDEA: God’s plans are perfect.

WEEK2

This week, kids learn that God sent Jesus because God loved the world so much.
  • THE BIBLE: John 3:14-21
  • THE BIG IDEA: Love is the foundation of God’s plans.

WEEK 3

This week, kids learn that Jesus brought glory to God by obeying God.
  • THE BIBLE: John 12:20-33
  • THE BIG IDEA: Jesus said yes to God’s plans.

WEEK4

This week, kids learn about Jesus entering Jerusalem on a donkey.
  • THE BIBLE: Mark 11:1-11
  • THE BIG IDEA: I am included in God’s plans.

MEMORY VERSE OF THE MONTH:

Jeremiah 29:11(NIV)
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
 
Go to growcurriculum.org/Jeremiah29-11 for memory verse sign language to try together!

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Parent Connection | Roots | March 2021

Hey parents! Here’s a look at what we’re covering with your kids this month so you can continue growing at home during the week.
 
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GROW AT HOME THIS MONTH

WEEK1

This week, kids learn about how Jesus cleared the temple and talked about God’s plan for people.
  • THE BIBLE: John 2:13-22; Psalm 19:7-11
  • THE BIG IDEA: God’s plans are perfect

WEEK2

This week, kids learn that God sent Jesus because God loved the world so much.
  • THE BIBLE: John 3:14-21; Ephesians 2:4-10
  • THE BIG IDEA: Love is the foundation of God’s plans

WEEK3

This week, kids learn that Jesus brought glory to God by obeying God.
  • THE BIBLE: John 12:20-33; Hebrews 5:7-9
  • THE BIG IDEA: Jesus said yes to God’s plans.

WEEK4

This week, kids learn about Jesus entering Jerusalem on a donkey.
  • THE BIBLE: Mark 11:1-11; Psalm 118:19-29
  • THE BIG IDEA: I am included in God’s plans

MEMORY VERSE OF THE MONTH:

Jeremiah 29:11(NIV)
 
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
 
Go to growcurriculum.org/Jeremiah29-11 for memory verse sign language to try together.

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Parent Connection | Roots | December 2020

Hey parents! Here’s a look at what we’re covering with your kids this month so you can continue growing at home during the week.
 
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GROW AT HOME THIS MONTH

WEEK1

This week, kids hear about how John the Baptist prepared the people who couldn’t wait to meet the long-awaited Savior.
  • THE BIBLE: Mark 1 :1-8; Isaiah 40:1-8
  • THE BIG IDEA: Everyone needs a Savior.

WEEK2

This week, kids hear about how John the Baptist told everyone that he was not the Savior, but that the Savior was on the way.
  • THE BIBLE: John 1 :19-28; Psalm 126
  • THE BIG IDEA: Wait and see, the Savior will

WEEK3

This week, kids hear about how an angel appeared to Mary and told her some strange and exciting news!
  • THE BIBLE: Luke 1 :26-38; Psalm 89:1-8
  • THE BIG IDEA: Wait and see, God will do

WEEK4

This week, kids hear about how Simeon and Anna had been waiting to see the Savior for a very long time.
  • THE BIBLE: Luke 2:22-40; Galatians 4:4-7
  • THE BIG IDEA: Jesus is the one we’ve been waiting for.
MEMORY VERSE OF THE MONTH:

Micah 7:7 (NIV)

But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me.

Go to growcurriculum.org/Micah7-7 for memory verse sign language to try together!


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Parent Connection | Sprouts | December 2020

Hey parents! Here’s a look at what we’re covering with your kids this month so you can continue growing at home during the week.
 
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GROW AT HOME THIS MONTH

WEEK1

This week, kids hear about how John the Baptist prepared the people who couldn’t wait to meet the long-awaited Savior.
  • THE BIBLE: Mark 1 :1-8
  • THE BIG IDEA: Everyone needs a Savior.

WEEK2

This week, kids hear about how John the Baptist told everyone that he was not the Savior, but that the Savior was on the way.
  • THE BIBLE: John 1 :19-28
  • THE BIG IDEA: Wait and see, the Savior will change everything. 

WEEK3

This week, kids hear about how an angel appeared to Mary and told her some strange and exciting news!
  • THE BIBLE: Luke 1 :26-38
  • THE BIG IDEA: Wait and see, God will do

WEEK4

This week, kids hear about how Simeon and Anna had been waiting to see the Savior for a very long time.
  • THE BIBLE: Luke 2:22-40
  • THE BIG IDEA: Jesus is the one we’ve been waiting for.
MEMORY VERSE OF THE MONTH:

Micah 7:7 (NIV)

But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me.

Go to growcurriculum.org/Micah7-7 for memory verse sign language to try together!


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