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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.
 
Download the PDF to print at home.
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.
 
Download the PDF to print at home.
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.
 
Download the PDF to print at home. 
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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