Posts from May 2016

Posts from May 2016

For Last to First

“Whoever wants to be first must take last place and be the servant of everyone else” Mark 9:35 Jesus is looking for true servants; people whose main purpose in life is to serve. People who will give up first place to come in last. People who will serve others no matter the cost. Like Jesus, we live only to serve and do whatever the Father asks. This seems radical, especially in the world we live in, but this is our…

You Asked For It message series begins June 5th

  At the end of last year we did a survey where we asked you what topics you would like for us to teach on during our Sunday morning worship times. The results of that survey contained seven pages of ideas. I have used those survey results as a resource in my message planning throughout the year. This summer all of the topics that we are going to teach on will come from the survey. Here are the first three:…

This Week in Kids’ Worship

This week we continued to learn about Contentment – deciding to be happy with what God has given us, and our focus was on Focus. We learned about Jesus’ parable of the Rich Fool who thought that because his fields had produced more grain than he could use in a lifetime that he should build bigger barns to hoard all he had and live a life of leisure. But Jesus taught that we are to be generous with what God…

Viral (A student sermon series) pt. 2

Parents! We hope that your student(s) are enjoying this sermon series. We just finished up part 2 of 3 in this series. In part 2 we talked about how we need to be active in serving! That it needs to be viral, it needs to spread in all areas of our life but most importantly that we need to be active in seeing where needs need to be met.   Below are some questions you can ask your student(s) about part…

Viral (A student sermon series)

Hey Parents! Yesterday we started a brand new sermon series in our student service called “Viral”. In this series we are talking about some habits in our life that we want to go viral. Yesterday we started off by talking about being more generous and that being greedy stops us from being generous.   Below are the questions you can ask your student(s) about: Name something that’s gone viral recently. Why do you think it spread quickly? If someone asked…

This Week in Kidventure

This week in Elementary and Preteen Worship we started a new month and a new Life App. For the month of May we are going to learning about Contentment – Deciding to be Happy with what you’ve got. We looked at the Apostle Paul and how he had learned the secret to being content, no matter what. Whether he was in prison or free, whether he was hungry or well fed, Paul learned he could be content when he focused…

PARENT CUE FOR NEW STUDENT MINISTRY SERMON SERIES PT 2

We are on week 2 of the series Plot Twist! We heard some good challenging points from the sermon yesterday. If your student was here yesterday, we encourage you to ask them what they heard. s   Here are a few of questions to ask just in case they forgot 🙂   In what ways do you feel like we, as a family, misunderstand you? Why is that frustrating or disappointing? On Sunday, they talked about how Paul may have felt like…