Let Your Light Shine/The Talents (July 13-19)
This week, ages 3-5 are learning Jesus’ teaching, “Let Your Light Shine” (Matthew 5:14-16). We will learn Jesus wants us to be the light of the world. Every good thing we do will point others to Him, just like a bright light shows the way to go.
Grades 1-5 are learning Jesus’ parable, “The Talents” (Matthew 25:14-30). Jesus taught about a master who entrusted his servants with money. We will learn we are called to be faithful with whatever God gives us.
When you sit at home: Read the parable for your child's age group. A parable is a story that teaches a lesson. Jesus used parables to teach people about God’s kingdom. What is the lesson Jesus wants us to learn from this parable?
When you walk along the road: How can we use what God has given us to point others to Jesus?
When you lie down: Pray this prayer each day this week: “Lord,thank You for loving us so much that You have provided us with good things and with talents we can use for You. Show us how to use what we have to point others to You.”
When you get up: Take time this week to talk about the talents God has given each of you. Share what you see in each other and affirm the skills,abilities, and talents you each have. Challenge each other to choose one way you will use your best talent this week to point others to Jesus.
Age 3 Bible Memory Verse
“Guide me in Your truth and teach me.” Psalm 25:5
Ages 4-K Bible Memory Verse
“Guide me in Your truth and teach me, for You are God my Savior.” Psalm 25:5
Audio(English) / Audio(Spanish)
Grades 1-5 Bible Memory Verse
“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” “Jesus said, ‘Go and bear fruit–fruit that will last–then the Father will give you whatever you ask in My Name.’” Galatians 5:22-23; John 15:16b
Audio(English) / Audio(Spanish) / Video
KIDS: Download your take home paper below. And, don’t forget! You can watch this weekend’s Delbert & Lello or Grade School sketch on the Northland mobile app or on Northland's Roku channel!
Check out Children’s Ministries on the Northland App!
Know what your children are learning in Children’s Church.
Engage your family in conversation about the weekend’s Bible lesson.
See the weekend’s puppet and drama sketches.
Listen to the Bible memory verse songs.
Access the Church calendar.
"These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up." Deuteronomy 6:6-7