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Preschool, June 26: Fruit of the Spirit (Patience)

By Angela Moody | June 25, 2022

The Bible shows how Simeon patiently waited for a very long time to see something very special.

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Preschool, June 19: Fruit of the Spirit (Peace)

By Angela Moody | June 18, 2022

Abigail is an example of someone taking action to choose peace. Jesus can help us all choose peace.

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Preschool, June 12: Fruit of the Spirit (Joy)

By Angela Moody | June 11, 2022

As we look at Paul and Silas singing in prison, we can see how Jesus can help us choose joy.

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Preschool, June 5: Fruit of the Spirit (Love)

By Angela Moody | June 4, 2022

Jesus can help me choose love. We love because God loved us.

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Preschool, May 29: Creation (Day 7)

By Angela Moody | May 28, 2022

God looked at everything He made. Then He rested.

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Preschool, May 22: Creation (Day 6)

By Angela Moody | May 21, 2022

On day six, God made animals and people.

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Preschool, May 15: Creation (Day 5)

By Angela Moody | May 14, 2022

On day five, God made the birds and fish.

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Preschool, May 8: Creation (Days 3 & 4)

By Angela Moody | May 9, 2022

On days three and four, God made the land, plants, sea, sun, moon, and stars.

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Preschool, May 1: Creation (Days 1 & 2)

By Angela Moody | May 9, 2022

On days one and two, God made the light and dark and sky and water.

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Preschool, April 24: Breakfast on the Beach

By Angela Moody | April 23, 2022

Jesus is with you always. Even in those times when it seems dark, as if nothing is going right, Jesus is there. Sometimes, the storm may seem too heavy to see through.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, April 17: Easter (2022)

By Angela Moody | April 16, 2022

It is Easter! What a great time to remember what Jesus did for each and everyone of us.

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Preschool, April 10: Palm Sunday

By Angela Moody | April 9, 2022

Let us celebrate Jesus! Today, we remember Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem.

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Preschool, April 3: Walking on Water

By Angela Moody | April 2, 2022

Think about all the amazing things Jesus does. The Bible is full of so many amazing accounts of His love, His friendship, and His miracles.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, March 27: Feeding 5,000

By Angela Moody | March 26, 2022

Have you ever been worried about how you would make your material resources last? With the rise in gas prices and other goods, many of us are finding it difficult to make our finances last paycheck to paycheck.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, March 20: The Twelve

By Angela Moody | March 19, 2022

No matter what you’ve done or who you are, there is a choice to be made. Do you choose Jesus?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, March 13: Matthew the Tax Collector

By Angela Moody | March 12, 2022

We all know someone who has made a mistake and lost friends. Someone who people label as ‘despicable’ and do not want to associate with.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, March 6: Four Fishermen

By Angela Moody | March 5, 2022

When Jesus started to choose the men in which He would disciple, He didn’t choose from the noblest, wisest, or the most affluent. Jesus chose four fishermen.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, February 27: Do Everything in Love

By Angela Moody | February 26, 2022

With the colder weather and financial increase in the economy, more and more people are feeling depressed and stressed. It can be so easy to keep your head down and focus on your tasks to get through the day.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, February 20: Zacchaeus

By Angela Moody | February 19, 2022

Have you ever felt like God couldn’t possibly want you or love you because of the bad things you have done in your life? Or do you go to the opposite extreme and justify that you’re good because you’re not as bad as somebody else?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, February 13: Woman at the Well

By Angela Moody | February 12, 2022

Have you ever done something you regret? Maybe gone somewhere you wish you never went?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, February 6: Banquet Parable

By Angela Moody | February 5, 2022

Times have changed from when I was a kid. I could take a few party invitations and hand them out to my friends at school. Now, you must send an invitation for every kid in the class.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, January 30: House on a Rock

By Angela Moody | January 29, 2022

I don’t know about you, but many times in life I wish God would give me a big flashing light telling me what to do.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, January 23: Good Samartian

By Angela Moody | January 22, 2022

Most of us have heard the phrase, “good Samaritan,” but think about what that means. Simply put, we should help others. Unfortunately, that oversimplifies the truth behind what it means to be a good Samaritan.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, January 16: Bigger Barns

By Angela Moody | January 15, 2022

It is a few weeks after the holidays now. You may notice things are getting back to normal. But you know one thing I wish would remain all year long? The generosity we see.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, January 9: The Lost Sheep

By Angela Moody | January 8, 2022

Have you ever gone somewhere and not known anyone? Were you brave enough to strike up a conversation or lucky enough that someone started the conversation with you?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, January 2: Prodigal Son

By Angela Moody | January 1, 2022

Have you ever messed up? Ever done something although people told you it would not work yet you did it anyway and it hurt others in the process?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, December 26: The Wise Men

By Angela Moody | December 25, 2021

What is the best gift you ever gave someone? Or what is a great gift you wish you could give someone special to you? What makes a gift great?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, December 19: The Shepherds

By Angela Moody | December 18, 2021

When something wonderful occurs or when we hear good news, our natural instinct is to share it with someone. We want to shout it for the world to hear.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, December 12: Jesus Is Born

By Angela Moody | December 11, 2021

What is the best gift you received as a kid? Do you remember how you felt when you realized what it was? Did the joy and excitement make you want to dance, jump up and down, or maybe even cry?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, December 5: The Angel and Mary

By Angela Moody | December 5, 2021

Mary had faith in God and believed He could work miracles.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, November 28: Elisha’s Room

By Angela Moody | November 27, 2021

Have you ever noticed that some people struggle to ask for or even accept help? Or how others seem to ask all the time with little appreciation for the help they receive?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, November 21: Manna

By Angela Moody | November 20, 2021

As we prepare for Thanksgiving this week, one thing I am looking forward to is the food! I love a good Thanksgiving meal; the turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, and don’t forget the pie!

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, November 14: David and Jonathan

By Angela Moody | November 13, 2021

Do you have an attitude of gratitude or do you take for granted the things you have? Often, it can be easier to only focus on what we don’t have and not even consider the blessings we do have.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, November 7: Ruth, Naomi, & Boaz

By Angela Moody | November 6, 2021

Family is not always blood related. Naomi taught us that in the Book of Ruth.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, October 31: David Praises

By Angela Moody | October 30, 2021

When you get through something big or have a major accomplishment, do you celebrate? What do you celebrate?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, October 24: David Helps Mephibosheth

By Angela Moody | October 23, 2021

Over the last couple of weeks, we have been learning how God helps us do big things. When God is calling us to go somewhere or do something big, He will always equip us in our journey.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, October 17: David and Goliath

By Angela Moody | October 16, 2021

Have you ever felt God was leading you do something but when it got hard you quit? You may have even thought, “God must not be in this; it’s too hard. If God wanted me to do this, it would be easy.” Often that is our fear talking.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, October 10: David Protects Sheep

By Angela Moody | October 9, 2021

I don’t know about you, but there are many times I find myself asking the question, “Do I have to adult today?”. When I have big decisions to make or big projects at hand, I would much rather sit in a blanket fort all day eating ice cream watching Hallmark movies.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, October 3: David Chosen as King

By Angela Moody | October 2, 2021

Each of us is made to do big things. It’s true! God made you, me, everyone to do big things. But how do we know what we should do?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, September 26: Esther

By Angela Moody | September 25, 2021

In today's society, it can be tough being a Christian. Having your beliefs and morals questioned. Having to defend your decisions while being careful not to offend others.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, September 19: Rahab and the Spies

By Angela Moody | September 18, 2021

What does it take to be courageous? Some believe that those who are courageous have somehow learned to conquer their fears. The truth is, they have not conquered them but have made the choice to move forward despite their fears.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, September 12: Deborah

By Angela Moody | September 11, 2021

As parents, your kids ask you all sorts of questions. Sometimes 20 questions in one sitting. Our kids’ minds are a brilliant and growing muscle and one way they exercise this muscle is by asking questions.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, September 5: Moses’ Mom

By Angela Moody | September 4, 2021

How often do you tell God that you trust Him but then do the opposite of what you know you should do? It is fairly simple to say the words but so much harder walk it out; to find that courage to do what we know we should do.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, August 29: Daniel and the Lions

By Angela Moody | August 28, 2021

As parents, life can get challenging. Not only challenging with the difficulties we can see but also the unknowns that lie ahead.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, August 22: Daniel’s Food

By Angela Moody | August 21, 2021

Life is full of choices. Some are easy and some are really difficult. Some difficult decisions of no great impact but, in the moment, are a struggle.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, August 15: Moses and the Water

By Angela Moody | August 14, 2021

I don’t know about you, but I find myself always needing something. “I NEED an iced latte.” “I NEED 5 minutes of solace to myself.”

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, August 8: Moses and the Sea

By Angela Moody | August 7, 2021

Have you ever had something in your life that needed to be “moved” and then, all of a sudden, it all just worked out? Or it worked out even better than you ever could have hoped?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, August 1: God Made Me

By Angela Moody | July 31, 2021

Have you ever allowed yourself to just sit and be in awe of God’s power? I’m in awe of all His creation and the beauty you can see if we all would just slow down enough to look.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, July 25: Nothing Can Separate Us from God’s Love

By Angela Moody | July 24, 2021

Have you ever been cooking and used the wrong measuring spoon to add the salt? You just added a tablespoon when it only needed a teaspoon. If you are lucky, you catch it before mixing it all in so you can try to pull some of it out.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, July 18: Armor of God

By Angela Moody | July 17, 2021

How do you prepare to deal with a difficult situation? Do you wear a certain color or outfit that makes you feel prepared for battle? But what about those times you are caught unawares?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, July 11: Peter Walks on Water

By Angela Moody | July 11, 2021

Is it easier to trust God when everything is going well? Why do we struggle to trust Him in the storm? Do you think, maybe, it could be that we just need to change our perspective?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, July 4: Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego

By Angela Moody | July 4, 2021

We can trust that God is always with us. Even in the fires of life, God is in the fire with each of us.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, June 27: Elijah and the Fire

By Angela Moody | June 27, 2021

Do you trust God with everything? Big and small, joy and sorrow, friend and adversary? What are you actually willing to let go of and give to God?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, June 20: Gideon

By Angela Moody | June 20, 2021

God can use the most unlikely of people to do the most amazing things. God can use you to do things you never thought possible and will most likely do so in ways you could never imagine.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, June 13: Jericho

By Angela Moody | June 13, 2021

God’s plans often look different from how we imagine. Sometimes, God asks us to do things that, to us, make absolutely no sense at all.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, June 6: The Greatest Verse Ever

By Angela Moody | June 6, 2021

So, what makes it so difficult for kids to trust? Why do they think they know better? But, if we are honest, don’t we all do that?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, May 30: Gideon’s Army

By Angela Moody | May 30, 2021

There have been times in my life when I knew God was leading me to do something. Unfortunately, I did not understand how He expected me to accomplish it. Have you ever felt that way? How are we to proceed when the task seems so insurmountable and our resources are limited? The truth is we cannot, but God can!

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, May 23: Josiah (Young King)

By Angela Moody | May 24, 2021

Has your child, or someone else’s, ever said something so profound that you could only stare on in amazement? The best part, they weren’t even trying to be profound.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, May 16: Naaman

By Angela Moody | May 16, 2021

Why is it that doing the right thing can sometimes be so hard? If it is God’s will, shouldn’t it be easy? Shouldn’t all the pieces just fall into place?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, May 9: Jonah

By Angela Moody | May 9, 2021

There are times in our lives when we look around and have to wonder, “how in the world did I end up here!?!” Sometimes that is a good thing, but often it is a place we never wanted to be.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, May 2: In the Garden

By Angela Moody | May 3, 2021

Have you ever had one of those days where you knew what you should do but instead you did what you knew you should not do? Or instead of it being just for a day, was it a week, a month… longer?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, April 25: Great Commission

By Angela Moody | April 25, 2021

Think of a time when something exciting happened for you. Who was the first person you wanted to tell? Was it so exciting that you felt almost compelled to tell everyone you met, even perfect strangers?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, April 18: Early Church

By Angela Moody | April 18, 2021

As you look at your church, are they doing good works? Do you like being a part of a church that helps the community and provides multiple resources? Do you realize, as a follower of Jesus, that you are the church?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, April 11: Breakfast on the Beach

By Angela Moody | April 11, 2021

Think of your best friend. What makes them your best friend? For me, it is our relationship; the ability to pick up where we left off no matter how long it has been since we last saw each other. It is also because I know I can count on them. If ever I need them, they’re right there for me just as I am there for them.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, April 4: Easter

By Angela Moody | April 4, 2021

Easter is an amazing time to celebrate. But what is it that we are celebrating? Easter is not all about eggs and bunnies and spring. While those are pictures of what the true story represents, new life or even rebirth, they are just pictures and can distract us from the real reason we should celebrate Easter.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, March 28: Palm Sunday

By Angela Moody | March 28, 2021

What is the last thing you helped celebrate? A new baby, a wedding, a promotion, or even a birthday? Celebrations are a time when we can come together over joyful events.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, March 21: Love One Another

By Angela Moody | March 21, 2021

This month we have been looking at how we can love like Jesus. John 13:34-35 pulls everything we have looked at into a simple yet great command, to love others as Jesus loved us so they can know Jesus.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, March 14: Washing Feet

By Angela Moody | March 14, 2021

How have you helped someone lately? Or better yet, how have you not helped someone lately? You know, those times you see that someone could use help, but you did not have time, or you were not in the mood?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, March 7: Light of the World

By Angela Moody | March 7, 2021

When we accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior, it is like He turns on a big Jesus light in each of us. Understanding that we are loved no matter what, is the first step.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, February 28: The Thankful Woman

By Angela Moody | February 28, 2021

One of the best things we can teach our kids is that, no matter what, we will always love them. My biggest fear as a child was disappointing my parents. I know they never would have stopped loving me, but my child-mind was not so sure.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, February 21: The Centurion

By Angela Moody | February 21, 2021

Are you good at asking for help? Most of us struggle with this. We either feel like it makes us look weak, or like we are inconveniencing people, or we think people should know that we need help and just help. Do any of these sound like you?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, February 14: Mary and Martha

By Angela Moody | February 14, 2021

When we think about all the things we must get done, what are some things that always get pushed to the bottom? You know, those things that are important, but we take for granted that we can do them any time, so they always seem to get bumped. But then a week goes by and nothing. Then a month… a year.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, February 7: Jesus and the Children

By Angela Moody | February 8, 2021

As we kick off a new month, we want everyone to know that Jesus loves them. Jesus does not just love a few people; He does not only love people with brown hair; He does not love just the ones that live in a certain area. Jesus loves everyone. Young, old, big, or small – Jesus loves all of us.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, January 31: Healing the Blind Man

By Angela Moody | January 31, 2021

All month we have looked at true stories from the Bible that show just a glimpse of how amazing Jesus is. These stories help us see that there is no end to what Jesus can do. This week is no different as we look at the story of Jesus healing a blind man.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, January 24: Catching Fish

By Angela Moody | January 26, 2021

Think of a time you were trying to accomplish something but nothing was working right. In that moment, did you turn to God or did you give up?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, January 17: Jesus Calms the Storm

By Angela Moody | January 18, 2021

Have you ever felt like a boat in the middle of a horrific storm? As if you are being tossed in every direction and you don’t which way you are going? We are living in a time where we can often feel just like that; out of control and unable to get our bearings.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, January 10: The Four Friends

By Angela Moody | January 11, 2021

Why is prayer often a last resort? Why do we think, “well, that was the least I could do,” when we pray for someone? The first and greatest thing we can do for someone is pray.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, January 3: Jesus Teaches in the Temple

By Angela Moody | January 5, 2021

Have you ever been amazed at something your child said? Sometimes it makes you want to shake your head or even hide under a rock, but, other times, it amazes you to hear something so profound come from someone so young.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, December 27: The Wise Men

By Angela Moody | December 27, 2020

I don’t know about you, but I love to travel for special events. Since I live far from my family, I only get to see them during special events. Traveling to see them is a big deal but we try to go as often as we can because they are worth it; they’re special to me. How far would you travel to see someone, or something, that is important to you?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, December 20: The Shepherds

By Angela Moody | December 22, 2020

Have you ever received the best news ever and you could not wait to tell everyone about it? You would work it into every conversation because you were so excited?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, December 13: Jesus Is Born

By Angela Moody | December 13, 2020

Birthdays are the best. They give us an opportunity to celebrate the people we love. It let’s us tell them how thankful we are that they were born. Similarly, Christmas is like a huge birthday party.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, December 6: Mary and the Angel

By Angela Moody | December 8, 2020

The true story of Christmas is not about a jolly man in a red suit. While that figure represents a spirit of generosity and giving, the true story of Christmas is about something so much bigger.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, November 29: We Can Praise God

By Angela Moody | November 29, 2020

All month we’ve looked at things we can thank God for. Often, we are thankful for what we have but forget to say thank you to the Creator of every good and perfect gift.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, November 22: I Can Thank God for People Who Help Me

By Angela Moody | November 23, 2020

Think about all the people in your community. The people that help do the things we can’t do or don’t want to do. Sure we may pay some of them, but what if there was no one there to do that job. What’s easy for one person is extremely difficult for someone else. That’s how God made us, to work together.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, November 15: I Can Thank God for Family

By Angela Moody | November 15, 2020

In life, we go through many battles. We can trust that God is with us in those battles, but God also gives us people to help. Often, those people are our family.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, November 8: I Can Thank God for Food

By Angela Moody | November 8, 2020

Being grateful, even for the little things, doesn’t always come easy. We sometimes take for granted the good things we have; we just expect that they’ll always be there. And it’s not that we’re ungrateful (most the time), we just don’t stop to think about what life would be like without them.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, November 1: Every Good and Perfect Gift

By Angela Moody | November 1, 2020

It’s fall and Thanksgiving will be here before we know it. This is a great time of year to refocus and remember all those things we have to be thankful for. James 1:17 tells us, “Every good gift and perfect gift comes from above. . .”

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, October 25: God Keeps His Promises

By Angela Moody | October 25, 2020

All month we’ve been looking at how God’s got it. We’ve seen how God’s always with us even in the fire, that God will always take care of us even when we don’t know where the current will take us, and God hears us and gives us what we need even when we’re wandering and don’t know where to look. God has made those promises to us.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, October 18: God Hears Me

By Angela Moody | October 18, 2020

Have you ever wondered, “Does God even hear me?” But then, in the midst of that bad day, someone says or does something that just turns it all around. Or you were worried about something and you hear exactly what you need to hear through a sermon, a friend, or even the radio.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, October 11: God Takes Care of Me

By Angela Moody | October 11, 2020

It’s one thing to “know” God is always with us (Joshua 1:9); to “know” He promises to never leave nor forsake us (Deuteronomy 31:6); to “know” that He never gives us more than we can handle (1 Corinthians 10:13). But even “knowing” all His promises, do we act like we trust Him?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, October 4: God Is Always with Me

By Angela Moody | October 4, 2020

What rain do you have coming down on you? You know, what is that difficult thing you’re dealing with that makes everything feel dark and maybe even hopeless.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, September 27: Joseph Forgives

By Angela Moody | September 27, 2020

Forgiveness is one of the most difficult things we’ll ever have to do. We don’t want those that hurt us to “get off easy.” In fact, have you ever thought to yourself, “they need to suffer for what they did?” But who really suffers when we refuse to forgive someone?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, September 20: Joseph Saves the Grain

By Angela Moody | September 20, 2020

What do you tell yourself when things get hard? “When things get tough, the tough get going,” or some such phrase to motivate yourself? I don’t know about you, but for me, that just doesn’t cut it. This may energize me for a bit, but ultimately, things continue to spiral because my focus is still on the problem, on myself, on what “I” need to do to fix it.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, September 13: Joseph in Jail

By Angela Moody | September 13, 2020

Have you ever thought that life should be easy because you’re a Christian? Now that you believe in Jesus life should be full of rainbows and butterflies; that life should now be smooth sailing; that you should get your cake and eat it too? Those are nice thoughts but that’s not what the Bible tells us.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, September 6: God Has a Plan for Me

By Angela Moody | September 6, 2020

This month we’re kicking off a new theme of Ice Cream Sundae as we see how God has a plan for each of us. You may be asking what an ice cream sundae has to do with God’s plans for us.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, August 30: God Made Me To Help Others

By Angela Moody | August 30, 2020

How can your gifts and talents be used for the kingdom of God? Do you even know what your gifts and talents are? God has blessed each of us with gifts and talents that we can use to help others.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, August 23: I Can Pray to God

By Angela Moody | August 23, 2020

Think of someone you care about, someone that means a lot to you. Don’t you want to talk to them all the time? To share something exciting that happened, something upsetting, or just because. Do want to hear from them about all the same stuff? When you love someone, when they are important to you, you want to share life with them.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, August 16: God Loves Us So Much

By Angela Moody | August 16, 2020

God made us and we are important to Him. Take a moment to truly soak that in. God didn’t just make us and then forget about us; we ARE important to Him.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, August 9: You Are Important to God

By Angela Moody | August 9, 2020

Last week we began our look at how God made us wonderfully in His image. If He did in fact make us wonderfully (Psalm 139:14 – it’s in the Bible so you know it must be true), what does that mean?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, August 2: Wonderfully Made In God’s Image

By Angela Moody | August 2, 2020

Say this out loud: “I am wonderfully made in God’s image!” Do you believe that? As we grow up, we tend to forget the wonder that actually went into making us. But each and every one of us, YOU, are wonderfully made in God’s image.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, July 26: I Spy Something That Is Real

By Angela Moody | July 26, 2020

We all have a place that is special to us. That place that brings back memories, that makes us smile, where we can be ourselves, or just gives us a sense of peace. Jesus is preparing a place that surpasses all of that for each and everyone of us that believe and follow Him.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, July 19: I Spy Someone Who Tells The Truth

By Angela Moody | July 19, 2020

What is truth? In an age where it is becoming increasingly normal to lie in order to get what you want, how can children know what to believe?

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, July 12: I Spy Someone Who Made Everything

By Angela Moody | July 12, 2020

Sharing God with people can be tough. There are so many stories in the Bible to choose from that it can seem overwhelming. But there is one basic story that can show the true awesomeness of our God - God made everything.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, July 5: I Spy Someone Jesus Loves, No Matter What

By Angela Moody | July 5, 2020

Have you ever said or done something and then immediately knew you had messed up. We often wish we can take back our words or actions that hurt the people we love. We can’t take them away but God still loves us.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, June 28: I Spy Someone I Can Tell About Jesus

By Angela Moody | June 28, 2020

Life would be boring without all our differences but it can be hard talking to people who don’t talk like us, look like us, or believe the same way we do. Jesus didn’t say go tell people exactly like us about Him but to teach all nations. So who can we share Jesus with? Everyone!

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, June 21: I Spy Someone Who Believes In Jesus

By Angela Moody | June 21, 2020

I spy someone who believes in Jesus when I look at the life of Paul. But Paul didn’t always believe. Paul was against Jesus and everyone that believed in Him; he didn’t believe in the new law Jesus gave to loves others as Jesus loved. Then Paul actually met Jesus and his life was never the same.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, June 14: I Spy Jesus is Alive

By Angela Moody | June 14, 2020

Even though Easter was just a few months back, it’s an important event for us to recap as we continue to ask, “Who can believe in Jesus?” Our I Spy theme is looking for (or spying) things in the Bible that help kids answer, “I can believe in Jesus.”

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, May 31: The Lost Coin

By Angela Moody | May 31, 2020

This is our last week to focus on God’s love for us. We’ve seen that God created us, God has a plan for us, God loves us no matter what, and God loves us so much that He sent Jesus to be our friend forever. Just in case that hasn’t made it abundantly clear to our kiddos that God thinks they are pretty special, we’re going to focus on just that with the story of the lost coin.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, May 24: John 3:16

By Angela Moody | May 24, 2020

As we near the end of May (one more week after this) we continue to look at God’s unending and unfailing love for us. He created us, He has a plan for us, and He will love us no matter what.

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, May 17: Prodigal Son

By Angela Moody | May 17, 2020

This week we focus on how God loves us no matter what. This is a foundational concept that even some adults struggle with. We forget that we do not have…

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Kindergarten & Pre-K, May 10: Esther – God Has a Plan for You

By Angela Moody | May 10, 2020

We started May with how much God loves us because He created us. This week we’ll see that God loves us so much that He has a plan for each of us. Keep working on the memory verse so the kids know NOTHING can separate us from God’s love. When we ask kids, “Who loves you,” we want them to be able to say, “God loves me!”

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