For Children in Grades 1 - 3
Grades 1 - 3
Grades 4 - 6
Grades 6 - 8
Grades 9 - 12
The God and Me curriculum is designed to help children become best friends with Jesus and tell their story of “God and Me” together.
Children will tell their story of “God and Me” by starting with the creation story. Children will learn that God is their Creator and that God calls them by name, and they will give praise to God. Their story will continue as they learn of God’s love through Jesus. As they tell parallel stories of their own birth and the birth of Jesus, they will proclaim that Jesus was born to be their Savior. Their story will grow as children learn that God wants them to pray. Children will be encouraged to talk and listen to God as they share from their heart. Their story of “God and Me” will wrap up with the parable of the lost sheep. As children learn to lean on God as their Good Shepherd, they will be challenged to reach out and be “good shepherds” to those around them.
Children will make a game in each lesson and keep their games in a GAMEBox (God And Me Exploring BOX). These games will reinforce the Bible lessons and provide opportunities for families to explore God's love together.
Children will study the creation story and learn that God was pleased with all creation. They will acknowledge God as Creator and give praise to God.
God Said That It Was Good – Genesis 1:1 – 2:3
God Calls Me by Name - Isaiah 43:1-2 & 4
Praise God! - Isaiah 44:23
Children will learn of God’s love through Jesus. As they tell parallel stories of their own birth and the birth of Jesus, they will proclaim that Jesus was born to be their Savior.
Jesus Is Born - Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 1:26-34; Luke 2:1-20; Matthew 2:2-12
Jesus Was Born to Be a Savior - John 3:16
Children will learn how important prayer was to Jesus and that God wants them to pray. They will learn four parts of prayer to help them share their thoughts with God. Children will be required to memorize the Lord’s Prayer.
Jesus Prays - Mark 1:35-37
The Lord’s Prayer - Matthew 6:9-13
God Talks to Samuel - 1 Samuel 3:1-10
As children learn to lean on God as their Good Shepherd, they will be challenged to reach out and be “good shepherds” to those around them.
Jesus Is the Good Shepherd - Matthew 18:12-14
Jesus Is a Friend to All - Luke 19:1-10
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