3-6 Year Old Class
Memory Verse for the month
“…Great is his love for those who fear him.” -Psalm 103:11 (NIV)
Sept. 4 lesson: PURPLE
Purple was long considered the color of royalty. Kids will learn that, even at a young
age, God had set aside the shepherd boy David to have a royal future.
Key Passage: 1 Samuel 16:1-13, Samuel Anoints David
Sept. 11 lesson: BROWN
David defeated Goliath with a sling and a small brown stone. Kids will learn that with
God on our side, we can do much with just a little.
Key Passage: 1 Samuel 17:20-49, David And Goliath
Sept. 18: GOLD
After many years and many struggles, David finally wore the gold crown that God had
promised him. Kids will learn that we can stay faithful to God, because he always
remains faithful to us.
Key Passage: 2 Samuel 5:1-10, David Becomes King Over Israel
Sept. 25: ORANGE
Like a bright orange sunrise, a new day was dawning with David’s son Solomon as
king. Kids will learn that our words have the power to help and bless other people.
Key Passage: 1 Kings 2:1-4, David’s Charge To Solomon
7-10 Year Old Class
Memory Verse for the month
“For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.” – Philippians 1:21 (NIV)
Sept. 4: ON THE BUS
School buses take us to and from school. They are part of our school day, but they are not our destination. Sooner or later, the ride will end and we will arrive at school, or home. Sooner or later, we will arrive at life’s final destination too. When we do, we can know where we are going. If we accept Jesus as our Savior, we can go to Heaven and have eternal life!
Key Passage: Luke 23:39-43, The thief on the cross
Sept. 11: IN THE CAFETERIA
You are what you eat. The old proverb about the food we eat is not only true of our physical health but our spiritual health. If we feed our minds music and media that are worldly, we will act worldly. If we want to live for Christ, we need to dwell in things that are good and holy and of the Spirit.
Key Passage: Philippians 4:8, Concentrate on good things
Sept. 18: IN THE CLASSROOM
The classroom is filled with many different tools and resources that each plays a part in our education. From the desks and chairs to the marker boards and books, each one has a purpose. God has given each of us special gifts that we can use to play our part in the body of Christ.
Key Passage: 1 Corinthians 12:12-31, The body of Christ
Sept. 25: ON THE PLAYGROUND
The playground is often the best part of the day for kids, but sometimes, the playground isn’t so fun. Bullies, cheaters, and gossipers can ruin the fun for everyone. We can do our part to make the playground fun if we have the Fruit of the Spirit.
Key Passage: Galatians 5:13-26, The Fruits of the Spirit