Monthly Archives: May 2015

Teaching Ideas for May 31

IDEAS for Sunday Morning Bible Story – God Made the Earth (Genesis 1:1-23) Babies The story for this week is “God Made the Earth.” Babies will enjoy hearing about the things God made. Use conversation this week as you greet the child at the door. Say: “Hi, ______________ (use child’s name), I am so glad God made you. Thank You, God, for ____________ (use the child’s name).” Conversing with a child in a positive, comforting voice will strengthen the relationship … Continue reading

May 27, 2015

Good morning, Father. Each Sunday I have this opportunity to serve You with excellence. Help me to love well. As I pray for my children, I ask that they always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else. (1 Thessalonians 5:15) In the power of Jesus’ name, Amen. Janet Waters, Preschool Sunday School Teacher/Prayer Room Intercessor

Teaching Ideas for May 24

IDEAS for Sunday Morning Bible Story – Jesus Healed Ten Men  (Luke 17:11-19) Babies A baby will learn that others love her when her needs are met. Meeting a baby’s need on demand is crucial to her learning trust. Help a baby get to know you better by talking to her. Use words that describe the actions you are engaged in, such as reading a book, looking at a new toy, or singing to her. Sing the chorus to the … Continue reading

Teaching Ideas for May 17

IDEAS for Sunday Morning Bible Story – Jesus Showed Love (John 13:1-17) Let me take this time to tell you this is one of my favorite stories. Each time I read it I am reminded of the times my dad asked me to wash his feet. As he got older, it became more difficult for him to take care of his feet. This simple act made my dad feel so good. As I washed his feet, I thought about Jesus … Continue reading

May 13, 2015

Good morning, Father. I can’t believe it is almost summer. Graduations are coming soon, vacations are being planned, visitors will come and go and, honestly, membership attendance at church will become sporadic. I am praying Luke 17:5-6 and Hebrews 11:1-40 for the preschoolers I will encounter as we enter summer:  “I pray that faith will find root and grow in my children’s hearts, that by faith they may gain what has been promised to them.” In the power of Jesus’ name, Amen. … Continue reading

May 6, 2015

Good morning, Father. As we approach Mother’s Day, I am reminded of the heart You have for women. The Bible contains many stories of how You elevated women and gave them value, purpose, and position. Only You can understand the heart of a woman. Lord, You use mothers and women who are like our mothers to intercede for the next generation. Today, we pray for the unimaginable. Shower my children and those I serve with blessings that exceed my dreams. May Your love flow … Continue reading