RCKids Sunday Activities: Jesus Called Disciples
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Jesus Called Disciples
May 17, 2020
Link to Activity Pages and Video;
Gospel Project Younger Kids (6+)
Link to Activity Pages and Video; Unit 20, Session 4
River City Youth (8+) Sermon Notes/ Gospel Project for Older Kids
Gospel Project Handout for Older Kids Unit 20, Session 4
This family worship time will be most valuable to your family if you preview the materials ahead of your planned family gathering so that you can assess what is appropriate engagement for the age of your kids.
In general a child's attention span is 3 to 5 minutes per year of a child's age for best engagement of their listening and comprehension.
Suggested outline of previewing material and Family worship time:
Parent: view How to use video- Plan your Family Worship time
Print/view Activity Pages: starter activity and coloring page/journal page
Watch: Bible Story video
Discussion: Blog questions/ Family Discussion on right side of the activity page; Also BIG Picture Question (Doctrine)
Prayer: Outline of suggested areas.
Unit 20/Session 4: Jesus Called Disciples
Unit Verse: “He must increase, but I must decrease.” John 3:30 CSB
Jesus Chose Disciples to Follow Him
I would suggest that you first discuss what will be seen on the Bible Lesson video, then view the content together; let the last part be your discussion;
Preschool and age 5: Discussion
In Bible times, disciples chose their teacher.
Why is it special that Jesus chose His own disciples?
What did Jesus say to the religious leaders who thought
Jesus should not be friends with certain people?
Who needs to hear about Jesus?
Ages 6 and older: Discussion: Activity Page Questions available.
Follow up with a three questions method
What did our Bible Story tell us about? (Facts)
What did you learn about yourself/humanity/character?(Lesson teaching)
How will you apply/tell others about what you learned? (application/main teaching called to action)
**Close your time in prayer**
Thank God for what you learned today.
Everyone shares one thing they are grateful to God for
and one thing they would like to ask God for.
Consider who else to pray for, especially those who don’t know Jesus.
New Gospel Project links
Login to LifeWay
To get the Gospel Project Resources, follow the steps below on your computer.
Step 1: Go to mylifeway.com
Step 2: Register if you are a new user or log in if you already have an account
Step 4: Click "Access" (if prompted to sign in again, sign in) and then click "My Dashboard," and go to LifeWay Kids at Home
Step 5: Download your Activity Page and discussion pages to use as you watch the video session. (Links included above under either Preschool/Kids/Older Kids)
These resources are free and available for anyone to use, as LifeWay's first concern is for the health and safety of families, both physically and spiritually they are making these available, which is a rich place of encouragement for families to receive great content right at home.
Please feel free to share our blog with your friends and family to encourage their family worship time. "We hope that these sessions and downloads are impactful for you and your family"- LifeWay Kids
*Because of royalties and other issues, normal music videos cannot be shared.
Praying God’s blessing to you and yours.
**Additional Family Worship ideas and resources can be seen
on previous River City Kids blog post 3/22/2020
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