I want to start off with a quick update. Wednesday February 10th, we will not be having our King’s Kids program. This is Ash Wednesday and we are encouraging our families to attend our service starting at 7:00 p.m. We will be meeting next Wednesday and will continue throughout the lent season starting back on February 17th.
Last night was once again filled with energy and excitement! Things have seemed to smooth out with our changes that took place at the beginning of this new year. While our Prek/Kind room continued on in their curriculum, our 1st -5th grade students began a new curriculum.
Prek/Kind room last night continued to go through the life of Jesus. They have learned about the beginning of Jesus’ ministry, and last week went through the call of the 12 disciples. Seeing Jesus continue to show He has come to be our Savior. This week was no different. While there were plenty of people who did not understand or believe Jesus’ teaching that He was God’s anointed Son, Jesus showed them through His miracles. Jesus showed the awesome power of God through His many miracles. Through healing, feeding thousands, and showing power of the spiritual world. Last night our kids went through the story of Jesus healing the paralytic. While many expected Jesus to simply heal His physical disability, Jesus also showed the power of the soul, emphasizing the bigger problem for the man – his sin. Jesus came to forgive sinners, which included you and I! What an awesome story of a healing both physically and of one man’s soul.
In 1st- 5th grade, our kids continued in the series of self-control. This week the lesson was Just Hit Stop. Proverbs 25:16 “If you have found honey, eat only enough for you, lest you have your fill of it and vomit it.” This is a pretty detailed but simple verse to understand. Honey is not a bad thing, but you need to know when to stop eating. This is also true of so many other things we fill our stomach, our time and energy with. Video games, food, sports, activities.. these are all good things. However, if we put all of our time and energy on one of these things it can become a problem. We all know that if we overeat we will not feel great. Sometimes things that we spend too much time on are not as obvious. However, the bottom line for this week is Know When to Hit Stop! We all have a struggle with self-control at times, but as we continue to practice self-control, the struggle becomes easier.
As we continue to work through these two different curriculums, if there are any questions about our children’s ministry program, or if you would like more information, please feel free to contact me any time!