Our Children’s Church Summer Theme: SLIMED!
A LITTLE INFO ABOUT THE SERIES:
Main Point: Use slime to teach kids about the life of Jacob.
Idea: Sometimes in life it feels like we’ve been slimed! Sometimes it’s because of decisions we make, sometimes it’s from decisions others make that hurt us. Through the life of Jacob, kids will learn that when we stick to God, He can make something beautiful out of any slimy situation.
Memory Verse: “But I call out to God. And the Lord saves me.” – Psalm 55:16
Lesson 1: Selfish Slime – Esau sells his birthright
On June 2nd we showed a movie to help kick off our summer theme! Last week Levi and I did a skit together. Levi could either pick a present for himself right in that moment – or he could wait another day and everyone in the room would get a present. (If you know Levi – he would have waited. But I needed him to say yes!)
So he unwrapped the gift hoping it was a great toy! But when he stuck his hand inside – it was a big bowl of slime!
He sold out his friends for nothing…..because he was selfish!
Lesson 2: Lying Slime – Jacob tricks his dad!
This week we talked about lying! I created clear slime because God sees through our lies. I put some marbles (little-white lies) in the slime and from the top it looked like they were hidden. But when you flip the tub over – it’s very easy to see. We can hide our lies from people…. but not from God.
So Gabe and I did a skit. I told him I would ask him questions. If he didn’t lie he would win money. But if he lied– he was going to get SLIMED!
So I asked things like… Have you ever lied to a friend? Yes. Have you ever cheated on your homework? Yes. Have you ever stolen from a friend? Yes.
Gabe said: It’s ALWAYS easy to tell the truth….
But then Malaya shouts out from the crowd: What time did you go to bed last night?
Gabe looking down: Mom said to go to bed at 10pm. So I did.
She said: – That’s a lie because it was 11:00pm and you were playing with your legos.
OH – GABE JUST GOT CAUGHT IN A LIE!! HE MIGHT NOT HAVE LIED TO ME – BUT HE LIED TO HIS SISTER AND IT STILL COUNTS! – – SO HE GOT SLIMED!!!
Please keep our children’s church program in your prayers! It’s our heart’s desire to plant & water as many seeds as we can this summer!