Posts with the category “ccw-kids”

CCW Kids Midweek Recap
by Eli Alexander on February 29th, 2024
Session 4: God Shows Us Himself through His PeopleBible Story: The Unknown God (Acts 17)CCW Kids Families, Yesterday marked our last session of Mission Possible! As we wrapped up, we looked at how God shows us Himself through His people. We learned about how Paul shared the gospel boldly among the people of Athens in Acts 17. We can help people know God by sharing His story with those around us! W...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on February 26th, 2024
Dear CCW Kids families, Paul’s letter to believers in Rome serves as one of the Bible’s clearest examples of evangelism. The words of Romans 10 bring us back to the essence of gospel truth: we must place our faith in Jesus to receive salvation from sin. However, in order to receive the gospel, we must first hear its words. From this essential truth, we find our mission as the church. What does it...  Read More
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CCW Kids Midweek Recap
by Eli Alexander on February 22nd, 2024
Session 3: God Shows Us Himself through His SonBible Story: Jesus and Nicodemus (John 3)CCW Kids Families, With Mission Possible this week, we learned about how God shows us Himself through His Son. God sent His one and only Son–Jesus–to show us how to live and to teach us about God. As Nicodemus asked Jesus hard questions about the kingdom of God in John 3, Jesus shows us who He is and who God is...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on February 19th, 2024
Dear CCW Kids families, One of Scripture’s most prominent warnings against false motives comes to us in Acts 5: the story of Ananias and Sapphira. Amid the church’s unity and generosity in the previous chapter, the husband and wife’s scheme stands in stark contrast. Though this couple sought to appear generous before others, the Holy Spirit unveiled their treachery so that the church could remain ...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on February 12th, 2024
Dear CCW Kids families,In Acts 4, we encounter Peter’s Spirit-led boldness and the religious leaders’ inability to stop the gospel’s power at work. Despite the danger they faced, the church remained steadfast in their prayers and proclamations, being filled with the courage and conviction that would become their legacy.What truths did the early church cling to amidst such great persecution and per...  Read More
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CCW Kids Midweek Recap
by Eli Alexander on February 8th, 2024
Session 1: God Shows Us Himself through His WorldBible Story: God Created the World (Genesis 1–2, Psalm 8)CCW Kids Families, This month, our theme is Mission Possible, and we are so excited to learn about the truth, “I Am Meant to Know God.” We will learn about this truth by focusing on four different ways that God shows us Himself: through His world, His Word, His Son, and His people! This week, ...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on February 5th, 2024
Dear CCW Kids families, Peter’s healing and preaching in Acts 3 revealed the Holy Spirit’s power at work. Through both word and deed, Peter and John committed themselves to the all-encompassing mission of the gospel—that all they said and did would point back to the truth of Christ as Messiah. What deeper meaning can we glean from this healing in Acts 3? How did this miracle reveal Jesus’s identit...  Read More
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CCW Kids Midweek Recap
by Eli Alexander on February 1st, 2024
Session 4: God Controls the FutureBible Story: Paul and Silas in Prison (Acts 16:16-40)CCW Kids Families,We finished up Unshakable this week, your kids learned about Paul and Silas in prison from a story in Acts 16. Through this story we will remember the truth that God controls the future.Paul andSilas are such great examples of what it looks like to praise God in the hard moments. They didn’t kn...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on January 29th, 2024
Dear CCW Kids families,The latter portions of Acts 2 relay the Holy Spirit’s transformational work within not only the apostle Peter’s life but also in the lives of thousands of new believers in Jerusalem. In what could have been a somber retelling of herd mentality gone wrong, we instead read of the power of the Holy Spirit at work within the life of Peter to bring life transformation to thousand...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on January 22nd, 2024
Dear CCW Kids families, Today’s passage from Galatians illustrates the Holy Spirit’s power in Christ followers’ lives. Written by the apostle Paul to the non-Jewish congregation in Galatia, this letter outlines the importance of pursuing righteousness by faith as opposed to the works of the flesh. How are believers today at risk of pursuing legalism or lawlessness rather than the love of God just ...  Read More
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CCW Kids Midweek Recap
by Eli Alexander on January 18th, 2024
Session 2: God Controls My Story Bible Story: Esther (Esther 1–8) CCW Kids Families,This week, your kids  learned that God controls our story. We looked at Esther and her incredible story of faith and obedience. God placed her in a special place to help save His people. Think about your own story and times when God put you in a specific place for a specific reason — even if you didn’t know it at t...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on January 16th, 2024
Dear CCW Kids families, In Acts 2, we find the fulfillment of Jesus’ promise from Acts 1:8. Jesus' followers devoted themselves to one another and to His mission, and we can observe their unity in the first verse of this passage. They experienced the power of the Holy Spirit together as a church body unified by more than mere proximity. What was the significance of the Holy Spirit’s arrival on the...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on January 9th, 2024
Dear CCW Kids families, In the latter half of Acts 1, Jesus’ eleven disciples were at a turning point in their ministry. Jesus had ascended to heaven, and His followers recognized the gap Judas left. They came together, united in mission and motive as they waited for the promised Holy Spirit. How did the disciples take their next step without Christ’s physical presence guiding them like before? To...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on January 2nd, 2024
Dear CCW Kids families,Sunday's passage was found in the first chapter of the book of Acts. Although Jesus’ time on earth was coming to an end, He promised to leave for His followers a special Helper and Guide. God fulfilled His promise to remain with us, and through the gift of the Holy Spirit, He also provided the power to accomplish the mission of His church. What was Jesus’ overall mission for...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on December 18th, 2023
CCW Kids Families, Yesterday's passage from Matthew 28 is referred to as “The Great Commission.” We see here that the resurrected Jesus purposely brought His eleven disciples together to receive the invitation and instruction they would need to fulfill the Father’s will. God’s overall plan for His creation has always been that they would know Him and lead others to know Him, too. What was the sign...  Read More
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CCW Kids Midweek Recap
by Eli Alexander on December 14th, 2023
CCW Kids Families, This week in CCW Kids we celebrated our Christmas party! We worshipped, read the Christmas story from Luke 2, decorated gingerbread houses, and watched A Charlie Brown Christmas! It is our prayer that your family would be able to enjoy time together this holiday season, and that you would be able to cherish the reason for the season, Jesus's birth! ANNOUNCEMENTS:December 20 - N...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on December 11th, 2023
CCW Kids Families, Toward the end of John 20, we find the disciples gathered, only a week after the discovery of the empty tomb. Word of His resurrection had already begun circulating, and Jesus even made Himself known to some followers. At this point in the story, we read of Thomas’ response when faced with the news of Jesus’s resurrected life. What lessons can we learn from Thomas’ doubt? Why di...  Read More
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CCW Kids Midweek Recap
by Eli Alexander on December 7th, 2023
CCW Kids Families,This week in Light the Night, your kids  learned “God Comforts Me.” God sent angels to Joseph and Mary to tell them about the birth of Jesus and comfort them in their fear and confusion. He comforts us, too! This week, wrap up in cozy blankets and sit close together with your family. Talk about the things that bring you comfort. Then talk about how God comforts us. Consider shari...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on December 4th, 2023
Jesus Appeared to the Disciples (Luke 24) CCW Kids Families, In the final chapter of Luke’s Gospel account, we receive insight into how Christ made His resurrection power known. The manner He chose to reveal His newly resurrected body teaches us how we can share and receive His gospel truths in the present day. Since Christians today represent the body of Christ in action, we serve as living, tang...  Read More
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CCW Kids Midweek Recap
by Eli Alexander on November 30th, 2023
CCW Kids Families, This week in All In your kids learned that God wants us to work together. In Ephesians 4, we see that part of being in community means learning how to live with one another—including being united, being kind, and forgiving each other. This week, share stories about people that are easy and people that aren’t so easy to live with. Pray together to show the love of Jesus to those ...  Read More
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CCW Kids Midweek
by Eli Alexander on November 20th, 2023
There will be NO Midweek services at the church this week to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday! We hope you have a happy Thanksgiving!...  Read More
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CCW Kids Sunday Recap
by Eli Alexander on November 15th, 2023
All four Gospel accounts of Jesus’ trial revealed the innocence of the Son of Man amid the injustice of the court’s proceedings. From the plotting of the chief priests to the scoffing of those in the crowd, each detail revealed the reality of the Savior’s choice to step forward as the substitute for our sins.Why did this court case unfold in the manner that it did, with the religious leaders takin...  Read More
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