This series is all about Jesus and his friends! Jesus was a good friend and he shows us how to be a good friend, too! The kids will understand who Jesus spent his time with on Earth and what he taught them. The kids will join Cameron and Taber in their new series called versus. Cameron and Taber are two friends who each week will go toe to toe and compete against each other playing fun games. Every episode they learn something new and connect it with the Bible Story and to being friends with Jesus!
Series Bible Verse | So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other John 13:34 (NLT)
Lesson 1 | Big Idea: When I’m friends with Jesus, he shows me selfless love.
Bible Story: John’s Letter About Love
Lesson 2 | Big Idea: When I’m friends with Jesus, I can learn what is important.
Bible Story: Jesus Visits Mary and Martha
Lesson 3 | Big Idea: When I’m friends with Jesus, he shows me the truth about himself.
Bible Story: The Transfiguration
Lesson 4 | Big Idea: When I’m friends with Jesus, I get to be a part of God’s plan.
Bible Story: The Baptism
Lesson 5 | Big Idea: When I’m friends with Jesus, he shows me how to be a good friend.
Bible Story: Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet
Lesson 6 | Big Idea: When I’m friends with Jesus, he shows me how to love no matter what.
Bible Story: Jesus Forgives Peter
In addition to visual media, the following elements are provided for download with the curriculum package:
- Program Outline – a written guide for leaders to teach from during the service
- Connect Group Outline – small group discussion guides
- Activity Sheets and Coloring Pages
- Fully assembled Keynote and PowerPoint presentations that correspond with the Program Outline