In this series kids will learn that God wants everyone to be in his family. The kids will see God has an invitation just for them: An invitation to be his friend and to be forgiven. The kids will know they can choose to be in God’s family and look for people to invite into this family, too.
Series Bible Verse | “If we confess our sins, he will forgive our sins, because we can trust God to do what is right. He will cleanse us from all the wrongs we have done.” 1 John 1:9 (NCV)
Lesson 1 | Big Idea: We are all invited into God’s family.
Bible Story: The Parable of The Great Banquet
Lesson 2 | Big Idea: Jesus invites me to be his friend.
Bible Story: Zacchaeus
Lesson 3 | Big Idea: Jesus invites me to be forgiven.
Bible Story: Jesus and the Sinful Woman
Lesson 4 | Big Idea: I can tell everyone about Jesus.
Bible Story: Philip and the Ethiopian
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