Welcome to Journey South Bay Kids' Sunday School lessons!

Our Children's Ministry will be providing our weekly Sunday School lessons virtually through this page for you to use with your kids. We pray that God's word would be tucked into the hearts of our little ones, and that everyone stays safe and healthy during this unprecedented time.

 

Older Elementary (ages 6-12)

 

March 29, 2020

Lesson: Psalms: God Is David's Shepherd (Psalm 23)

 

Worship: Watching Over You from DIG IN

 

Sunday School Lesson with Mr. Gary:

 

Sunday School OBJECT Lesson with Mr. Gary:

 

Talk About It Video: Bethany's Story from DIG IN

 

Craft: Sleep Mask

“Sleep Mask Instructions” handout. Click on image or download here.

Supplies:

- scissors
- markers
- poster board
- cotton fabric (various colors)
- duct tape (various colors)
- elastic string

Instructions:

1. Cut out a sleep mask from the handout. Choose the one that fits your face best.
2. Trace it onto a piece of poster board, and then cut it out.
3. Use the poster board as a pattern to trace it twice onto the fabric of your choice.
4. Cut out the fabric tracings.
5. Use duct tape around the edges to attach the fabric to both sides of the poster board.
6. Pinch one side of the mask, and then cut a small slit where you’ve pinched it. Repeat on the other side.
7. Tie elastic string through each slit. You’ll need a length of string that fits snugly around your head.
8. Use markers (washable markers work fine) to decorate the fabric on the outside of the sleep mask. You may want to write the Bible point: God watches over us. 


Kids: • Do you prefer going to bed early and getting up early, or going to bed late and sleeping in? Why?
          • Do you usually sleep peacefully or wake up a lot?
          • What are some things you worry about that might keep you awake?
          • How can you trust God with those things?

After you kids answer, read this out loud: God watches over us. The Bible says he lets us rest in green meadows and lie beside peaceful streams. When we trust God to watch over us, we can rest easy. We don’t need to be always alert or worrying. We can put on our sleep masks and rest in God’s peace.

 

 

Talk About It: Dig In at Home, click on the image or download here. 

God Is My... click on the image or download here. 

 

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March 22, 2020

Lesson: Job - God's plan for Job (Job 1, 2, 13, 40, 41)

 

Worship: He's Got the Whole World in His Hands from DIG IN

 

Sunday School Lesson with Mr. Gary:

 

Talk About It Video: Kyle's Story from DIG IN

 

Craft: Tissue Box Cover

“Tissue Box Cover Instructions” handout (download here)

Supplies:

- poster board
- scissors
- markers
- regular-sized tissue boxes (full or empty)
- clear contact paper
- clear mailing tape

 

Place your tissue box cover on a tissue box, and have kids each pull out a tissue.

Kids: What do tissues make you think of?

After you kids answer, read this out loud: When we’re sad, we often need tissues. Let’s make tissue box covers that can help us remember that even though God doesn’t always take away sad times, he’s always with us.

 

Kids: What rooms in your house have tissue boxes?

Kids: Tell about the last time you cried so hard you needed a tissue. (Parent's share your own example first.)

After you kids answer, read this out loud: God doesn’t always take away sad times. We might need to use tissues to dry our tears. But God is with us when we’re sad. And we can be like Job, trusting in God even when we’re sad.

Show your friends and families your tissue box cover and that although God doesn’t always take away sad times, we can praise him anyway.

 

 

 

Talk About It: Dig In at Home, click on the image or download here.