Parent Connection (February 28, 2016)

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Today’s lesson... What a fun day we had today! There was a lot of noise and demolition going on! Today’s lesson was called Victory Over Jericho—Joshua 5:13 - 6:27. As you know, the Israelites have been preparing to take Jericho back and today your child learned how God (and the Israelites) had victory! First, the Israelites camped outside the walls of Jericho in Gilgal. Then, the celebrated the Feast of the Passover. They remembered how God spared their firstborn when they put the blood over their doorposts. Then, God gave instructions which were a little unexpected. He told … [Read more...]

Parent Connection (February 21, 2016)

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Today’s lesson... Over the past few weeks, we’ve been learning about Moses and his leadership. Now, Moses has passed the baton to Joshua. Last week, the kids learned that Joshua sent two spies into the Promised Land to check things out before he moved everyone else in. FYI, God had set aside this land for the Israelites, His chosen, but other people had moved in and taken over. The Israelites have now been commanded by God to move in and take the land back. The spies went in to the land and gave a good report to Joshua—Jericho was afraid of them. They are now ready to move … [Read more...]

Parent Connection (January 24, 2016)

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Today’s lesson... On January 3, we started with our new curriculum which begins in Deuteronomy. We already covered Deuteronomy before Christmas, which is why you may have noticed an overlap, but hey! Repetition is good! Today is our last day in Deuteronomy. Joshua starts next week. Our lesson for today was about God’s faithfulness. What does it mean to be faithful? A couple of examples we used were Old Faithful and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Old Faithful erupts with a spray of water every 91 minutes—faithfully. The soldier who guards the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier goes through … [Read more...]

DNOW 2016 (February 19 – 20)

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Back by popular demand, DNOW 2016. The theme this year is "UNLEASHED." This is going to be an event for the ages. We have an amazing guest speaker, coming all the way from Brooklyn, New York, Pastor Shaun Hailey. Our worship leader this year is Jenn Babel accompanied by Twice As Deep. It is going to a party to remember. On Friday, we are going to have a very exciting Opening Rally and overnight bible studies for those who RSVP by 2/6/2016. On Saturday, we will have breakfast, closing rally and a host of fun activities outside behind the church. Our fun activites will include outdoor laser … [Read more...]

Preschool PALS

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PreSchool PALS and friends will enjoy the Adventures of Super Puppy! Date/Time: Sat. Jan. 23, 10:00 a.m.—Noon Where: Great Arizona Puppet Theater,  302 W. Latham St., Phoenix. Cost: $5 per person Questions: Please FB/Karla Phelps or FB/Cheryl Lugo (Children’s Assistant). Signup: Must be registered and paid by Thursday, January 14, using an envelope marked preschool. Place in the payment box in the north hallway outside office door. Please Note: Admission is full price at the theater provided there is room available. … [Read more...]