Sunday, January 27th - Too Much of a Good Thing

Sunday, January 27th - Too Much of a Good Thing

We close out the month with another one of Solomon’s vivid word pictures in Proverbs 25:16 and find out what happens when we indulge and eat too much. But this proverb isn’t just about how much we eat. Kids will learn that too much of anything, even if it’s a good thing, can have serious consequences.

Scripture this week: Proverbs 25:16

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Sunday, January 20th - Choose Your Words Carefully

Sunday, January 20th - Choose Your Words Carefully

In week three, we discover more about self-control in Proverbs 12:18. Solomon talks about the power of our words. We want kids to learn that when they choose the right words in a difficult situation they can actually bring healing to the situation rather than destruction.

Scripture this week: Proverbs 12:18

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Sunday, January 13th - Slow to Anger

Sunday, January 13th - Slow to Anger

This week, we look at Proverbs 16:32, where Solomon uses the idea of a fighting warrior to help us understand that, regardless of the situation, being patient and keeping our cool is always the wise choice.

Scripture this week: Proverbs 16:32

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Sunday, December 30th - No Sunday School

Sunday, December 30th - No Sunday School

Please note there will be no Sunday School or Nursery Care on Sunday, December 30th or Sunday, January 6th. Our amazing teachers and volunteers worked so hard through the Advent season that we think they deserve a break! We will be back at it on Sunday, January 13th!

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Sunday, December 23rd - Celebrating Christmas with Crafts

Sunday, December 23rd - Celebrating Christmas with Crafts

This week, we will be celebrating the greatest gift that God has given to us by having a craft party. Each craft will help us remember that God was compassionate towards us, and that we, like Him, should be compassionate towards others.

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Sunday, December 16th - Jesus is Born

Sunday, December 16th - Jesus is Born

This week, we look at Luke 1:26-56, when Gabriel came and made a huge announcement to Mary. God was about to rescue the world through Jesus, and she had an important role to play. Mary was overwhelmed by God’s love for the world and the part she got to play by fulfilling God’s plan to send a Savior.

Scripture this weekLuke 2:1-7

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Sunday, December 9th - Twas the Night Before Pageant - Christmas Pageant

Sunday, December 9th - Twas the Night Before Pageant - Christmas Pageant

The Christmas Pageant at St. Andrew’s is always a lot of fun for everyone involved. It will also be a great reminder for those who attend of what Christmas is all about. This year’s Christmas Pageant will be on Sunday, December 9th during our regular worship time, 10:00am to 11:00am. We hope that you join us, and that you enjoy our production of “Twas the Night Before Pageant”

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Sunday, December 2nd - God Loves the World

Sunday, December 2nd - God Loves the World

This week, we kick off the month with the greatest verse in all of Scripture, John 3:16. God loves the world so much that He wants to spend forever with us. That was made possible through Jesus!

Scripture this weekJohn 3:16

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Sunday, November 25th - One Body but Many Parts

Sunday, November 25th - One Body but Many Parts

This week we wrap up our study on cooperation with 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 in a letter Paul wrote to the church at Corinth. The people who make up the Church are part of the Body of Christ. Paul talks about how God has given each of us a unique part to play as we share God’s love with others. When we cooperate, we can help others know more about Jesus.

Scripture this week1 Corinthians 12:12-27

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Sunday, November 18th - Jesus Heals the Paralytic

Sunday, November 18th - Jesus Heals the Paralytic

This week we head to a story found in Luke 5:17-26. We discover a paralyzed man who just happened to have some really good friends. When His friends heard that Jesus was in town, they tried everything to get their friend to Jesus. In fact, as friends, they cooperated, tore a hole in a roof, and dropped their friend down in front of Jesus while He was teaching. And as a result of their faith and cooperation a miracle happened.

Scripture this week:  Luke 5:17-26

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Sunday, November 11th - Joshua Wins the Battle

Sunday, November 11th - Joshua Wins the Battle

This week, we look at Exodus 17:8-13, at a time where Joshua was leading the Israelites in a fierce battle against the Amalekites. When Moses held up his staff, the Israelites were able to win the battle. When Moses got tired, Aaron and Hur came to the rescue and helped hold up his arms. The Israelites win the battle because of how they all cooperated together.

Scripture this weekExodus 17:8-13

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Sunday, November 4th - Building the Tabernacle

Sunday, November 4th - Building the Tabernacle

We kick off the month looking at how God’s people cooperated to build the tabernacle. We read throughout Exodus 28, 31, 35, and 39 how God chose people to work together because of how He gifted them. They combined their skills to create a beautiful place to worship God.

Scripture this weekExodus 25:8-9; 28:1, 3; 31:1-11; 35:21, 25, 34; 39:42-43 (Exodus 19; 25)

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Sunday, October 28th - Isrealites Long for Egypt

Sunday, October 28th - Isrealites Long for Egypt

We wrap up our study on contentment in Exodus 16:2-21 and 17:1-7 with a look at how God’s people respond to the wilderness. God rescued them from slavery in Egypt, yet when they find themselves in uncomfortable situations they complain that God doesn’t care about them and even long to return to Egypt. In spite of that, God continued to meet their needs in the wilderness providing what they needed the whole time.

Scripture this weekExodus 16:2-21 and 17:1-7

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Sunday, October 21th - King Ahab and Naboth's Vineyard

Sunday, October 21th - King Ahab and Naboth's Vineyard

In week three we head to a story found in 1 Kings 21:1-19, 27, where we discover what happens when King Ahab finds a plot of land he wants more than anything. But there’s a problem, Naboth owns the land, and this land has been in his family for generations. King Ahab and his wife Queen Jezebel go to extreme lengths to take that land for themselves. In the end though, King Ahab was miserable.

Scripture this week1 Kings 21:1-19, 27

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Sunday, October 14th - Don't Be Controlled by Money

Sunday, October 14th - Don't Be Controlled by Money

This week we look at Hebrews 13:5, Don’t be controlled by love for money. Be happy with what you have. God has said, “I will never leave you. I will never desert you,” (NIrV). The writer of Hebrews knows something about contentment. The writer reminds us that nothing we own can ever make us happy. Our focus should be on our relationship with God.

Scripture this weekHebrews 13:5

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Sunday, October 7th - Be Content (Paul in Prison)

Sunday, October 7th - Be Content (Paul in Prison)

In our first week, we start in Philippians 4:11b-13. In this letter, Paul is writing to the church at Philippi to help them understand more about what it means to follow Jesus. Paul shares how they can be content and even have joy regardless of their situation in life. This is something that Paul has had to learn from experience. His example of contentment in the face of difficulty is a lesson we can all learn from.

Scripture this weekPhilippians 4:11b-13

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Sunday, September 30th - The Wall is Rebuilt!

Sunday, September 30th - The Wall is Rebuilt!

In our final week, we read that God helped Nehemiah and the people finish the wall in only 52 days! They were able to celebrate all that God had done for them, not only during those 52 days but also throughout their history as His people. .

Scripture this weekNehemiah 3–4, 6:15-16, and 8:1-17

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