This Sunday: June 26

Beulah Land: Forgiving Prince

  • Memory Verse: You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good. Genesis 50: 20a
  • Summary: Over the summer, we are breaking from our regular felt board lessons and hearing a story from the Jesus Story Book Bible. Today’s story is about Joseph and his brothers, found in Genesis 37-50. This is found on pp. 76-83 in the JSB.
  • I Wonder… : what it is like to have so many brothers or sisters? why Joseph’s brothers did not like him? what Joseph means when he says that his brothers intended to harm him, but that God used it for good?

Godly Play I & II: Catechism I

  • Summary: Today we move into our summer rhythm of learning Catechism questions and answers! A few things to know about Catechism:
    • Children will remain in the same Godly Play classes, but instead of having a Godly Play lesson each week, they will learn a set of questions and answers.
    • Older kids will learn more Q&A sets than the younger kids.
    • These classes are taught by our elders and deacons in order to give our RMC Kids Team a summer sabbatical and to have an additional opportunity to shepherd our RMC kids.
    • The children will bring home a worksheet to help with further study. Please feel free to review it along with the questions at home!
    • To learn more about why we teach Catechism, look HERE.

Catechism Questions This Week

  • Godly Play I:
    • Review of 14: Where do you learn how to love and obey God? In the Bible alone.
    • Review of 15: Who wrote the Bible? Chosen men who were inspired by the Holy Spirit.
  • Godly Play II:
    • 73: Why do you need Christ as your prophet? Because I am ignorant by nature.
    • 74: Why do you need Christ as your priest? Because I am guilty of breaking God’s law.
    • 75:Why do you need Christ as your king? Because I am weak and helpless.

This Sunday: June 19

Beulah Land: Son of Laughter

  • Memory Verse: I will make you a great nation. Genesis 12:2a
  • Summary: Over the summer, we are breaking from our regular felt board lessons and hearing a story from the Jesus Story Book Bible. Today’s story is about the Abrahamic Covenant found in Genesis 12-21. This is found on pp. 56-61 in the JSB.
  • I Wonder… : how many stars there are in the sky? who all is in God’s family? how God fulfills his promises?

Godly Play I & II: Catechism I

  • Summary: Today we move into our summer rhythm of learning Catechism questions and answers! A few things to know about Catechism:
    • Children will remain in the same Godly Play classes, but instead of having a Godly Play lesson each week, they will learn a set of questions and answers.
    • Older kids will learn more Q&A sets than the younger kids.
    • These classes are taught by our elders and deacons in order to give our RMC Kids Team a summer sabbatical and to have an additional opportunity to shepherd our RMC kids.
    • The children will bring home a worksheet to help with further study. Please feel free to review it along with the questions at home!
    • To learn more about why we teach Catechism, look HERE.

Catechism Questions This Week

  • Godly Play I:
    • Review of 14: Where do you learn how to love and obey God? In the Bible alone.
    • Review of 15: Who wrote the Bible? Chosen men who were inspired by the Holy Spirit.
  • Godly Play II:
    • 68: How many offices does Christ fulfill as the promised Messiah? Christ fulfills three offices.
    • 69: What are they? The offices of a prophet, of a priest, and of a king.
    • 70: How is Christ your prophet? Christ teaches me the will of God.
    • 71: How is Christ your priest? Christ died for my sins, and continues to pray for me.
    • 72: How is Christ your king? Christ rules over me, the world and Satan, and he defends me.

This Sunday: June 12

Beulah Land: The Terrible Lie

  • Memory Verse: For dust you are, and to dust you shall return. Genesis 3:19b
  • Summary: Over the summer, we are breaking from our regular felt board lessons and hearing a story from the Jesus Story Book Bible. Today’s story is the account of the Fall of mankind found in Genesis 3. You can find it on pages 28-36 in the JSB.
  • I Wonder… : what made Adam and Eve eat from the tree? why they hid from God? why they had to leave the garden?

Godly Play I & II: Catechism I

  • Summary: Today we move into our summer rhythm of learning Catechism questions and answers! A few things to know about Catechism:
    • Children will remain in the same Godly Play classes, but instead of having a Godly Play lesson each week, they will learn a set of questions and answers.
    • Older kids will learn more Q&A sets than the younger kids.
    • These classes are taught by our elders and deacons in order to give our RMC Kids Team a summer sabbatical and to have an additional opportunity to shepherd our RMC kids.
    • The children will bring home a worksheet to help with further study. Please feel free to review it along with the questions at home!
    • To learn more about why we teach Catechism, look HERE.

Catechism Questions This Week

  • Godly Play I:
    • 15: Who wrote the Bible? Chosen men who were inspired by the Holy Spirit.
  • Godly Play II:
    • 64: How long ago did Christ die? About two thousand years ago.
    • 65: How were sinners saved before Christ came? By believing in the promised Messiah.
    • 66: Before Christ came, how did believers show their faith? By offering the sacrifices God required.
    • 67: What did these sacrifices represent? Christ, the Lamb of God, who would come to die for sinners.

This Sunday: June 5th

Beulah Land: The Beginning

  • Memory Verse: In the beginning, God made heaven and earth. Genesis 1:1
  • Summary: Over the summer, we are breaking from our regular felt board lessons and hearing a story from the Jesus Story Book Bible. Today’s story is the Creation account found in Genesis 1-2. You can find it on pages 18-27 in the JSB.
  • I Wonder… : what it was like to be there at the beginning? your favorite part of creation? the most important part of creation? why God made all things?

Godly Play I & II: Catechism I

  • Summary: Today we move into our summer rhythm of learning Catechism questions and answers! A few things to know about Catechism:
    • Children will remain in the same Godly Play classes, but instead of having a Godly Play lesson each week, they will learn a set of questions and answers.
    • Older kids will learn more Q&A sets than the younger kids.
    • These classes are taught by our elders and deacons in order to give our RMC Kids Team a summer sabbatical and to have an additional opportunity to shepherd our RMC kids.
    • The children will bring home a worksheet to help with further study. Please feel free to review it along with the questions at home!
    • To learn more about why we teach Catechism, look HERE.

Catechism Questions This Week

  • Godly Play I:
    • 14: Where do we learn how to love and obey God? In the Bible alone.
  • Godly Play II:
    • 58: What must you do to be saved? I must repent of my sin and believe in Christ as my Savior
    • 59: How do you repent of your sin? I must be sorry for my sin and hate and forsake it.
    • 60: Why must you hate and forsake your sin? Because sin displeases God.
    • 61: What does it mean to believe in Christ? To trust in Christ alone for my salvation.
    • 62: Can you repent and believe in Christ by your own power? No. I cannot repent and believe unless the Holy Spirit changes my heart.
    • 63: How can you get the help of the Holy Spirit? God has told us to pray for the Holy Spirit’s Help.