The Family Table
Feeding the Faith of LEFC Families
TFT: Family Bible Week
July 9, 2023
Dear LEFC Parents,
Here are some items on the agenda for the days ahead:
Family Bible Week
Family Bible Week starts tomorrow! Come out and join us each night, July 10th – 13th at 6:00pm, for dinner, a time of singing, and classes for all. Then join us for our finale and picnic on Sunday, July 16th at 10:00am.
The Gospel Project at Home
Today’s Bible Study is “We Are to Repent” (Volume 5: Unit 14: Session 4). Ask your kids what they learned in children’s church this morning and/or do the family devotional you can find at this link.
And for dessert…
Tomorrow starts our Family Bible Week! Every night, starting at 6:00pm, our church serves dinner for the whole family, followed by worship music (including a new song!), missions spotlight, skit, lessons, games, and crafts. This isn’t just for kids, either – we have classes for pre-K through adult, plus nursery for the littlest attendees. This is always a highlight week for our church: many of our members are involved in the teaching, decorating, planning, food preparation, photography, and elsewhere – or just show up for some extra fellowship and Bible learning. We can’t wait to see you and whatever friends you know to invite too.
Holly Crumrine, 2023 Family Ministries Coordinator
EXPLAINER: THE GOSPEL PROJECT AT HOME
For the last several years, our Children’s Church ministry has utilized The Gospel Project as our Bible study curriculum. The Gospel Project is really excellent–it takes our Little Learners and Bible Explorers chronologically through the whole Bible over the course of three years while always focusing on Jesus as the center of the big story. If your student was in Little Learners or Bible Explorers this morning, they received a coloring page and take-home sheet that corresponds to this lesson. You have also been given a full-color Big Picture Card that you can use to reinforce the lesson with your child, as well.
To reinforce what your kids are learning each week in Children’s Church, you can now access The Gospel Project At Home online. Each week in this email, there will be a link to follow to get this free resource which includes:
1. A guide to using the Gospel Project at Home.
2. Scripture to read and discuss with a recap video of the Bible Story (Preschool and/or Elementary).
3. Scripture memory verses and a song to sing together.
4. Prayer prompts and family activities that correspond to the lesson.
Please consider setting aside at least 10-15 minutes once a week for a family devotional time using this resource as a guide. We are hoping The Gospel Project At Home will help keep all of our LEFC kids “on the same page,” and feed their faith in Jesus.
This might be especially helpful if for some reason your child has to miss a week of Children’s Church. You can show them the Bible story video to keep them up to speed on what the other children are learning.
**Note: The first time you access the link, you will need to register a free account with Lifeway’s Ministry Grid. This will also provide you ongoing access through the “training” tab to many other discipleship resources including the Gospel Project at Home for previous weeks. Many hours of excellent things to absorb for free!