Children's Sunday morning programming, Little Life Groups, offers a comprehensive learning experience from birth through 5th grade where children learn about the nature of God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit. They also learn how to apply Christian principles to daily life.

What we learn:

Birth to 2 years 

  • God created the world
  • Jesus, God's son, loves us.
  • God is always with us.
  • God can do all things.
  • God is holy and perfect.
  • We love God.
  • We trust God.
  • We listen to God.
  • We worship God.
  • We choose to obey God.
  • We thank God.
  • We love others and treat them kindly.
  • We talk to God.

3 Year Olds 

  • Jesus is our friend.
  • God gives us grace.
  • God forgives us.
  • God changes our hearts.
  • God gave us the Bible.
  • God can do all things.
  • We are thankful and praise God.
  • We give our best to God.
  • We ask Jesus to forgive us.
  • We ask God for help.
  • We obey God.
  • We help others.
  • We give back to God in offerings.
  • We tell the truth.

Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten 

  • God gives us strength.

  • God takes care of us.

  • God gives us grace and mercy.

  • God believes that we are important and valued.

  • God has a plan for us and we trust God's plan.

  • God wants what is best for us.

  • God helps us to do hard things.

  • God uses us to tell others about Jesus.

  • God wants us to serve others.

  • We listen and follow Jesus.

  • We believe God.

  • We celebrate Holy Communion.

  • We learn the Lord's Prayer and we pray.

  • We celebrate our blessings.

  • We turn to Jesus in times of trouble.

  • We treat others the way we want to be treated.

First and Second Graders 

  • God teaches us how to live.

  • God keeps his promises.

  • Jesus performed many miracles.

  • God is powerful.

  • Jesus' death, burial and resurrection provided a way for our salvation.

  • God is with us when we are afraid, sad or lonely.

  • Jesus asked God to send the Holy Spirit to us.

  • God gives us wisdom and strength.

  • God gives us lessons and guidance in the Bible.

  • We have faith in Jesus.

  • We respect God's name and stand up for God.

  • We are happy with what we have.

  • We can do all things through Christ.

  • We set aside a day for God.

  • We practice self-control.

  • We forgive others as God forgives us.

Third, Fourth and Fifth Graders

  • God meets our needs.
  • God cares for us.
  • Jesus changes people's hearts.
  • Jesus changes our lives.
  • Jesus gives us eternal life.
  • God gives us grace before we even know who God is. (Prevenient Grace)
  • God gives us grace to believe in Jesus. (Justifying Grace)
  • God gives us grace to grow more like Christ each day. (Sanctifying Grace)
  • God's word is true.
  • God gives us comfort and peace.
  • God promises to work in our lives for good.
  • God's forgiveness gives us a new start.
  • Jesus is coming back.
  • We put God first in our lives.
  • We need Jesus.
  • We learn from Jesus and follow him.
  • We seek wisdom from God.
  • We learn to see God's presence in our lives and in our world.
  • We share our faith with others.
  • We grow in our faith by participating in worship, by reading the Bible, by praying, by giving tithes and offerings, and by doing good things for other people.

 

If you have any questions about what your children will learn while building a firm foundation of faith, contact Rev. Dretha Burris at dretha.burris@firstrowlett.org  or Joy Turner at joy.turner@firstrowlett.org, or call 972-475-3667. We hope to see your children each week!