God's Covenant with Abraham

Childrens Ministry

Dear Parents


Thank you for continuing this journey of The Gospel Project for Kids. Over the next few weeks, kids will learn that God is a covenant-making God. After the people spread out over all the earth when God mixed up their languages, He spoke to a man named Abram. God called Abram to leave behind his family and his lands to go to a place God would show him. God made a covenant with Abram, promising to bless all the world through one of his descendants. (Gen 12:1-3) By faith, Abram obeyed.


God was serious about the covenant; He always keeps His promises. God even changed Abram’s name to Abraham, which means “Father of a Multitude.” God promised to bless all the earth through Abraham. At just the right time, Jesus was born into Abraham’s family. (Gal. 4:4-5) Jesus fulfilled God’s promise to Abraham. (See Gal. 3:8.) Jesus came into the world to save sinners. Through Him, all the nations of the earth are blessed.

Unit Key Passage

Romans 4:3

For what does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness." (ESV)

Unit 2 Session 1

Bible Passage: Genesis 12:1-3; 15:1-21; 17:1-9
Main Point: God promised to bless Abraham
Big Picture Question: What did God promise? God promised to bless His people.

Christ connection: God told Abraham to leave his home and go to another land. God promised to bless all the people in the world through Abraham. God sent Jesus from His home in heaven to come to earth as part of Abraham's family. Jesus blesses all the people on earth because He saves people from their sins.

Preschool

(Ages 2& 3)


Hi Parents,

Today we learned that God is faithful and always keeps His promises. It was so much fun watching your children enjoy activities and respond to the lesson. I pray with you that your children would continue to grow in their understanding of God and desire for Him. That they would grow in their faith and obedience to Him. We love you all and are praying for your families daily.

- Kula, Darrah, Debbie, Matt

Younger Elementary

(Ages 4-6)


Aloha Parents,

Today as we continued our awesome journey through the bible, we learned about God establishing his covenant with Abraham. He told Abraham that his children would outnumber the stars in the sky, and the whole world would be blessed through him. He did this when Abraham was a very old man, and still childless. But God is faithful and always keeps his promises. He fulfilled his promise by giving Abraham his son Isaac. Then many generations later, Jesus was born into this family. And Jesus is the greatest blessing of all! We made stars and put them on a board with a cross to remind us that God truly did keep his covenant with Abraham to bless the whole world through him. And it was Abraham's belief in God that was counted as righteousness.

- Aletheia & Gina

Older Elementary

(Ages 7-11)


Aloha parents!

This past week went awesome as we learned about Abraham's faith. We could tell that all the kids were very refreshed by it after talking three weeks about sin. And also being able to have a discussion with the kids about righteousness and whose righteousness is the only acceptable righteousness to the Father. Turning that into a discussion of why as said in Romans 3 that we have all sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. Even that "missing the mark" is sin and how it is such a gracious gift from God that we are saved by faith and faith alone in Christ Jesus. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your love, even your gifts, your faithfulness to God in coming every week, and your laying your life down in love for your children. It is truly a blessing from God to be able to witness motherly and fatherly love! Grace and peace! Jesus loves you!

- Bronson & Shannon

HALLOWEEN!

We are encouraging children to wear their Halloween costumes November 1st.

Parent Date Night!

Parent Night has been moved to the 2nd to last Saturday of every month because of the upcoming holidays.


When: Saturday Night (October 24th)

Where: One Love Windward

Info needed:

- Parents Names

- Name of children and ages

- Emergency contact and back-up contact

- List of allergies or specific needs


RSVP to Kula Goldstein via email or texting

email: kulaolena@gmail.com

Phone #: (808)352-1944

- there will also be a sign-up sheet posted on the Children's Ministry bulletin board, in the stairwell next Sunday.

*Once Kula has received your signup she will be sending out a confirmation via email or texting*

Interactive Bible

THE BIBLES ARE HERE!!!!


You can purchased your Interactive bible from Britany in the Younger Elementary classroom either before or after service.

Children's Ministry 2015 Curriculum

The Gospel Project
Below are a few links that will help parents learn more about the curriculum and other parent resources to help guide parents in shepherding their children at home.

Interest in Serving

If God has placed a passion and calling on your heart to help serve in Children's Ministry please contact Britany LaMonica.