Hosanna! Bless Box Archive

We sent out Bless Boxes during the 2020-2021 school year when we couldn't meet during the pandemic.  We're no longer distributing new ones, but if you'd like one or all of the boxes below, please reach out to Pastor Mike.

 

MAY

LEARN ABOUT THE HOLY SPIRIT:

Just Right for Younger Kids

Deeper for Older Kids:

LEARN ABOUT PENTECOST:

Just Right for Younger Kids

Deeper for Older Kids:

Resources for Parents:

 

If you haven’t begun spending time each day in conversation and prayer with your kids as we’ve added steps the past few month, we invite to you try.  The simple, five-step FAITH5 faith practice can make a difference in your family, no matter how old your kids are.  

The 5 steps are:
Step 1:  
SHARE highs and lows.
Step 2:  READ a Bible story.
Step 3:  TALK about how the Bible relates to your highs and lows.
Step 4:  PRAY for one another’s highs and lows.
Step 5:  BLESS one another

 

Learn about the steps on the Faith Inkubators website.
 

APRIL

HELLO FROM PASTOR MIKE

LEARN ABOUT EASTER:

Resources for Parents:

 

If you haven’t begun spending time each day in conversation and prayer with your kids as we’ve added steps the past few month, we invite to you try.  The simple, five-step FAITH5 faith practice can make a difference in your family, no matter how old your kids are.  

The 5 steps are:
Step 1:  
SHARE highs and lows.
Step 2:  READ a Bible story.
Step 3:  TALK about how the Bible relates to your highs and lows.
Step 4:  PRAY for one another’s highs and lows.
Step 5:  BLESS one another

 

Learn about the steps on the Faith Inkubators website.
 

 
 

MARCH

HELLO FROM PASTOR MIKE

GET INTO HOLY WEEK:

Palm Sunday (for littler kids):

Palm Sunday (for bigger kids):

Maundy Thursday (for younger kids)

Maundy Thursday (for older kids)

Good Friday (for younger kids)

Good Friday (for older kids)

Resources for Parents:

 

If you haven’t begun spending time each day in conversation and prayer with your kids as we’ve added steps the past few month, we invite to you try.  The simple, five-step FAITH5 faith practice can make a difference in your family, no matter how old your kids are.  

The 5 steps are:
Step 1:  
SHARE highs and lows.
Step 2:  READ a Bible story.
Step 3:  TALK about how the Bible relates to your highs and lows.
Step 4:  PRAY for one another’s highs and lows.
Step 5:  BLESS one another

 

Learn about the steps on the Faith Inkubators website.
 

FEBRUARY

HELLO FROM PASTOR MIKE

GET INTO THE BIBLE WITH GODLY PLAY:

The Mystery of Lent:

The Faces of Lent:

LEARN MORE ABOUT LENT & PRAYER:

What is Lent?

How to Pray (more or less)

Resources for Parents:

We're encouraging families to begin learning the Faith 5 discipline created by Faith Inkubators.

Hear what creator of Faith 5, Dr. Rich Melheim, has to say about the FIFTH step--blessing one another.  

This is the fifth and final step.  If you'd like to learn more about Faith 5 and check out all the previous steps, you can find them on the Faith Inkubators website.  

Looking for the full USA Today article "Experts say this is what children need to survive the COVID-19 pandemic" that was excerpted in the parent booklet?   View it online here.  

 

JANUARY

HELLO! FROM PASTOR MIKE

GET INTO THE BIBLE WITH GODLY PLAY:

Jesus and the Twelve:

The Story of the Church:

Disciple Trivia Game

Learn to Speak Greek with Pastor Mike

Resources for Parents:

We're encouraging families to begin learning the Faith 5 discipline created by Faith Inkubators.

Hear what creator of Faith 5, Dr. Rich Melheim, has to say about the fourth step--praying for one another's highs and lows.  

We'll be learning a new step each month.  If you'd like to learn more about Faith 5 and check out all the steps, you can find it on the Faith Inkubators website.  

 

DECEMBER

DECEMBER: Hello! from Pastor Mike

DECEMBER:  Learn about Christmas

For Younger Kids:

For Older Kids:

DECEMBER:  get into the Bible with godly play

The Advent/Christmas Journey

This video contains the lesson through Christmas

Watch the following sections for each week:

Advent 1 / November 29:  0:00-3:54
Advent 2 / December 6:  3:55-5:43
Advent 3 / December 13:  5:44-8:11
Advent 4 / December 20:  8:12-10:15
Christmas / December 24/25:  10:16-14:28

DECEMBER: resources for Parents

We're encouraging families to begin learning the Faith 5 discipline created by Faith Inkubators.

Hear what creator of Faith 5, Dr. Rich Melheim, has to say about the third step--reflecting on the Bible story and how it relates to our highs and lows--and the difference it makes.  

We'll be learning a new step each month.  If you'd like to learn more about Faith 5 and check out all the steps, you can find it on the Faith Inkubators website.  

 

NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER: Hello! from Pastor Mike

NOVEMBER: LEARN ABOUT ADVENT

For Younger Kids:

For Older Kids:

NOVEMBER: GET INTO THE BIBLE WITH GODLY PLAY:

Unfolding the Advent Journey

This video contains the lesson for all 5 weeks

Watch the following sections for each week:

Advent 1 / November 29:  0:00-3:54
Advent 2 / December 6:  3:55-5:43
Advent 3 / December 13:  5:44-8:11
Advent 4 / December 20:  8:12-10:15
Christmas / December 24/25:  10:16-14:28

NOVEMBER: Resources for Parents:

We're encouraging families to begin learning the Faith 5 discipline created by Faith Inkubators.

Hear what creator of Faith 5, Dr. Rich Melheim, has to say about the second step--reading the Bible with your kids--and the difference that it makes.  

We'll be learning a new step each month.  If you'd like to learn more about Faith 5 and check out all the steps, you can find it on the Faith Inkubators website.  

 

OCTOBER

OCTOBER: Hello! from Pastor Mike

OCTOBER:  Learn about Parables

For Younger Kids (includes Songs!):

For Older Kids:

OCTOBER: Godly Play

Parable of the Great Pearl

Parable of the Leaven

OCTOBER: Resources for Parents:

We're encouraging families to begin learning the Faith 5 discipline created by Faith Inkubators.

Hear what creator of Faith 5, Dr. Rich Melheim, has to say about the first step--sharing highs and lows with your kids each day--and the difference that it makes.  

We'll be learning a new step each month.  If you'd like to learn more about Faith 5 and check out all the steps, you can find it on the Faith Inkubators website.