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Children’s Ministry (FamilyConnect, Dec. 14)

Weekly Devotionals

Children’s Ministry (FamilyConnect, Dec. 14)

Jesus Is Born

We learned this week that we celebrate Jesus’ birth at Christmas because he came to earth to be our friend and our Savior (Luke 1:26-38; 2:1-20). Strengthen your family’s faith learning and growth at home with this easy idea:
Ask your children why they want to celebrate Jesus’ birth. Encourage each person in your family to name a different reason to celebrate Jesus’ birth. Then talk about ways your family celebrates Jesus’ birth at Christmas, and evaluate whether you already celebrate Jesus’ birth in your Christmas traditions. Come up with some new ideas you might want to carry out to make your Christmas traditions even more about Jesus.
God, thank you for sending Jesus to be born. Remind us during this busy Christmas season to focus our hearts and thoughts on you. In Jesus’ name, amen.

Our family thanks God for:

Our family talks to God about:

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Jesus was born for us.

Key Verse

“Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord” (Luke 2:10-11).

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Don’t miss next week when we discover how we can thank God for Jesus.