Changes to PreTeen GodTime Cards 2017-2018

We’ve realized in the course of explaining all of the updates to 252Kids and 252Preteen curriculum, we never took the time to explain the changes many of you have noticed in 252Preteen GodTime Cards. In the past, each day of the GodTime card has had a verse and a blurb that gets kids thinking about that one verse. This is great for younger kids to give them a surface-level scope of what the Bible says about a bottom line. When it comes to preteen, however, they are ready for something... Read More
Kick Start the Year

Kick Start the Year

Like the smell of a new car, there’s nothing quite like the feel of the start of a new school year. Groups have all their kids together again—possibly for the first time since the summer began—and everyone has stories to share from the past couple of months. To help you help your SGLs make the most of this fresh start, check out the tips below. (A little shameless plug for a fantastic resource from our friends at Lead Small: the Ice Breaker Box comes with almost 300 questions that can be used... Read More

Large Group Script Options

K5 Compact: Written for one person leading large group with 15 or fewer kids. Less complicated for churches with limited space, volunteers, and resources. Often large group supplies are used week-to-week. Worship has two songs and is written as part of the script for the same person leading large group to include. K5 Plus: Written for two people, Host and Storyteller for K-5th combined large group for more than 15 kids. For churches with more resources and volunteers. Host carries the theme... Read More
Christmas In Hurt Park :: Advent Calendar 2016

Christmas In Hurt Park :: Advent Calendar 2016

This is the time of year when joy should abound, yet many of us still find ourselves searching for it. Homes are filled with families rushing through the season filling their schedules and shopping carts to overflowing. But, as you already know, these things just don’t produce the joy for which our souls were created. Maybe it’s because joy is not a thing to be found, but a person to be known. And, when we choose to live as Jesus showed us, joy will naturally follow—much like the Christmas my... Read More
Christmas 2016 Volunteer Gift Tag

Christmas 2016 Volunteer Gift Tag

We know you love, love, love your volunteers. We know you couldn’t do Sundays (or most other days) without them. Do they know that? Do they know how important they are? The Christmas season is a perfect opportunity to say thank you to those that serve with you in your environment. And, we wanted to make that as easy for you as possible. So, we created some great gift tags that you can use with cellophane bags filled with whatever you choose. You can do homemade baked goods. Or, buy the... Read More
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