Strength for the Week is a weekly devotion written by the Flood Teaching team.

KNOWING JESUS: nathaniel

WELCOME: Invite each kid to share their name and their favourite sport/game. READ: John 1:44-51 Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida.45 Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote—Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.” 46 “Nazareth! Can anything…

James and john

Welcome: Invite Kids to share their names and their favourite thing to do on the weekend. Read: Mark 1:16-20 16 As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. 17 “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for…

KNOWING JESUS: Simon Peter and Andrew

Welcome: Welcome new children and ask everyone to share their name Read: John 1:35-42 John’s Disciples Follow Jesus 35 The next day John was there again with two of his disciples. 36 When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, “Look, the Lamb of God!” 37 When the two disciples heard him say this, they followed Jesus. 38 Turning around, Jesus saw…

KNOWING JESUS: John the Baptist

Welcome: New comers for the first time. Invite children to share their names Read: Matthew 3:1-17 3 In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea 2 and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” 3 This is he who was spoken of through the prophet Isaiah: “A voice of one calling in the wilderness,‘Prepare…

KNOWING JESUS: JOSEPH

WELCOME: Welcome all the first-timers. Invite everyone to share their name and their favourite Christmas tradition. READ: Matthew 1: 18-24 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy…

KNOWING JESUS: MARY

WELCOME: Welcome first-timer Kids. Invite everyone to share their name and what they’re excited for at Christmas? We’re starting a new series about the people who knew Jesus, to see what we can learn about knowing Jesus. Today we’re learning about Mary the Mother of Jesus. There were a few different Mary’s in the bible…