Jesus loves everyone is the sweetest news we will ever share with our preschoolers. And since everyone LOVES sweets and going out for something sweet — we decided the perfect theme for our preschoolers would be SWEET SHOP!! We will hear the stories of the woman at the well, Zacchaeus, the unloved woman, and Peter. Jesus showed love to all of these people, and it’s the same kind of love He has for you and me and every preschooler that we get to teach each weekend. We want our preschoolers to grow up knowing that Jesus loves us all, no matter what, and He will never stop loving us.
WEEK 1 – The Woman at the Well – John 4:1-30
April Weeks 1 and 2 – April 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th
We’ll begin the month learning about the woman at the well. Even though she was from a different place than Jesus, He still wanted to be her friend. No matter where we’re from, Jesus loves us. No matter how different we are from each other, Jesus loves us. Everyone is different and Jesus loves us ALL no matter what!
WEEK 2 – Zacchaeus – Luke 19:1-10
April Weeks 3 and 4 – April 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th
The second week of the month we’ll meet Zacchaeus. He made bad choice after bad choice, but Jesus still wanted to be his friend. We can be unkind. We can not share our things. We can make bad choices. Even when we do all these things, Jesus still loves us. Zacchaeus did not make good choices but Jesus loved him anyway!
WEEK 3 – The Unloved Woman – John 8:2-11
May Weeks 1 and 2 – May 5th, 6th, 12th, 14th
During week three, preschoolers will hear about the woman that no one else loved – you know, the one that was about to be stoned to death. Yep, Jesus loved her too. Can you imagine how that woman felt when Jesus came to her rescue? Even when we feel alone, we can know that Jesus loves us. Jesus loved the woman even when on one else did. Jesus loves everyone no matter what!
WEEK 4 – Peter’s Denial and Restoration – Matthew 26:31-35, 69-75 and John 21:15-17
May Weeks 3 and 4 – May 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th
We’ll end the month with Peter. He denied Jesus three times just like Jesus said he would. But, Jesus didn’t stop loving him. No matter what Peter did, Jesus still loved him. He always loves us too! No matter what we do Jesus will ALWAYS love us.
So get your sweet tooth – and your heart – ready for a super sweet month filled with the good news that JESUS LOVES EVERYONE? It’s going to be one, huge, sugar overload, not because of candy but because Jesus’ love is just that big and sweet!