“With thoughtful biblical background for the teacher and age-appropriate learning activities, children will grow in their understanding of God’s grace as it is revealed through biblical stories.”
McCormick Theological Seminary
- Engaging Bible stories based on Scripture reveal God’s grace
- Sessions foster hospitality for all children, including those with special needs
- Audio versions of all Bible stories bring God’s Word to life
- Two formats are available: print and downloadable PDF
- Narrowly graded curriculum for children ages 3–10 as well as a multiage
- Interactive e-book for families to use at home
- Colorful illustrations spark imagination
- Music CD enhances weekly stories
- Sessions available in English and Spanish
- And much more!
Solid biblical and theological background for leaders is found in the first section of the session plan: “Recognizing God’s Grace.” The weekly text is explored and helps reveal God’s grace in Scripture. The sections “. . . In Your Children’s Experiences” and “. . . In Your Relationships with the Children” provide leaders with a clear understanding of
The easy-to-use session plans continue with three parts: “Gathering in God’s Grace,” “Responding in Gratitude,” and “Loving and Serving God.”
The Leader’s Material is available in two formats: a printed book and downloadable PDF.
Each age-level purchase includes:
*Grace Notes, included in the Leader’s Material, are black-and-white reproducible pages that provide activities and crafts for the session.
Stories, Colors & More
All the color resources needed for each session. This essential component of Growing in Grace & Gratitude has three sections:
Stories, Colors & More is included with the purchase of the Leader’s Material.
This lively and kid-friendly CD includes sing-along songs with familiar lyrics, as well as new tunes such as Growing in Grace & Gratitude’s theme song, “We Are Blessed to Be a Blessing.”
Music & Melodies is available as a separate purchase. We recommend one CD per age level. “We Are Blessed to Be a Blessing” is available for download on iTunes.
Download a sample of Music & Melodies here.
This online resource includes the story from the week’s session and age-appropriate activities for children to do at home with their parents or caregivers. With Grace Sightings, sessions reach beyond Sunday morning, encouraging children to live their lives as an expression of God’s grace at home and at school.
A downloadable, interactive Growing in Grace & Gratitude e-book is available free for iBooks and Kindle. Intended for families to use at home, this e-book shares the same colorful illustrations and Bible stories used in weekly sessions.