Jesus Walks on Water

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Transform your kids’ summer into an unforgettable faith adventure with this 12-Week Summer Bible Story Reading Plan from Spark House!  Every week, kids explore a Bible story through art, cooking, coloring, and other fun activities.  Each Bible story has a variety of activities from – choose just one or do them all!

Jesus Walks on Water: Click Here!

A Prayer to Say Together:
Dear Jesus, we are so easily frightened and distracted even though you are ever-present. We pray that you continue to hold out your hand to us and help us know that we need not be afraid. Amen.


Download the Reading Plan Map, which gives your child a fun way to keep track of their summer reading. Color or stamp each box as you complete the Bible reading for that week.

Your family’s favorite Bible will work perfectly for the lessons above, or you can purchase the Spark Story Bible (reading level is K-3rd grade).

The House on the Rock

Start your Bible journey today!

Transform your kids’ summer into an unforgettable faith adventure with this 12-Week Summer Bible Story Reading Plan from Spark House!  Every week, kids explore a Bible story through art, cooking, coloring, and other fun activities.  Each Bible story has a variety of activities from – choose just one or do them all!

The House on the Rock: Click Here!

Here are a few suggestions for ways you can enrich your child’s engagement and learning with the story of The House on the Rock:
• Family conversation starters – What was the guy who built his house on a rock like? What do you think Jesus meant by telling this parable to the people? When we build our lives on Jesus we gain wisdom. What does it mean to have wisdom?
• Go on a walk around your neighborhood and look for sandy and firm soil. Review the story together as you walk.
• Have kids name three things they can do this week that would be wise.


Download the Reading Plan Map, which gives your child a fun way to keep track of their summer reading. Color or stamp each box as you complete the Bible reading for that week.

Your family’s favorite Bible will work perfectly for the lessons above, or you can purchase the Spark Story Bible (reading level is K-3rd grade).

Jonah and the Big Fish

Start your Bible journey today!

Transform your kids’ summer into an unforgettable faith adventure with this 12-Week Summer Bible Story Reading Plan from Spark House!  Every week, kids explore a Bible story through art, cooking, coloring, and other fun activities.  Each Bible story has a variety of activities from – choose just one or do them all!

Jonah & the Big Fish: Click Here!

A Prayer to Say Together:
Dear God, thank you for sticking with us even though we misunderstand, mistrust, and resist your directions. Please help us to be more obedient and accepting of your generosity—even towards those we might not like. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.


Download the Reading Plan Map, which gives your child a fun way to keep track of their summer reading. Color or stamp each box as you complete the Bible reading for that week.

Your family’s favorite Bible will work perfectly for the lessons above, or you can purchase the Spark Story Bible (reading level is K-3rd grade).

Daniel and the Lions Den

Start your Bible journey today!

Transform your kids’ summer into an unforgettable faith adventure with this 12-Week Summer Bible Story Reading Plan from Spark House!  Every week, kids explore a Bible story through art, cooking, coloring, and other fun activities.  Each Bible story has a variety of activities from – choose just one or do them all!

David & The Lions Den: Click Here!

Here are a few suggestions for ways you can enrich your child’s engagement and learning with the story of Daniel:
• Family conversation starters – When you are frightened, who helps you feel safe? When do you pray to God? What do you pray for? Is fear good or bad? How can we work to make the world a less fearful place?
• Daniel prayed three times a day. Find three times during the day to pray together as a family: before or after meals, when you wake up, at nap-time, or before bed. Try some new ways of praying like singing or drawing a prayer.
• Pray for someone you know is going through a difficult time. Write a note to that person letting them know that you are praying for them.


Download the Reading Plan Map, which gives your child a fun way to keep track of their summer reading. Color or stamp each box as you complete the Bible reading for that week.

Your family’s favorite Bible will work perfectly for the lessons above, or you can purchase the Spark Story Bible (reading level is K-3rd grade).

The Story of David

Start your Bible journey today!

Transform your kids’ summer into an unforgettable faith adventure with this 12-Week Summer Bible Story Reading Plan from Spark House!  Every week, kids explore a Bible story through art, cooking, coloring, and other fun activities.  Each Bible story has a variety of activities from – choose just one or do them all!

The Story of David: Click Here!

A Prayer to Say Together:
God, remind us that with you, even the impossible is possible. Thank you for your love and care for us in every situation. Amen.


Download the Reading Plan Map, which gives your child a fun way to keep track of their summer reading. Color or stamp each box as you complete the Bible reading for that week.

Your family’s favorite Bible will work perfectly for the lessons above, or you can purchase the Spark Story Bible (reading level is K-3rd grade).

Joseph and His Brothers

Start your Bible journey today!

Transform your kids’ summer into an unforgettable faith adventure with this 12-Week Summer Bible Story Reading Plan from Spark House!  Every week, kids explore a Bible story through art, cooking, coloring, and other fun activities.  Each Bible story has a variety of activities from – choose just one or do them all!

The Story of Joseph: Click Here! 

Here are a few suggestions for ways you can enrich your child’s engagement and learning with the story of Joseph:
• Family conversation starters – What is the best gift you ever received? What do you dream about? When is God with you? How do you know? How can our family be a blessing to other families we know?
• The story of Joseph and his brothers has been made into a musical called “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat.” See if you can find a live performance or a music or video recording of it to watch or listen to. It includes a scene about Joseph’s dreams.
• Find a blank family tree diagram that you like on the Internet or create one of your own. Spend some time filling in your family tree and telling family stories.


Download the Reading Plan Map, which gives your child a fun way to keep track of their summer reading. Color or stamp each box as you complete the Bible reading for that week.

Your family’s favorite Bible will work perfectly for the lessons above, or you can purchase the Spark Story Bible (reading level is K-3rd grade).

Noah’s Ark

Start your Bible journey today!

Transform your kids’ summer into an unforgettable faith adventure with this 12-Week Summer Bible Story Reading Plan from Spark House!  Every week, kids explore a Bible story through art, cooking, coloring, and other fun activities.  Each Bible story has a variety of activities from – choose just one or do them all!

Noah’s Ark: Click Here!

A Prayer to Say Together:
God, thank you for your promise to love us and care for us even when we aren’t at our best. Thank you for the way you took care of the animals on the boat—and the way you take care of us. Help us remember to be kind to others and to take care of the wonderful animals and this beautiful world. Amen.


Download the Reading Plan Map, which gives your child a fun way to keep track of their summer reading. Color or stamp each box as you complete the Bible reading for that week.

Your family’s favorite Bible will work perfectly for the lessons above, or you can purchase the Spark Story Bible (reading level is K-3rd grade).

The Creation Story

Start your Bible journey today!

Transform your kids’ summer into an unforgettable faith adventure with this 12-Week Summer Bible Story Reading Plan from Spark House!  Every week, kids explore a Bible story through art, cooking, coloring, and other fun activities.  Each Bible story has a variety of activities from – choose just one or do them all!

The Creation Story: Click Here! 

Here are a few suggestions for ways you can enrich your child’s engagement and learning with the Creation story:
• Together with your child, go outside into God’s creation. Look around and talk about everything God made. Say a prayer together, thanking God for all of creation.
• Talk about favorite things that God created. What are your child’s favorites? What are yours? Discuss how your favorite things make a difference in your family.
• If you could give God ideas about new things to create, what would you suggest? What would your child suggest?


Download the Reading Plan Map, which gives your child a fun way to keep track of their summer reading. Color or stamp each box as you complete the Bible reading for that week.

Your family’s favorite Bible will work perfectly for the lessons above, or you can purchase the Spark Story Bible (reading level is K-3rd grade).

Memorial Day Remembrances

Memorial Day will be celebrated on Monday, May 30. Make time amidst the beginning-of-summer picnics and celebrations to honor and give thanks for the sacrifices others have made on our behalf.

Visit a local Veteran’s Cemetery (there is one in Madison, TN), or visit this website to find other Veteran’s Cemeteries around the country, if you will be traveling. If you plan to leave flowers or other mementos to honor these Veterans, please be sure to check the Cemetery website for a list of what items are permitted.

For tips on practicing rituals & traditions at home, click here.

Gracious God we remember and give thanks for the men and women who died in war so that everyone in our nation might live in freedom. Thank you for the promise of new life that you give to all through the death and resurrection of your Son, Jesus Christ, in whose name we pray. Amen.

Trinity Kool-Aid

Sunday, May 22, we celebrate Trinity Sunday – a day when we think about the great mystery that God is Three in One. This simple activity will help illustrate the concept that God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit – while three persons – come together to form one God, which we call the Holy Trinity.

For tips on learning about faith at home, click here.

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

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