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October 24/25 Schedule

Saturday at 5 p.m.: Indoor Service, Sanctuary (Contemporary) - limited seating

Sunday at 9 a.m.: Outdoor Service, Parking Lot (Contemporary) with Valley Kids Church indoors

Sunday at 10:30 a.m.: Online Service, Facebook & Church Online (Contemporary)

Sunday at 11 a.m.: Outdoor Service, Parking Lot (Blended)

Sermon Series: "Press On"

This Week's Message: "CELEBRATING MINISTRY PARTNERS"

Study Guide transcript

October 24/25 Resources for Kids, Students

Valley Kids (Nursery-Kindergarten)

Bible Time

Bible Story Picture Cards

If you prefer to read the lesson to your child, these picture cards will help! 

Activities

Family Activity Pages

Visit the Valley Kids page to find Bunny Bible Stories, activity sheets, games, and other resources to help your child grow in Jesus this week. 

Valley Kids (Grades 1-5)

Note from Mrs. Hales

If you watch the worship service as a family, consider printing our special Valley Kids sermon notes page We encourage you to watch the video below with your kids, and then lead them in a discussion and prayer time. 

 Live Zoom Class

Parents, your child is invited to join our live Zoom class each Sunday at 9:30 a.m.! There are separate classes for Grades 1-2 and Grades 3-5. To get the Zoom links, just email Lois at   

Lesson: "Hold Up the Sword of the Spirit"

Today we continue an eight-week series on the Armor of God.

Scripture: Matthew 4:1-11

Step 1: Song video -- "Armor of God"

Step 2: Print out the Bible Story Map

Step 3: Read the Bible Story; your child can mark the map as you read.

Step 4: Watch the Bible Story video. Ask:

  • How did the devil tempt Jesus? (By lying to him.)
  • What things did the devil try to get Jesus to do? (Jump off a building, bow down and worship the enemy, turn the rocks into bread.)
  • How did Jesus fight off the devil? (By using scripture.) 

Step 5: Watch the Citizens video. Ask:

  • What was Robbie tempted to think or do (Try to be famous or proud.)
  • What helped him overcome this temptation? (The Bible verses he memorized.)
  • What Bible verses do you know that can help you when you are tempted to believe lies?
  • To use the sword of the spirit, can you just know the verses, or must you do something with them? (You must declare them and believe them, so you will act on the truth of the verse and not give into the temptation.) 

Step 6: Watch the Memory Verse video and practice the motions.

“Put on (cross arms on chest)
All of God’s armor. (move hands from head to toes)
Then you can remain strong (make muscles with arms)
Against the devil’s evil plans.” (put fists on hips)
Ephesians 6:11 (make book with hands) 

Step 7: Print out the "Pictionary" game pieces:
Grade 1 cards
Grade 1 questions
Grade 2-5 cards
Grade 2-5 questions

Step 8: Play "Pictionary." Have your child take a card, and then draw a picture of it. See how fast you can guess what it is. Once the picture is guessed, ask your child one of the questions on the sheet. Then, switch roles. Take turns, and after each guessed drawing, ask a question from the Question Sheet. 

Step 9: Song video -- "Armor of God"

Step 10: Song video -- "Raise a Hallelujah"

Step 11: Lead your children in prayer, Lead your children in prayer, asking God to strengthen their faith, enlarging their shield and helping them to hold it up when they begin to doubt. 

Step 12: If your child likes to color, print out the Bible Coloring Page, which has the memory verse on it; or the Decoder Sheet.

Bible Bucks Program

To earn Bible Bucks for prizes, send in your child’s completed worksheet, a short video clip of your family discussing the lesson, or your child saying the memory verse. Your child can still earn Bible Bucks for previous week’s lesson sheets or memory verses. Email them to  

Visit the Valley Kids page to find more videos, activity sheets, games, apps, and other things to help you grow in Jesus during the week. 

Valley Students (Grades 6-12)

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