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For parents

How to Use This Page:

  1. Watch the Online Experience video with your child.
  2. Use the Discussion Guide immediately following the video to unpack the lesson with your kiddos!
  3. Use the Devotional pages to generate more activities and discussion

Online Experience Video

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For parents

Special Needs Ministry Modified Elementary Curriculum:


Monthly Virtue: Forgiveness—deciding that someone who has wronged you doesn’t have to pay 

Memory Verse: Put up with one another. Forgive one another if you are holding something against someone. Forgive, just as the Lord forgave you. Colossians 3:13 (NIrV)

Week 1: March 5

Bible Story: Everybody Hurts (A Woman Anoints Jesus’ Feet) • Luke 7:36-50 

Bottom Line: Everyone needs forgiveness. 

Basic Truth: I am loved by God no matter what so I can belong in God’s family forever

Askthe following questionsand lead the group to discuss: 

  • Do you find it hard to forgive someone when they have done something wrong toward you? Why or why not?
  • How does it make you feel when you have chosen to forgive someone else? 
  • What does it feel like when you’ve done something wrong, and you know you need forgiveness?  
  • What does it feel like to be forgiven? 
  • Why does everyone need forgiveness? 

Week 2: March 12

Bible Story: Life Changes (Zacchaeus) • Luke 19:1-10 

Bottom Line: When you forgive others, it can change them. 

Basic Truth: I am loved by God no matter what so I can belong in God’s family forever.

Askthe following questionsand lead the group to discuss: 

  • When has someone forgiven you? 
  • Has anyone ever asked for your forgiveness? How did you respond? 
  • How can forgiveness change someone? 
  • Do you ever spend time asking God for forgiveness? Why or why not? 
  • Do you think it’s more difficult to be on the receiving end of forgiveness or the giving end? 

Week 3: March 19

Bible Story: Mercy, Mercy Me (The Story of the Unmerciful Servant) • Matthew 18:21-35 

Bottom Line: Forgive others because God forgives you. 

Basic Truth: I am loved by God no matter what so I can belong in God’s family forever.

Askthe following questions and lead the group to discuss:    

  • What keeps you from forgiving? When is it difficult to forgive? 
  • When there’s someone you need to forgive, but you’re not willing to forgive them, how does that affect you? 
  • What do you do if you’ve forgiven someone for the same thing multiple times? (This could be a sensitive question for some kids. Be mindful of those who may be experiencing difficult situations with tough friends or even family members. Remind kids that God wants the best for them, so forgiveness does not mean they continue to allow someone to hurt their feelings or treat them poorly.

Week 4: March 26

Bible Story: Homecoming (The Story of the Lost Son) • Luke 15:11-32 

Bottom Line: God will always forgive you. 

Basic Truth: I am made for a purpose so the Holy Spirit will help me do big things now.

Askthe following questionsand lead the group to discuss: 

  • Are there some people in your life who are easier to always forgive than others? 
  • Do you ever feel like you don’t deserve to be forgiven? If so, why? 
  • When is it hard to ask for forgiveness? 
  • Why does God always forgive us? 

Salvation Conversation Guide

Family Communion Guide

Parent Cue- K-3rd

For kids

Week 1-March 5:

Week 2-March 12

Week 3-March 19

Week 4- March 26

Sermon Notes discussion guide (for kids who watch the adult service, too!)

KidCity Worship Songs