Holy Cross Kids

Resources for parents & Sunday volunteers

Parents and volunteers, to help you better prepare to serve in our ministry to kids, you can find the downloadable and printable low-prep lesson plan for upcoming lessons below. Be sure to select the appropriate pdf corresponding to the toddler lesson, or the big kids lesson. Questions? Email our Director of Family Discipleship, Peter Zimmer.


Here is a short helpful guide for navigating "Why Kids Misbehave At Church"


WINTER 2017 LESSONS


Unit 28: The God who empowers

After Jesus returned to heaven, the Holy Spirit--whom He had promised to send--was given to the disciples. Filled with the Holy Spirit's power, the small group of disciples shared the gospel and the early church grew rapidly. 


Key Passage

Philippians 2:13 "For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure."


Big Picture Question

What does the Holy Spirit do? The Holy Spirit helps Christians.

(Notice date gap. Jump to Unit 29 below for 12/17 & 12/24 lessons and return after Christmas)

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Unit 29: Christmas

God sent His Son, Jesus, to earth to be born as a baby in humble surroundings. Jesus was no ordinary baby. He was the One who would save God's people from their sin. Christmas is the time to celebrate God's greatest gift of Jesus Christ. 


Key Passage

1 John 4:9 "In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him."


Big Picture Question

Why was Jesus born? Jesus was born to rescue us. 

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Unit 30: The God who sends

In time, Paul, who was one of the greatest missionaries of all time, took the gospel of Jesus Christ throughout the Roman empire, growing the church even more. God's promise to bless all the people of the earth was being fulfilled.


Key Passage

Acts 1:8 "But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” 


Big Picture Question

How do people hear about Jesus? God uses Christians to tell others about Jesus.