January/February 2017

Encouraging Others

This issue we want to help children see what it means to “encourage one another and build up each other” and how doing so may make a difference in someone else’s life.

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February

Conversation Starters

* Who helps you understand what God’s love is like? What does that person do that helps you understand God’s love?

* Besides people in our family, who do you know for sure loves you? How do you know?

* How do you show God’s love to others? What helps you when you find it hard to show love to someone?

* What can we do as a family to show God’s love to people in our neighborhood? Our church? Our community?

02/10/2017 at 11:47 am

Easter Eggs with a Difference

Here’s an activity that will help you and your family observe Holy Week (the week before Easter).

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01/25/2017 at 07:45 am

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Using Jan/Feb with your Family

Here are some ideas for using the January/February issue of Pockets, on the theme of Encouraging Others, with your family:

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12/30/2016 at 01:45 am

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January

Conversation Starters

* What are you excited about in this new year? Is there anything new you’d like to learn or do this year?

* Are there new things you’d like for our family to do this year?

* What’s one way we could help others this year?

* Did you encourage anyone today? What did you do or say that was encouraging?

* Did someone encourage you today? What did that person do or say that was encouraging?

12/30/2016 at 01:30 am

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Family Time Lenten Sacrifices

During the season of Lent, people often give up things to remind them of the sacrifice Jesus made in giving up his life for us. Here are some sacrifices for your family to try during the six weeks of Lent:

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01/10/2016 at 09:00 am

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Your Bible verse, joke or pet photo could be chosen for the Pockets website! What would you like to send us?