On the Home Front: Resources for the Journey

 

Announcements:

April 14th – Good Friday Experience at BVBC from 1-5pm.
April 16th – Easter Sunday, No Connection Groups at 9am.  Juice, coffee, and pastries served beginning at 9:30am with the Worship service beginning at 10:30am.  Preschool area opens at 10:20am.  
April 29th – Helping Hands Food Drive at BVBC.  Families are invited to take part in this community service event.
 
 
 
 Ideas/Resources for your Family:
 
  • Easter Egg Hidden MessagesUse hidden messages in eggs as a part of your family’s Easter dinner.
  • Prayer crossesMake a cross using a piece of wood and twine, and use it to create a space for your family to write out their prayers to God this month.  
  • Salt paintings  – Get your kids creative juices flowing by painting Easter messages/pictures using salt!
  • Story FramesMake these cool frames with old books.
  • HomeFront Monthly Magazine from 2013  – This has great Easter ideas for a family worship time, prayer time, and other crafts and games.
  • Lost Sheep Story game – play this fun game with your kids using pompoms and straws
  • Getting to Know You – Fun game to play around the dinner table. Probably best with school age children.
 

Get other great ideas from Home Front Monthly Magazine!

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“Should I let my child see that movie?” If you have questions about movies, books, TV, or video games, get all the information that you need to make an informed decision at “Plugged In.”
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Some of our Favorite Books:

  • Spiritual Parenting by Michelle Anthony
  • Six Ways to Keep the “Good” in Your Boy: Guiding Your Son from His Tweens to His Teens by Dannah Gresh
  • Six Ways to Keep the “Little” in Your Girl: Guiding Your Daughter from Her Tweens to Her Teens (Secret Keeper Girl) by Dannah Gresh
  • The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd Jones