"Family Weekend" is a time to celebrate our kids and graduate them to the next class. At Life.Church, we have a party—we'll do balloons, decorations, and even invite local foodtrucks and put up a bounce house. The goal of the day is to celebrate families, have fun, build community, and kick off summer.
At Life.Church, kindergarteners move to Konnect, 4th graders move to Loop, 6th graders move to Switch and can start Swerving (serving for the Switch age). For this weekend, the messages in those classes are special one-week 'Welcome' messages that help orient kids to the new class.
The resources below are an example of what we do at Life.Church for "Family Weekend." They may not translate perfectly to your church, but please feel free to use them as a template.
It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire.
During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire's ultimate weapon, the DEATH STAR, an armored space station with enough power to destroy an entire planet.
Pursued by the Empire's sinister agents, Princess Leia races home aboard her starship, custodian of the stolen plans that can save her people and restore freedom to the galaxy....
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