This Summer in Foothills

In Foothills, our elementary students hear how to make the wise choice, to treat others the way they want to be treated, and to know that they can trust God no matter what. We hope that this resource will aid you in having conversations with your child about what they are learning in Foothills.


Jonah Series Memory Verse

"…You are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love…”
Jonah 4:2a


One Big Story Series Memory Verses

“Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16, NIV) / “For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ made His light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.”
2 Corinthians 4:6, NIV


May 19th: Jonah Series, Week 1

Bible Story | Jonah runs from God

Scripture | Jonah 1

Focus | God's grace is for everyone.


May 26th: Jonah Series, Week 2

Bible Story | Jonah turns to God

Scripture | Jonah 2

Focus | God's grace doesn't run out.


June 2nd: Jonah Series, Week 3

Bible Story | Nineveh turns to God

Scripture | Jonah 3

Focus | God's grace is bigger than our disobedience.


June 9th: Jonah Series, Week 4

Bible Story | God teaches Jonah about his grace

Scripture | Jonah 4

Focus | God's grace is God's choice.


June 16th: One Big Story Series, Week 1

Bible Story | Creation: The Magnificent Paradise

Scripture | Genesis 1:1-2:25

Focus | In the beginning, God created a magnificent paradise and everything was good.


June 23rd: One Big Story Series, Week 2

Bible Story | Creation through the Flood: The Broken World

Scripture | Genesis 1:1-2:25; 3:1-24; 6:5-8

Focus | When people broke God’s rule, the world was broken.


June 30th: One Big Story Series, Week 3

Bible Story | God’s Promise to Abraham: The Lost Tribes

Scripture | Genesis 12:17, 15:1-6, 13-14, 22:1-15

Focus | God promised to show those who were lost that he would always love them.


July 7th: One Big Story Series, Week 4

Bible Story | The Israelites Grumble: The Lost Tribes

Scripture | Genesis 12–50, Exodus 6:2-8, 16:2-3, 17:3, Numbers 14:2-4, 1 Samuel 8:1-22

Focus | God wanted everyone to know that he was the only way the world could be rescued.


July 14th: One Big Story Series, Week 5

Bible Story | Jesus’ Birth: The Promised One

Scripture | Luke 2:1-20

Focus | God did what he promised and sent his Son to show the way.


July 21st: One Big Story Series, Week 6

Bible Story | The Life and Death of Jesus: The Promised One

Scripture | Matthew, Mark, Luke, John

Focus | Jesus gave his life to rescue those who believe in him.


July 28th: One Big Story Series, Week 7

Bible Story | The Road to Emmaus: The Shining Witnesses

Scripture | Luke 24:13-35

Focus | When God raised Jesus from the dead, it proved he had a plan since the beginning.


August 4th: One Big Story Series, Week 8

Bible Story | The Mission: The Shining Witnesses

Scripture | Matthew 28:16-20; Acts 1:4-11

Focus | Those who followed Jesus showed his love by shining his light for all the world to see.