WEIRD: The Completely Revamped Series by Kid Nation Ministries
W.E.I.R.D. – It’s time to be weird and live out the life God has for us! In order for us to do that, we need to understand who God has created us and how He desires and has equipped us to live.
Here’s a sneak peek of all the info that is given to our Kid Nation Ministries Members:
W.E.I.R.D is a series (and acronym) where we break down what it means to stand out for Christ in this world! Each week the kids will learn another letter and what that letter means.
Don’t Give away what the letters means in W.E.I.R.D.!!!
Build up the anticipation of discovering each letter week by week and encourage them to try and guess what it could be but they have to come back next week to find out each one!
This series in is a similar look to a book series many elementary kids read- “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”. Our kids around us LOVE it and so it sparked an idea! Have fun with it and read the narrations with enthusiasm and inflection! You may want to sell some of those books in your Prize Redemption Store – the kids would love that! See below for a link to purchase some at Amazon.
If we want what the world has we should live the way that the world says to live, if we want what God says we can have we should live the way that the word says to live!
- Create a W.E.I.R.D. Series book on stage – The bigger the better! You’ll be doing this series for two months, so you’ll be able to use anything you create for eight weeks! Or create little weird booklets for the kids to take notes in!!! Give away tickets if they turn their booklet in the last week!!!
- Make “wimpy” characters of your volunteers to put in the Keynote- they would LOVE this!!!
- Also, change whatever you can to be WEIRD!!! That could be changing the way you check-in, seat the kids, hang out times, or whatever!
Week 1: What the world thinks is “Normal” and what the world thinks is “Weird”
Week 2: Discover the letter “R”
Week 3: Discover the letter “I”
Week 4: Discover the letter “W”
Week 5: Discover the letter “E”
Week 6: Discover the letter “D”
Week 7: How Jesus chose to walk out a W.E.I.R.D Life
Bonus: Week 8: The first ever WEIRD Gameshow – Review of Weirdness
Other Worship Songs we Like for this Series:
“Nothing is Impossible” by Planetshakers
CLICK HERE for the link to purchase the song
CLICK HERE to view/download a lyric video (option #1) for this song (buy the song first!)
CLICK HERE for Option 2 of a great lyric video for this song
(If you are unsure how to swap out a worship song, watch this video: CLICK HERE)
CLICK HERE to see the moves one of the churches made up!
Other Helpful Links:
CLICK HERE for Weird Bands! These help your kids get on board with remembering that they are WEIRD to this world!
Get the “Diary of a W.E.I.R.D. kid” t-shirts for your team, or offer the kids’ sizes as giveaways or in your prize redemption store!
CLICK HERE for the kids’ sized t-shirts
CLICK HERE the classic edition – adult sized t-shirts
CLICK HERE for the cool baseball tee for adults
Also, here’s links to share the Memory Verse song, cards and/or files to practice with your kids (they are included in the Extras folder for members; this link is for you):
Memory Verse Physical or Digital files!
Kids will love to buy the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books while in this series – We searched bulk book places, but Amazon still beat their prices, unless you were ordering 100+ books. So, here’s the link to the Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1 on Amazon:
Lastly, the whole thing began when we started reading Craig Groeschel’s book, WEIRD. It’s a fantastic book, and really will help you look at life differently, and potentially challenge you in some areas! I can’t say enough – you should get this book!