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Welcome to Family Picnic 2020. We know life is crazy right now- you are juggling work and virtual learning and keeping your house together and your social-emotional health all while trying to teach your child what it looks like to love and lean into Jesus. Does it feel like a lot? IT IS! We want to encourage you to take a pause with your family and just enjoy one another. This kit will help you connect over fun and conversation. Whatever you choose to do- do something that will get your family engaged with one another, thinking about your family’s interests, making your kids laugh and have fun, but also connecting with one another! Pack a picnic and explore the following pages for ideas for fun as a family, conversation, and ways to keep discipleship going even after you pack up your picnic and go home. Don’t forget to tag us @vintagechurchnc #back2schoolfamilypicnic We will pick a random winner to receive a $10 Carroll’s Kitchen Gift Card!

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goal checklist

  • Pack your picnic dinner or pick up a favorite family meal.
  • Find a fun spot to picnic!
  • Play a game together as a family, go on a walk, or do something adventurous and fun together! Tag us @vintagechurchnc #back2schoolfamilypicnic We will pick a random winner to receive a $10 Carroll’s Kitchen Gift Card!! 
  • Settle down for dinner. Connect over conversation-use the question guide or come up with your own questions! Be sure to check in on how virtual learning is going and how you can adjust and improve!
  • Pray and schedule a time to connect again. Pray over things that came out during conversation, thanking God for things that bring you joy as a family, asking God to intercede in areas that are causing strife and difficulty. Write down specific prayer requests and return to these throughout the week as a family.

activity ideas

  • Hike or Walk before or after you eat and explore your picnic spot!
  • Ride Bikes together before or after you eat together
  • Throw a frisbee or a ball together.
  • Play a parents versus kids soccer game
  • Bring a card game (uno or another card game) and play at your picnic spot.
  • Bring a board game that you would normally play inside and extend your picnic with a game!
  • Bring Paper and pencil and write a note to the person to your left, telling them something you love about them.
  • Bring art supplies and do a family art project together outside. One idea: Draw a portrait of someone in your family!
  • Have everyone bring a book and share what you are reading, taking some time to read together as a family outside! Reading something together?!? Read together and talk about what you are reading


  • As the summer comes to an end, what is your favorite thing we did as a family?
  • As the school year starts up, what is one thing you are most excited about?
  • What is one thing you are disappointed about?
  • What is something we do as a family you want to continue doing or wish we did more often?
  • What is one thing we do as a family you wish we didn’t do or one thing we don’t do that you wish we did?
  • Virtual Learning is hard! What is one thing you need from me as your parent? What is one thing you need from me as your kid?
  • What is one way we can step away from technology and connect during every week?
  • What is one way we can spend time praying and in scripture together every week?
  • End by sharing one thing you love or appreciate about each person in the family!

Worship at Home with Your Family:
• Kids and Families page – lesson, song, craft. Can be done at ANY time during the week!

• Parentcue- Download and enter your kid and their age for specifics on how to engage with the sermon series each week!

• Vintage Church Kids Podcast

• Parent Newsletter and emails from your kids director at your Vintage location.