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Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending April 22, 2018

Here is what we having going on, let me know if you have questions! I will also be contacting individuals to meet up to discuss what programs are like for your kids and how we can best meet your family’s goals and schedule needs into the future. Tribe 1 (4th – 6th) Tonight we will continue our discussion of gender and the Bible. This has led to some great conversation! During serve time, we’ll be making appreciation treats for some…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending April 15, 2018

We are planning to take a group of kids to camp at Camp Horizon (near Ark City) this summer from July 30 – August 3. The early bird deadline is coming up soon, so visit here if your kid is interested in going: https://horizoncenter.campbrainregistration.com We plan to do some fundraisers this spring/summer to help defray the costs. Other dates are available if those don’t work for your family; you can check out the details on the Horizons site. Also, there is a…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending April 8, 2018

Here’s what we have going on; please let me know if you have questions! Activity for 3rd – 5th grade boys: On April 13 starting at 4, we will have an ultimate capture the flag contest. If the weather allows, we’ll walk down to Gordy Park, otherwise we’ll stay at the church. We will play for awhile then will eat pizza around 5:30. Please let me know if you can come! I will need an accurate headcount for pizza-ordering purposes…this…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending April 1, 2018

Here is what we have going on in Children’s Ministry. Let me know if you have any questions! Tribe 1 (4th – 6th) This Wednesday, we’ll be taking a look at how God is still creating during our small group time, but the majority of our time will be spent doing Peter’s Walk. Peter’s Walk is an multi-sensory experience that helps us understand a little of what it was like to be a close friend of Jesus, particularly during the events…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending March 25, 2018

Here’s what we have going on for kids’ stuff. Tribe 1 (4th-6th) In light of spring break, we will not be having our Wednesday programs today. Next week, we will do a Peter’s Walk, an activity designed to help kids experience the events of Holy Week. It’s a fun and highly meaningful activity! If any parents are available to help, please let me know. Sunday is Palm Sunday so kids can process with palm branches around the sanctuary if they want…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending March 18, 2018

Here is what we have going on: Tribe 1 (4th-6th) This Wednesday, we’ll explore how God is still creating and what it means to us. We’ll also take a walk down to Sunshine Alley (is that what it’s called?), one of the empty lots downtown that has been converted to sitting space to spruce it up a bit before spring. On Sunday, kids (and anyone else) can join the ukulele choir that goes from 10-10:15. Beginners welcome! Also, kids have…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending March 11, 2018

Here’s what’s going on: Tribe 1: (4th-6th grades) Sunday mornings we are joining the newly formed ukulele choir from 10-10:15, then will be working on a skit. If you have a ukulele you are not using and would be willing to lend it out, please let me know. Wednesday afternoon we will be talking about the creation of humans, specifically male and female. This will lead to a several week discussion on what gender meant then and how our understanding…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending March 4, 2018

The forecast looks like we can meet tomorrow…yay! Here’s a breakdown of what we have going on: Tribe 1 (4th-6th) On Wednesday, we will FINALLY be able to cover the second creation story and then we’ll compare the two to see what we learn. In celebration of creation and the nice weather we’re supposed to have, we’ll spend the Serve hour walking to Gordy park and doing general clean up at the park and along the way. We’ll also allow time…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending February 25, 2018

We will not be having FirstKids on Wednesday, February 21 due to weather; if El Dorado Schools are cancelled, we will cancel, too. Hopefully this will be the last time for awhile—I’d love to feel like we’re back in a rhythm! On Sunday, our Tribe 1 kids (4th-6th) will continue to hang out, play ukuleles, and work on skits that they will perform in worship. Our Tribe 2 kids (K-3rd) will learn how Jesus healed Jairus’s daughter, and will learn…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending February 11, 2018

Here’s what we have going on; please let me know if you have any questions! Lent starts with Ash Wednesday on February 14, so you can find some suggestions on how your family can observe this time of preparation before Easter with this link: Lent_Activities. Tribe 1 (4th-6th) Wednesday: This week, we’ll be examining the Creation story during small group time, and will be cooking snacks for Skelly teachers for FirstKids Serve. We’ve been having such a great time; thanks for…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending February 4, 2018

Good morning Andrew! Here is what we have going on for Children’s Ministry. We are still working on a transportation route for Wednesdays, so please let me know if a ride would be helpful for your kid. Also, let me know if you have any questions! Tribe 1 (4th-6th) Our small group on Wednesday has been AWESOME as we have discussed different approaches understanding the Bible (Is it literally true all the time? some of the time? how do you know?). This…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending January 28, 2018

Here’s what we have going on in Children’s Ministry. We would like to offer transportation on Wednesday afternoons, so can you please let me know if that would be a need for you? Then, maybe, we can formulate a route that gets everyone where they need to be on time. See attached (Elementary_Opportunities (PDF) if you need a reminder about what our kids’ programs look like. Our Vacation Bible School is scheduled for July 16-20, so save the date! Tribe…