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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…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending January 21, 2018

It is super cold today, but it looks like it’s supposed to be much warmer tomorrow so we will have our regular Wednesday events. I hope your new year if off to a great start, and I look forward to meeting up regularly with your kids again! Here’s what we have going on. Tribe 1 (4th-6th) Before Christmas, this group wrote down some of their faith questions and we’ll spend much of the spring answering them during small group time.…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending December 31, 2017

Merry Christmas! For those of you who were not at Candlelight Christmas Eve, I would like to invite you to participate in our 12 days of Christmas kindness called Do All the Good. Our goal is to extend the joy of Christmas by serving others; check it out at firstumceldorado.org/doallthegood Even if you only have time to do a couple, that’s a couple more things to add cheer to our world! Tribe 1 (4th-6th) We will not meet this Sunday,…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending December 24, 2017

Make plans to attend our Candlelight Christmas Eve service at 7; this is one of the most meaningful services in the Christian year, and you won’t want to miss it! Also a reminder that we are having one service in the morning at 10 a.m. Here are other upcoming events: Tribe 1 (4th – 6th grade): We are taking a break from our Wednesday activities until January 17. We are changing curriculums after the start of the year for small group…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending December 17, 2017

First, wasn’t the kids’ program fun? A BIG thank you to Chelle for organizing that effort. Please make sure the thank her if you haven’t already. Secondly, sorry this is a little late in getting out. But, here’s what we have going on… Tribe 1 (4th-6th) For our small group time tonight, we’ll wrap up our discussion on what we want to do next year, and will review our “Guiding Principles” to make sure we didn’t leave off anything important.…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending December 10, 2017

Advent is upon us! Our church has developed a devotional guide, complete with coloring, that can help families prepare mentally and spiritually for Christmas. Physical copies are available at the church anytime, or you can check out the electronic version here: Advent Guide Also, our kids will be performing their Christmas program THIS Sunday at the beginning of the 11 service. Chelle would like to touch base with all the kids after FirstKids Serve on Wednesday at 6, and is requesting that…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending December 3, 2017

Advent starts this Sunday! Advent is a time for preparing our hearts for the coming of the Christ child, and our church has a devotional coloring guide to help individuals and families get ready. You can pick one up on Sunday or make arrangements with me to get one another time. Here’s what else we have going on: Tribe 1 (4th-6th grades) The lesson for our small group time this week is the long awaited, much anticipated “Is God a…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending November 26, 2017

Because of our Thanksgiving holiday, our activities this week are limited. Enjoy the extra time with your family; if you’re looking for ways to make your feast more meaningful, check out this resource: Honoring God on Thanksgiving Tribe 1 (4th-6th grades) No small group time or FirstKids Serve on Wednesday! Sunday morning from 10-10:30 will be hangout time, and music with Chelle will still be at 10:30. Tribe 2 (K-3rd grades) No FirstKids Serve on Wednesday. Sunday School will be at…
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