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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…

Wesley Small Group Guide for November 19, 2017

Study the Bible Daily Reading Plan Last Sunday – John 6:5-13 This Sunday – Galatians 5:22-23 Monday – Luke 13:22-30 Tuesday – Luke 13:31-35 Wednesday – Luke 14:1-14 Thursday – Luke 14:15-24 Friday – Luke 14:25-34 Saturday – Luke 15:1-10 Next Sunday – Luke 15:11-24 Galatians 5:22-23, CEB 22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against things like this. Consider these Questions What excited or resonated…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending November 19, 2017

Here’s what we have going on. Let me know if you have questions! Also, don’t forget the children’s singing performance on December 10. Tribe 1 (4th-6th) We are continuing our unit on “kids just wanna have fun” this Wednesday by talking about music and the influence it has on our lives. For Serve time, we will be working on the Christmas stockings for the kids staying at the Safe House. We continue to have “hangout time” on Sunday mornings from…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending November 12, 2017

Here’s what we have going on these next few weeks. Tribe 1 (4th-6th) A BIG thank you to Lacey Vogts and her family for hosting our Tribe 1 pool party. It was so much fun! For Wednesday night small group time, we are starting a new unit called Kids Just Wanna Have Fun. For serve time, we will be making stockings for children at the Safe House for Christmas. Thank you Sue Meyers for working with the kids on this!…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending November 5, 2017

Happy Halloween! First, a Save the Date: Kids will be performing their Christmas program on Sunday, December 10. This includes nursery through 6th graders. Here’s what we have coming up in the life of the church for kids: Tribe 1 (4th-6th grade) We are wrapping up our series on “Who is Jesus” this week by examining his claim that he is Lord in small group time. We’ll be cooking in the kitchen for our Blessing Box for FirstKids Serve. For…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending October 29, 2017

Happy Fall! Here’s what we having going on: First, a church brunch this Sunday at 10. Please make sure to invite your child’s prayer partner; it would be a great opportunity for them to get to know each other a little more. Bring a dish to share. Tribe 1 (4th-6th) Wednesday: We will be asking the question “is Jesus loser or Lord this week?” in small group time, and will be painting our bench during FirstKids Serve. Please wear or bring…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending October 22, 2017

Happy Fall! Here’s what we have going on in the life of the church for kids in the near future; please let me know if you have any questions! Also, a reminder. Please register your kids so we have all the permissions we need to transport, and information we need in terms of allergies. Thanks for your attention to this. You can find the form at https://firstumceldorado.breezechms.com/form/e059e7 Tribe 1 (4th – 6th grades) Our small group is examining the claims made…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending October 8, 2017

I was at a church leadership conference part of last week, and one of the presenters said what I’ve experienced every week with our kids…this is a generation who cares about people, knows how important it is to feel included, and will speak up if they don’t think people are being treated “nicely”. Kudos to you as parents for instilling in them a love of neighbor! Here’s what we have going on this week: Tribe 1 (4th-6th) Wednesday: Our small…

Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending October 1, 2017

Our church is taking a team of people up to Church of the Resurrection for Leadership Institute this Wednesday. It provides an opportunity for church leaders to dream big, and some of the things we are currently doing are a result of this conference (especially some of our service endeavors, like our Skelly partnership). Please pray for our leaders as we consider the next faithful steps for our church! Tribe 1 (4th-6th grades) Small group time (Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m.): We have been…

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

Happy Wednesday! Here is what we have going on for kids in the near future. Please remember to register here so we can get all permissions taken care of. Thank you! Also, a reminder to complete the My 3 cards (the ones where you ask people to be prayer partners with your kids) as we’ll have our first activity next month! Tribe 1 (4th – 6th) Wednesdays: Our small group time is using the Grapple curriculum, which is very much real-life…

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

I hope your transition to a school year routine has been a smooth one! Here’s what we have going on in Children’s Ministry: Tribe 1 (4th-6th) Our Tribe 1 kids had a blast playing Nerf wars at small group last week! In case y’all didn’t know it, some of our kids are a little cut throat when it comes to games. They also came up with some awesome ideas on how to serve our neighbors this year, and we’ll implement several…

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

THIS IS THE WEEK! We are starting up our Wednesday programs tomorrow, read about it below. Also, remember to be recruiting 3 prayer partners for your kids; you should have received a letter explaining the process a few weeks ago. The basic idea is to connect three people from the congregation (who are not related to you) to your kid to strengthen intergenerational bonds. I have more of the My 3 Cards if you need a replacement. Prayer partners agree to…