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Children’s Ministry Happenings for Week Ending October 15, 2017

Tribe 1 (4th-6th) Small group time: We’re starting a new unit on Who is Jesus? which will encourage our critical thinking skills! FirstKids Serve: due to the rain last week, we didn’t get to paint. We’re planning on it tomorrow, so please wear paint clothes again. Lord’s Acre: I think our group is old enough to handle serving at this event this year! We will need help from about 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. on October 21 at the Butler Welcome Center.…

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…

Fall 2017 Skelly Partnership Update

On September 10, 2017, Denise Friesen, Educator at Skelly Elementary School shared some of the impact of our partnership. You can find the videos from both 9 and 11 a.m. worship below. Skelly Partnership Update from Denise Friesen at 9 a.m. Worship Skelly Partnership Update from Denise Friesen at 11 a.m. Worship

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 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…

Hurricane Harvey Response

Every United Methodist Church has been challenged to provide cleaning kits for people to use to help clean up after Hurricane Harvey. First UMC El Dorado is going for 15 kits! Can we do it? With your help, we can! Here are two ways you can help: Give Money We have created a disaster response fund to receive funds. $65.00 will purchase the contents for one flood bucket. You can contribute to this fund online here and select “Disaster Response.”…