Theme for ’16-’17

We are very excited to begin a new theme that focuses on Jesus’ teachings. We’ll be breaking this into 3 big ideas that Jesus taught: The Kingdom is here! Love God and love each other! Put your faith into action! In order to find out what Jesus had to say about these big ideas, we’ll be looking at the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. We’ll explore Jesus’ parables and his ... Read More

Theme for ’15-’16

This year in children’s church we have been learning about “Our Story: God and Us”. Our goal has been to provide children with an understanding of the gospel. To do this, we focused on four themes: Creation, The Fall, Redemption and Restoration. Creation Key Verse: Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” Key Truth: God created me and the whole world God created ... Read More

December 2015

Here’s what we’re learning in Children’s Church this month: We are continuing a unit called Our Story. It is the story of God’s redeeming plan for us. We started by looking at the creation story in Genesis. Next, we learned about the fall. This month we’ll explore our redemption through Christ. Finally, we’ll explore how God is restoring creation. Key Truth: Jesus came to fix our broken ... Read More

Think Stages, Not Ages

Kids grow and learn at their own pace. Children aren’t automatically ready to do something based on their age, but rather on their development. For example, some third-graders may be ready to participate in the adult worship upstairs; others may do better in the children’s church program downstairs. Wherever a child is best able to engage in worship is where he/she should be! ... Read More