Children's Ministries

Vacation Bible School

Our Annual Vacation Bible School is scheduled Sunday, June 22 - Thursday, June 26, 5:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., for all everyone (age three through adults). Our Children and Adult Ministries are planning collaboratively to provide an all-inclusive opportunity for everyone. We look forward to sharing registration information the week of May 11.
NBTWEEN is a unique ministry for fourth and fifth grade children to develep Christian relationships among friends while furthering their faith and sharing fun and fellowship. NBTWEEN meets the third Sunday of the month, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., according to the following schedule:

BOYS AND GIRLS
September and March

BOYS
October and January

GIRLS
November and February
LOGOS is a ministry of Christian nurture where parents, single adults, grandparents all join together to share their talents and gifts to nurture children and youth.

The 2013-2014 LOGOS Ministry will be offered five consecutive terms September through April on Wednesdays (4:30p.m.-7:00p.m.). An offering for all children pre-kindergarten through grade five (as of September 1, 2013), the LOGOS Ministry incorporates Bible Study, Recreation, Worship and Music, and Fellowship Dinner. There is an annual fee charged for this program. For possible scholarships based on financial need, please e-mail the church office.

View the 2013-2014 LOGOS Ministry Calendar and registration form.

Cooking Camp

Monday, August 4 - Thursday, August 7
9:00 a.m. - Noon     |      PAD Building

- Cooking Panel -
Jill Kimgirl; Lisa Marisiddaiah; Janeen Silver

Learn to prepare a healthy meal and snack, kitchen safety,
appropriate nutritional choices,
how to avoid "portion distortion", and much more!
Open to rising 3rd through 5th graders, camp is limited to fifteen campers.  Register today!  Cost:  $15 (payable at time of registration)

Worship Service Childcare

Childcare is provided in the Children's Building lower level for children from birth to age 4 during the Sunday morning worship, and other services as required. Professional staff and parent volunteers provide quality care. View the 2013-2014 volunteer roster.

Sunday Morning
Children's Church

Children's Church (kindergarten-grade 3) follows A Time for Young Disciples, which is a part of our Sunday morning Worship Service. Children are escorted from the Sanctuary to a children's worship experience in the Chapel September through May. Children worship in the Sanctuary with their parent(s) on festival days and summer months. View the 2013-2014 volunteer roster.

A summer worship experience designed especially for children (rising kindergartners and first graders) immediately follows A Time for Young Disciples in the Nursery located in the Children’s Building lower level. All other children will worship in the Sanctuary with their parents for the duration of the service.

Special Seasonal Opportunities

Easter Egg Extravaganza 2015: Holy Saturday,March 28/10:00a.m.-Noon. A story time is followed by an Easter Egg Hunt on campus for children ages one through grade five.

Fall Festival: Sunday, October 26/4:00p.m.-6:00p.m.
Costumed children "of all ages" enjoy dinner, activities, games, and treats.

ADVENTure: First Sunday in Advent, November 30/2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m./PAD Building
A special opportunity for children and their parents to explore the Advent Season in preparation for Christmastide. ADVENTure activities vary from year to year, but typically include a day trip or "stations" incorporating ornament making, cookie decorating, storytelling, and advent wreath making.